Chantilly, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Chantilly - 14675 Lee Rd (VAC018)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ137362

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Technical Documentation

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking motivated candidates to join our team. We are seeking a Senior Technical Writer who possesses a wide-array skills and the ability to "pivot without mercy" in order to address dynamic customer priorities as they arise.
  • Strong writing abilities are critical, along with the comprehension skills to capture and summarize technical requirements that can be accurately relayed to customer decision makers. You will attend many senior strategy meetings, record requirements, and author written products to document deliverables.
  • A mastery of Microsoft
  • PowerPoint is a must, as well as a creative ability to craft visually appealing presentations consumed by senior leadership, as well as training and awareness material for an entire global organization. Presentations must adhere to high levels of detail and messaging must remain on-brand.
  • Organizational skills will be key to identify/document requirements and their associated priorities, track related actions, and report status to senior leadership and individual contributors.
  • Documentation abilities will be leveraged in order to work with engineers and analysts so that standard operating procedures and user manuals are authored and clearly understandable for all consumers.
  • Executive briefing skills are highly desirable and will utilized in order to ensure contract and customer leadership have the necessary situational awareness of the status of all priority projects.
  • A basic understanding of insider threat and counterintelligence fundamentals would be advantageous
  • All work will be performed within a Scaled Agile project management framework in order to incrementally show progress on all customer issued directives.
What sets you apart:
  • Experience working with senior executives and multi-disciplined teams.
  • Comfortability multi-tasking with the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to track numerous projects and report on their current status
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed oriented mindset
  • Experience providing training and awareness presentations
  • Ability to comprehend high-level requirements for technical projects
  • Former experience on insider threat an counterintelligence programs, hands-on experience with Vismi, graphic design, website development, Agile Project Management, oral presentation expertise will all serve as major discriminators for our ideal candidate.

TS/SCI required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Chantilly

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Chantilly, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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