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Senior Technical Writer

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Job ID: 2213134
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2022
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

The Senior Technical Writer is responsible for leading the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. The successful candidate writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation with adherence to adherence to documentation standards and guidelines. The Senior Technical Writer applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities
  • Provide field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications. 
  • Gather technical information, prepares written text.
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library.
  • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.
  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information.
  • Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional Technical Writer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
    • A Master’s degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to six (6) years of experience.
  • Eight (8) years of experience as a Technical Writer for programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity
  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.
  • Proficient multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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