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Technical Editor

Job ID: 2204956
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: May 16, 2022
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Technical Writer in the Huntsville, AL area to support production review of intelligence products for proper grammar, punctuation, and syntax, as well as for logic, clarity, and consistency. In this role, you will be challenged to ensure that style and format conform to agency publication standards and that language presentation is consistent with prescribed style guides and specialized vocabulary of subject matter fields. You’ll also amend draft tables, tone boxes, and graphics to ensure the content supports and is consistent with the accompanying text and proper classification markings in accordance with IC guidance.  

Responsibilities include:

    • Work with government authors to revise pre-published products for narrative organization, and negotiate further revisions as needed.
    • Provide logic and systematic approaches to gather, evaluate, interpret, and synthesize multiple sources of information. Interpreting analysis includes, but is not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications.
    • Produce timely, logical, and concise analytic reports, documents, assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), electronic / soft copy matrices and / or web-enabled formats.
    • Provide structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols. Recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.
    • Communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced. Structures analytic questions based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.
    • Collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.
    • Update spreadsheet daily on the status of workflow products.
    • Provide timely review of products as they enter tech editor que of workflow.
    • Provide concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.
    • Research multifaceted or critical problems to support production requirements.


Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph or TS/SCI with eligibility to obtain CI polygraph prior to reporting to customer site
  • Bachelor’s degree or (6 years of experience in lieu of degree)
  • 6+ years of technical editing knowledge and skills creating analytical reports and documentation, assessments, studies and briefing materials
  • Demonstrated experience applying IC and DoD classification and tradecraft guidelines, and procedures.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel and PowerPoint
  • Work independently with minimal oversight and direction

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.
  • Communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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.


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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