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Senior Technical Writer

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Job ID: 2201803
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2022
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:
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for a Senior Technical Writer to join our talented, dynamic team.  The responsibilities for this position include:

- Prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documents, including software and systems engineering, system operations, and user documentation

- Gather and analyze technical and product information from various sources to document new or changing product functionality

- Coordinate content creation across multiple documents continuously with competing deadlines

- Perform quality reviews and peer reviews across technical and non-technical documents 

- Evaluate document quality based on accuracy, substance, and quality of written content 

- Create narrative content for proposal sections and other assignments from scratch based off of graphics and/or using "SME interviews" to author prose and validate it with technical system engineers, architects, and other SMEs 

- Use SAIC style guides and know which documents to apply to which style guide 

- Assist /Create/Update Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Documents with standardized approach

- Create agendas, meeting minutes, and incrementally create, validate, update, and review document content

- Provide excellent customer service experience 


Required Experience:

- Bachelor's degree in information systems/Technology, or other analytical or technical discipline preferred

         - 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

- 6  years of relevant experience

Required Skills:

- Excellent writing and analytical skills
- Knowledge of Windows 10 and MS Office Suite 365 including Microsoft Teams 
- Ability and interest in acquiring advanced MS Word skills/proficiency level
- Ability to take initiative and ownership of tasks/projects/writing projects
- Superior attention to detail
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and excellent customer service
- Ability to work well in a team environment
- Capable to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Experience providing services to the federal government and/or the Department of Veterans Affairs is preferred

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.

Target salary range: $50,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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