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Job #: R-00008507
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for an Arabic Editor. This position requires possession of a current TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE.
  • Responsible for ensuring the readability, proper grammar, and basic content of material.
  • Responsible for disseminating a quality product by the required deadline.
  • May determine methods and procedures to be used on new assignments and provide guidance to other personnel.
  • Must be able to adjust to constantly changing priorities and demands.
  • Frequently interacts with customers and/or functional peer group managers.
  • May interact with senior management.
  • Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.
  • A test will be given to assess editing skills.


  • ACTIVE TS/SCI w/ Polygraph. Candidates must be familiar with cable and IC report writing styles.
  • Strong briefing and writing skills are a must as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision.

  • Typically requires a BA degree and/ or equivalent experience and training, and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience in editing or writing within the Intelligence Community , or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Editing experience and must possess excellent writing skills.
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Arabic language is preferred.

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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