Current Openings

Technical Writer

Job Position No: 1911-26
Date Posted: 11-19-2019
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: 2-4 years
Education: Bachelor Degree
Degree Field: Political Science, Security Studies, Technical
A combination of training, certifications, and relevant work experience may be considered to meet the education requirement.​
Clearance: Secret
Applicant is subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for clearance level required for the job.​
An Active DoD Secret clearance is required for this position.
Travel: CONUS & OCONUS 5%
Candidate must possess a current passport with 8 months remaining until the expiration date.
Location: Northern VA

Requires 50% presence at government site and 50% presence at company site, could require periodic travel to support client projects.

Upon supervisor approval, telecommuting is approved for this position.

Job Description and Requirements:

Risk Mitigation Consulting, Inc. (RMC), a DoD mission assurance and risk mitigation Government contractor, is seeking a Technical Writer I in Northern VA.

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for the employee is paid in full by RMC and dependent health care is subsidized by RMC.
  • This position participates in the Annual Bonus Program


TheTechnical Writer position is ideally suited for a highly motivated professional who is a courteous, flexible, proactive, organized, and energeticself-starter.  The Technical Writer must be skilled at interacting with a variety of people, including high-level government officials and technical experts. Job candidates must also have superb writing, editing, andcopy editing skills; be able to effectively communicate, collaborate, and solve problems within a team; thrive in a fast-paced environment; and excel in the high-level multitasking challenges associated with supporting a military headquarters. 


  • Support Department of Defense (DoD) and military customers in the coordination, preparation, and development of written reports, briefs, and products that span a wide variety of technical and protection-related topics
  • Support RMC’s Business and Proposal team in the creation, development, and submission of proposal bids, corporate policies and procedures, and other documentation
  • Write, review, edit, proofread, fact-check, and format written and graphical content
  • Apply appropriate government, military, and company writing style guidance to all products
  • Participate in and support ongoing training programs on topics including grammar, content, product development, information security, and software tools
  • Attend conferences, working groups, meetings, and onsite assessments as needed Assist in administrative duties, such as onboarding and training new team members, as needed


  • Superb grasp of the English language
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a technical writer
  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, security studies, or a related field
  • Proven ability to research, analyze, write, and edit content about complex issues in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner
  • Highly proactive and flexible attitude, with the ability to learn quickly and grasp unfamiliar concepts with ease
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time to meet multiple project deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in all Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience or familiarity with DoD and military organizations, clients, and protocols is desirable
  • Experience or familiarity with SharePoint 2010 or later is desirable

Candidates who meet these requirements may be requested to submit a writing sample of an original brief or technical article.

Additional Requirements:
Compliance with a drug-free work environment, U.​ S.​ Citizen, possess valid State driver’s license.​

RMC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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