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Job #: TR-662361
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:
The Defense & Intelligence Group within Leidos is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to fill an immediate vacancy on a large level-of-effort program. The successful candidate will assume the role of a Technical Writer within the PMO for a large program, and will work successfully with the PM, DPM, back office Manager and back office team. The candidate will be responsible for creating technical documentation as well as editing and proofreading documents created by other team members. The ideal candidate should be able to develop solutions to problems and create quality documents using domain knowledge and thorough analysis. Major tasks for this position include leading task order and/or proposal efforts and serving as the lead technical writer. Working with the back office team to edit and provide coaching on their technical writing. Translating technical information into documentation for non-technical audiences. Working closely with stakeholders and teammates to identify and document their needs and provide that information in clear and concise documentation to the Customer. This position will play a key role in Task Order proposal writing and management. Seeking a candidate that has the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, can multi task exceptionally well, and has demonstrated success developing well thought out technical documentation.External Referral Eligible
Mandatory Skills:- Typically requires a BA degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.- Demonstrated experience as a professional technical writer- A broad understanding of software development tools and terminology- Experience proofreading and editing technical documentation- Must have a strong capability for planning, organizing, and tracking assigned tasks- Must be able to interact with Teammates and Customers in an effective manner- Prior experience with proposal writing preferredDesired Skills:- Bachelors Degree in English

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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