Senior Technical Writer Jobs in Columbia, MD at Leidos

Title: Senior Technical Writer

Company: Leidos

Location: Columbia, MD


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).

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.

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


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

Pay Range: Pay Range $90,350.00 – $139,000.00 – $187,650.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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