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Technical Editor/Writer Senior - 24854 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description


Provides support to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific (SSC PAC) Enterprise Training Activity (SETA) customer. Writes and edits complex technical C4I-related documents, including deliverables, manuals, reports, specifications and procedures in conformance with the customer’s writing and documentation review process.

Duties and Responsibilities

Consults with customer or technical staff to determine most appropriate schedule of deliverables and objectives for large technical writing projects.

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits complex technical documents for publication. Edits documentation for style, clarity, consistency, and adherence to customer guidelines.          

Interacts closely with authors, other Technical Editor-Writers, word processing, graphics, and reproduction staff in the preparation and production of a variety of documents.

Researches technical concepts.  Creates new or modifies existing technical documents that are complex in nature.

Conducts interviews with various technical staff to gather data for documentation.

Coordinates large production efforts.

Evaluates and provides feedback on draft documents and attends documentation reviews.

Checks classified documentation for proper security markings.

Coordinates production of the final documentation (print to CD-ROM) with the authors and publication staff.

Prepares the transmittal memorandums and coordinates the transmission of documentation to sponsors.

Provides guidance to less experienced Technical Editor-Writers.

May require additional Information Assurance-related certifications such as CompTIA Security +, CISSP etc.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, computer science, or related discipline plus minimum of 4 years of experience, including 2 years of specialized experience in the information systems field. Ability to interface with development team and end-users to understand functional requirements to develop processes and procedures.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

A SECRET clearance is required for this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Proficiency in the English language.

Familiar with appropriate style guidelines.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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