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Technical Writer (Cybersecurity)

Augusta, ME 04330

Posted: 01/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 41248 Pay Rate: 50.00

Job Description

Skill 1 IT Acquisition Program Management
Skill 2 Policy Development and Advocacy
Skill 3 Stakeholder Engagement

Description of Duties Summary: The Cybersecurity Acquisition Program Manager and Technical Writer within the Information Security Office is a multifaceted role combining expertise in information security, program management, acquisitions, policy development, and technical writing. The position involves spearheading acquisition programs, ensuring information technology compliance, drafting policies, and producing comprehensive documentation related to information security practices.

Key Responsibilities:
• Acquisition Program Management:
• Oversee hardware, software, and information system acquisition
programs adhering to IT-related laws and policies.
• Ensure information security requirements are integrated into acquisitions,
procurements, and outsourcing efforts.
• Develop contract language to enforce supply chain, system, network, and
operational security.
• Policy Development and Advocacy:
• Formulate and advocate for policies supporting organizational cyberspace
• Resolve conflicts in laws, regulations, and standards pertaining to
• Technical Writing:
• Create comprehensive, easily understandable documentation on
information security topics for diverse audiences.
• Collaborate with subject-matter experts to accurately capture specialized
• Review, edit, and finalize content ensuring alignment with NIST standards
and state policies.
• Stakeholder Engagement:
• Communicate effectively with program managers, contractors, and
stakeholders regarding business problems and corrective actions related to
information security.

Required Skill Set/Skill
•    Bachelor's degree in a technology or writing-intensive discipline.
•    Demonstrated experience in technical writing, editing, and presenting
information security-related documents.
•    Proficiency in information security concepts, NIST Framework (especially
NIST SP 800-53), and information systems design.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills.
•    Ability to analyze laws, rules, and regulations to articulate policy guidance
•    Familiarity with Industry Compliance Standards (SOC 2, IRS Pub 1075,
CMS MARS-E 2.2, PCI, CJIS, etc.).
•    Aptitude for developing plans, policies, and procedures meeting
regulatory compliance requirements.

Meet Your Recruiter

Talyn Scarbrough

Talyn is an IT staffing specialist with 5+ years of experience between both recruiting and sales in STEM environments. Talyn is focused on the candidate experience while finding the win-win situations matching candidates with the right opportunity for their career.


Fun Fact: Avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan!

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