The TETRAS program within the Leidos Defense Group has an opening for a Technical Writer at our Huntsville, AL location. This position is responsible for developing documents from engineering inputs for signature by the customer representative and for editing existing documentation as directed. This includes editing, proofreading and providing writing support on non-technical and/or technical documents or sections of documents prepared by writers such as manuals, procedures and specifications. Duties may include ensuring documents meet editorial and government specifications and adhering to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style.
- Strong understanding of documentation development and input from multiple sources
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
- Must have strong communication and inter-personal skills to work within a post-COVID 19 work environment
- Requires HS diploma and less than a year of experience.
- Requires ability to obtain and maintain Secret level security clearance.
- Experience adapting loose inputs from multiple sources into cohesive thoughts and documenting
At the direction of the contract Technical Lead, the technical writer will take inputs from system engineers, cybersecurity engineers, and IT Support personnel, develop or edit documentation in accordance with updates and inputs received, and present for review and approval.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
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.
Securing Your Data
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].
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.