Technical Writer (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph)

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Is finding a new and challenging position one of your New Year's Resolutions for 2018?  Well, Leidos is looking for you!  We are currently seeking a Technical Writer who possesses a Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph Clearance for an emerging program in the Columbia, MD area.

What you will do:

-  Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents

-  Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

-  Gather technical information and prepare written text

-  Maintain a current internal documentation library

-  Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.

-  Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

-  Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.  Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

-  Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.  Coordinate layout and design of documents

-  Work on all phases of documentation

-  Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

-  Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources

-  Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems

-  Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information

- Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers

- Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies



-  Minimum eight (8) years’ experience as a Technical Writer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required
-  Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required
-  Six (6) years of additional Technical Writing experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree
-  SIGINT: Experience producing, maintaining, enhancing, updating and configuration control of technical

documentation for SIGINT systems projects such as or similar to GLAIVE


External Referral Eligible

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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