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SAIC Principal Communications Editor in Washington, District Of Columbia

Description

Join SAIC’s OneSETA Team as a Principal Communications Editor to provide our government customer with Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) support. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security. Join SAIC’s OneSETA Team to provide our government customer with Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) support. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security. Join SAIC’s OneSETA Team to provide our government customer with Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) support. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security.

For this position at DHS Office of Innovation and Collaboration (OIC) Front Office (FO), the Principal Communications Editor will:

  • Develop and refine OIC communication plan and mechanisms as well as messaging and content to facilitate information sharing. Translate technical project information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel to be approved by the government.

  • Assist with the development of communication strategies, plans, and outreach. Contractor shall originate new or refine draft briefings, posters, newsletters, websites and other communications devices in accordance with prevailing DHS polices, templates, and guidance to be approved by the government.

  • Develop and maintain OIC FO strategic communications documents and repository to include executive messaging, Executive presentations, speeches, briefs, talking points and written strategic guidance for OIC FO leadership to be approved by the government.

  • Coordinate and facilitate timely communication and outreach efforts. Perform outreach support, coordinating and responding to full response package inquiries, aiding in continued communications with internal and external stakeholders. This includes speech writing for OIC FO Executives.

  • Host OIC FO communications Community of Practice (COP) meetings and work efforts.

  • Manage the OIC FO virtual communications room (communications platform) and other technological tools in support of external stakeholder communications.

  • Serve as OIC FO Communications POC and coordinate with the S&T Communications and Outreach Division (and future iterations of this group) so that they may perform video recording and editing and support content management on networks and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

  • Provide web portal application, development and maintenance to the OIC FO collaboration site (e.g. SharePoint 2013 or later iterations, etc.) in accordance with DHS policies. Contractor shall keep records of, update or develop technical documents as to what was customized and why; or develop end user documents and provide user training and make recommendations to be approved by the government. Contractor may also require web design and development experience.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • BA/BS + 10 Years of relevant experience or Master’s +5 years of relevant experience.

  • Must have at minimum, an active Interim Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

DESIRED:

  • Experience in a Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) environment.

  • Travel may be required.

  • Prior DHS contractor fitness (suitability) authorization determination.

  • Prior DHS experience including any DHS components or HQ Directorates, especially DHS S&T.

  • Detailed knowledge of and recent demonstrated experience working with appropriate offices and staff within the HSE, DHS, other Federal Agencies, Congress, foreign partners, industry groups, and private sector stakeholder entities on issues relating to the DHS mission space.

  • Awareness of ongoing OIC outreach activities and knowledge of historical challenges in engaging and communicating politically or economically sensitive information with external stakeholder entities.

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SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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