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The Technical Writer is responsible for working with the development team to write and edit technical documentation while ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. The Technical Writer creates, manages and oversees the generation of technical documents in support of Operations, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Testing, and data entry activities. The Technical Writer works on assignments that are complex in nature where analysis of processes and data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Support the revision of documents as the need arises e.g. changes to functional requirements documents, changes to system design documents, etc.
Support the development and creation of documents and procedures for the Development Team by providing technical writing skills commensurate with current business practices (plain language) and continuous process improvement methodologies
Support the testing and documentation of software in accordance with application specific testing plans
Support groups in the participation of meeting and providing technical writing input for documentation needs
Support the group by documenting meeting and teleconference minutes
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Excellent analysis, communication, organization, planning, problem-solving and follow-up skills.
Experience working in an Agile Environment.
Ability to work effectively as a team player in a diverse work group.
Demonstrated ability to research, organize, and develop writing projects for technical and regulatory content/literature for both technical/scientific and general public audiences
Ability to accurately convey information in both spoken and written form.
Strong command of the English language is essential (Plain Language).
Experience in creating multi-media training materials and/or maintaining web content are/is preferred
Bachelor’s degree in English or relevant field with two to four or more years of experience.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
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 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.
Pay and Benefits
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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Commitment to Diversity
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.