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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 198850
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2019
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: Review technical documents in accordance with the respective requirements for format and content to ensure compliance. Refine work of writers, and coordinate activities of writers engaged in preparing technical material for publication.  Proofread and edit technical documents varying in size from 5 pages to 300 plus pages for grammar, consistency, and accuracy; use track changes to annotate recommended changes. Look up all internal document references in respective document repositories and validate documents are active and not cancelled; annotate in the technical document those references with cancelled status and any replacement information for engineer validation. Assist engineers with incorporating technical changes into documents and annotate changes on a List of Changes. Coordinate document projects for various reviews with technical community. Consolidate comments received from reviewers on a standard form and email to engineering customer for resolution. Maintain and update documentation files with all emails and deliverables for each phase of the project process. Participate in Weekly Meetings with customer to present status of work. Annotate in the technical document any areas of non-compliance and work with engineers to address.






KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY: Advanced skills using MS Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Pro). Analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, organizational, grammar, and editorial skills, with attention to detail. Writing skills to be able to explain technical information clearly, with written or oral communications. Ability to work well with others.

PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Must be able to think about a process, procedure or product in the way that a person without technical experience would think about it and provide a concrete written analysis of that process, procedure or product. Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under only very general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.

IMPACT: Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.

LIAISON: Frequent internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects.



Required Knowledge and Skills: Advanced skills using MS Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Pro); Organizational, grammar, and editorial skills, with attention to detail; Writing skills to be able to explain technical information clearly, with written or oral communications. Ability to work well with others; work under only very general supervision.

Desired Qualifications



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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