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Lead Technical Writer

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Job ID: 2118092
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2022
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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professional to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC’s Lead Technical Writer will lead a team of writers to research, organize, write, and edit information for small to medium IDIQ opportunities (1 – 10 FTE) and submissions. This Lead Writer will establish the overall organizational layout and editorial standards of the submissions.  The creative and organized candidate will work with the Program Manager to develop a consistent, uniform style and language. The Technical Writer will also manage the schedule, assignments, and meetings associated with all narratives and submissions.  This is a critical position within the PMO that requires excellent communication skills, a team building personality, and flexibility to adapt change. 


Mandatory Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
  • Three (3) or more years writing, reviewing, and editing technical resumes or other technical documentation
  • Efficiently managing multiple projects to completion
  • Organizing and coordinating the activities for a small team of writers
  • Significant experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable researching unfamiliar technology well enough to describe and summarize

Optional Skills:

  • Understanding of basic IT technologies and terminology

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.


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

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