Technical Writer

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Information Technology - Healthcare
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Public Trust

The Health Products and Solutions Operation currently has an opening for a technical writer to support a large healthcare contract.


The Technical Writer position is available to support competitive bids for new business and potentially support several VDC programs. Primary responsibilities include: 

Collaborate with the technical engineers on developing technical and management write ups for bid proposals.

Develop and incorporate document content with input from engineers and designers.

Develop document structures and outlines that are compliant with CMS customer and Leidos templates and standards. 
Manage document revision levels. 
Other responsibilities as assigned. 


external referral eligible



Required Qualifications: 
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 2+ technical writing experience. 
Experience in technical writing and documentation of engineering designs, operation manuals, and/or technical manuals. 

Experience in technical writing in the field of IT.
Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance with the customer.

Ability to conduct interviews with subject matter experts and create technical writing documentation based on the interview.

Prepare instruction manuals, procedures/processes, and bid proposals (technical and management approach).

Desired Qualifications: 
Experience in tech writing in the field of healthcare/clinical systems. 

Edits publications including reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, procedures, and related materials. 


All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

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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