Technical Writer/Editor Job
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Technical Writer/Editor (Job Number: 322087)

The Health Solutions Business Unit is seeking an experienced Technical Writer/Editor, contingent upon contract award, to support the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) Decision Gate Support Office (DGSO), Ft. Detrick, Frederick, MD. The DGSO supports Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) charged with the research, development and acquisition of medical products going through the USAMRMC approval process known as Decision Gate.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The technical writer/editor will be capable of planning and creating the content of documents and templates that support and assist IPTs; enforcing quality system standards; interpreting and advocating industry technical writing standards and adapting them to USAMRMC's needs; and initiating, coordinating and performing cross-functional writing projects to meet business requirements. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for managing the preparation and editing of training materials as well as operation and maintenance manuals and related technical documentation.

The candidate will prepare high-quality documents with minimal oversight, help IPTs to have well prepared documents for Decision Gate events, integrate document best practices across USAMRMC IPTs, create templates and guidance for document development that support and assist USAMRMC IPTs, and assist in the preparation of approximately 100 documents per year.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree and 4 years experience in technical writing, desktop publishing and graphic design.

Position requires U.S. Citizenship and individuals must possess or be able to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance.

The candidate must be customer service oriented and be able to create good working relationships with other Government and contractor personnel. A strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office programs to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat is required.

Occasional travel is required.

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SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy & environment, health and cybersecurity. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Feb 14, 2013, 1:09:30 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FREDERICK

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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