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Leidos is seeking a Technical Writer who will support a large, multi-year contract providing Cyber Security Services to DISA. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Are you ready to join an impactful company? Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets.
Job Summary/Primary roles & responsibilities:
Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including operational reports, contract deliverables, and security incident reports. Writes and edits technical documentation for all the project’s solutions to include how-to documentation, process documentation and tasking orders. Creates documentation for projects; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources. Travel is limited to 10% and telework is permitted 50%.
Serves as Technical Writer/Editor responsible for writing, editing, and preparing technical reports as well as planning, organizing, researching, writing, and editing program documentation.
Prepares a variety of correspondence and reports.
Ensure all documentation has the proper format, content, and ensure timely completion and transition of each assigned project.
Reviews and edits technical reports and documents.
Coordinate with internal and external customers and task order personnel to resolve comments and provide consolidated reply to all comments.
Determines and plans technical report requirements and ensures, through research, that the technical report will meet the intended use.
Must possess active secret clearance with ability to possess a TS/SCI to be considered for this role.
Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of prior relevant writing experience or a Master's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience, additional experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Strong technical writing skills with clear, concise, and complete manner.
Strong grammar skills to include punctuation, spelling, usage.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in effectively formatting technical documents to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth coverage.
Minimum 2 years’ experience with following DoD standards, interpreting network drawings, cyber security experience, and interpreting operational procedures.
Strong oral communication skills.
Self-Motivated, problem solver who’s willing to take initiative to develop expertise.
Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information from Security Analysts and Architects.
Familiarity with DISA and DoD environments and programs is desirable.
Pay Range:Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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