St Louis, Missouri


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Technical Editor to support a Springfield, VA based customer. The technical editor will use a variety of word-processing software, mainly Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, to edit training documents and reviews videos for the NGA College and occasionally for offices outside the College. The editor will ensure that the document’s grammar, wording, and formatting are correct and in compliance with the NGA style manual. In a few cases, the editor will review PDF documents and will make comments in the documents to identify needed or suggested corrections. The editor will review videos and web-based training presentations and will identify needed or suggested changes. On some occasions, the editor will transcribe videos. The editor will occasionally mentor and train junior editors on the contract on the more advanced aspects of writing as needed.

This role is needed in multiple locations : Springfield, VA and St Louis, MO

Primary Responsibilities

+ Ensure correct grammar, syntax, and formatting in all documents, presentations, videos, and WBTs

+ Follow the NGA style manual

+ Consult with instructional systems designers (ISDs) on unclear wording or syntax

+ Provide ad hoc training to ISDs and junior technical editors on advanced writing issues

+ Maintain a record of all documents, presentations, and WBTs that are edited or reviewed

+ Update weekly hours tracking software to account for all contract work.

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below-

+ Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism, or equivalent experience and training

+ 4 years of experience in editing and/or writing

+ Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

+ TS/SCI clearance or TS clearance with SCI eligibility

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

+ Certification or formal training on Microsoft Word and/or PowerPoint

+ Experience and/or training with Adobe InDesign

+ Published books or articles

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00065457-OTHLOC-PL-2D2605

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.

St Louis, Missouri

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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