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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 2201944
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 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: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

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

 SAIC is seeking experienced Technical Writers / Editors to support a program with direct impact to our country’s national security.  This positions are located in Fort Meade, MD.  The positions require an active/current TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as needed.

The successful candidate/s 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.  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 in compliance with DS-89 standards.  

Qualifications

Bachelors and eight (8) years or more of related experience;  or twelve (12) years experience as a Technical Writer.

Additional experience required in the following domain areas:

  • 2 yrs experience in SIGINT, specifically with RF/SIGINT Systems: HF, VHF, UHF, VLF, SHF
  • 3 yrs experience with NSA DS-61, DS-81, AND DS-89 documentation standards and word processing/presentation tools: MS Word, PowerPoint & Visio

 




Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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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