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Huntington Ingalls Industries Technical Writer - 18742 in Merrifield, Virginia

Technical Writer - 18742

Position Location Merrifield, VA

Requisition # 18742

# of Openings 1

Huntington Ingalls Industries Mission Driven Innovative Solutions (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Federal Civilian, Defense, and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS has an immediate opening for a technical writer to work at our Merrifield, VA location.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Gathers technical information and prepares written texts and graphics

  • This position is responsible for preparation of operation and maintenance manuals and technical publications.

  • This individual will also participate in development life cycle system reviews.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required -

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software systems

  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other graphics packages

  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing, in the area of software/hardware documentation

  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and CMMI processes would be helpful

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work in a team environment


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have a Green Card and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years.

  • Applicant cannot have traveled outside of the U.S. for more than 180 days in the past 5 years.

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.