SAIC Technical Document Framework Lead Job in Vienna, Virginia

Technical Document Framework Lead (Job Number:431255)


SAIC is seeking a resource with solid technical writing, process engineering and technical documentation knowledge to support the TESS contract. This role will be part of the Cross Functional Services team, and will lead the effort to standardize the technical documentation framework, in alignment with the process management framework and best practice methodologies. The candidate will be working closely with technical and engineering resources, as well as process resources and senior management both in SAIC and in the Federal client team. Once established, the candidate will also work closely with the Document Configuration and Control teams to align the document control methodologies, and repository with the framework


  • Lead the effort of establishing a technical documentation and process framework, in alignment with the TESS contract and client needs, and requirements

  • Work with internal and external teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the system/procedure and the documentation requirements

  • Write and support technical documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to manuals/procedures (system, end- user, training), white papers, design specifications, test plans, business correspondence, etc.

  • Collaborate with your development 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 and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Systems Engineering, business, or related fields plus nine years of related experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • High level of proficiency in English language and technical writing; Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation

  • Proficient with MS Office especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Project

  • Diligent work ethic with a focus on quality, results and customer satisfaction

  • Thorough understanding and experience working with process engineering and best practices

  • Experience researching and writing documentation for technical areas

  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment

  • Self-starter and problem solver

  • 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

Additional Skills:

  • Experience working with BPMN and business process documentation tools

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation

  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail

  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously

  • Comfortable documenting and defining system security details

  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge or certification in ITIL or related process areas

  • Working knowledge of security architectures and devices

Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (High)

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 has 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

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Oct 4, 2017, 9:15:23 PM

Primary Location: United States-VA-VIENNA

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust

Potential for Teleworking: Yes

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time