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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 1925479
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2019
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

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Job Description

Description


      The Robotics Process Automation team conducts interviews with system users in order to document and capture their manual processes in a detailed written document. That document is used to design and deploy automation to perform the same steps.  


      • Review technical documents in accordance with the respective requirements for format and content to ensure compliance and readability.
      • 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
      • Refine the work of other writers, and coordinate activities of writers engaged in preparing technical material for the development of process automation. 
      • Transform complex technical process (step-by-step) information into a clear and readable flow.
      • Develop a document management system for all project related documentation. 
      • Responsible for all change control on documentation. 
      • Assists in collecting and documenting information pertinent to deliverables.
      • Present information in tangible forms whether it be proposals, presentations, reports, or brochures.
      • Assist in performing various administrative duties to help with filing and tracking of documents written. 
      • Proofread and edit technical documents varying in size from 5 pages to 50 plus pages for grammar, consistency, and accuracy; use track changes to annotate recommended changes.
      • Assist business analysts and engineers with incorporating technical changes into documents and annotate changes on a List of Changes. 
      • Coordinate document projects for various reviews with technical contributors. 
      • Consolidate comments received from reviewers on a standard form and incorporate into a final document.
      • Maintain and update documentation files with all emails and deliverables for each phase of the project process. 
      • Participate in team meetings to adjust and improve document creation.
      • Weekly Meetings with customer to present status of work. 


      Qualifications

      • BS in IT related field (4 years related experience in lieu of degree)
      • Minimum 2 years experience in technical writing and editing IT documents
      • Experienced writing deliverables for the federal government

      Desired Qualifications

       
      • Experience supporting IT projects involving software development  


      Overview

      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 saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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