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Technical Writer

Job ID: 215859
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 21, 2021
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: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Technical Writer to focus on Navy and Marine Corps opportunities within SAIC’s Naval Business Unit (NBU).  SAIC offers the opportunity to win more as part of a collaborative team dedicated to high-quality proposal writing and growing our Navy business.

This is a remote opportunity with required customer support to Reston, VA and DC locations.

The Proposal Technical Writer collaborates with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, responsive, and compelling proposals in response to Navy and Marine Corps solicitations.   

Description of Duties:

  • Writes technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections.
  • Leads resume and past performance volumes, providing direction and oversight to supporting writers
  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators.
  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.
  • Researches and collaborates with SAIC professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science, or related field; four (4) years of related expereince accepted in lieu of degree

Required Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Comfortable analyzing and extracting requirements from Federal Government RFPs
  • Ability to organize information throughout the proposal life cycle
  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time  
  • Demonstrated success writing technical, management, staffing, and other narrative sections

Required Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Working as a proposal writer responding to Navy and Marine Corps solicitations


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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