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Technical Writer/Editor - PTOC

The MITRE Corporation Mc Lean, VA
  • Expired: July 28, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Technical Writer/Editor - PTOC
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MITRE is seeking a seasoned Technical Writer/Editor to support our Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, and MITRE corporate communications in a Part\-Time On\-Call \(PTOC\) status\. This role requires an experienced technical writer and editor who works well under tight timelines and holds an active Secret security clearance\.
Key Responsibilities:
The Technical Writer/Editor will be primarily responsible for editing a variety of technical documents associated with Federally Funded Research and Development Center sponsors, or for MITRE's corporate communications\. Duties include editing, proofreading, grammar, formatting, and rewriting for clarity\. Excellent command of the Microsoft Office Suite\. PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe are expected\.
Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities of someone with a minimum of five to eight years of technical editing experience
  • Adapt to a fast\-paced, agile environment
  • Deliver quality and timely products
  • Possess advanced grammar and editing skills
  • Use MITRE templates, government templates, or defined templates as required
  • Edit documents using 508 compliance guidelines
  • Communicate professionally with Subject Matter Experts to clarify expectations of assignments
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Clearance: Secret Clearance is required\.
Minimum Education/Experience:
  • BS and 5 years related experience
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances
Job Creative Services
Primary Location United States\-Virginia\-McLean
Other Locations United States\-Massachusetts\-Bedford
This requisition requires a clearance of Secret
Travel No
Job Posting Jul 26, 2019, 9:31:29 PM
Req ID: 00053933
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Mc Lean, VA
22106 USA