Technical Editor - TS/SCI with Polygraph
TASC - Reston, VA

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TASC is looking for a Technical Editor/Writer in Reston, Virginia.

If you are looking to start a career in editing and analysis, you may be interested in gaining exposure to a variety of intelligence products working on-site at a Government location. The Mission Integration Division is seeking a qualified candidate to assist in the creation, editing, and quality assurance of finished intelligence products. A successful candidate will help format MSWord documents to create a consistent look and feel as described by customer standards. A candidate should have an excellent knowledge of correct English language usage, spelling, and punctuation to edit and proofread high-end reports and analytic products. The job includes the selection, capture, editing, and insertion of images and audio/video into textual products. If selected, you will be responsible for editing and proofreading reports and analytic products as well as creating occasional Excel charts and PowerPoint slides and converting them into image files. In this position, you will be responsible for formatting documents created in a production system or in an OpenSource.gov dissemination platform to adhere to product standards and ensure consistency. Also, the position includes formatting products submitted by external providers and uploading them into the customer’s web-based dissemination platform. The candidate will apply the appropriate metadata to products into sophisticated .pdf files. Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

The Engineering & Operations Business Unit provides leading-edge solutions and advisory services to the defense and intelligence communities worldwide. Our technical capabilities and domain expertise support warfighters and planners alike. We help modernize our customers’ systems in an environment that facilitates information sharing. From the evaluation of alternatives to the fusion of data, we offer services and solutions that turn raw data into intelligence, and intelligence into actionable information. Our customers develop some of the most technically and operationally challenging systems and capabilities in the world, and we are proud to be an integral part of their mission.

Required Skills

The candidate must possess the following requirements: (these are the minimum qualifications.

English editing experience

Attention to detail

Knowledge of English grammar and usage

Bachelor's degree in related field

Must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph

Candidate should be proficient or willing/able to become proficient in the use of production system and multimedia editing software, including but not limited to HyperSnap and Camtasia Studio, as well as the advanced features of Adobe Acrobat. Proficiency in current computer applications, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet is a required. Candidate must have excellent knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, and punctuation and use this understanding for copyediting and proofreading. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities. Candidate should be able to work independently with limited direction. Make sound decisions and take appropriate action. Ability to work a flexible schedule is necessary. This is a full-time position and requires a bachelor's degree. Qualified candidates require a current active TS/SCI Polygraph .

This position is contingent upon customer approval.

TASC has a 40 year history of advanced systems engineering and advisory services across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. We continue to partner with our customers toward one goal - the success of their missions. Our customers rely on the brainpower of TASC employees to solve some of their most complex challenges. We’re looking for intelligent men and women ready to put their best thinking to work for great causes — peace, freedom, safety and security for all Americans.

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