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Technical Writer - Rockville

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Job Number:
651327
Job Category:
Business Development / Proposals
Location:
ROCKVILLE, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret
Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Technical Writer to join its Proposal Operations team in Rockville, MD.

JOB SUMMARY:

This job of the Technical Writer is to all resources essential to the successful execution of the Leidos Capture Process (Win Plan) and compliant delivery of proposals, ECPs, ENs, etc.  This candidate would join an internally-focused team that is focused on generating high-quality, winning proposal content.  Some travel required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Successful candidates must possess the ability to write in clear and concise language that is compliant and responsive to RFP requirements.

•Technical Writing assignments may include marketing publications and proposal documentation.

•A successful candidate must possess the ability to work collaboratively with subject matter experts, and capture key concepts and ideas, maintain consistency in tone and voice, and use proper English, syntax and grammar.  

•This individual will be responsible for supporting all resources essential to the successful execution of the Leidos Capture Process (Win Plan) and compliant delivery of proposals, ECPs, ENs, etc.


Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School Diploma and 3+ years of related experience.

•Strong Technical Writing and Editing Skills.

•Ability to communicate with positive impact and build effective relationships.

•Ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to schedule changes & slips, project re-scopes, and customer directed changes to ensure compliant product delivery.

•Teamwork is an essential quality, as is the ability to work effectively while under tight deadlines.

•Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

•Candidate must have the ability to travel to support proposal efforts as needed.

•Ability to obtain and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a major in English or Journalism.

•Proposal writing experience.

•Knowledge of Shipley Proposal Process

•Active security clearance is a plus.

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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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