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Job #: R-00103674
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable practices. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Employees enjoy career enrichment opportunities available through mobility and development and experience rewarding relationships with supportive supervisors and talented colleagues and customers. Your most important work is ahead.
 

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Technical Writer for a new customer on a highly-visible and strategic Cybersecurity Task Order. The Technical Writer will operate as a member of the Project Management Office (PMO). 

Work hours are flexible though need to be within the customer’s core business hours of 0600-1800.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Draft, expand, refine, and edit technical concepts or solutions into easy-to-read, comprehensive, compliant, signature-ready, and compelling documents tailored for audiences ranging from entry-level technical to executive level
  • Interact with technical team members for content development
  • Standardize documentation where appropriate, e.g. templates, plans, processes, procedures
  • Become well versed in and comply with federal government (especially DHS) and Leidos official document requirements and style guides

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should also demonstrate the following:

  • Strong ability to quickly and effectively gather requirements, perform research, compile information, prioritize and collate, draft, edit, and produce high-quality documentation that satisfies customer needs with minimal follow-on work needed
  • Ability to manage multiple communications projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work cross functionally among PMO and technical staff
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and fluid environment.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or in English/Journalism with the ability to efficiently and effectively write accurate and customer-compliant technical documents. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of relevant professional experience.

Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly required for Position or TS/SCI and willingness to get a poly.
  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the government contracts we support.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience drafting IT, cybersecurity, or related technical documentation using federal government official document requirements and style guides

Pay Range:

Pay Range $75,400.00 - $116,000.00 - $156,600.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  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.

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