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Job #: R-00000877
Location: OK City, OK
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies" Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear.

The Technical Writer is responsible for working with the development team to write and edit technical documentation while ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. The Technical Writer creates, manages and oversees the generation of technical documents in support of Operations, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Testing, and data entry activities. The Technical Writer works on assignments that are complex in nature where analysis of processes and data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Support the revision of documents as the need arises e.g. changes to functional requirements documents, changes to system design documents, etc.

Support the development and creation of documents and procedures for the Development Team by providing technical writing skills commensurate with current business practices (plain language) and continuous process improvement methodologies

Support the testing and documentation of software in accordance with application specific testing plans

Support groups in the participation of meeting and providing technical writing input for documentation needs

Support the group by documenting meeting and teleconference minutes

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Excellent analysis, communication, organization, planning, problem-solving and follow-up skills.

Experience working in an Agile Environment.

Ability to work effectively as a team player in a diverse work group.

Demonstrated ability to research, organize, and develop writing projects for technical and regulatory content/literature for both technical/scientific and general public audiences

Ability to accurately convey information in both spoken and written form.

Strong command of the English language is essential (Plain Language).

Experience in creating multi-media training materials and/or maintaining web content are/is preferred

Bachelor's degree in English or relevant field with two to four or more years of experience.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Public Trust

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Writing and Editing


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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