Technical Editor

Clearance Level
None
Category
Technical Documentation
Location
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ60931

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Overview

This position is not yet funded.

A job opportunity is expected for a Senior Technical Editor for an Affordable Care Account Program Integrity contract. In this role you will prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documents related to the program, as well as assist with project management requests. You will report to the Deputy Program Manager and support the Project Management Office in all project management needs.

Responsibilities + Duties
  • Conduct grammatical, spelling, punctuation, structural, and syntax review of analytic and administrative textual content
  • Actively provide the most current formal guidance of prevalent trends and widespread issues
  • Possess ability to track multiple products and deadlines simultaneously and solicit guidance for prioritization of workload to meet the most pressing requirements
  • Research, write, edit, and proofread technical information for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures, specifications, special reports, and any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • Ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets USPS editorial specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.
  • Organize, prioritize, and track the completion of their workload using SharePoint
  • Maintain a high-level understanding of the ACA and stay abreast of policy changes at the national level, which may impact documentation.
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, work groups and quality initiatives as assigned
  • Prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Apply ethical business practices
Qualifications
  • Possess excellent written communication, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Skill in operating a personal computer, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint (and Excel, preferred)
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research and accurately prepare and maintain records and reports
  • Work with a diverse range of people
  • Adapt to change
  • Deal calmly and effectively in high stress situations
  • Compose documents or correspondence involving technical information
  • Demonstrate strong analytic skills

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Writing, English, Communications, or other related field plus 3+ years of technical writing experience
  • Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.