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Technical Writer

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Job Number:
644604
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Location:
WASHINGTON, DC US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Technical Writer will support a DHS customer in writing and editing technical documents and white papers to be delivered to the government in response to published product, system or solution problems or requirements.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Draft, expand, refine and edit technical concepts or solutions into an easy to read, comprehensive, compliant and compelling documents.
- Create compelling White Papers and other documents.
- Interact with technical team members for content development. 
- Become familiar and comply with government style guides
- Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiple sources and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
 

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

 

BA/BS degree in a technical field or English/Journalism and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of experience.

 

Current EOD clearance or the ability to obtain a DHS EOD Clearance

 

Outstanding communications, writing, editing, proofreading, and grammar skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Familiarity with Department of Homeland Security terminology

 


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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