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Senior Technical Writer

Job ID: 215761
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for leading the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation. Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.  Responsible for creation and adherence to documentation standards and guidelines.

Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.  Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.  Gather technical information, prepares written text.  Maintain a current internal documentation library.  Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.  Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources.  Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.  Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information.  Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.  

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or nineteen (19) years total technical writing experience.




Overview

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 saic.com 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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