DEFTEC Corporation
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • $85,000 - $100,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, 401(k) Plan and more!

Senior Technical Writer/ Editor/Communication Specialist

Are you a Technical Writer interested in working with a research and development group of knowledge products and devices to give law enforcement jobs safer, easier, or more effective?


What We Can Offer YOU!

Exceptional Company Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan, and more!



This position supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the research and development (R&D) of knowledge products and devices that make law enforcement jobs safer, easier, or more effective. The Office of Science and Engineering (OSE) provides technical functions and services to S&T programs and projects led by the Office of Mission and Capability Support and directly to DHS Components and other homeland security customers.



  • Gathers, analyzes, and composes complex technical information
  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology
  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and nontechnical personnel
  • Organizes material and writes descriptive copy according to establish standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
  • Develops communications materials for publications, internet, strategic initiatives, user manuals, training materials, installation guides, white papers, reports, etc.
  • Develops, writes, and edits functional descriptions, system specifications, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents
  • Provides technical writing support and deciphers directions provided on scripted storyboards, specifications, etc.
  • Reviews documents for technical accuracy in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Supports content creating and management on networks and web platforms (i.e. Social Media)



Education & Experience

  • BA/BS with 10+ years of relevant experience or Master's + 5 years of experience


Other Requirements

  • Active Secret security clearance


Position contingent upon task order requirement


If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Pam Clark: (256) 715-9901 ext. 708. 



DEFTEC's goal is to always support mission readiness by providing up-the-stream solutions to the Warfighters to better enable them to respond to evolving threats. Everything we do is designed to PROTECT THE WARFIGHTER. Our company was founded on, and is continuously inspired by, the critical missions that save Warfighters' lives.


DEFTEC Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, status as a parent, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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