Technical Writer

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Job Description


Leidos is looking for a Technical Writer with a current TS/SCI Clearance for a new opportunity providing IT services to the National Security Council. Our program provides development, maintenance and sustainment support for critical applications and capabilities in support of the White House. Each system has its own specific requirements and infrastructure. With rewarding work, a supportive management team, and a competitive compensation package, there is no better opportunity to take the next step in your career. 

Position Summary

Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including operational reports, contract deliverables, and everything related to the National Security Council IT Support. Writes and edits technical documentation for all the project’s solutions to include how-to documentation, process documentation and tasking orders. Creates documentation for projects; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.  Travel may be up to 10%.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as Technical Writer/Editor responsible for writing, editing, and preparing technical reports as well as planning, organizing, researching, writing, and editing program documentation
  • Prepares a variety of correspondence and reports
  • Ensure all documentation has the proper format, content, and ensure timely completion and transition of each assigned project
  • Reviews and edits technical reports and documents
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers and task order personnel to resolve comments and provide consolidated reply to all comments
  • Determines and plans technical report requirements and ensures, through research, that the technical report will meet the intended use.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this role
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of prior relevant writing experience. Additional experience my substitute for degree
  • Strong technical writing skills (Clear, concise, and complete manner)
  • Strong grammar skills (punctuation, spelling, usage)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in effectively formatting technical documents to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth coverage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with following DoD standards, interpreting network drawings, cyber security experience, and interpreting operational procedures.
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Self-Motivated, problem solver who’s willing to take initiative to develop expertise
  • Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information from Security Analysts and Architects



Pay Range:

Pay Range $59,150.00 – $91,000.00 – $122,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Job Summary

Mount Vernon, VA, United States Location
Full Time Job Type

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