Engility Editor in Reston, Virginia

About Engility:

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.

Description:

Engility is looking for an Editor in Reston, Virginia. If you are looking for a career in editing and gaining exposure to a variety of high-end intelligence products working on-site at a Government location, then this job is for you. The Mission Solutions Division is seeking a qualified candidate to assist in the creation, editing, and quality assurance of finished intelligence products. You will use your knowledge of correct English-language usage, spelling, and punctuation to proofread and edit high-end intel products. You will be responsible for creating a consistent look and feel of these products as described by Government standards.

You will be responsible for editing and proofreading reports. In this position, you will be responsible for formatting documents created in a production system or in an OpenSource.gov dissemination platform while adhering to product standards and ensuring accuracy and consistency. Also, the position includes editing and formatting products submitted by external providers and uploading them into the customer's web-based dissemination platform. The candidate will apply the appropriate metadata to these products. TS/SCI with polygraph is mandatory.

This is a recently awarded contract!!

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 4 years of editing experience in a professional or academic environment

  • Strong attention to detail is required

  • Must be proficient or willing/able to become proficient in the use of production systems and multimedia editing software, including but not limited to HyperSnap, as well as the advanced features of Adobe Acrobat

  • Requires proficiency in current computer applications, MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Must have excellent knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, and punctuation and use this understanding for copyediting and proofreading

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities

  • Must be able to work independently with limited direction and must be able to make sound decisions and take appropriate action

  • Proven experience working in a culturally diverse workforce

  • Must be able to provide professional feedback to authors

  • Demonstrated excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills are required

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is required

  • Experience editing in a classified environment is required

Requisition ID 2017-27724

of Openings 1

Job Location US-VA-Reston

Posted Date 6/6/2017

Category Intelligence

Minimum Clearance TS/SCI with polygraph