Technical Writer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States


Job Description

• SAIC is seeking a Technical Writer to serve within the Command, Control, Communications and Computers Enterprise Support (C4ES) team.

• Technical Writers in the C4ES team contribute in the development and validation of Information Technology (IT) documentation and publications.

• Candidate will participate in development, validation and delivery to customer of all documentation and publications with precise Military Standards followed.

• Additionally, the candidate will work alongside engineers, technicians,

logisticians, and the customer to develop documentation and publications through written and pictorial instructions.

• Documentation and publications developed for the C4ES project will include plans, policy, reports, checklists, wire diagrams, drawings, surveys and training curriculum.

• However, the candidate may also be tasked to develop, operator and maintainer level instructions, Technical Instructions (TIs), Technical Bulletins (TB), and Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPBs).

• The candidate’s work will comply with DoD standards and will be reviewed by the customer and company management.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 6+ years of experience.


• Active Secret clearance is required, TS/SCI is preferred.

• Candidate must have experience in extrapolating source data specifically in the creation of IT content.

• Candidate must have excellent English written and verbal communication skills with proven capability in performance as a Technical Writer.

• Candidates must have excellent organizational skills and be able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team by interfacing regularly with a wide range of Civilian and Military personnel.

• Candidate must demonstrate advance level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and specifically in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

• Candidate must demonstrate advance level of proficiency in Adobe Professional.

• All positions on this contract are considered deployable. Candidate must hold a valid U.S. passport and be willing to travel overseas in support of USCENTCOM mission requirements.

Desired Skills

• Candidates who demonstrate intermediate level proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and MS SharePoint will be given prime consideration.

• Candidates with a degree in Information Technology (IT) or Journalism will be given prime consideration.

• ITIL Foundation V3 certification is highly desired.

• Candidates knowledgeable of current military writing standards to include; DoD Issuances, MIL-STD- 40051-1, MIL-STD-40051-2, MIL-STD-2361B, MIL-STD- 2361C, MIL-STD 38784, and MIL-HDBK-1222.