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Job #: R-00027717-OTHLOC-PL-2D0130
Location: Fort Gordon, GA
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: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Technical Writer with knowledge and experience in writing and editing technical documents, including user manuals, white papers, annual reports, presentations and Military Technical Manuals.

Primary Responsibilities:

Candidate will work with subject-matter experts to gather information, identify relevant data and audiences, and write documents that are clear and user friendly. The Tech Writer will be responsible for providing input to the Technical Manual packages geared toward the efficiency of installation and integration procedures at each of the five Regional Hub Nodes throughout the world and Signal Modernization projects. Responsible for reviewing, designing, revising, developing and maintaining all Training Material, Lesson Plans, and Course Outlines.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree and 4 years of experience with technical writing. 4 additional years of directly related experience can offset the degree requirements.

Candidate should possess outstanding technical skills and be skilled with formatting large content documents.

Working knowledge of Adobe Frame Maker. 

Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team. 

Ability to work with of Subject Matter Experts (SME) to produce training material as required per system in an office or field environment. 

Familiarization with developing lesson plans using the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) process and consists of Terminal Learning Objectives (TLO), Enabling Learning Objectives (ELOs), Learning Step Activity (LSA), equipment requirements, instructor requirements, student handouts, media, and written practical exercises.

Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Writing and Editing


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

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