Technical Writer

Marketing and Communications
Public Trust



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Remote work allowed 100%
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The ideal candidate will support the the Data Center and Cloud Optimization Program (DCCO) within our marketing team to write and develop a variety of customer-facing content for our organization. This individual will possess excellent writing and editing skills with an attention to detail and quality with strong verbal communication and presentation development skills.


Fully remote with occasional travel to VA/DC Metro area.


Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a variety of team members and should be comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment, be able to multi-task, lead creative brainstorms and provide status summaries to leadership, mentors and other creative members of the team. 
  • Generate strong and engaging content while following quality standards and established business processes.
  • Support the creation of unique, user-friendly, and informative marketing collateral and web content while adhering to both Peraton and the customer’s style guidelines.
  • Track project timelines, milestones and deliverables to ensure positive project flow and on-time delivery.
  • Write technical content in collaboration with Solutions Architects for contract capabilities and services.
  • Interview subject matter experts for pre-content information or for spotlight/success stories.
  • Proofread content for quality reviews and edits on materials prior to publication.
  • Support DCCO proposals on an ad hoc basis.
  • Stay abreast of industry and government standards and news pertaining to creating engaging and interactive content.
  • Develop content for engaging PowerPoint presentations.
  • Have a strong understanding of SEO/SEM best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience or Master’s degree and 3 years’ experience or HS diploma/equivalent and 9 years experience. 
  • Must have experience of web and proposal content development.
  • 5 years’ of experience in a marketing or communications department role.
  • Versatility writing a variety of document types, including, but not limited to SOPs, informative, persuasive marketing content, web content, white papers, slick sheets, success stories, etc.
  • Demonstrated experienced with identifying target audiences and matching voice and tone to engage the reader.
  • Working knowledge of technical concepts and can translate difficult subject matter into readable content for target audiences.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, multitasking, and analytical skills.
  • Experience in copywriting, conceptual graphic design, journalism, editing or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a government contracts environment preferable.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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