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Job #: R-00028943
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

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Job Description:

Are you sitting down? Ok, good. Here's that opportunity! You know, the one you've been searching for as an experienced Technical Writer with the ability to rapidly advance your career in Intelligence! Our highly visible program supports stakeholders in National Intelligence on a great team of highly-regarded professionals. The lovely area of Bethesda, MD is the location. This program offers very competitive pay 100k-140k, and not only provides you with 21 days of PTO (paid time off), but you also have a "personal time bank" that allows you to take time off for personal appointments outside of your PTO, 10 holidays, 10 sick days on day one and each anniversary date (banked if not used), 401(k) matching of 5% with a generous 3-year full vesting schedule! Wait! There's more...we have flexible start and end work times (Mon-Fri you can work between the hours of 6am and 7pm). The best part of all is....we really care about you and helping you grow your career! Our management communicates regularly and often with you to see how you are doing; if you need help or guidance with anything; if you're ready to take on more responsibility; be promoted; or maybe you're leaning towards trying a new program. We are BIG believers in promoting from within. So much so, we strategically go after similar programs to keep you gainfully employed and hopefully become a Leidos Life-r, as we say. In a nutshell, the opportunities for you to grow here are VAST!

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 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. Requires 15 years of editing, proofreading, and writing IT technical documents aligned to developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IT architecture systems and 10 years of editing, proofreading, and writing IT technical documents aligned to developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IT architecture systems in the Intelligence Community.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, English, Journalism, or Business desired. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Detail-oriented, ability to consistently provide high-quality products that are concise, thorough and accurate.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

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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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.

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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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