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Cyber Technical Writer

Location: Arlington, VA

Department: Cyber

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Cyber Technical Writer

IDS International is seeking a successful writer to lead the technical writing for IDS’ Cyber and Social Media division. The Proposal Writer’s emphasis is on producing compliant, organized, and compelling material for use in the winning proposal. The candidate will work closely with assigned technical staff, proposal and executive management, and the Cyber and Social Media department.


  • Responsible for writing proposals and ensuring compliance with all RFP requirements.
  • Draft, coordinate, and implement updates to maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to carry out detailed customer functions.
  • Provide technical and editorial document review and written feedback and expert opinion on draft cyber/infrastructure security information documents
  • Responsible for final reviews of proposed publications for style, design, layout, and editorial aspects before government approval.
  • Participates in the development, revision and delivery of internal and external communications materials.
  • Research, write, and edit technical material for use in proposal development activities.
  • Develop content for proposals and/or review and revise text.
  • Participate in developing and generating strategies, themes, and discriminators for responses.
  • Participates in content review sessions.
  • Reviews and edit final text for grammar, tone, style, clarity, and consistency.
  • Participates in advancing drafts throughout the writing process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, English, Communications, or related degree.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in technical or proposal writing, or supporting technical programs and proposal efforts.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing technical and non-technical documentation in an information technology environment.
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of system documentation.
  • Experience in responding to RFPs, RFQs, Task Orders, and Government inquiries about our company’s capabilities.
  • Expert knowledge of cyberspace and cyber operations.

Why Join IDS?

IDS personnel have built a strong reputation for their unparalleled depth of multi-disciplinary expertise in the 3Ds - defense, development, and diplomacy. We maintain an extensive network of interagency and smart power experts who have recently served in complex operations environments. Since 2006, IDS has helped develop multi-disciplinary solutions to government and private sector challenges. Our subject matter experts in civil-military operations, human terrain research and analysis, training and capacity building work closely with customers to create solutions that cross boundaries and reflect best practices.

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