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Job #: R-00053106
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a highly skilled Technical Writer with knowledge of Department of Defense policies, processes, procedures and systems that can support for Operational Requirements Documentation. The applicant must have the skillset to ensure that the Defense information Systems Agency (DISA) and all of its operational entities have the required documentation for all capabilities to monitor and manage networking, computing, and enterprise services to DISA’s customers that assist the Armed forces Around the globe.  The successful applicant shall engage Operational key stakeholders, sponsors and department customers to include the Operational Centers to gather operational requirements and provide the Government the necessary documentation for proper vetting. The candidate shall be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and working with department staff to ensure accuracy of product descriptions to ensure Network Operations and Defensive Cyber Operations requirements are documented for any new services, and any capability gaps are documented for any existing service.

This position will be based onsite in Fort Meade, MD. An active TS/SCI security clearance is required prior to start.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals.

  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts.

  • Analyze documents and determine system requirements and gaps.

  • Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals.

  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.

  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content.

  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Proven experience working in a technical writing position.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools and systems.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences.

  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking.

  • Must hold active and current TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Department of Defense tools and systems.

GSMO

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

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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