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Job #: R-00001650
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The NISC III program within the Leidos Civil group is seeking a Technical Writer to collaborate with various IT Team members and related projects and programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

In this role, you will create technical documents and procedures, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and work with IT staff to ensure the accuracy of the process.

Specific duties for the position include:
  • Work with IT Infrastructure and deployment teams to fully understand processes and controls
  • Experience with developing and updating Software Development Life Cycle standards documentation and processes
  • Partner with subject matter experts to create new documentation and document the IT infrastructure processes and controls
  • Effectively organize complex information into clear, comprehensible written descriptions and instructions
  • Format technical communications to maximize clarity and comprehension

Typical education and experience:
  • Typically requires a BA degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Technical Writing experience, preferably within Financial Services and Information Technology
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Must be proficient in in reviewing and editing technical documents
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong proficiency in the English language
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient documentation skills such that procedures and controls are clear and easily understood.
  • Proven ability to manage issues through to resolution; skilled at making judgment calls.
  • Ability to successfully multitask and complete difficult assignments within deadlines which may have short lead times.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - Team player
  • Flexible and self-motivated

Desired qualifications
  • Knowledge of Information Security and financials
  • Experience with FAA SDLC documentation

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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