ANSER Technical Editor in Falls Church, Virginia

Technical Editor

LOCATION:VA - Falls Church

SECURITY LEVEL:Secret or the ability to obtain



The ideal candidate will conduct organized analytical assessments and evaluations to understand and/or evaluate complex issues to inform decision making, policy development, system development, management, or administration of client processes. He or she performs studies, analyses, and evaluations across a wide variety of domains and provides recommendations to client organizations to improve the organization’s mission performance and supports development and execution of programs to implement solutions.


ANSER is seeking a Technical Editor to join our Media Services team on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate will:

  • Write and/or edit technical documents, including business proposals, reports, user manuals, briefings and presentations, functional descriptions, system specifications, guidelines, special reports, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements.

  • Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations.

  • Research and gather technical and background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables.

  • Coordinate with graphics specialists to integrate graphics and text into the final layout in accordance with established guidance/procedures.


  • Secret Clearance for this role

  • Prior federal consulting experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Responsible for editorial oversight of all media production

  • Reads analytical products for editorial review

  • Tracks the publication peer review process

  • Supports classified and unclassified dissemination

  • Supports the Program Web Page and program administrative records for analyzing workflow and efficiency

  • Individual must possess at least 15 years of experience and a mastery of editorial and publishing techniques

  • Working knowledge of typography, layout, and design theory and requirements to format publications, integrate text and graphics, and a comprehensive computer literacy in the use of Microsoft Office applications and other types of publishing associated software to process and produce a wide range of documents, including assessments, graphs, and charts, that enhance quality and content of reports and visual presentations.

  • Individual must have proven experience in writing and editing documents, excellent grammar, and strong skills in report writing. Knowledge of problem-solving processes and techniques; statistical analysis interpretation and idea generation techniques (e.g., brainstorming); and research techniques (e.g., data query, library/file search, on-line research) is desired.


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