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Cybersecurity Technical Writer

Chicago, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 105135
Listed on 4/6/2021

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Cybersecurity Technical Writer


• Drive the development, collaboration, editing, and review of cybersecurity standards and implementation guides.
• Collaborate with internal subject matter experts for review, input, and approval of developed documentation.
• Work independently to research industry standards and frameworks on various cybersecurity topics as input to the document development process.
• Coordinate and schedule interviews and review sessions as needed for subject matter input on various cybersecurity topics.
• Review existing cybersecurity policies and standards to eliminate potential topic duplication and to ensure content is consistent across all documents.
• Comply with local format, style, and content guidelines.
• Report status weekly or as needed to the Risk Management team.

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• 3+ years of technical writing experience.
• General IT background in networks, systems, and applications.
• General knowledge of cloud (Azure, AWS) as well as traditional server and network architecture and related technologies.
• Solid understanding of cybersecurity and technology controls.
• Solid experience developing technical requirements/standards for a cybersecurity organization.
• Experience with applying cybersecurity, compliance, or technical frameworks (NIST, OWASP, CIS, CMMC, PCI DSS, etc.)
• Ability to learn new technical subjects and cybersecurity concepts quickly, and to apply learned knowledge in the document development process.
• Excellent grammar, editing, and writing skills, organizational and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work independently with minimal oversight and a with focus on delivering quality results.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite.