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Job #: R-00040102
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: ADP2 / IT2
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

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.

This position will be 100% remote with the possibility of light travel.

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.

Job Duties:

  • 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

Required Experience:

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.

Qualifications:

BS/BA degree or 4+ years' relevant work experience

2+ years' technical documentation experience

Clearance:

ADPII clearance preferred.
Due to Military Contract Requirements, Candidates must be US citizens who are clearable for a DoD clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

ADP2 / IT2

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Writing and Editing

  

About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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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