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Junior Technical Writer


Technical Writer


Columbia, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking a Junior Technical Writer to support the Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J) Software Sustainment and Modernization program.

GCCS-J is the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Command and Control (C2) system of record for achieving full spectrum dominance. The GCCS-J system is a suite of mission applications that provides critical joint warfighting C2 capabilities and is the principal foundation for dominant battlespace awareness, providing an integrated, near real-time picture of the battlespace necessary to conduct joint and multinational operations. GCCS-J provides a robust and seamless C2 capability to the Commander-in-Chief (CINC), Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), National Military Command Center (NMCC), Combatant Commanders (CCDRs), Joint Force Commanders, and Service Component Commanders. GCCS-J offers vital connectivity to the systems the joint warfighter uses to plan, execute, and manage military operations.

We are expecting award in early summer 2023.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with and learns from the Program Manager/Deputy Program Manager and Chief Engineer to accomplish the following:

  • Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses.

  • Coordinates the display of graphics and the production of documents.

  • Ensures content is of high quality and conforms to standards.

  • Attends meetings and produces notes within 24 hours.

  • Aids in the development and production of Contract Deliverables.

  • Monitors and Tracks Contract Deliverable Schedule due dates.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent and 3 to 6 years’ experience.

  • US citizenship with an active secret clearance and the ability to obtain a DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Good verbal and written skills.

  • Demonstrates strong work ethic, works well within an engineering team, mission oriented, and takes personal pride in work.

  • Ability to multi-task and function in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 1-3 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience working on any of the Global Command and Control System Family of Systems to include GCCS-A, GCCS-M or any other Command and Control program for any service component or COCOM.

Pay Range:Pay Range $39,650.00 - $61,000.00 - $82,350.00

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.