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Communications Lead

Job ID: 2300541
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
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 has an immediate opening on a prime program that directly supports national security! We are seeking a highly motivated and capable Communications Lead to provide comprehensive communications support to enable the success of the customer’s critical IT related mission activity by developing lasting positive impressions of the program.  The successful candidate will be able to learn the details of the customer’s program in order to effectively engage with stakeholders both internally and externally.     

Qualifications

  • At least 11 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 13 years without a degree
  • Must currently hold a TS/SCI and Poly clearance
  • Ability to be the focal point for coordination of the program’s communications plan, to include making updates to the plan and advising the customer on needed updates
  • Ability to learn technical information quickly, working closely with program product owners to understand program data, capabilities and workflows to communicate effectively with users
  • Ability to take program information and create program and capability briefings and deliver to users and stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and very well organized to coordinate and host monthly Program User Forums where information is provided on availability of new data, release of new features and program milestones
  • Ability to capture new user requirements and direct them to the program Requirements Manager for processing
  • Ability to create and perform customer engagement surveys and analyze the results to determine how program data is being used to enable mission
  • Ability to capture vignettes and write highlights based on user interactions to show data value
  • Strong tact and interpersonal skills to build sustainable relationships with stakeholders, developing trust through timely, open and interactive communications
  • Ability to provide inputs to the program’s training plan based on customer interactions
  • Ability to collaborate with technical writers to ensure program documentation is consistent with the approved program communications plan and reflects user feedback

Desired:

  • Experience supporting senior executives and managers
  • Experience working with customers and capturing requirements in written form
  • Experience communicating complex technical material and translating into non-technical terms for broad audiences
  • Demonstrated experience managing difficult situations with diplomacy, patience and flexibility

 


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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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