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Job ID: 197279
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2020
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Join SAIC, and help address the nation’s most pressing and complex challenges. SAIC works with our customers on missions that strengthen security and safety and protect the basic values of our society. We have an opening for a motivated, dedicated and energetic Technical Writer 2 to support one of our Programs within the Intelligence Community in Annapolis Junction, MD.   

      

Position duties will include, but are not limited to:

 

Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation.


Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation.


Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.


Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications


Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents


Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers


Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity


Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources


Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems


Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information


Maintain a current internal documentation library


Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc. 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Six (6) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.


Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.


Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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