Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise. The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication.
The Technical Writer will support a DHS customer in writing and editing technical documents and white papers to be delivered to the government in response to published product, system or solution problems or requirements.
Will be responsible for taking very detailed notes of various program meetings and tracking actions.
In addition, will create presentations primarily using MS Visio.
Will create various weekly, biweekly and monthly reports.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Draft, expand, refine and edit technical concepts or solutions into an easy to read, comprehensive, compliant and compelling documents.- Create compelling White Papers and other documents.- Interact with technical team members for content development. - Become familiar and comply with government style guides- Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiple sources and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
BA/BS degree in a technical field or English/Journalism and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of experience.
Active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain a DHS EOD
Outstanding communications, writing, editing, proofreading, and grammar skills. Expertise using MS Office Suite including Visio, Excel, Project and Word.
Familiarity with Department of Homeland Security terminology
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Writing and Editing
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