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Technical Writer / Editor

Job ID: 2306801
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 13, 2023
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


SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Business Unit, USG Mission and Information Technology Division, provides solutions and services supporting digital modernization programs in areas such as systems engineering, multi-cloud computing, cybersecurity, data science and analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, application development, SecDevOps, cloud network operations, and secure communications.

We are seeking highly motivated Technical Writers / Editors to join our team and leverage their technical expertise to produce quality documentation and training materials for a mission customer. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the production of valuable intelligence to facilitate positive mission outcomes.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Researching highly technical subject matter in order to develop and maintain a variety of technical documentation to include implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities
  • Providing field, data definition, and data flow documentation
  • Formatting technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources 
  • Preparing reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • Proofreading, revising, and editing technical information
  • Interpreting engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information
  • Producing technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies


  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, STEM, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience with extensive writing
  • Highly proficient in multiple word processing and presentation tools such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Understanding of basic concepts, including basic grammar concepts for writing technical copy, for various types of documents

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with technical manual standard NSA DS-89


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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