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Job #: R-00124793
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to unleash your potential.

Leidos currently has an opening for a Technical Editor for the 363rd ISRW/365th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at Nellis AFB. As a Technical Editor, assists in the production and review of intelligence products. This includes proofreading and editing, cataloguing, maintaining, and archiving technical publications in a variety of formats (to include hard copy and digital) including reports, manuals, briefs, guides, instructions, training materials, procedures, and related materials in support of USAF flying units. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilize knowledge of various writing, editing, printing and publication standards, techniques and technology to edit, organize, format, and produce tactics documents for worldwide distribution; to include drafting, editing, designing the AFTTP 3-1.Threat Guide, Threat to Aerospace Operations (TTAO) manuals, intelligence reports, intelligence analysis articles and pamphlets.
  • Provide expertise in reviewing, analyzing, organizing, and formatting required technical material using word processing and web-based applications per established unit and Intelligence Community standards with respect to order, style, terminology, and sequencing.
  • Work closely with production management and intelligence analysts to ensure intelligence publications are logical, comprehensive, and easy to understand when read by an author's peers or educated laypersons.
  • Maintain cataloging systems and records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications. 
  • Remain current on new developments and/or technological advancements in technical writing, editing, and publishing.
  • Attend local meetings and/or VTCs related to Squadron and/or IC production standards, trends, and procedures, and identifying changes to policy.

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 4 years’ experience editing professional documents, preferably technical documents.  Additional years of experience will be considered without degree.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must possess a current DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance single-scope background investigation. TS with SCI eligibility accepted.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen; must possess a current DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance single-scope background investigation. TS with SCI eligibility accepted.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Be able to multitask and deliver quality products within specified timelines.
  • Ability to decide and act independently with minimal/no oversight.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Air Force Military Intelligence Analysis experience desired.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Knowledge of computer graphics or other advanced technology to create interesting and appealing layouts, websites and animations; to include ability to create visual and web-based documents, illustrations, graphs, animations, displays, trade-show photographs, etc. to produce desired visual effects.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $49,400.00 - $89,300.00

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

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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 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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