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Technical Documentation Writer/Editor

Company: Leidos
Location: Rockville
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Technical Documentation Writer/Editor
Leidos is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineering Technical Documentation Writer/Editor. The successful candidate will be assisting in the development (writing, editing, proofreading and/or providing writing support) of technical manuals updates based on engineering whitepapers and problem reports (PRs). The candidate will be responsible for creating and modifying technical diagrams using tools such as Visio or Microsoft PowerPoint; reviewing technical changes; provide editorial changes per FAA documentation standards. Air Traffic knowledge or experience nice to have, but not required.  This position could be located at the William J Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City New Jersey or Leidos facility in Rockville Maryland or virtual.  Candidate will be required to represent Leidos to the FAA customer in a positive manner, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, flexibility and adaptability in adjusting to shifting work requirements in an environment that can be fast-paced. 
Technical Documentation Writer/Editor Responsibilities:
•    Assisting with technical documentation development and lab validation for review and approval by FAA Second Level Engineering personnel.
•    Establish and maintain a direct working relationship with FAA Book Owners, Second Level Engineering, and Technical Manuals representatives responsible for the FAA systems fielded by Leidos.
•    Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
•    Demonstrated direct experience developing and implementing large-scale technical changes on compressed schedule deadlines.  
•    Demonstrated ability to work without appreciable direction, modulating schedule to meet and exceed schedule targets.
•    Working knowledge of XML editor (i.e. PTC Arbortext)
•    Demonstrated ability to review and provide editorial comments for content developed by other team members.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Writing and Editing

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Rockville , Technical Documentation Writer/Editor, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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