Leidos’ NISC IV Program (National Airspace System Integration Support Contract) is one of the largest and oldest programs supporting the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), and we have an exciting career opportunity for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Technical Writer.
The UAS Technical Writer will be responsible to prepare technical briefings and will work with a cross-functional team focused on evaluating and testing Counter-UAS (C-UAS) systems. The position is responsible for creating, editing, and organizing safety and technical information and converting it into useful, high-quality documentation and presentations. This position is focused on writing narratives that capture program progress.
UAS Technical Writer's responsibilities will include creating original content, copy editing, ensuring that content meets FAA style requirements, and supplying illustrative graphics. Primary areas of contribution include, but are not limited to:
A successful candidate will be familiar with common aviation terms and definitions. Knowledge of small UAS systems is desirable.
The position requires the ability to develop and use standardized reporting formats that can be applied to summarize repetitive events and the ability to extract numerical information from excel data sheets and accurately summarize in written form is required.
The candidate should be highly organized, adjust well to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and have excellent verbal and problem-solving skills. The position will require the technical writer to learn processes and content guidelines. It requires excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with SMEs and team members. The candidate must have superior writing skills and experience within a research and development environment.
UAS Technical Writer Minimum Qualifications:
UAS Technical Writer Preferred Qualifications:
Pay Range: $72,150.00 - $111,000.00 - $149,850.00
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 laws.
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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