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The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Technical Writer to support the development of AN/SQQ-89 A(V)15 system operational and maintenance Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) for US Navy ships in support of Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS 5B) at our Chesapeake, VA office.
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Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:
Work closely with Logisticians and other Tech Writers as the SQQ-89A(V)15 SME to support the creation of technical data.
Provide subject matter expertise in the creation of templates, be able to describe complex and technical topics in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.
Lead review of documentation as required.
Provide quality assessment of technical manuals being delivered to US Navy ships.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Requires AS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).
Applicant shall have technical experience with AN/SQQ-89A(V) ACB sonar system equipment.
At least 6 years of AN/SQQ-89(V) working experience in either Operations or Maintenance.
Excellent written communication and grammatical skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Experience working directly with technical SMEs.
Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:
System functional segments
Sonar tactical equipment
System LAN operation and administration
Fault Detection / Isolation / Localization
Remove and replace procedures
Experience with NAVSEA programs and their lifecycle support
Experience working with S1000D or similar collaborative product data system
Travel may be required for this position
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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