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Job #: R-00111514
Location: Fort Gordon, GA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Technical Writer at Fort Gordon, GA. The Technical Writer will perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties in connection with the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications on the theory, installation, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex electronics equipment or systems.

Primary Responsibilities

Technical Writer with knowledge and experience in writing and editing technical documents, including user manuals, white papers, annual reports, presentations and Military Technical Manuals. Candidate will work with subject-matter experts to gather information, identify relevant data and audiences, and write documents that are clear and user friendly.  The Tech Writer will be responsible for providing input to the Technical Manual packages geared toward the efficiency of installation, integration maintenance and operations of the product line. Secondary responsibilities of the candidate will be to prepare, maintain and input all courseware and updates put into the TRADOC approved automated learning content management system, which is the Training Development Capability (TDC).  Provide continued courseware development, course outline, lessons, and lesson plans.  Continued courseware entails incorporating new and emerging training requirements, to include any revisions necessary due to a change in critical task and concepts as they develop into existing courseware to stay current with training events. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 or more years of military/DoD Technical Writing experience. Additional years of directly related experience can offset the degree requirements.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Proven technical skills and be skilled with formatting large content documents.
  • Candidate must have extensive knowledge of Adobe, Microsoft Office, and graphic design/formatting.
  • Proven communication and presentation skills and have interrupted technical documentation, and experience gathering of testing and maintenance procedure for documentation.
  • Must be willing to travel as required to accomplish objectives.
  • Current US Passport.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00

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® 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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