Technical Editor

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Technical Editor to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Technical Editor analyzes writing from multiple authors and applies principles of grammar and style to edit documents for clarity, correctness, and concision. The goal of this analysis is to improve end-user comprehension of written descriptions of weapon capabilities and vulnerabilities opposing U.S. systems. Besides some comprehension of technical documentation, such analysis requires mechanical observation of both physical hardware and other photographic and graphical depictions, as well as informal discussions with subject-matter experts. Image manipulation through various formats is necessary. All documents require formatting in MS Word before transferring to the markup language Arbortext. As the publisher for final deliverables, the editor releases reports in both encrypted CD/DVD form, and also online, in Government facilities. Capability for meeting deadlines is crucial, as this role supplies the documents that mark contract completion.

Basic Qualifications

* Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or higher English (or related) Degree from an accredited university with a 3.5 or higher GPA.

* Candidate must demonstrate:

* Candidate must demonstrate:

   · Excellent written and verbal communication skills

   · Competency in writing and editing technical reports

   · Competency in all Microsoft products, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Visio

   · Competency in some Adobe products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat

   · Capability for working independently toward projecting a uniform, succinct, and accomplished voice and style from dense technical material, of various authorship

 

 * Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL, area.

Other Qualifications

Familiarity with any markup language, including its debugging, is desired.

Familiarity with SLR camera use and photo manipulation is desired.

Familiarity with technical subject matter is desired.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.01.16-2022-27
Closing Date:
01/20/2023

COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.