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Job #: R-00007045
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 Test Script Writer in Northern VA.

The Test Script writer will develop, edit, and research application manuals for testing application functionality. Test Script writer will prepare technical manuals and technical publications as a result of refactoring and preparation moving applications to a CLOUD environment. Will coordinate with migration team members during the entire process.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop Test Scripts against technical manuals and the latest theories, developments, and concepts in cloud migration. Assess all training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators and maintenance technicians. Examination newly developed training and technical manual material and red-line edits to update the latest operating procedures. Support the evaluation of management and migration of applications to a cloud based environment.

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 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
  • ACTIVE FINAL SECRET CLEARANCE


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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