Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.
Command & Control
Leidos is looking for an experienced and successful technical editor and document manager. Collaborating with a dedicated and talented team you would assist with the research, writing, and publication of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) reports and annexes in response to congressional requirements related to Defense Programs and the nuclear security enterprise. Most importantly, you would serve as Editor in Chief for the annual Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan (SSMP).
Providing drafts and intensive edits to large long-term planning documents (e.g., the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan [SSMP]).
Communicating complex and controversial concepts for supporting program and budget planning, programming, and execution (e.g., budget justifications, capital acquisition planning, infrastructure planning, etc.).
Serving as subject matter expert advisor to the Federal Program Manager and staff to resolve emerging issues and problems and to assist with messaging.
Assessing impact, dependencies and trends on major programs and developing recommendations for improvements or revisions.
Providing technical and policy review of staff responses to short notice inquiries from within NNSA, the Secretary of Energy, and other senior Departmental officials.
Assisting Federal Program Manager(s) with implementing solutions, processes, and policies.
Advising Federal staff to ensure that technical plans and solutions are proceeding on schedule and that deliverables conform to customer requirements, quality control standards and negotiated metrics.
Minimum of 12 years of related technical experience.
Active DOE Q or DoD TS clearance.
Extensive experience with Government agencies such as DoD, DTRA, or other military/civilian organizations.
Broad understanding of nuclear weapons system sustainment, acquisition programs, and infrastructure programs.
Demonstrated ability to review and evaluate programmatic and technical information related to nuclear weapons programs and the NNSA infrastructure.
Superior writing and editing skills, including the ability to express technical concepts, processes, programs, and capabilities clearly and concisely for audiences at a variety of technical understanding levels.
Demonstrated experience in developing large planning documents, briefings, white papers, and analysis for senior and executive managers.
Thorough command of English grammar and syntax with and demonstrated ability to collaborate with a team of technical professionals, writers, and editors.
Excellent verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience interacting with and preparing senior and executive managers for high-level interactions within and between agencies.
Ability to confidently interact with senior management of stakeholder organizations.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Consult Emp
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.