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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 1926730
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2019
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for an Editor in Reston, Virginia. If you are looking for a career in editing and gaining exposure to a variety of high-end products, working on-site at a Government location, this job is for you. The National Security Group is seeking a qualified candidate to assist in the creation, editing, and quality assurance of intelligence products. You will use your knowledge of correct English-language usage, spelling, and punctuation to proofread and edit high-end products. You will be responsible for creating a consistent look and feel of these products as described by Government standards.

You will be responsible for editing and proofreading reports. In this position, you will be responsible for formatting documents created in a production system or in a dissemination platform while adhering to product standards and ensuring accuracy and consistency, including applying appropriate metadata. The position also includes editing and formatting products submitted by external providers and uploading them into the customer's web-based dissemination platform. Current TS/SCI with polygraph is mandatory.

Qualifications

·    Must have a current/active TS/SCI with polygraph
·    Requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of four years of editing experience in a professional or academic environment
·    Strong attention to detail required
·    Must have excellent knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, and punctuation and use this understanding for copyediting and proofreading
·    Demonstrated excellent copy editing and proofreading skills are required
·    Requires proficiency in current computer applications, MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint
·    Must be proficient or willing/able to become proficient in the use of production systems and multimedia editing software, including HyperSnap and the advanced features of Adobe Acrobat
·    Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
·    Must be able to work independently with limited direction and must be able to make sound decisions and take appropriate action
·    Proven experience working in a culturally diverse workforce
·    Must be able to provide professional feedback to authors
·    Ability to work a flexible schedule is required
·    Experience editing in a classified environment is required
 

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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