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A/N-SQQ-89A(V)15 Technical Writer

Company: Leidos
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Join a team committed to a mission!

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Technical Writer to support the development of AN/SQQ-89 A(V)15 system operational and maintenance Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) for US Navy ships in support of Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS 5B) at our Chesapeake, VA office.

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:

  • Work closely with Logisticians and other Tech Writers as the SQQ-89A(V)15 SME to support the creation of technical data.

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the creation of templates, be able to describe complex and technical topics in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.

  • Lead review of documentation as required.

  • Provide quality assessment of technical manuals being delivered to US Navy ships.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Requires AS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Applicant shall have technical experience with AN/SQQ-89A(V) ACB sonar system equipment.

  • At least 6 years of AN/SQQ-89(V) working experience in either Operations or Maintenance.

  • Excellent written communication and grammatical skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Experience working directly with technical SMEs.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:

  • System functional segments

  • Sonar tactical equipment

  • System LAN operation and administration

  • Fault Detection / Isolation / Localization

  • Remove and replace procedures

  • Experience with NAVSEA programs and their lifecycle support

  • Experience working with S1000D or similar collaborative product data system

  • Travel may be required for this position

Clearance Required:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Writing and Editing

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Keywords: Leidos, Chesapeake , A/N-SQQ-89A(V)15 Technical Writer, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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