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Job #: R-00017841
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

Description

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for an 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.

Qualifications: 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

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

TYPICAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • It requires a BA degree and/or equivalent experience and training, and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience in editing or writing within the Intelligence Community , or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • 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

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Writing and Editing

Leidos

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 33,000 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.

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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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