IT Intern - Technical Writer (Spring 2019)

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking an IT Intern to support the Air Force Solutions, Strategic Systems, Information Services team. The selected applicant will join the IS team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and their associated contractors, which will help drive productivity and innovation. This position provides an ideal platform, based on the performance of the candidate, to launch a long term career within a rapidly growing company. The candidate will work with a variety of customers as well as IT Service Desk and other IT teams.

Some examples of projects include:

- Writing IT-related processes and procedures.
- Updating and adding Service Desk documentation to the Knowledge Base.
- Creating forms and templates for documentation purposes.
- Other work as assigned.

The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. An active Secret clearance is preferred but not required.

Required Skills and Education

Required education: High School/GED

Successful applicants should be a Junior/Senior college student with the following characteristics:

- Previous experience writing process and procedure documents or other technical writing.
- Ability to interview subject matter experts in order to document a process or procedure.
- Skilled with Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat Professional
- Strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks.
- Strong communication skills (oral and written).
- Committed to results and success in accomplishing goals.
- Can quickly learn new technologies.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Working knowledge of various hardware platforms and software applications.
- Experience with troubleshooting, identifying and solving issues.

The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. An active Secret clearance is preferred but not required.

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prior experience writing documentation in an IT environment.
- Ability to review, analyze, document and explain technical systems or data.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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