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Lead Technical Writer

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Job ID: 2300201
Location: O'FALLON, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2023
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking a Lead Technical Writer to support an IT Service Management effort for USTRANSCOM located at Scott Air Force Base (AFB) in Illinois.  The USTC Managed Information Technology Services (MITS) contract is intended to provide strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services to facilitate the operations and modernization of the combatant command’s infrastructure, systems, and applications. This support will be provided to the USTC Command, Control, Communications & Cyber Systems Directorate (TCJ6). 
The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the PM and Technical Leads to ensure that the technical writing/documentation requirements are met for the Program.   
Responsibilities may include:
  • Ensuring timely delivery of high-quality documentation with full technical and format compliance within the DoD standards 
  • Coordinating development and production of all text and graphics for all formal documents 
  • Working with Program team to enable accurate, effective, and efficient documentation and material that drives full end-user understanding  
  • Learning complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non-technical persons 
  • Coordinating shared content and deliverables with other writers 
  • Overseeing and directing other technical writers assigned to the Program 
This position is for Monday through Friday, normal business hours.


  • Minimum of ten (10+) years of related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or seven (7) years of experience with a Master’s Degree.  Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  
  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English 
  • Experience researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for technical personnel 
  • Experience with MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Project 
  • Ability to manage multiple, high, & competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment 
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures 
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility 
  • ITIL v4 Foundation certification 
  • DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

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.


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