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Technical Writer

Job ID: 2116244
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an opportunity for a Technical Writer, Washington, DC! 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems / processes / procedure and the documentation requirements
  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to CDRL reports, Software Design Documents, Requirements, Deployment Plans, RCAs, Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Collaborate with team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding
  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non-technical persons.
  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience. 5 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English
  • Experience researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for senior system administrators, business analysts, and/or developers
  • Experience with MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Ability to manage multiple, high, & competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self- starter and problem solver
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details
  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills

Clearance Required

  • Must currently hold a Secret Clearance


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt 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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