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Job #: R-00005369
Location: Morgantown, WV
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:

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. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

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 Leidos Civil Group is seeking a Technical Writing Lead for its Research Support Services (RSS) contract for the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). NETL is a DOE national laboratory that produces technological solutions for America's energy challenges. The successful candidate will lead a team of technical writers and text editors in support of a project management effort to prepare and deliver high quality research documents in support of the Research Programs at NETL. The team manages and maintains a dedicated SharePoint site on the internal LAN system for all delivered research documents.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will interface daily with engineers, scientists, subject matter experts, and faculty members to gather, edit, format, and deliver high quality research documents for the Leidos project management office in support of the research work at NETL.

Specific Duties will include, but not be limited to:
  • Coordinate receipt and assignment of work to staff
  • Establish workflow requirements to meet deliverable schedules
  • Develop templates for various reporting requirements
  • Develop/maintain Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage document development and delivery using an internal SharePoint site
  • Participate in planning meetings with management and research staffs


Required Qualifications
  • Requires bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently in both local and dispersed team settings and to communicate verbally and in writing with peers, colleagues and supervisors to obtain or provide information
  • Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience with SharePoint configuration and maintenance is desirable


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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