Join a Winning Team! Technical Writer II - Cyber Tradecraft Services (TW003) Springfield, VA · Full time

Technical Writer II - Cyber Tradecraft Services - Springfield, VA (WMA)


Technical Writer II - Cyber Tradecraft Services - Springfield, VA (WMA)


Position ID: RISA20221213-TW003


Number of Positions: 1


Company: Rolston Information Systems Assurance, LLC (RISA)


FSLA Classification: Exempt


Location: Springfield, VA 22150 (WMA)


Remote/Telework Authorized? No remote/telework is authorized. Work is performed 100% on site.


Anticipated Start Date: Immediate Job Opening


Required Security Clearance: Must already possess and be able to maintain an active DoD TS/SCI security clearance.


Must already have or have held SCI within the last 2 years.


Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph within 6 months of hire.


COVID Policy: As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation. 




Specific Responsibilities


Essential Functions

Providing cyber tradecraft services tasked with the development and sustainment of tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Responsible for developing and maintaining standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and workflows for a Cybersecurity Operations Cell (CSOC), and maintain overall control of the format, design, layout and content presentation of the SOPs and work instructions.

Responsible for maintaining the lessons learned process for the division. This role will write, edit, and maintain technical documentation for all CSOC documents.

Create, update, maintain documents that include CDRL’s, requirements documents, workflows, diagrams, processes, standard operating procedures, work instructions, checklists, topology diagrams, DoDAF views, and other documents as directed by the government in that require configuration control.

Work individually and actively participates on integrated teams 

Understand and apply more advanced concepts and processes to daily activities. 

Assists more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities.

Develop and maintain the Records Management Program.

Ensure all assigned documents are current and updated, as required, to account for any internal or external changes in people, process, or technology.

Ensure all documents are current and updated as required to account for any internal or external changes in people, process, or technology. 

Complete a formal review of each document every three years to verify accuracy of content. 

Ensure documents are standardized and consistent across all supporting Services within TCS. 

Ensure documents are kept under change control management and properly stored within the knowledge management platform.

Develop, implement, and maintain the document control


Maintain the web-based Knowledge Management platform/Wiki (e.g. Confluence). 

Provide input to the weekly Status Report. 

Coordinate and collaborate with any internal or external stakeholders (government and contractor) as needed or directed by the government in support of this service. 

Serve as a functional integrator to ensure interoperability and automation of processes, practices, workflows, procedures, etc.

Perform process engineering functions to design and document workflows, practices, procedures, and activities.

Requires minimal guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers. 




Required Certifications:



Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)


Required Experience/Skills:

4+ years of experience working in Technical Writing

Experience writing and editing technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation

Preferred Certifications:



Preferred Education:



Preferred Experience:



Supervisory Responsibilities:



Work Environment:

Professional Office Environment; must be able to sit at a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.


Must be able to communicate regularly via telephone and verbally present information to employees, customers, and outside vendors.


Work Schedule/Expected Hours of Work:

40 hours per week (various shifts available and will be discussed during the interview process - you will be assigned one shift and shifts are not rotated)


The start and end times may vary a little from what is listed here.


Day Shift: 0600-1400

Mid Shift:  1400-2200

Eve Shift:  2200-0600


Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee. 


Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.



Travel Estimated: No travel is expected.





Per Diem

Limited to per diem allowed in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations/Federal Travel Regulations (JTR/FTR) for pre-approved travel if required.



United States Citizenship is required.



About RISA


RISA is an emerging technologies service provider focused on the continuity of network operations and elimination of risk to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical business processes and data. RISA seeks professionals who are excited by technical challenges and driven by the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping our customers meet mission requirements. Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our dedicated employees driven in providing valuable services to our customers. Come along for the journey and perhaps you can be part of our growth and success.


RISA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

·      Medical, Dental, Vision

·      Company Paid Life Insurance & Disability

·     401(k)

·      Paid Time Off (PTO)

·      11 Paid Federal Holidays


RISA is an Equal Opportunity Employer