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Technical Writer – Navy


Leidos is actively hiring for a Technical Writer with an active Secret clearance and eligible to be approved up to a TS/SCI clearance to join our team in N. Charleston, SC.

Salary range for this position is in the low to mid $80,000.00's based on experience


  • The candidate will be responsible for developing Distributed Common Ground System – Navy (DCGS-N) Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) and technical documentation in accordance with current Navy standards.

  • The candidate shall research and obtain available commercial manuals, technical writing, editing, illustration and publication information, as required, to develop or revise existing class 2 and class 3 IETM’s in digital data format.

  • The source format shall include XML, HTML and hyperlinked PDF multimedia files.

  •  IETMs shall comply with Department of the Navy policy on digital product technical data, be compliant with the Advanced Technical Information Support System (ATIS) and the Technical Data Management Information System (TDMIS).

  • Other responsibilities include providing feedback on technical documentation, maintaining checklists, and providing critical subject matter expertise support during documentation reviews, product reviews, and program office working groups.

  • The candidate must communicate effectively, establish and maintain professional credibility, and be able to work directly and independently with Navy customers, team members, and program management.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen with current Secret clearance and eligible to be approved for a TS/SCI.

  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing or related field and 5 years of experience to include: writing technical documentation, procedures and guidelines for C5ISR systems or equipment.

  • Extensive experience in the development, writing, formatting, editing, and proofreading of military technical documentation such as system administration manuals, maintenance procedures, standard operational procedures, and architectural overviews.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe authoring products for PDF, XML and HTML.


  • Adobe FrameMaker certification, Adobe Dreamweaver certification, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $59,150.00 – $91,000.00 – $122,850.00

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 law.

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