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Leidos

Senior Technical Writer ( R-00048383 )

Technology

Technical Writer

Yearly

No

Columbia, Maryland, United States

Description

Job Description:The Technical Writer will join a team whose mission is to provide cyber security support to the Nuclear Command and Control System (NCCS) organization within the Cyber Security Directorate (CSD).

*** FLEXIBLE WORK HOURS AVAILABLE

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation, editorial review, revision, and maintenance of security engineering documents including technical white papers, cyber security assessments, architecture analysis documentation, senior management briefings, and status reports.
  • Use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to create program related documentation.
  • Establish inroads with the customer to ensure all materials are compliant with stated policies and practices employed by the customer organization.
  • Where necessary, update Microsoft Word and PowerPoint templates to ensure ease of use and functional capability in support of the respective project teams.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals, and technical publications.
  • Work with engineers and subject matter experts to gather technical information required in the preparation of written text.
  • Research highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiple sources and prepare incident reports, responses, and briefings comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.
  • Organizes assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Coordinates the display of related graphics and/or utilizes supplemental images, drawings, diagrams to illustrate material as needed
  • Maintains adherence to project schedules and target dates
  • Prepare detailed presentations and national security reports to Agency senior leadership
  • This position has visibility with the customer leadership.

CLEARANCE REQUIRED: TS/SCI with Polygraph. US Citizenship required

Education/Experience

  • Minimum 12+ years’ of 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 preferred. Four (4) years of additional technical writer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. (16 years total)
  • Masters’ Degree is a plus.
  • Moderate understanding of cyber security principles and network systems is desired.
  • Network+ or Security+ certification is a plus.

CONMD

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External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:29

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Writing and Editing

Pay Range: