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Technical Writer

Company: SAIC
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 7, 2020

Job Description:

Job ID:

2014460

Location:

RESTON

,

VA

,

US

Date Posted: 2020-09-04

Category: Communications

Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust

Potential for Remote Work: No

Description

SAIC is looking for a Technical Writer to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career.

Description:

Writes and updates material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance. Refines work of writers, and heads and coordinates activities of writers engaged in preparing technical, scientific, medical, or other material for publication in conjunction with or independent from manufacturing, research, and related activities.

• Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of documents, training materials, guides, proposals, and reports

• Provides technical edits to engineering documentation, software documentation, manuals, reports, or any other documents or presentations

• Utilizes strong writing, editing, and communication skills to analyze and present complex information in a format that is easy to read and understand

Qualifications

Required Experience/Skills:

• Bachelors and (5) years or more of related experience; Masters and (3) years or more experience

• US Citizenship Required

• Works with teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of scientific and technical information, documentation content, and requirements

• Analyzes existing and potential content and suggests enhancements to content and its presentation

• With no guidance, develops diagrams, charts, and graphs that increase the user’s understanding

• Standardizes content across document and briefing libraries

• Develops high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards, and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience

• Revises documents to remain current to the project's progress

• Demonstrable experience with Jira and Confluence

• Demonstrable experience using Confluence to develop and maintain documentation

• Excellent writing skills

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact frequently with technical research and development personnel

• Ability to work productively in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment

• Ability to problem solve and work independently with minimal supervision

• Proficient in the use of spreadsheets and project management tools

Desired Experience/Skills:

• Experience with ensuring documentation is 508 compliant a plus

• Law Enforcement experience a plus (but not required)

• Existing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD) a plus, but not required.

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.

We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com . For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom . For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC . EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: SAIC, Reston , Technical Writer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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