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Job #: R-00052213
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization.  Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission.  Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will support the Emerging & Anticipatory Technologies (E&AT) organization. They will work closely with the front office to develop written materials and provide quality control to ensure that final documents meet or exceed a high quality of standards.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the front office to understand style, format and other written standards.

  • Capture notes from meetings and translate those notes into agreed upon formats.

  • Translate notes and other captured materials (white board, etc.) into presentable near finished documents (e.g. Word and PowerPoint documents)

  • Ensure E&AT administrative and technical products adhere to policy and guidance, and meet or exceed organizational standards.

  • Assist and share best practices and strengthen the overall quality of E&AT technical writing:

    • Using proper English and syntax

    • Key points are clear and articulated for understandability

    • Appropriately correct classification

    • Standard formats are adhered to

  • Integrate writing experience and knowledge into final product via document editing.

  • Ensure technical concepts are captured and communicated clearly, accurately, and comprehensively as possible to the intended audience; translate into presentation when applicable

  • Edit weekly reports, highlights, award write-ups, and other organizational written materials.

  • Assist in creating, updating, and editing of SOPs, Strategic documents, and other administrative and technical documentation

  • Provide high quality and accurate review of administrative and technical documents

  • Identify, recommend and document Best Practices and Process Improvements

Basic Qualifications:

At least five (5) years of experience in document management and technical editing for a program or project of similar complexity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong writing skills is a must

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint primarily)

  • Ability to work with varying levels of personnel throughout the organization

The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas.  We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team.  We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit careers.leidos.com/CONMD

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Writing and Editing

Pay Range:

  

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.

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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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.

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