SOSi

Technical Editor - Senior

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(1/21/2020 8:52 AM)
ID
2020-3305
Category
Intelligence
Location : Location
US-VA-Reston
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI

Overview

*** This position is contingent upon a contract award ***

 

SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Technical Editor to support the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Defense Counterterrorism Center (DCTC) program in Reston, Virginia. The Technical Editor will be responsible for reviewing intelligence products for proper grammar, punctuation, and syntax, as well as for logic, clarity, and consistency.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews intelligence products for proper grammar, punctuation, and syntax, as well as for logic, clarity, and consistency.
  • Edit technical materials, such as reports of analytic or research findings; scientific or technical articles, news releases~ and periodicals; regulations in technical areas; technical manuals, specifications, brochures, and pamphlets; or speeches or scripts on scientific or technical subjects.
  • Conduct grammatical, spelling, punctuation, structural, and syntax review of analytic and administrative textual content. Commensurate with the DIA Style Guide, apply writing and editing skills and substantial knowledge of the basic principles and specialized vocabulary of appropriate subject-matter fields to the accurate communication of scientific and technological developments to expert and other interested audiences.
  • Review for grammar, punctuation, and syntax: reports of analysis or research findings; administrative documents; scientific or technical articles, press releases. or periodicals; regulations in technical areas; technical manuals, specifications, brochures, and pamphlets; or speeches or scripts on scientific or technical subjects.
  • Ensures that style and format conform to agency publication standards and that language presentation is consistent with prescribed style guides and specialized vocabulary of subject matter fields.
  • Amends draft tables, tone boxes, and graphics to ensure the content supports and is consistent with the accompanying text.
  • Ensures proper classification markings in accordance with IC guidance.
  • Works with authors to revise products for narrative organization and negotiates further revisions as needed.

Qualifications

  • An active in-scope TS/SCI clearance.
  • Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years of related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree. 
  • Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight. 

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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