Technical Writer – Documentation Specialist


Peraton is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified individuals for various future opportunities. We are currently seeking a Technical Writer – Documentation Specialist

Our team supports technical solutions associated with the collection, processing, and exploitation of assured, relevant, and timely oceanographic, meteorological, hydrographic, precise time and astrometric information for the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC). Candidates who join our team play an integral role in the design, development, and innovative modernization of the IT infrastructure used to provide meteorology and oceanography support to warfighters afloat and ashore. We will maintain, upgrade, and modernize the IT infrastructure to include engineering, software development, administration, and data management.

To be considered, you must MEET or EXCEED the qualifications and requirements as they are outlined.

Must be a US Citizen and hold a DoD Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance preferred

This is full time on site in Stennis, MS or Monterey, CA with potential telework in the future.

This work includes but is not limited to:

  • Collect, analyze, and organize technical information required for preparation of documentation, procedures, user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, reports, or any other deliverables and documents.
  • Compose and finalize technical documentation in the style, content, and format required by standards using input received from technical personnel.
  • Prepare and edit documentation incorporating information provided.
  • Maintain current documentation libraries.
  • Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents used by technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Proofreading, including grammar and spelling.
  • Able to work independently


  • BS 0-2 Years or HS 4-6 Years
  • Hold an active/current DoD Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance preferred
  • 2+ years producing technical and graphical documentation for IT environments
  • 3+ years with IT systems and documenting Federally created software
  • 3+ years producing user guides
  • Work in an agile environment

Desired Experience:

  • DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF) experience

Benefits: At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are 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.

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$39,000 – $62,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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