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Senior Technical Writer

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Job ID: 2300820
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2023
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Mid-Level Writer, Editor and Office Administrator to provide on-site support in the Pentagon working as part of the Military Training branch in the Office of the Deputy Assistance Secretary of Defense (Force Education & Training ) (ODASD(FE&T). 

Particular focus will be on reviewing and preparing documents for final distribution to senior policy analysts, ODASD(FE&T) and Congressional leadership.  Candidate will additionally support office management activities such as planning, developing and maintaining strategic calendar events, Military Training milestones, travel schedules, developing meeting agendas and obtaining senior level management input and approval. Participate in senior executive steering group designed to influence training policy for the Department of Defense.

Job Duties: 

  • Supports the Director, Military Training in the ODASD(FE&T).
  • Review and grammatically edit formal written policy and position papers for final Director level content review and distribution.
  • Ensure that final documents comply with corresponding standards and style guides.
  • Work directly with project team members/government personnel as part of documentation development process.
  • Coordinate and participate in team meetings and document results, meeting minutes, and action items, as required.
  • Manage document libraries and collaboration site using standard office tools.
  • Provide team support and coordination including managing team calendars, office movements, events and travel.
  • Work as an integral member of the Military Training team to support key initiatives and activities across the organization. 
  • Organize daily team meetings using common communication and collaboration tools. 
  • Work will include team support to include planning, research, preparation, development, and coordination on written communications to senior OSD leaders and members of Congress. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's and 9 years of related experience, Master's and 7 years of related experience.
  • Very strong and writing communication and organizational skills. 
  • Desired experience working in the Pentagon (military or civilian)
  • Experience communicating clearly with senior officials and senior staff. 
  • Familiarity with office administration and correspondence processes as a result of previous government, military and/or private sector assignments. 
  • Knowledge of the DoD Manual for Written Material (DoD 5110.04-M)
  • Committed to exceptional client service and professionalism while working at the client site.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and common office software applications.
  • Familiarity in the application of various knowledge management and collaborative tools including the use of Microsoft SharePoint.

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.


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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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