Cyber Policy Communications Lead (Writer /Editor)

POSTED ON 11/20/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/23/2023
ions Lead (Writer /Editor) at Cybervance Hired Organization Address Bethesda, MD Full Time

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Position Title: Cyber Policy Technical Writer/Editor

Location: Bethesda, MD

Hours: 9 am – 5pm

Position Summary:

Cybervance is a rapidly growing information security and information technology company in Washington, D.C. We are looking to hire a Cyber Policy Technical Writer/Editor to support a full range of cyber security services on a long-term contract in Bethesda, MD. The position is full time/permanent and will support a U.S. Government civilian agency. The position is available immediately upon finding a qualified candidate with the appropriate background clearance.

The Cyber Policy Technical Writer/Editor facilitates development of effective cyber policy and processes across a Federal agency, including drafting of cyber and information security policies, standards, processes, procedures, and technical guidance and shepherding them through the appropriate agency review processes.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior management and leadership.
  • Ability to guide the development of enterprise-specific implementation guidance for agency management.


  • 4-year college degree.
  • 12 years of Business/Management/IT or related discipline.

Additional Experience Preferred:

  • Familiarity with NIST Risk Management Framework at the subject matter expert level, particularly including SP 800-30, 37, 39, 53, and 53-A.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret Federal legislation, directives, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandates, and guidance provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) against existing information security and privacy policy to identify required updates. Ability to conduct research on new and emerging information technologies and develop comprehensive information security and privacy policy, standards/guidelines, and procedures to facilitate the implementation of information security and privacy controls. Must have working knowledge of the Privacy Act of 1974 (as amended), the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA).

Position Responsibilities:

  • Update and implement the current communications plans, capabilities, tools and technology platforms used for messaging and providing cybersecurity awareness across the agency and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Oversee quality and thoroughness of all published materials throughout the program.
  • Providing communications support for all Cyber initiatives to stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Providing content management for communication platforms to include Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Website, and Wiki.
  • Updating and maintaining Template Library documents.
  • Working closely with program teams to ensure that communication is properly vetted and disseminated.
  • Coordinating communication with program areas and streamline and publicize information dissemination.
  • Implementing a plan to manage content from agency-level notification and news.

Cybervance is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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