Technical Writer


Job Description:

The Leidos NISC IV program is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to join our team in Washington, DC and support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ideal candidate must be able to support the FAA Aviation Property Management, Policy and Portfolio Planning Branch (APM-210) in the writing, development, proofing, and maintenance of standards, manuals, procedures, user guides, and other publications. This individual will be responsible for collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all products are high quality relative to quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style, and meet the FAA guidelines.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Review technical content for readability, clarity, consistency, completeness, accuracy, tone, organization, usability, and visual design
  • Interpret customer specifications and requirements, and verify that document content addresses all customer criteria, including applicable requirements and specifications
  • Create high-quality job aids, user guides-experience with SnagIt or any other screen capture tool
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat Pro, SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience applying templates, inserting watermarks, creating cross-references, inserting/updating captions, and inserting/updating tables of contents and other references in MS Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Experience preparing reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • Great organization skills to prioritize, follow up, deliver, and communicate status of assigned actions
  • Demonstrated customer-facing stance
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust
  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, Communication, English, Journalism or related area and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in English, Technical Communications, or related field
  • Experience with the Federal Government work environment
  • Experience with FAA Acquisition Policy
  • Knowledge of and experience managing FAA Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN) and MS Teams

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

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Job Family:

Writing and Editing

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