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Leidos

Technical Writer/Editor ( R-00063844 )

Technology

Technical Writer

Yearly

No

Reston, Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos Military and Veterans Health is seeking a Technical Writer / Editor to support Veterans Affairs’ Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. This role is a remote position with 100% home office. Must be located within the United States.

The Technical Writer / Editor must have experience in editing narrative and graphic products to identify and correct grammatical formatting and logic errors, and to identify logical inconsistencies that will require author attention. Must have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have experience in meeting with authors and other team representatives to review documents, compile inputs/corrections, resolve incompatible comments, and provide final publishable documentation. Must have experience explaining in simple language medical and technical ideas that are difficult for the average reader to understand.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING:

  • Provide technical writing, document preparation, editing, and communication support and coordination consistent with corporate and customer practices, for the development and production of project deliverables, work products, and other documentation for the project

  • Edit, proofread and provide writing support on technical and/or non-technical documents in support of program goals and objectives

  • Ensure documents meet editorial and government specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style, to include 508 compliance

  • Support standardization and adherence to project documentation templates and support the continuous improvement of documentation development and review processes throughout project execution

  • Use Microsoft Office Suite

  • Maintain configuration management of in-process and completed deliverables in SharePoint and other storage and other collaboration tools

  • As requested, work with project and technical staff in the formulation, development, editing, and revision of project documentation and deliverables. Collaborate with content owners and subject matter experts, illustrators, and other key individuals in coordinating/preparing the edited drafts. Review rough drafts and makes suggestions; check drafts for format, clarity and overall cohesiveness

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED-Required Skills:

  • Requires a BA degree in English or equivalent and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with the functional areas to identify and maintain all project documents and deliverables

  • Ability to analyze and communicate technical details through documentation

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

HOW YOU CAN STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD-Preferred Skills:

  • Experience supporting healthcare information technology projects

  • Experience supporting information technology projects for Veterans Affairs agency

  • Current/Active VA background investigation/VA Access is a plus

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:0.00

Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Writing and Editing

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

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