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IT Security Technical Writer

Job ID: 215831
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
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: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented IT Security Technical Writer to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC.
 Summary: We are seeking an IT Security Technical Writer responsible for researching, writing, and editing materials for related IT processes, plans, procedures, work instructions, knowledge articles, reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instructional material, catalogs, technical publications, and/or software and hardware documentation. Obtains technical data from independent observation, review with technical staff members, and/or studies of published materials and existing documentation. Interfaces with users, specialists, analysts, programmers, etc., to obtain background information of technologies, methods, and standards. Revises text and recommends changes in scope, format, and content to ensure conformance with established standards. May edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers. Performs final quality assurance on all materials.  
Desired Skills: Also able to facilitate IT business process discussions with customers, create Visio workflows, identify process bottlenecks and potential improvements.  ITIL Foundations v3 or v4 preferred.  Desire 1-2 years experience with FISMA/OIG (NIST 800-53 based controls) security audit requests including request/response management, quality checks of audit evidence, and storing of evidence for year-over-year reuse.  

Qualifications

Education and Training Requirements: 6 Years experience in writing and editing documents.   A Bachelor's degree in English, Literature, or other related discipline. With a Master's Degree (in the fields described in Minimum Education): one year of specialized experience. With at least nine years is specialized, no degree is required. At least 2 years supporting IT Operations or IT related content.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements: Highly motivated, self-directed and responsible. Effective communicator, relationship builder, writer, and editor. Ability to ascertain information about current organizational processes and how to go about organizing and capturing IT Service Management practices and Technical Operations procedures. Identify concept solutions and work with cross-functional resources to analyze program information, quality check artifacts, and deliver agreed to client requirements on time.  Ability to understand technical conversations, ask appropriate questions to uncover gaps and bottlenecks, and lay out logical ordering of steps to achieve smooth completion or modification of the documentation.  Ability to document and/or quality check operational processes, procedures, knowledge, and client deliverables.  
US Citizen or Green Card Holder.  Ability to attain a Public Trust clearance.  Position may be open to remote location and telework flexibility.


Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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