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GovCIO Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts


GovCIO is currently hiring for a Technical Writer to support customer technical documentation and policy writing efforts. This position will be located in Hanover, MD and will be fully remote position.


Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials.

  • Translates complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications, such as technical journals, user and training manuals, government proposals, websites and podcasts.

  • Gathers information through research, statistical reports and interviews with technical staff.

  • Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.

  • Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums. May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.

  • Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives.


High School with 9+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Clearance Required: Secret

  • Demonstrated experience in an IT related or technical organization.

  • Expert in using Microsoft Professional Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Strong analytical skills to understand complex technical information and translate it into clear and concise documentation.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Detail oriented with a focus on accuracy and completeness.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Certification(s) in relevant technologies

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $95,000.00 - USD $110,000.00 /Yr.

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Location US-Remote

ID 2024-4338

Category Technical Writing

Position Type Full-Time