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Job #: R-00119236
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is seeking a Documentation Specialist with graphics experience. You will play a pivotal role in creating, editing, and maintaining a variety of documents, manuals, guides, and online content. Your primary responsibility will be to transform technical information into user-friendly materials by incorporating graphics, illustrations, and visual elements. Your work will be instrumental in enhancing our customers' understanding and satisfaction with our products/services.  All of your work will be performed on customer site in Ft Huachuca, AZ and U.S. Citizenship is required and interim Secret clearance to begin work on the program. 

Salary: 70,000.00

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and cross-functional teams to gather and understand technical information.

  • Create and update user manuals, product guides, and technical documentation.

  • Design and incorporate graphics, illustrations, infographics, and other visual elements to enhance document clarity and user engagement.

  • Ensure all documentation complies with U.S. Army regulations and maintains a consistent look and feel.

  • Proofread, edit, and format documents for clarity, accuracy, and consistency.

  • Organize and maintain document repositories, version control, and access permissions.

  • Convert technical documentation into various formats (e.g., PDF, HTML, online help systems).

  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices for documentation and graphic design.

  • Assist in documenting and standardizing internal processes and procedures.

These qualifications are required:

  • HS diploma +6 years', or AA/AS +4 years' or BA/BS +2 years' experience at minimum.

  • Interim Secret clearance (minimum to start) and ability to successfully gain fully adjudicated Secret clearance following hire.

  • Experience in Technical Writing, Communications, and Graphic Design.

  • Proven experience as a Documentation Specialist or Technical Writer

  • Proficiency in graphic design software.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly through visuals and text.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity with documentation best practices, including Army standard formats.

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with SMEs and stakeholders.

  • Experience with version control systems and document management tools is a plus.


Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $88,125.00

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 46,000 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

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 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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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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