Leidos is currently looking for a Technical Writer in Fort Belvoir, VA. This position is in support of the I2TS-3 contract.
The Technical Writer will write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity. Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources. Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems. Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information. Research highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation
Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources
In addition, the Technical Writer will write and/or edit technical documents, including business proposals, reports, user manuals, briefings and presentations, functional descriptions, system specifications, guidelines, special reports, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements. Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations. Research and gather technical and background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables. Consult relevant information sources,including library resources, technical and financial documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent guidelines and regulations governing project deliverables. Draft documents as part of the INSCOM G6/GISA documents will include but are not limited to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), CONOPs, and other documents as required. Develop operations and maintenance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for transitioning project system into production.
HSD or GED with 8 Years of relevant experience
OR Associate's Degree with 6 Years of relevant experience
OR Bachelor's Degree with 4 Years of relevant experience
OR Master's Degree with 2 Years of relevant experience
DoD Directive 85570.01M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II certification; candidates require one of the following: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, SSCP