Technical Writer – FAA eFAST Job - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-10
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Technical Writer – FAA eFAST (Job Number:441888)

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:
SAIC has provided expertise in support of the many safety related programs under the FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, developing comprehensive aviation safety information sharing and analysis capabilities. The SAIC Team is well positioned to continue their support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Office of Aviation Safety (AVS) including providing database management support, data integration, advanced analytics, aviation taxonomy and analysis, and modernization of existing platforms and systems. The Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) program is a broad multi-dimensional government/industry effort to enhance the safety performance of the aviation system through the development of state-of-the-art automated safety information/data analysis and sharing capabilities. ASIAS connects approximately 185 data and information sources across government and industry, including voluntarily provided safety data. This operation will primarily be located in Washington DC.

SAIC is seeking a Technical Writer who will:

- Provide technical writing expertise to support ASIAS in the area of regulations, policy, and guidance for operations.
- Identify, develop, manage, and evaluate operational policies and guidance.
- Coordinate with senior technical specialists and support evaluation to determine guidance document processes and documentation are appropriate to meet the requirement.
- Apply knowledge and understanding of Flight Procedures, research technical and documentation requirements to produce guidance materials for the purpose of communicating highly complex and technical aviation materials to a wide ranging audience and in numerous forms of written and electronic media.
- Collaborate with diverse skill sets to translate operational ASIAS concepts into easily understandable documents.
- Analyze existing and potential content to identify reuse, and evaluate observations to produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.

Qualifications:
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

- None

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelor’s Degree is required. Eight (8) years of relevant, recent experience may be substituted for a degree.
- Minimum of three (3) years performing technical writing functions with respect to aviation or related disciplines.
- Experience with editing and writing technical articles, publications, presentations, and other materials.
- Able to communicate clearly and effectively on research findings, technical developments, and other news and information to a wide range of external audiences.
- Able to interpret and administer documentation/ communication policies and procedures.
- Experience advising writers and researchers in matters of style, syntax, and usage to improve the general quality and effectiveness of communications.
- Experience in performing quality control over documents intended for external distribution.
- Experience with working in interdisciplinary teams.
DESIRED:

- Knowledge of the regulations, theories, dynamics, and factors underlying the National Airspace System.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 2:06:22 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time