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Communications Officer, Specialist

Job ID: 2309527
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 27, 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 system engineering, multicloud computing, cyber security, data science and analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, quantum computing, application development, SecDevOps, cloud network operations and secure communications.

We are seeking a highly motivated Communications Specialist to join our multi-million-dollar national intelligence Cloud program.  As a contributor to the intelligence community’s first multi-cloud initiative, you will be at the epicenter of emergent cloud computing technologies. This role is crucial in ensuring effective and consistent messaging to various stakeholders. 

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for managing our program's internal and external communications. This role is responsible for developing and implementing our program's communication strategies. The Communication Specialist will gather, analyze, and compose technical information. The Communications Specialist will support the development of all program documentation to improve the quality and enhance the usability of these documents. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and produce a variety of content, including articles, blog posts, event briefings, newsletters, and more.

  • Compose technical documents including, Standard Operating procedures (SOPs), training materials, proposals, and reports.

  • Conduct research and ensuring the use of proper technical terminology.

  • Promote the organization's initiatives and events to appropriate audiences and stakeholders.

  • Ensure brand consistency across all communication materials and channels.

  • Use data and analytics to measure the effectiveness of communication efforts and make improvements based on the results.

  • Oversee and update the organization's website to keep information current and user-friendly.

  • Organize and manage public relations and promotional events, including community outreach events, industry shows, and consumer events.

  • Engage with key stakeholders, including consumer, employees, partners, and the public, to maintain positive relationships and gather feedback.

  • Manage the schedule, assignments, and meetings associated with all narratives and submissions.

  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. 

  • Create and refine key messages, ensuring consistency and alignment with the organization's goals and values.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or a related field

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Multitasking and time management skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written and editing communications skills.

  • Critical Thinking:

    • Experience using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be comfortable researching cloud technologies.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of basic cloud technologies and terminology

  • Experience with data visualization and analytical tools

  • Digital marketing and SEO knowledge



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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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