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Job #: R-00007055
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 Documentation Specialist in Northern VA.

The Documentation Specialist will perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties in connection with the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications on the theory, installation, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex electronics equipment or systems.

Primary Responsibilities

Write and edit technical manuals on the latest theories, developments, and concepts in the subject area. Provide training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators and maintenance technicians. 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 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

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