Coalfire Federal

Technical Writer

Job Locations US-Remote
Regular Full-Time

About Coalfire

Coalfire Federal is a market leading cybersecurity consultancy firm that provides independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and a full suite of cyber engineering services to Federal agency customers. Coalfire Federal along with its parent company, Coalfire, has an unparalleled client list with deep customer relationships with leading cloud and technology providers including Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Oracle and Federal agencies. Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for nearly 20 years and has offices throughout the United States and Europe and is committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.


We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Technical Writer to support our team in Washington, DC (currently remote). 

What you'll do

As the Technical Writer you will review and edit security documents drafted or updated by team members before client submittal for approval.


• Review, evaluate and provide recommended edits to Cyber Security documents and presentations
• Review, evaluate and update templates for use by team members for presentations to client
• Document team meetings

What you'll bring

• Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing technical and non-technical documentation in an information technology environment
• Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or University
• Proven working experience in technical writing of systems documentation
• Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying close attention to detail
• Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
• At least 3 years of experience in IT Security
• Ability to work in a flexible environment where requirements and procedures continuously evolve
• Ability to work under pressure with efficiency and accuracy
• Ability to plan and prioritize workload
• Strong interpersonal skills to interact with various stakeholders
• Proficiency with Office 365 skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Why you'll want to join us

Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success. 


Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • A corporate wellness program
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Certification reimbursement

Coalfire is an EEO employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to respecting one another, embracing individual differences, and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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