CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Technical Writer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Technical Writer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Position ID:J0216-2397

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

Position Summary:

CGI Federal is seeking a Tech Writer position to work with our team in Colorado Springs, CO. The successful candidate will provide support to a DOD customer drafting technical documents, test plans, and drawings.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel in a DOD information systems development and integration environment.

  • Confers with customer representatives, vendors, executives, or end users to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication.

  • Prepares Test and Evaluation Plans, Procedures, and Reports

  • Prepares information technology and communication systems hardware technical implementation plans and designs

  • Organizes material and completes writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.

  • Prepares technical drawings (rack elevations, wiring diagrams, space diagrams…)

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Three (3) years experience in preparing technical documentation in accordance with DoD directives. Experience includes the consolidation of inputs from multiple personal to generate informative reports, user manuals, and training documents.

  • Knowledge of word processing and database systems.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to successfully complete the CGI Background Investigation to include; 50 State Criminal, Education and Employment; Additionally, your ability to successfully complete a Credit and/or Driving Records Checks may be conducted if required by the contract for continued employment.

  • Possession of an SECRET security clearance with a Special Clearance Investigation is required to begin employment; US Citizenship is required.

  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, SharePoint, and Visio.

  • Ability to successfully complete drug testing based on contract requirements.

  • Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels. Demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders.

  • Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction.

  • Professional oral and written presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Experience in DOD environment.

  • Experience in military computer and networking systems.

  • Experience with practices and guidelines of Department of Defense Instruction 5000.01 and 5000.02.

  • Experience in information technology, information systems, and/or communication systems development, integration and operation.

  • Experience in graphic design

  • Proficient in: MS Office Suite, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe FrameMaker, Visio or other documentation and graphics software

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Detail-oriented

  • Documentum

  • Technical Analysis

  • Technical Writing

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