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Technical Writer - TS/SCI w/poly required

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Job Number:
639413
Job Category:
Information Technology - Other
Location:
COLUMBIA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
About Leidos:
Our People. Our Communities. Our Environment. We do business with respect and responsibility for all three. At 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 Summary
This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems.  The work 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. 

Position Summary

The Technical Writer will be responsible for editing, proofreading and providing writing support for technical documents or sections of documents such as user manuals, test plans, systems guides, training manuals and style guides. Duties include ensuring documents meet editorial and government specifications and adhering to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style.  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
Experience with Microsoft Word Styles
Strong technical writing skills (clear, concise, and complete manner)
Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
Knowledge of government documentation standards
Strong oral communication skills
Willing to take initiative to develop systems expertise
Good team player

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in related field of study
Two (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 www.Leidos.com. 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.
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