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Technical Writing Manager (Hybrid) - 7740

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Linthicum Heights, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 7740 

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 
We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Technical Writing Manager who is proficient in the English language, familiar with appropriate style guidelines, can shape and present information and has experience leading a small team (4-6 Technical Writers).  We provide full software development lifecycle as well as operations & maintenance expertise for a variety of Big Data Solutions to our customers. Enlighten supports the DoD in Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and Development / Security / Operations (DevSecOps) methodologies, practices, and processes.  Work is in a hybrid role out of our Linthicum Heights, MD office. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Will develop, review, proofread and modify various technical documentation, including, but not limited to reports, briefings, policies, processes, standards, official memorandums, correspondence, technical architectures, and information papers. 
  • Must have the ability to work with and interpret data from technical engineers.
  • Will be responsible for a team of Technical Writers to provide guidance and support to. Will assign the tasks/duties to the rest of the team.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation with the ability to independently manage, prioritize multiple tasks, and identify and recommend areas for improvement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance: A current government clearance at a Secret level or higher is required.  Must be eligible to be processed for a higher level security clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • 10+ years of experience providing support in a technical writing capacity with Bachelors in related field; 8 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 14 years relevant experience.
  • Prior experience leading/managing a team of Technical Writers.  
  • Comprehensive, intensive, practical knowledge to include grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage of the English language, writing techniques and editing procedures.
  • Experience researching, organizing, writing, editing and producing technical data for projects.
  • Ability to translate complex concepts and solutions into multiple types of contract deliverables, including use cases, standard operating procedures, technical reports, test plans and reports, and security documentation.
  • Ensures technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style. 
  • Proficient skill in proofing documents to ensure correctness of format, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical and complex information.
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in a hybrid environment with the local team.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software, specifically Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience with Google Workspace tools, specifically Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides
  • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and issues 
  • Experience working in/with the DoD community


We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.