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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 1925968
Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2019
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

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Job Description


SAIC is in need of a Technical Writer to support our -GCCS-TCO JTCW Sustainment Support Program in Virginia Beach, VA.

The Technical Writer will be part of our curriculum development team and will be responsible for providing support in the design and development of content for computer-based training and instructor-led courses. The materials produced include training lessons, proposals, numbered outlines, storyboards, process flow charts, and instruction manuals. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, editing and formatting training materials to comply with established standards.


  • U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in technical writing, grammar, and communication skills
  • Write and edit technical and complex ideas and procedures for novice readers. Possess command of the English language, especially an expert understanding of voice, address, and syntax.
  • Work with instructional systems designers and subject matter experts, observing functional tasks to determine process steps.
  • Ability to organize materials, write an outline, and then use it to develop comprehensive, well-written documents.
  • Complete assignments in required project writing style, terminology, clarity, and order.
  • Recognize and adjust writing style based on content and product type, adhering to established technical writing standards.
  • Differentiate between, and write, generic and example-specific process steps.
  • Expert knowledge of Word and working knowledge of Excel.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint and version control.
  • Familiar with computer systems and software technical terms.
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive criticism in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently, or as a part of a team.
  • Knowledge of US Navy/Marine Corps or FAA culture, equipment, techniques and procedures a plus.

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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