Senior Technical Writer/Editor - Requirements - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States


SAIC is seeking experienced personnel for a contingent position with the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Operations Support Directorate (OSD) program to provide administrative, programmatic, training and exercise, medical operations, and information coordination services to in order to enhance the nation’s abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using weapons of mass destruction and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways. 

Responsibilities: Work with Requirements Team using Desktop Publishing or similar type software; prepare technical reports and related documents; experience with systems engineering, technical programs, analysis, and familiarity with systems architectures, and CBRN detection systems. Develop and draft senior level presentations; complete technical writing and reviews of systems engineering deliverables and products. 

At SAIC the Senior Technical Writer/Editor:
Writes and updates material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance. Refines work of writers, and heads and coordinates activities of writers engaged in preparing technical, scientific, medical, or other material for publication in conjunction with or independent from manufacturing, research, and related activities. 

Employees may be authorized to telework in support of this effort.


BA/BS degree, or equivalent. 
At least 3 years of experience as a Technical Writer. 
Must have at minimum, an active Secret clearance.
Must be a US Citizen.

Travel may be required.
Prior DHS contractor fitness (suitability) authorization determination. 
Prior DHS experience including any DHS components or HQ Directorates, especially DHS CWMD.