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Job #: R-00005562
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Technical Writer to support our GSM-O Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) Task Order. JRSS is a suite of equipment that performs firewall functions, intrusion detection and prevention,

enterprise management, virtual routing and forwarding, and network security capabilities. This position will report to the customer site in Fort Meade, MD and may allow for part time telecommute once you are acclimated.

In this role, you will perform the following:
  • Work closely Tier 3 engineers, Tech Lead and Project Manager to support the creation of test reports, test plans, weekly status reports, deployment instructions and other required documentation.
  • Utilize established templates and processes and create new templates as appropriate
  • Describe complex and technical topics in a clear, concise, and accurately manner to facilitate repeatable processes
  • Lead peer reviews of documentation as required


Basic Requirements:
  • Requires a BA or BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Excellent written communication and grammatical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Experience working directly with engineers and other technical SMEs
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams and coordinate deadlines


Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience or familiarity with a Network Operations support environment


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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