Technical Writer (647579)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

About LeidosAt Leidos, we take responsibility for improving the quality of life of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment extends beyond the contributions we make to solve Mission-Critical Problems and to Secure America and the World problems through science and technology.
Program SummaryThis contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that’s being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.
Job SummaryA detail oriented, motivated and ambitious Technical Writer is needed to support our customer. The writer will provide support necessary to create and maintain system documentation as well as other supporting documentation such as presentations, blogs, training manuals, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities include:Writing SkillsProfessional writing in a clear, concise and complete mannerProficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)Ability to convey information for appropriate audienceEditing SkillsFormal Writing StyleTechnical SkillsEngineering comprehension, understand subject matterKnowledge of government documentation standardsBasic understanding of government classification rulesResearch technical informationTool SkillsComputer savvyProficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and VisioAbility to take screen shots off system user interfacesDesign SkillsDevelop graphicsIllustration skillsFormatting skills, layout and design of documentOrganizational skills, consolidating information
Bachelors Degree in related field and four (4) – (eight) 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with two (2) – six (6) years of prior relevant experience. In lieu of Bachelors Degree, eight (8) or more years directly related experience may be consideredTwo (2) or more years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems.One (1) or more years experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta