Technical Writer

Full Time
Job Description

Who we are looking for:

Creates develops, plans writes and edits high-quality proposals for cybersecurity offerings. Conducts interviews with the business and technical staff to gather data for documentation. Researches and translates technical information into documentation responsive to the client’s business requirements. Produces documents that conform to the company documentation formats and quality assurance standards.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Conceptualize and develop proposals in collaboration with global delivery teams and subject matter experts.
  • Gather information from different sources such as interviewing consultants, subject matter experts; existing documentation related to services offerings, marketing collateral or Statements of Work to create proposals.
  • Develop templates for proposals that can be reused.
  • Follow established processes and best practices for the design and creation of technical content.
  • Innovate with new-age content formats, information architecture, and rich media.
  • Develop and amend style guidelines and content writing guidelines.

  • 8+ years of experience and a minimum of 5 years in a technical writing role.
  • Academic degree in computer science, another technical field, or English.
  • Excellent command of the English language – ability to edit and organize information, ability to explain clearly complex technical concepts, and create accurate procedural and reference information.
  • Experience in writing and editing technical content and creating visual diagrams.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Power Point and Excel) required.
  • Solid planning and scheduling skills, and experience working within tight deadlines.
  • Experience working as part of globally distributed teams.
  • Must be flexible and enjoy working with new technology in a dynamic environment where requirements change rapidly.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.