Decisive Analytics

  • Tech Editor / Writer (Cybersecurity Risk Management)

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Security Clearance Requirements
  • Overview

    DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is seeking a Tech Writer/Editor to join our Cybersecurity Compliance and Risk Management (CCRM) team in Huntsville, AL. The ideal candidate will manage all aspects of technical review in support of documentation, plans and reports associated with Cybersecurity Compliance and Risk Management. This position will routinely operate independently and must be capable of high levels of initiative and performance with little direct oversight. As a staff member, provide technical writing and editing support to the Technical Leadership Group for report development, delivery, and quality control.


    • Captures and distributes briefs and reports to ensure broad understanding and transparency of information.
    • Using established document and briefing templates, ensures quality and consistency of formal reports.
    • Provides grammar, style, and formatting recommendations to document and brief drafts provided for review.
    • Provides first draft creation for pre-formatted documents and briefs using technical information provided by Subject-Matter-Experts.
    • Works with graphics personnel to assist with professional integration of photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts of documents and briefs.
    • Revises documents and briefs as updates are required.
    • Develops and maintains consistency with Assessment Reports, Standard Operating Procedures, and external facing documents


    • Five (5) years of technical editing experience preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communications skills, and the ability to work with others are vital.
    • Candidate must have a mastery of the English language, including grammar, structure, punctuation and spelling.
    • The candidate must have highly developed writing and editing skills and be able to re-write material to fit defined document templates and standards as required.
    • Excellent command of MS Word and technically proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite is required.
    • This position requires responsiveness to changing work load requirements and the ability to adapt to fluid product deadlines and priorities.


    Desired Skills:

    • Cybersecurity and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) experience.
    • Knowledge of Cybersecurity RMF Controls Validation Testing as well as an understanding of DoD testing tools and techniques.
    • Experience in the DoD, Cybersecurity Risk Management, related discipline, and/or military/DoD civilian experience.
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of the DoD and MDA organization and leadership structure.
    • Substantive knowledge of DoD Manual for Written Material and approved DoD correspondence formats.


    Required Education and Certification:

    • Bachelor's degree in English or a related field preferred.
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification is required: GSEC, SEC+ (new version), SSCP, CCNA-Security (new version) or any certification higher than DoD 8570 IAT II certification is required


    Security Clearance:

    • Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility or Secret clearance and the willingness to get a Top Secret


    EEO statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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