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Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2300870

Technical Writer

Technical Writer


ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

Enjoy helping organizations tell stories by creative writing? We are currently hiring a Technical Writer responsible for developing content for a government organization focused on cybersecurity. In this role you will be working with a creative team to develop content for distribution to various audiences interested in cybersecurity. This is a great opportunity to use your creative writing skills with cybersecurity focused content.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage all project-related documentation.
  • Assist with the authoring, proofing and quality control of project documentation, operational procedures, technical reports, research publications and presentations.
  • Review content and publications for content, grammar, syntax, and formatting.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for additional publications.
  • Interview subject matter experts on cybersecurity related topics to help build print and online content.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have active/current High Level Clearance per government contract.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in writing/editing.


  • Experience reviewing and editing work products written by other team members.
  • Mastery of English grammar, sentences syntax and formatting.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office products including Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in the federal government sector
  • Ability to apply knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, policies, and procedures is a plus
  • Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively.
  • Display a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service orientation with strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Experience reviewing and editing work products written by other team members.
  • Mastery of English grammar, sentences syntax and formatting.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office products including Word and PowerPoint.

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Generous vacation and retirement plans
  • Comprehensive health benefit
  • Flexible work location
  • Diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly community with lots of social events
  • Participation in charity initiatives
  • Employee support program




Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$94,247.00 - $160,220.00

COVID-19 Policy: The position you are applying to requires the selected employee(s) to provide proof of their full vaccination status which is defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for use by the FDA.

Arlington, VA (VA31)


Who is ICF?

A global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

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