Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Technical Writer

    Job ID 2018-1498
    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
  • Overview

    TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.


    TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Technical Writer to join our growing team.


    The ideal candidate is a strong writer who loves to obsess over details while also understanding the big picture. You also should have a strong interest in cutting edge technology and good foundational knowledge of IT systems and processes. You will work closely with your manager and teammates to ensure your content is accurate, delivered on time, and compliant.



    • Research, write, edit, and proofread documents to ensure information is clear, concise, and compliant with established customer formatting guidelines 
    • Review documents for content/consistency, grammar, spelling, usage, and format
    • Provide input or commentary on document content
    • Work with various federal and contract managers, staff, and technical subject matter experts
    • Serve as a subject matter expert in document creation and editing using the Adobe Professional products and the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint)
    • Draft project deliverables and monthly status reports
    • Manage client-specified document repositories, ensuring accurate naming conventions, logical folder structure, and timely archiving
    • Create Section-508 compliant artifacts
    • Manage project deadlines, as well as your time and schedule in a fast-paced federal environment
    • Collaborate with a technical team, both in person and via phone/videoconference
    • Participate in multiple work teams using Agile and SDLC process methodologies


    • Two (2) years’ experience writing and editing technical material
    • One (1) year experience in cybersecurity / information security domain (desired)
    • Experience working in Agile and SDLC work environments
    • Knowledge of IBM/Rational Tool Suite (desired)
    • Technical writing certifications (STC.org, etc.) (desired)


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology, English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or similar


    • MBI Clearance which entails a detailed income tax and credit review


    •  Rockville, Maryland


    Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!


    TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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