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Navy Networks Technical Writer

Sigma Defense

$65,000 - $85,000 / year
Apply before: May 29, 2024
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  • Date posted
    April 29, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $65,000 - $85,000 / year
  • Apply before
    May 29, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description


Sigma Defense is seeking a self-directed and highly motivated individual to join our team as Navy Network Technical Writer to help engage in converging all voice, video, and data communications between ship and shore.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled: Sigma Defense Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


  • 2 – 4 years of experience in Government editing technical or industry-based documentation.
  • Must excel in creating high-quality documentation.
  • Must excel at creating test documents, user manuals, and technical installation guides.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and decision-making skills.
  • Work collaboratively and independently with initiative.
  • Must be able to quickly grasp and implement technical concepts.
  • Must be familiar with Government System Operational Verification and Testing procedures.
  • Must be able to work well with other Engineering focus groups and personnel ranging from Junior to Chief Network, Systems, or Cyber Engineers.
  • Experience with ADNS, CANES, or CaaS is preferred.

Computer Programs/Software Experience:

  • NMCI
  • RDT&E
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Acrobat (Subject Matter Expert)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field of study.

Personnel Clearance Level:

  • Candidate must possess an active, DoD issued Secret security clearance.
  • A clearance will be sponsored for the right candidate.

Essential Job Responsibilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Manage and prioritize tasks to ensure optimum productivity.
  • Conduct research on Cisco or other related Network hardware components.
  • Conduct testing and regression testing on Government facilities.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with managers, peers, and customers.
  • Work collaboratively and independently with initiative.
  • Work with the necessary software and applications needed to develop technical documentation, including Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Create high quality documentation that helps users understand complex technical concepts or procedures.
  • Work closely with the engineering team, developers, and other Technical or Programmatic Leads to produce clear and concise documentation.
  • Edit and or produce user manuals, installation guides, and technical specifications.
  • Prepare, review, revise, and sustain technical ADNS documentation including that related to software, systems, and network engineering.
  • Assist with the development and modernization of Government systems, sub-systems, and components through engineering integrations.
  • Assist with the development and modernization of Government Networks via Software defined capability or similar engineering Intergrations.
  • Support improvement of WAN/LAN posture by leading Architecture research and design in support of current and future naval requirements.
  • Provide engineering change support to the In-Service Engineering Activity team via on-site services on equipment/systems to perform Cisco-based troubleshooting, identification of root cause and correction of other system-specific faults and failures.
  • Participate in numerous Network integration and testing support events within the Government test facilities in support of system interoperability.
  • Liaison with local lab managers and system administrators on the installation of the RDT&E network to include hardware purchase, baseline configuration, local system administration responsibilities and duties to maintain system compliance.
  • Liaison with local and Chief Engineers on testing and integration plans via Naval Fleet requirements.

Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000 annually.


  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Medical Insurance to Include HSA, FSA, and DFSA Plans
  • Life and AD&D coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • 160 Hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) with Carry-Over up to 240 hours
  • 12 (Floating) Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Highly Competitive Salary