Analytic Writer & Editor

Full Time


    • Writer
    • Analyst
    • Research

    Job Description

    Job ID: 2217895

    Location: CHANTILLY, VA, US

    Date Posted: 2023-04-18

    Category: Defense/Intel

    Subcategory: Intel Analyst

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: No

    Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    - Provide a substantive review of written analytic all-source intelligence products and offer solutions for product improvement.

    - Communicate potential product issues in a way that assumes mutual trust and fosters teambuilding.

    - Be willing to hear/think through/adjudicate others' perspectives.

    - Identify and provide solutions for missing or incorrect information in an author's analysis/research.

    - Copyedit for overall readability, flow, and product organization.

    - Provide product consistency whenever possible but be willing to think outside the box to capture unique reporting.

    - Provide careful, detailed proofreading edits in accordance with the customer style guide.

    - Ensure the bottom line is up front and that all subsequent information supports the bottom line.

    - Ensure paragraphs use mapping techniques to help readers know what to expect in the paragraph.

    - Ensure text is concise and fits within limited space. All information must be relevant to the storyline.

    - Research and validate content sourced in written products for accuracy and completeness using multiple platforms.

    - Prioritize multiple competing priorities to aid in desired delivery outcomes and complete requests for information across. counterintelligence (CI) and counterterrorism (CT) subject areas by a specific due date.

    - Recommend areas of additional research to the author where the storyline appears to be lacking.

    - Provide coordination feedback to external groups of their products.

    - Demonstrate mastery of using MS Word track changes.

    - Must have a basic understanding or awareness of technical identity threats.


    • Must have an active/current TS/SCI with polygraph.
    • Bachelor's degree's and 5 years of experience or 5 additional years experience in lieu of degree.
    • IC experience in writing and editing.
    • 5+ years of experience editing, researching and writing intelligence reports for the IC.
    • 5+ years of experience conducting all source analysis to produce finished intelligence.
    • Experience with numerous analytic tools and databases used across the IC.
    • Experience with customer communications systems and supporting mission center across multiple IC agencies.
    • Experience in counterterrorism (CT) and counterintelligence (CI).
    • Experience in multitasking and working under tight deadlines.
    • Experience working both independently and as a team working a deliverable.

    Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.