SURVICE Engineering Technical Editor/Production Editor - Clearance Required in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Technical Editor/Production Editor - Clearance Required

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  • 06-Sep-2017 to 05-Nov-2017 (EST)

  • DSIAC

  • Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

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  • Full Time

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About Us: Established in 1981, SURVICE is a nationally recognized, single-source engineering service provider for Government and Industry organizations involved in all phases of the systems engineering process. We're proud to have supported the development, testing, and analysis of many of the major U.S. combat systems in the field today. In addition, we've helped create a central repository of defense systems related information and resources routinely used by analysts, testers, and other specialists.

Position Summary: SURVICE Engineering is seeking a full-timeTechnical Editor/Production Directorto provide support for the development of a biannual Defense Research and Engineering Journal publication in accordance with standard DoD style guides. This position will be part of the Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) (www.dsiac.org), which is operated by SURVICE Engineering for the Department of Defense (DoD). The Technical Editor/Production Director will coordinate with the rest of the journal development team and Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) counterparts in supporting outreach efforts for promoting the journal. Specifically, this involves reviewing all text and revisions; recommending changes as needed; establishing, and enforcing the journal style guide; and working with authors, editors, and graphics specialists to integrate graphics and text into the final layout in accordance with established guidance/procedures. The Technical Editor/Production Director will be involved in journal planning, preparation and coordination meetings in support of journal promotion activities and development.

Work Location: Fort Belvoir, VA will be the primary duty location with occasional work at Belcamp, MD.

Qualifications:

  • Must have an active DoD security clearance

  • BA degree preferably in English or Communications.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in production editing of technical publications and promotional materials.

  • The ideal candidate will possess prior experience in developing technical publications and operational security elements associated with limited distribution and/or classified materials.

  • Direct experience with Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard software, especially Adobe InDesign is a plus.

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Familiarity with the DoD Information Analysis Center (DoD IAC) program or mission of the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) is a plus.

Travel up to 10%

Benefits Statement: SURVICE Engineering Company offers a total rewards package to include competitive salaries, comprehensive insurance options, paid time off and holidays, 401(k) retirement and profit sharing, flexible spending, tuition reimbursement and more.

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SURVICE Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.