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Job #: R-00101455
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Evening
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Intelligence Group at Leidos is seeking an Editor to support one of two brand-new programs with a classified government customer. These opportunities provide the customer with full-service graphics, multimedia, document production, training, and conference planning support. Products will span the full gamut of technical interactivity from hard copy job aids to full, digital, immersive environments. Training events will be synchronous and asynchronous.

The Editor will be responsible for editing, proofreading and providing written support. Types of writing could include technical, creative, digital, marketing, and product development. The Editor will also research technical reference material, gather relevant technical information, coordinate with management/colleges/experts and develop draft and final copies while ensuring the documents meet management and customer specifications and adhering to standards for quality, format and style. The Editor will collaborate with personnel in other functional areas.

The Editor may perform the following tasks:

  • Review and edit products to align with Style Guide standards Review and edit graphics, including interactive media, assist in the development of visual aids, and ensure proper formatting

  • Verify proper sourcing of products and graphics

  • Finalize publications

  • Provide archiving support

  • Track production, document and ensure workflow through the production process

    • Work within production schedules and coordinate with all parties involved. Produce, deliver, and archive finished intelligence publications

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess a current Top Secret Clearance; TS/SCI with polygraph eligible to obtain/preferred. Must be a US citizen.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in Microsoft and Adobe (e.g., In Design) products

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional writing, editing, and sourcing skills

  • Strong editorial and grammatical skills

  • Knowledge of publishing principles and basics of publication design

  • Knowledge of production methodology for publishing products in hardcopy or electronic formats

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and to adjust as priorities changing

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

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.

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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  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.

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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].

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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.

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