Principal Technical Editor

6 days left

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Hours
Full Time
The Health & Civilian Solutions division of GDIT is hiring for a Principal Technical Editor in our Fairfax, VA office.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Researches, prepares and edits technical documents.
  • Researches, prepares and edits complex technical documents for publication, including user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Reviews, researches, and edits information for preparation of contract deliverables.
  • Ensures documents meet editorial and customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
  • Interfaces with writers, illustrators, word processors, and subject matter experts in coordinating/preparing the edited draft for publication.
  • Participates in the creation of proposals and multi-media presentation materials.
  • Participates in the design and development of marketing brochures, conference programs, public relations announcements, and other materials when requested.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical documentation staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • May serve as technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
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Education Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism or a related discipline.

Qualifications
  • 8-10 years of related experience preparing and editing technical documentation.
  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.