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Job Number:
647578
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
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 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 Summary
A 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 Skills
Professional writing in a clear, concise and complete manner
Proficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
Ability to convey information for appropriate audience
Editing Skills
Formal Writing Style
Technical Skills
Engineering comprehension, understand subject matter
Knowledge of government documentation standards
Basic understanding of government classification rules
Research technical information
Tool Skills
Computer savvy
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to take screen shots off system user interfaces
Design Skills
Develop graphics
Illustration skills
Formatting skills, layout and design of document
Organizational skills, consolidating information



Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in related field of study. In lieu of Bachelors Degree, 4 or more years directly related experience may be considered
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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