Technical Writer

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Information Technology - Systems
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties in connection with the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications on the theory, installation, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex electronics equipment or systems. Write and edit technical manuals on the latest theories, developments, and concepts in the subject area. Provide training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators and maintenance technicians. Edit, validate, and incorporate newly developed training and technical manual material and red-line edits to update the latest operating procedures. Participate in the verification of new procedures at military installations and the Prime Contractors' facility. Support the management and placement of documentation on a military Web site.


***External Referral Eligible***





BS degree or 5+ years of experience with technical writing for the DoD.


Experience required

·         5+ years of experience with military technical writing

·         5+ years of experience with training material verification and editing


Other requirements

·         Knowledge of Army training and technical writing standards

·         Knowledge of Mil-Std 40051, Mil-HDBK 1222

·         Ability to maintain accurate technical publications

·         Ability to manage multiple technical publications programs for complex systems

·         Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Currently possess or have the ability to obtain Secret security clearance

·         Ability to show Microsoft Office expertise

·         Ability to travel  up to 25% - CONUS/OCONUS

·         Flexibility and patience in order to work in a high demand/volume work environment with changing priorities

·         Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team


Other recommendations/preferences

·         Military Service

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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