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Technical Writer

Advanced Systems Development
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Mid-Level Technical Writer Editor DOT&E

Edits and publishes Congressionally mandated reports and associated written materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  (Duties and responsibilities that occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job.)

  • Edits, formats, and proofreads technical reports for publication to Congress, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the military Services.
  • Reviews, edits, and proofreads materials written by others.  Ensures drafts are grammatically correct and follow internal guidance for content and styles.  Works independently to ensure a quality product on assigned tasks or contributes as part of a team on larger projects, as the situation dictates.
  • Publishes reports using desktop publishing software, including Adobe Acrobat. 
  • Adheres to report production and publication schedules and deadlines.
  • Works closely with authors and senior staff throughout review and publication process.
  • Performs administrative and courier duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION/FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervisory Responsibility – None.
  • Supervision Received – Reports to Senior Editor/Lead Project Manager; majority of assignments are performed under minimal supervision in accordance with guidance based on internal procedures and conventionally accepted technical writing standards.

Required Skills:

  • Education/Experience – Bachelor’s degree in Communications/English, and a minimum of three years of experience as a writer and/or editor required.  Relevant and equivalent experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Skills/Certifications/Training – Must have strong skills in written communication. The candidate will be highly motivated and work well both independently and in a team environment. Must be a self-starter.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word a must; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, a plus.
  • Familiar with GPO Style guide and/or Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Level of Security Clearance – Secret [minimum]

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Internal Interaction - Interfaces with all levels of client staff (including GS-15s, O-6 slots, Senior Executive Service, and personnel from other contracts).
  • External Interaction – None.
  • Physical Demands – Normal office activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Working Conditions – Normal office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EOE - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Company Description
The culture at ASD can be summed up simply with two words: unlimited opportunity. Our employees are happiest when they can realize their full potential. ASD works to continually invest in our people, enabling them to grow with the organization and build a stable, rewarding, long-term career. Unlimited opportunity means many things at ASD. Our employees have every opportunity to improve their skills, their position, and their career.
Our commitment to excellence begins with our employees. From our approach to training and development to our spot bonus program, we continually invest in our people. When you consider a career with ASD, you consider joining a company that believes in a true partnering relationship with its employees. This relationship has helped us assemble a staff with the kind of tenure that is uncommon in our industry.
Military veterans make up nearly 20% of our staff and we’re very proud of it. The experience, knowledge, and credentials you have gained during your career in the armed forces are valuable to us and to our customers.
Because we primarily serve government and military agencies, you will be able to hit the ground running and be part of the team that creates solutions to protect and modernize our federal IT infrastructure. We take pride in what we do and for whom we do it. Join Team ASD!

Advanced Systems Development

The culture at ASD can be summed up simply with two words: unlimited opportunity. Our employees are happiest when they can realize their full potential. ASD works to continually invest in our people, enabling them to grow with the organization and build a stable, rewarding, long-term career. Unlimited opportunity means many things at ASD. Our employees have every opportunity to improve their skills, their position, and their career. Our commitment to excellence begins with our employees. From our approach to training and development to our spot bonus program, we continually invest in our people. When you consider a career with ASD, you consider joining a company that believes in a true partnering relationship with its employees. This relationship has helped us assemble a staff with the kind of tenure that is uncommon in our industry. Military veterans make up nearly 20% of our staff and we’re very proud of it. The experience, knowledge, and credentials you have gained during your career in the armed forces are valuable to us and to our customers. Because we primarily serve government and military agencies, you will be able to hit the ground running and be part of the team that creates solutions to protect and modernize our federal IT infrastructure. We take pride in what we do and for whom we do it. Join Team ASD!

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