To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network
Skip to main content

Job #: R-00095007
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Curriculum Developer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

This job posting is no longer active.

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Technical Writer in support of the Army’s Synthetic Training Environment (STE). The Technical Writer shall support the creation, validation, delivery of training products and technical manuals for a complex distributed simulation-based training system. The position will require the candidate to interact daily with a broad range of other technical skills and experts. An outgoing personality that seeks to find the necessary data and transform it into a training solution or technical documentation is required. This position will have primary responsibility for an assigned range of documents and training outcomes which will be merged into a larger training and support package to be delivered to the customer. STE is in development in an Agile team-based program. Candidates must have the maturity and the ability to operate in a fluid environment.

Candidate must demonstrate a good aptitude for problem solving, be organized and able to communicate at a high level. Knowledge of fundamental constructs such as learning theory/instructional development is required. Ability to translate technical jargon into more easily understandable prose is essential. Ability to understand and communicate with technical staff is required.

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop Technical Publications in Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) format IAW Mil-Std 400051-1C
  • Integrate the technical documentation (e.g. System/Software User Manuals, Operator Manuals, COTS manuals, Maintenance Manuals, engineering data, programmatic data, etc.) and system technical documentation and provide a single source of integrated technical documentation.
  • Work with other Training Developers, System and Software Engineers, and subject matter experts to develop effective technical publications, short training videos and other computer-based opportunities for customer workforce.
  • Operate within an Agile Software Development Life Cycle framework.
  • Consult with instructors and subject matter experts to determine instructional requirements, collect data, customize design proposals, and implement solutions.
  • Collaborate with technical developers/designers to produce media that supports instructional goals and objectives.
  • Collect, analyze, report, and use quantitative and qualitative data to inform design decisions or projects.
  • Use a range of educational technologies in support of synchronous, asynchronous and self-service teaching and learning.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA degree in related technical field and 5 years prior relevant experience, OR, A Master’s Degree in Instructional Systems Design related technical field with 3 years of prior relevant experience; OR equivalent years of experience in lieu of education.
  • Working knowledge of the technical documentation development and training development process
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with ability to brief various audiences on status of projects, as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills to negotiate and work with technical staff
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
  • US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Subject Matter Expert with Army Tech Pub and/or Training Product Development
  • Experience in developing contract deliverables per Data Item Descriptions
  • Experience working on software development projects, especially Agile based development programs, within DOD, US Army, and/or PEO-STR
  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Experience in writing Training and Technical documentation/products IAW with Army and DOD standards (Example: MIL-STD-400051-2C
  • Experience with training analysis, development, and delivery
  • Knowledge and experience with IETM development processes and Army Training Product development

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.

#Featuredjob

About Leidos

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

This job posting is no longer active.

Related Opportunities

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community