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DOS Senior Technical Writer (Part Time)
MetaPhase Consulting Washington, DC

DOS Senior Technical Writer (Part Time)

MetaPhase Consulting
Washington, DC
Expired: December 05, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Part-Time

At MetaPhase, we believe Quirky is Cool and being authentic is the only way to be! We take the work we do very seriously and do a lot of important mission-focused work for our clients. We are individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Today, we have a team that is invested in creating new solutions that lean forward, challenge the status quo, but also reflect our intimate knowledge of our customers' business. Over the years we have fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values-passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity, and boldness-and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it.

Together, we know our people are our difference-for our clients and our colleagues.

Are you ready to:

  • Work alongside a dedicated and diverse set of people to offer honest advice and practical guidance to our clients?

  • Learn and grow by taking advantage of every opportunity available to you?

  • Join a company which prides itself on its shared values and inclusive culture?

  • Be the difference and make it happen?

Role Summary

MetaPhase Consulting is currently supporting the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) and is looking for a part-time Senior Technical Writer/Facilitator to work with DS directorates and offices to define and document acquisition-related technical requirements and facilitate a range of pre-award activities. Specific projects will be spelled out and awarded as task orders under a single award IDIQ. This position is responsible for meeting with prospective DS customer organizations, gaining an understanding of the scope of each prospective project, and providing an estimate of the hours required to complete the anticipated pre-award activities. Once DS awards a project task order, this position will work closely with the customer organization and the assigned contracting officer to complete each project and its defined activities in accordance with the agreed upon acquisition schedule.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Drafting requirements documents, i.e., Statements of Work (SOW), Performance Work Statements (PWS)and Statements of Objectives (SOO);

  • Analysis of submissions in response to sources sought notices for purposes of market research and determining an acquisition strategy;

  • Providing program input on advanced acquisition plans;

  • Developing the technical proposal submission instructions and evaluation criteria;

  • Facilitating the evaluation of technical proposals against the stated evaluation criteria;

  • Facilitating and documenting the technical evaluation discussions and the consensus discussion and drafting the final Technical Evaluation Panel (TEP) report for approval by the Technical Evaluation Panel chairperson;

  • Developing award term determination plans and incentive fee/award fee plan;

  • Developing quality assurance surveillance plans.

What We Need From You (Required)

  • 5 years or more experience as a technical writer/contract specialist supporting pre-award activities for Department of State

  • Exceptional writing skills including the ability to gather and keep track of program requirements and translate often complex technical topics into written communications that are accessible and understandable by non-technical individuals

  • Ability to critically review technical documentation and provide constructive feedback

  • Strong communication skills to enable effective interactions with the various representatives of the customer program office.

  • Possess problem solving abilities, decision-making and organizational skills

Bonus Points (Desired)

  • Experience conducting interviews with technical individuals to extract relevant information and convert it to actionable written content

  • Familiarity and experience with government acquisition systems

Work Location

Washington D.C



Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Clearance Level

This position requires US Citizenship and an active Secret Clearance

About MetaPhase Consulting

MetaPhase Consulting is different with a purpose - demonstrating a new approach to the industry that puts employees and culture first! We continue to be recognized by industry as one of the fastest growing and most impactful consultancies in the nation, and are aggressively hiring to grow our team:

Fastest Growing

  • Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company - 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

  • Washington Technology Fast 50 Award - 2020, 2021

  • Financial Times America's Fastest Growing Companies - 2021, 2022, 2023

Best Places to Work

  • Washington Post Best Places to Work - 2022, 2023

  • Washington's Business Journal's Best Places to Work - 2021, 2022

  • Virginia Business Magazine's Best Places to Work - 2021, 2022, 2023

  • Northern Virginia Technology Council Top 100 Technology Firms - 2020

Company & Individual Awards

  • 2021 Washington Business Journal Small Business - CEO of the Year

  • 2021 FedScoop 50 - Industry Leadership Award Nominee

  • 2021, 2023 Moxie Award Finalist

  • 2022 SECAF Government Contractor Awards ($27.5 to $50 Million in Revenue)

  • 2022 FedScoop Best Bosses Finalist - Brett McLaren

  • 2022 Washington Business Journal 40 under 40 - Brett McLaren

  • 2022 FedHealth IT and G2XChange Women in in Leadership Awards - Beth Angerman

  • 2022 George Mason University Prominent Patriots in Business - Fred Costa

  • 2022 TiE DC Capital ELITE Award

  • 2023 Elev8 Gov Con Finalist

  • 2023 Consulting Magazine Leaders in Technology Finalist - Alexa Tsui (Mentor of the Year Award)

  • 2023 Maryland Tech Council ICON Awards Finalist for Government Contracting Company of the Year: Over $50 Million

MetaPhase Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other factors protected by federal, state, or local law.

Employment Type: Sold and Funded


MetaPhase Consulting

Washington, DC



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