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Technical Writer, Policy and Digital Communications

Job ID: 2309527
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 15, 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 highly motivated Digital Communications, Sr. Technical Writer - Cloud Policies to join our multi-million dollar national intelligence program supporting the Cloud Investment Multi-Cloud Management (CIMM) team.  As a contributor to the intelligence community’s first multi-cloud initiative, you will be at the epicenter of emergent cloud computing technologies establishing a foundation that will evolve to include all agencies within the IC.

The Digital Communications, Sr. Technical Writer gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information. Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology. Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. Supports the development of all types of documents and reports by developing and updating graphics presentations to improve the quality and enhance the usability of these documents

Responsibilities include:

  • Composing technical documents including, Standard Operating procedures (SOPs), user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.

  • Editing functional descriptions, system specifications, user’s manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.

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

  • Organizing material and completing writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, conciseness, style, and terminology.

  • Establishing the overall organizational layout and editorial standards of the submissions

  • Stakeholder engagement with the Sponsor and CIMM C2E Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)

  • Programmatic execution meetings, including Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs)

  • Working with the PMO to develop a consistent, uniform style and language.

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


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Operational experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), IBM Cloud, and/or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Critical Thinking:
    • Experience using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Organizing and coordinating the activities for a small team of writers
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable researching cloud technologies

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of basic cloud technologies and terminology

  • Experience with Program Estimation Review Techniques (PERTs)

  • Experience with data visualization and analytical tools

  • Strong analysis and quality assessment skills

  • Certifications in any of the following CSPs:

    • AWS

    • Azure

    • GCP

    • IBM

    • Oracle 



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.

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