Technical Editor

Technical Editor

08 Apr 2021
Virginia, Mclean, 22030 Mclean USA

Technical Editor

Business Group Highlights

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Work Description: The TechnicalEditor (TE) shall provide editorialadvisement, syntax, and grammatical consistency, proofreading, functionality testingand craftingsubject mattercontent for consistency and usability. This person will be responsible for generating product documentation, performing research, and creating textual content.

The customer is seeking TE expertise to finalize cyber reporting assessments so that a clear understanding of the cyber issues associated with different communication and IT technologies are readily understood so that these technologies can be utilized to perform the mission. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Serving as the expert editorial resource for the publications team.
  • Applying extensive knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and substantive matters.
  • Ensuring corporate writing standards, including Classification and copyright regulations.
  • Facilitating discussions to identify and resolve editorial issues and inconsistencies in complex, sensitive, or sophisticated text and graphics.


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • In-depth understanding of the cyber mission
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent editorial and grammar skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard and high-end desktop publishing software.
  • Extensive knowledge of copyright restrictions and federal regulations
  • Demonstrated experience to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Typically, someone that is a recognized expert or certified technical editor.
  • Generally, requires eleven(11) years of experiencespecific tothe skill and relevanttraining or certifications.
  • Prior experience supporting the customer
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline related to the specific skill will be considered equivalent to three (3) years specialized experience (total equivalency is not cumulative when combined with an associate degree).

As Technical Editor, the candidate may berequired toattendmeetings atvarious other sites. Personnel will be sitting in McLean. All personnel coming into the customer spaces undergo an additional security review that takes 7 to 90 days.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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