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Sr Technical Writer

Job ID: 2114402
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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:  Come be a part of the SAIC team in Fort Meade, MD where we help address the nation’s most pressing and complex challenges. SAIC works with our customers on missions that strengthen security and safety and protect the basic values of our society. We have an opening for a motivated, dedicated and energetic Sr Technical Writer/editor to support a recently awarded program supporting the Intelligence Community. 

Selected candidates will be 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

Bachelors and eight (8) years or more of related experience; Masters and six (6) years or more experience ; or twelve (12) or more total TW experience may be substituted for degree.

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.

 




Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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