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Job #: R-00011266
Location: Bethesda, MD
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 with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Technical Writer to support a large customer organization. Position is located in Bethesda, MD. Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI and Polygraph security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work as part of a Strategic Communications Team that implements communication strategies and projects.
  • Perform editing of draft documents and briefings.
  • Provide substantive and grammatical editing of all formal communications to assure quality and consistency with the approved editorial Style Guides, key message architecture and objective and subjective quality standards of the organization. "Translate" input from content "owners" into efficient and effective writing that effectively communicates with target audiences to get the desired result, in accordance with the organization's and the specific initiative's strategic communication plan.
  • Develop writing standards, including but not limited to writing styles, naming conventions, references, and terminology to be used in documents and briefings.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree (Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or Business). Requires 8-12 years of editing, proofreading, and writing IT technical documents aligned to developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IT architecture systems and 5 years of editing, proofreading, and writing IT technical documents aligned to developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IT architecture systems in the IC.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Detail-oriented, ability to consistently provide high-quality products that are concise, thorough and accurate.

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 www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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