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EDIS Technical Writer Editor

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Job ID: 197581
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Communications
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Technical Editor for the Engineering, Development, Integration, and Sustainment (EDIS) program.  This position is to support the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems & Development Directorate (SMC/ AD) to develop, deploy, modernize, and expand the EDIS program and its customers.  The position is located in Albuquerque, NM.


Key responsibilities are:

  • Successful candidate will edit sections of competitive proposals, including technical, management, transition, resumes, past performance, cost narratives, and resume/staffing solutions.
  • Candidate will implement the Government Printing Office (GPO) editorial standard as well as custom standards for support services proposals. 
  • Candidate will work closely with all members of a GS3 team. 
  • Extended work hours may be required to meet test and report deadlines. 
  • Edits and at times writes clear, persuasive, and articulate technical sections; translates technical and other ideas into easily understandable text; rewrites and/or reviews proposal sections and related proposal documents. Able to edit in active voice.
  • Uses interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from GS3 professionals


  • Must possess an active Secret (S) security clearance
  • B.S. degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 6+ Years of work related experience with technical writing/editing work.
  • Experience with Government development of test plan and report 
  • Experience reading and analyzing requests for technical documents. 
  • Experience editing technical document content for readability, consistency, clarity, and compliance with requirements. 
  • Proficiency in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and accurate proofreading skills. 

Desired Qualifications


  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word 2013


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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