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Technical Writer Editor

Job ID: 2016103
Location: CALIFORNIA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2020
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced seeking a Technical Writer/ Editor to support the update/creation of Navy Flight clearance products to support a key NAVAIR Customer with challenging requirements within the Airworthiness and Cybersafe Directorate. This role will sit in California, MD.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Experience in update and maintain NATOPS and NATIP flight manuals in XML format
  • Meet with government customers during reviews and working groups capturing changes/updates.
  • Audit materials for specification adherence and perform checks for anomalies and deviations
  • Reviewing format and layout of documentation to ensure accuracy of draft and final products for varied government deliverables
  • Migration of data from varied sources as provided into XML
  • Travel for various working group and reviews may be required.



  • Bachelor's and three (3) years or more of related experience; Masters and one year of related experience.

Required Experience:

  • Experience editing in XML
  • Experience with the following programs/systems: ArborText PTC, Broadvision Quicksilver and Airworthiness (AIRS) system.
  • Familiarity with Naval Airworthiness Style Guides, MIL-DTL, Standard Work Packages, NATOPS/NATIP and Flight Clearance Process Guide are highly desired.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Secret Clearance.


  • The selected candidate will be a highly reliable, self-motivated, high performing individual capable of performing all tasks with minimal to no supervision.


  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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