Leidos Heath group is seeking a Technical Writer to collaborate with various IT Team members and related projects and programs for the Veterans Health Administration.
You will be assisting the team with documentation needs to include; documenting IT system requirements and presentations, producing user guides, training materials, product release notes, use cases, user stories, and auditing system wide documentation for overall compliance. The successful candidate learns to use new software products quickly, breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand content, and manages multiple projects with overlapping deadlines. The position has high growth potential in several directions, depending on your interests, including functional and/or project leadership roles.
- Works with product / project team members to gather and document new and existing IT system requirements.
- Maintains or creates user operating manuals, videos, new product guides, training material, and instructional manuals for IT systems.
- Implement new single-sourcing practices for new and existing user guides and videos.
- Work with technical staff to gather status and create reports for management review.
- Follow and document the life-cycle of application development tasks in all phases.
- Generate task descriptions and track derived requirements in project tracking tool.
- Assists with auditing system wide documentation for overall compliance.
- May work independently or as part of a team
You must demonstrate strong writing/ documentation and organization skills and be able to follow and document the life-cylcle of application. Be Technically savvy to pick up on new tech and tools. Experience with enterprise-grade Help Authoring Tool (HAT) such as MadCap Flare or Adobe RoboHelp is a plus.
BS/BA degree or 4+ years' relevant work experience
2+ years' technical documentation experience
U.S. citizen clearable, or having a DoD secret security clearance
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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