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BAE Systems

Sr. Cybersecurity Technical Writer




Full Time


Sterling, Virginia, United States

Job Description

This BAE Systems program supports a federal customer who plays a key role in providing direct cybersecurity engineering support. The program provides systems and security engineering and integration support to specific government-sponsored projects, pilots, and prototypes (to include solution planning and engineering, defining security requirements, target architecture, interoperability and integration, system testing, verification and validation, modeling and simulation, studies and analysis, post-deployment security validation, and project risk management). Program staff support the engineering of current and emerging cybersecurity systems, policies, and processes to enforce standards, identify vulnerabilities and capability gaps, and reduce the cybersecurity risk of our customer's networks.

The Senior Cybersecurity Technical Writer reports to the Program Operations Lead and primarily supports a team of senior ISSOs, ISSEs, penetration testers, and other cyber/IA professionals. Duties involve writing, editing, and/or formatting deliverables such as SOPs, policies, processes, plans, guidance documents, and presentations. This position requires excellent writing, editing, and communication skills; the ability to pick up new concepts and learn new applications quickly; flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing requirements; and the ability to develop written cyber/IA content in addition to providing editing and formatting support. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also critical.

This position’s assigned office location can be either Sterling, VA, or Rockville, MD. Maximum telework (>50%) is available for applicants residing in the National Capital Region (DC, MD, VA).


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a full-time technical writer/editor that includes at least 1 year of cybersecurity writing experience
  • Experience using recent versions of SharePoint
  • Advanced Word and PowerPoint skills
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience using MS Teams
  • SharePoint administration experience
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.