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Job #: R-00006787
Location: Virginia Beach, 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: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos' C4ISR Analysis &
Support Division is seeking a technical writer
to support the Navy's information operations warfighting

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will work with a team
of subject matter experts, system engineers, curriculum developers, and active
duty personnel as a "documentation specialist" to development and maintain
technical content that supports U.S. Navy intelligence and cryptologic system
operation, maintenance, administration, and training. Specific tasks include, but are not limited
to, the following:

• Research vendor manuals, publications,
illustrations, and drawings and develop original content that references and
reuses relevant information

• Develop and maintain original content
(procedures, illustrations, decision flowcharts) based on engineering and
subject matter expert input

• Re-write and re-format technical manuals,
diagrams, charts, illustrations, and informal notes from engineers and subject
matter experts

• Create document templates and shells for subject
matter experts to complete

• Adhere to established document quality standards

• Maintain records and files of work and revisions
per an established document development life cycle

• Adapt technical content created for one
format to another

• Provide feedback on technical documentation,
training products, and job aids, during documentation reviews, product reviews,
and program office working groups

• Coordinate with system engineers, subject matter
experts, technical writers to ensure all developed content is consistent,
validated, and verified

• Manage multiple projects concurrently for
multiple customers

Candidates need to present a
portfolio with examples of prior relevant work.External Referral Eligible
Basic Qualifications


• Must have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI

• Bachelor's degree in English or related field and 4 years technical writing experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

• Technical editing experience supporting DoD
and/or military technical and reference documents

• Ability to read, interpret, organize, and
synthesize source material into well-written, concise technical products

• Demonstrated ability to work successfully
individually, within a team, and across multidisciplinary teams

• Excellent computer skills and use of
Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Visio) and Adobe authoring products

• Proficient in English grammar, spelling,
punctuation, and document proofreading

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior U.S. Navy
military experience operating, maintaining, and administering intelligence and
cryptologic systems

• Administrator-level
understanding of n-tier Enterprise applications (db, app server, and client)

Experience/training in a Solaris,
Windows PC and Windows Server 2008 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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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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