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Technical Writer ( R-00061241 )


Technical Writer



Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Job Description:

Looking for a change. Leidos has opportunities in the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (ITW/AA) and Missile Defense mission areas. The work includes trade studies, system engineering, model based system engineering, portfolio analysis, software development demonstration and product testing and deployment to Cheyenne Mountain. Leidos is focused on finding the best people, processes, and tools that will provide solutions in data integration and fusion, data analytics, data mining, predictive analytics, data visualization, and decision support tools.

This position will report directly to the Test and Deployment Operations Team Lead.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Our Technical Writer will provide support to the trade studies, software development, test and deployment teams to provide methodical development of critical documents in support of all contract tasks

  • Provide development of Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) for new software package integration, development of existing TTP redline changes and incorporation of diagrams and drawings developed by the drafter

  • Coordinate document changes with government for verification and incorporation into the technical baseline

  • Develop, design and deliver software and hardware product documentation to support efforts associated with deployment, testing and training

  • In coordination with the drafter, develop Test Plans, Test Procedures, Software Test Reports, Final Cybersecurity artifacts, System/Subsystem Specifications, Interface Control Documents (ICD), Software Version Descriptions (SVD), System/Subsystem Design Description, Completed Site Preparation Requirements Installation Plans, Architecture Framework (DoDAF) products/views, manuals, technical orders, training materials and procedures, COTS Manuals and Associated Supplemental Data, Software Installation Plans, Software Design Description (SDD), SW Load Database, As Built Software Configurations, Software Assurance Evaluation Reports and Interim Authority to Test Packages

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with four (4) years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Currently possess an Top Secret with ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Experience with missile warning and missile warning defense

  • Extensive experience writing Information Technology (IT) technical documents and plans

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in associated field

  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills

  • Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

  • Past experience in Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), Global Data Integration (GDI), or other key missile defense programs or areas

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Writing and Editing

Pay Range:Pay Range $57,200.00 - $88,000.00 - $118,800.00