Technical Writer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • May 27, 2021

Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a Technical Writer, Washington, DC!


  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems / processes / procedure and the documentation requirements
  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to CDRL reports, Software Design Documents, Requirements, Deployment Plans, RCAs, Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Collaborate with team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding
  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non-technical persons.
  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers


Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience. 10 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English
  • Experience researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for senior system administrators, business analysts, and/or developers
  • Experience with MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Ability to manage multiple, high, & competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self- starter and problem solver
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility

Required Skills

  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details
  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills

Clearance Required

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance