Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Technical Writer

Job ID 2020-2018
Job Locations US-MD-Columbia


TISTA Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Technical Writer to join our growing team ON SITE in Columbia, MD. 



TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) 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.


The Technical Writer shall be the primary contact that is accountable for contract deliverables and documentation and shall coordinate with the staff assigned the responsibility for completing contract deliverables and their timely delivery. The  Technical Writer shall support the Contract Project Manager, other Contractor Key Personnel, Team Leads and other staff responsible with the coordination, preparation and delivery to client of Contract Deliverables as required by the SOW, the XLC and ad-hoc requests as agreed upon between the contractor and the client.




  • Documents designated by the Project Manager shall be uploaded to the project documentation repository and versioning maintained.
  • Tracking, monitoring and updating required documentation.
  • Maintaining project templates for deliverables and reporting. Track updates for client required templates and update accordingly.
  • Support client meetings and engagements, the Technical Writer shall be accountable for the coordination, preparation and delivery of the necessary meeting articles (soft and/or hardcopy)
  • Ensure all documentation is 508 compliant
  • Support and coordination with the Project Manager shall be required and, as appropriate, with the inclusion of the client staff such as, but not limited to, the Technical Lead, ISSO, or COR
  • CMS XLC experience preferred 


  • Experience with delivering meeting materials and deliverables such as; Agendas, Attendance records, Minutes, Action Items, Presentations, Models, Diagrams, Test Plans, Remediation Plans, Schedules
  • Experience using 508 documentation compliancy tools
  • Experience working on an IT project of 60+ people
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Visio, Microsoft SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proficient in CMS approved Enterprise support software such as Confluence, Jira, Slack

• Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role



• Rockville, MD/Columbia MD/Remote


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 recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.

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

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Employment Transparency: 
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here. 
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@tistatech.com or call (301) 968-3420 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  







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