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.
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
BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
At least five (5) years of experience in document management and technical editing for a program or project of similar complexity.
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
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 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 www.Leidos.com.
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