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Job #: R-00007005
Location: Reston, VA
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: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Technical Writer in Northern, VA.

The Technical Writer will perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties in connection with the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications for applications to be migrated to the CLOUD.

Primary Responsibilities

Write and edit technical manuals on the latest developments, functionality and concepts in the subject area. Provide training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators, application owners and software developers. Edit, validate, and incorporate newly developed training and technical manual material and red-line edits to update the latest operating procedures. Participate in the verification of new procedures at military installations and the Prime Contractors' facility. Support the management and placement of documentation on a military Web site.

Basic Qualifications .
  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of experience with technical writing for the Department of Defense.
  • Other requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience with military software technical writing
  • 3+ years of experience with training material verification and editing
  • Knowledge of Army training and technical writing standards
  • Knowledge of Mil-Std 40051, Mil-HDBK 1222
  • Ability to maintain accurate technical publications
  • Ability to manage multiple technical publications programs for complex systems
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance
  • Ability to show Microsoft Office expertise
  • Ability to travel up to 25% - CONUS/OCONUS
  • Flexibility and patience in order to work in a high demand/volume work environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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