Technical Writer II
SafeNet - Columbia, MD

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At SafeNet, we employ the brightest and smartest people in the world. With more than 50 offices worldwide and 1,600 employees, we know the importance of acquiring the very best talent to make our company succeed. No matter what the job is – technical writer, software engineer or a customer service representative – we're always looking for our future leaders. Our number one goal is to staff our company with highly motivated employees that are eager to put their fingerprints throughout SafeNet and help drive us to c ontinued successes. So if you're ready to be part of something special, we're ready and waiting. SafeNet, get inside.

Our Government Professional Services division provides professional consulting services that include engineering secure solutions to protect electronic information systems and facilitate secure information sharing in the United States. We proudly offer information security solutions and technologies for homeland defense, preventing technological disclosure, precision warfare, crisis warning and prevention, and protecting intelligence capabilities. We are building a division that responds to our corporate and federal customer’s toughest technical problems which demand creativity and superior performance to provide our armed forces tools that make an impact today.


The Technical Writer creates a wide variety of User Manuals or documentation based on engineering meetings, technical specifications, systems demonstrations or other available sources.

Qualification Requirements:

Clearance: TS/SCI

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Business or equivalent experience is desired.

Experience: 4 or more years’ experience technical writing in support of large, complex technical systems.


Ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to help strengthen the quality of the product
Ability to work with development team and subject matter experts to capture processes and procedures
Ability to work collaboratively
Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite and to customize templates using advanced Word
Demonstrated experience creating PDF’s using Adobe Acrobat
Familiarity and experience with image capture and editing software
Demonstrate attention to details
Experience managing and using a Wiki for collaboration
Experience using help authoring systems like Robohelp
This job description is not meant to be all inclusive and/or the job is subject to change.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following :
  • Creating user manuals or documentation
  • Interface with development team and subject matter experts to capture processes and procedures
  • Conducting research to clarify issues associated with manuals or technical documentation
  • Other duties as assigned
SafeNet continually strives to offer employees a strong benefit package with access to some of the best plan options available. As a result, our benefit package covers a broad spectrum of options for our employees. In addition, we also offer competitive salaries and telecommuting opportunities for some positions.

SafeNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce while maintaining an alcohol and drug-free workplace. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.




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SafeNet, Inc. (SafeNet) develops, markets, sells and supports a portfolio of hardware and software information security products and...