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Technical Editor

Req #: 135422
Location: Reston, VA US
Job Category: Engineering and Technical Support
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

Position Summary: The ideal candidate should be an experienced, fast-learning, organized and productive Technical Editor with familiarity with Agile Scrum and technical delivery support. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.             Primary job duties to include: - Responsible for activities associated with reviewing documentation and project deliverables associated with customer-defined systems and software.  Basic responsibilities include: - Editing, and producing a variety of technical project documentation, reports, brochures, manuals and training material documentation for a wide range of uses, coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the material. - Ensuring documentation content is of high quality and conforms to project standards. - Editing and improving existing documentation in line with project standards. - Ensuring effective document and file management across the project; managing project team documentation repository. - Experience with document structure and logic flow, as well as writing for non-technical audiences. - Experience relating to engineering and maintenance drawings and/or operational procedures to include the knowledge and ability to interpret, absorb, and synthesize large quantities of computer system and application-related information. - Excellent written and oral communications skills; must be able to interface effectively with SMEs and managers of all levels. - Ability to work as a member of an active Scrum team editing documentation in parallel with software code development with frequent refactoring and tuning of artifacts. - Strong collaboration skills. - Ability to research and organize complex work steps in a concise and discernible manner. - Ability to manage multiple, potentially conflicting, assignments, while ensuring technical accuracy, adherence to documentation standards, and a timely delivery of all work products. - Develop new and refine existing technical writing processes to enhance quality and productivity. Required Skills: - Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form - 3+ years of demonstrated technical writing experience - Strong written and oral communications skills - Expert in Microsoft Word, including template design and macro functionality - Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe FrameMaker or InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop - Knowledge of document and repository management practices, including using SharePoint, Team Foundation Server, or similar tools - Strong attention to detail and collaboration skills - Ability to interface with various groups as well as work independently - Strong contextual understanding of technical terminology and extensive technical vocabulary - Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management - Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter - Active Secret clearance (required), Interim is acceptable.   Desired Skills: - College degree (B.A.; B.S.) in a related discipline. - Experience with desktop publishing, automated work processing and other digital information technology applications; particularly electronic publishing. - Experience editing technical documentation in short iterations - Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas. - Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. - Periodically develops data which goes beyond existing boundaries of information in field. - Acts independently to expose and resolve problems.

Job Location

US-Reston-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN


 

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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