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Technical Writer

Job ID: 2206972
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 5, 2022
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


SAIC is seeking a Technical Writer to support documentation efforts for unmanned vehicle integration efforts. The Technical Writer will be responsible for developing and editing technical documents that accurately communicate information to various audiences. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and exciting engineering environment. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Job duties may include:

  • Analyzing subject matter and audience in order to plan clear and accurate presentation of materials.
  • Creating detailed instructions for others to follow.
  • Assisting in the production of technical materials.
  • Capturing and edit photographs as necessary for use in documentation.
  • Using substantive writing, editing, and technical communication skills to develop training guides, and operating, installation, troubleshooting, or maintenance manuals associated with the technical equipment and systems.
  • Reviewing and update existing technical documentation, including managing and tracking document lifecycles.
  • Developing written communication materials for a wide range of internal and external audiences. Determine which style and structure is best suited for the intended audience. 
  • Creating software documents such as use cases, test plans, and user guides.
  • Analyzing, coordinate, and compile technical information into technical publications.
  • Ensuring technical information is properly documented.
  • Implementing technical communication and software quality assurance best practices and procedures.
  • Communicating technological developments to experts, end users, and other audiences.
  • Delivering quality products in a fast-paced and dynamic engineering environment.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree  and at least 5 years of experience as a technical writer drafting technical manuals, test plans, procedures and/or developing presentation material; years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Required clearance:

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance.

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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