Technical Writer


Technical Writer


Position Description:

  • CGI Federal is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team in documenting financial processes and solutions to the latest challenges using new technology, supporting our client in their journey to embrace process re-engineering and automation and new technologies.
  • This position is located in our Fairfax,VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation, including standard operating procedures, user instruction, technical specifications, and/or API documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional and business process re-engineering teams for accurate and up-to-date documentation.
  • Communicate complex financial or technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers
  • Document integration processes and procedures
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Recommend improvements in standard processes, including document templates and communication with the technical team members.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 3+ years of experience developing and maintaining technical documentation
  • Strong writing and editing skills in technical documentation
  • Ability to explain complex technical ideas in simple terms
  • Experience with documentation tools (e.g., Markdown, Confluence, Jira, etc.)
  • Ability to work well with a team of application developers including the ability to take content provided by the technical team and build customer-ready documents around the content.
  • Ability to write in explanatory and procedural styles for technical and non-technical audiences and be skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office applications, have excellent grammar skills and a strong attention to detail.


  • Business Process Analysis
  • Business Process Documentation
  • Technical Writing
  • Change Management
  • Finance & Accounting

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: June 14, 2024
Application Deadline: July 15, 2024
Job Type: Full-time