DHMSM Technical Editor

Job Number: ? 652920 Job Category: ? Information Technology - Healthcare Location: ? VIENNA, VA US Schedule: ? Full-time Travel: ? Yes, 10% of the time Shift: ? Day Job Potential for Teleworking: ? No Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: ? None Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: ? ADP2 / IT2 Description: ?Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group has a need for a Technical Editor on the DHMSM contract in Vienna, VA. Member of the program QA Team responsible for supporting Quality Assurance, providing quality assurance, quality control, and technical writing support for all program deliverablesResponsible for Quality Assurance of technical documentation, especially contract deliverables, including program plans, engineering documents, monthly reports, and other project-related documentation Checking drafts for format, clarity and overall cohesiveness. Ensuring documents meet editorial and government specifications and adhering to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style. Interface with technical writers, Configuration and Data Management, and other project personnel in coordinating/preparing the edited draft. Reviewing rough drafts and making suggestions. Defining, or helping to define: standard settings for spell-checking on the program, a program style guide, checklists for various types of documents, and a common error list Editing contract deliverables for factual accuracy, completeness, structure of the document, compliance with standards, and style and comprehensibility Facilitating document reviews with technical writers, Configuration and Data Management, and Program Management Proof-reading contract deliverables before final delivery for spelling, grammar and terminology Qualifications: ? Education Skills: ?B.S. / B.A. degree Required Skills: ? Requires 5+ years' experience in editorial or technical writing experience in a Defense-contracting environment, of which at least 1 year is in IT documentation Exceptional technical communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to use plain English Strong command of English grammar and punctuation Ability to translate technical information into simpler terms for non-technical audiences Ability to manage multiple writing/editing assignments under tight deadlines Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables Ability to work alone and as part of a team Experience in cross-functional settings, especially an Integrated Product Team environment Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office SuiteAdditional Desired Qualifications Experience working in a company operating under an ISO 9001 or similar Quality System. Experience with SharePoint document management Experience with electronic health records systemsUS Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance Leidos Overview: ? Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Other Locations: ? - provided by Dice
Civil, Graphics, ISO, Management, Project, QA, Quality Assurance, Security, Technical Writing

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