Technical Writer/Editor (Job Number: 321035)
SAIC’s Mission Support Business Unit is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor to be part of our production team located at Fort Meade, Maryland. As part of the team they will be responsible for supporting a documentation process and efforts which include quality control and briefings as required. The Technical writer is the lead for ensuring a high-level of formatting and editorial quality of work-products for distribution to the Army. They will support the creation of professionally written products, to include training support packages, and test and evaluation plans and reports, develop/modify user manuals, training documentation, quick reference cards, online help files and additional documentation used to support the team's efforts. Maintain existing support documentation and content (MS Word, HTML and others). Specialize in solution-based documentation and multimedia documentation solutions. Manage, create, and edit product's technical documentation, including online help, user guides, and tutorials. Respond to feedback and questions. The Technical Writer must possess: excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high attention to detail and writing standards, good research skills keep up with tech-writing trends and be able to implement those into the group when applicable. Comply with and provide recommendations on formatting standards and practices. Must have experience writing indices and task-based tables of contents for large products. Must possess the ability to instruct and teach technical writing skills to groups of 5-50 personnel.
REQUIRED & DESIRED SKILLS:
- Individual must possess an active Top Secret Security Clearance.
-Experience with templates and scientific technical writing and web-based and multimedia training documentation is desired.
Bachelor’s degree and six or more years of experience with technical writing and editing.
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 www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Job Posting: Jan 24, 2013, 10:21:49 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT GEORGE G MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: Day Job
SAIC, Inc. is a provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions to all branches of the United...