Leidos is seeking a Technical Writer to provide professional service support to our DHS customer.
The Technical Writer will be responsible for:
Draft, expand, refine, and edit technical concepts or solutions into easy-to-read, comprehensive, compliant, signature-ready, and compelling documents tailored for audiences ranging from entry-level technical to executive level
Interact with technical team members for content development
Standardize documentation where appropriate, e.g. templates, plans, processes, procedures
Become well versed in and comply with federal government (especially DHS) and Leidos official document requirements and style guides
Minimum requirements include:
BA/BS degree in a technical field and/or in English/Journalism with the ability to efficiently and effectively write accurate and customer-compliant technical documents
Minimum two years’ relevant experience
Ability to obtain and maintain customer specific background investigation
Candidates should also demonstrate the following:
Strong ability to quickly and effectively gather requirements, perform research, compile information, prioritize and collate, draft, edit, and produce high-quality documentation that satisfies customer needs with minimal follow-on work needed
Ability to manage multiple communications projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to work cross functionally among PMO and technical staff
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and fluid environment.
In addition to specific security clearance requirements, all Department of Homeland Security NOSC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Experience drafting IT, cybersecurity, or related technical documentation using federal government, particularly DHS, official document requirements and style guides
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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.
Pay and Benefits
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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.