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Job #: R-00052304
Location: Germantown, MD
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

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 Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

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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.

Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a position supporting our federal customers, particularly the U.S. Department of Energy, as Document Production Manager. This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated document management experience, superior professional demeanor, and the ability to accomplish a wide variety of day-to-day responsibilities that ensure Leidos program success. 

This is a full-time position located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages and supervises workload and work product of geographically separated document editing, design, and production team.

  • Shepherds document production process from inception to distribution, including organizing materials, tasks, and personnel to complete and publish federally required documents ranging in size from 1,000 to 3,000 pages developed over multiple years.

  • Formats the page layout and various elements (tables, sections, index, etc.) of complicated, multi-author document deliverables in MS Word.

  • Establishes and documents policy and procedures relevant to editorial staff to implement departmental, division, and corporate initiatives.

  • Ensures, tracks, and analyzes editorial departmental quality control efforts.

  • Develops level-of-effort estimates for document production efforts and works closely with Project Managers to analyze the scope of work and establish project schedules.

  • Provides proofreading and editorial support, ensuring adherence to applicable style guidance, such as the Government Printing Office, Gregg Reference Manual, The Chicago Manual of Style, and Associated Press.

  • Works as needed in the office to accomplish document distribution and specialized document editing functions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • At least 8 years’ experience in document design and production management, some years of which is with production for large multi-volume technical documents.

  • Experience with designing and managing a variety of publications, such as news releases, fact sheets, and posters.

  • Power user in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Word.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand client needs and coordinate products that meet the need effectively and efficiently.

  • Capability to manage document projects that involve multiple client and other contributors’ input to the document.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Particular familiarity in meeting standards for Department of Energy publications.

  • DOD TS or DOE Q

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Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance



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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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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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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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