Leidos is seeking a Tech Writer/ Documents Specialist for a 150+ FTE technical development program supporting the Sponsor’s Entitlement Programs as well as IdAM /ICAM, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes and Digital Policy Management. This position is located in the Reston, VA area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.
The Tech Writer/Document Specialist is responsible for writing, editing, proofreading and/or providing writing support on non-technical and/or technical documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures and specifications. Types of writing and editing could include, technical, creative, digital, marketing, and product development. Duties may include designing and developing technical manuals, brochures, training materials, or other documentation for internal use, customer reference, marketing, or other purposes.
Perform a large variety of editorial functions, which include: formatting and stylesheet verification, editing, rewriting, revising, writing, and proofreading
Will be responsible for editing reports, responses, and briefings directed to a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external
Translate technical material into easy to consume user guides, manuals, and publications
Perform QA reviews of products to ensure the information is useful and clear
Develop comprehensive documentation that meets internal standards
Translate intricate products and services information into engaging content to set our users up for success
Maintain detailed databases of materials for reference
Evaluate content for inventive approaches for improvement through whitepapers
Take ownership for projects and insure delivery within specified quality standards
Evaluate and suggest improvements to process and business practices
Effectively communicate with authors, Sponsors and leadership to resolve issues and mitigate risks
Requires a BA degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
Experience editing and writing technical articles, publications, etc.
Excellent written an verbal communication
An eye for detail
Prior experience working with highly technical teams
Prior experience in the Sponsor’s environment and familiarity with Sponsor formats and styles
Familiarity with IdAM / ICAM delivery systems, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes, Entitlement Management and Digital Policy Management
Must have familiarity with security accreditation process and associated documentation requirements
Familiarity with the Sponsor’s entitlement management programs
Understanding of the Software Development Process in an Agile environment
Previous Software Development or Scrum Master experience
Proven experience successfully documenting the Sponsor’s security accreditation process
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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