• Technical Writer & Editor

    Xator CorporationBethesda, MD 20814

    Job #1113501725

  • Xator seeks enthusiastic, positive, and proactive self-starters to join our team. Our leadership aims to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, maintain an environment built on trust and pride, and encourage individual and team achievements. We uphold ourselves to an exceptional professional standard of conduct, setting ourselves apart from our competition.

    Xator is dedicated to creating and maintaining a lifelong learning environment. We encourage forward-thinking, innovation, and out-of-the-box ideas in an inclusive environment. Our training and continuing education programs allows us to constantly improve services and deliver innovation to our customers. We invest in our employees and they, in turn, advance our clients' mission.

    Clearance Requirement: Active or Current TS w/ a current SCI and Polygraph.

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    We are seeking a Technical Writer & Editor to support our customer in Bethesda, MD to provide technical editing and writing support. The ideal candidate will have experience working with the ODNI, a strong editing background, and exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

    • Assist in policy development, assessment, analysis, review, recommendations, preparation, and promulgation for all Government agencies.

    • Aid in the preparation of instruction manuals, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily.

    • Develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among customers, designers, and manufacturers.

    • Support the needs of end users and communicate with product designers and developers by developing technical documentation and study product samples, to deliver high quality finished products.

    • Must be able to think about a process, procedure or product in the way that a person without technical experience would think about it and succinctly provide a concrete written and oral analysis of that process, procedure or product.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Education

    • Degree MUST be in one of the following fields -- Communications, Computer Science, Counterintelligence, Engineering, English, Government, Journalism, Library Science, Politics, Political Science, Security, or Web Design.

    Experience

    • Advanced skills using MS Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Pro).

    • Extensive analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, organizational, grammar, and editorial skills, with attention to detail.

    • Demonstrated expertise in supporting U.S. Federal Government outreach and strategic communications and publications.

    • Demonstrated ability to take complex, technical information and translate it for colleagues and consumers who have nontechnical backgrounds.

    • Ability to work well with others.

    • Excellent writing skills to be able to explain technical information clearly, with written or oral communications.

    Expert

    • Doctorate (PhD) in approved field AND a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in associated field; OR

    • Master?s degree in approved field AND a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in associated field; OR

    • Bachelor?s degree in approved field AND a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in associated field; OR

    • Associate?s degree in approved field AND a minimum of fourteen (14) years of experience in associated field.

    • High School/GED AND a minimum of sixteen (16) years of experience in associated field.

    • No Degree AND 20 years of experience associated field.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills Requirements

    • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    Xator Corporation, and its Subsidiaries, provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans? status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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