Editor/Writer/Illustrator

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos-owned company, is seeking a talented Technical Editor/Writer/Illustrator (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.

Dynetics is currently seeking a Technical Editor to write, proofread, and edit a variety of documents, including briefings, proposals, technical papers, and white papers. The Technical Editor will review materials submitted by technical writers for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and content. Additional tasks will include template development, quality assurance, writing materials, and designing graphics and layout. The Technical Editor will plan and prepare documents and/or graphics for dissemination and ensure products meet established content standards.

The applicant must be familiar with standard proposal concepts, practices, and procedures and rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The Technical Editor will perform a variety of tasks and work under general supervision. A degree of creativity and latitude is required. Applicant may be required to submit a portfolio of work during the interview process.

 

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Basic Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in English related field with a minimum of 3+ years of applicable experience

OR

High School diploma wtih 15+ years of applicable experience

  • Must have extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office 2010 or higher
  • Must have proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must have proposal experience
  • Should demonstrate advanced organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through; and should have experience handling multiple highly complex tasks simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated, value teamwork, and display strong communication skills
  • Should have style manual expertise (AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style)
  • Should have knowledge of technical concepts—the ability to ensure complex topics are translated into digestible and understandable text

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

Other Qualifications

Applicant will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Experience with Visible Thread a plus.

Experience with Microsoft SharePoint a plus.

Security Requirements

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

Job Number:
01.08.89-27
Closing Date:
06/18/2020
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