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Leidos Sonar Procedural Technical Writer/Editor in Manassas, Virginia


Job Description:

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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

Leidos is seeking an editor who will support AN/SQQ-89(V) system technical data requirements for US Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) for NAVSEA Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS 5). This position will report to the OEM site in Manassas VA.

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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here ( !

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Responsibilities – What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work closely with the Logistics Manager, SME’s, and OEM Engineers to support the development of AN/SQQ-89(V) Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) and technical documentation in accordance with current Navy standards.

  • Be able to describe complex and technical topics in a clear, concise, and accurate manner

  • Research and obtain available manuals, technical writing, editing, illustration and publication information, as required

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Excellent written communication and grammatical skills

  • Experience with AN/SQQ-89(V) in either Operations or Maintenance

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams and coordinate deadlines

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:

  • DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Prior experience with developing technical data for DoD programs

  • Travel may be required for this position

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:$3,000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Writing and Editing

Pay Range:

#Featuredjob REQNUMBER: R-00065708

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.