VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) is currently seeking a Technical Editor in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will be part of a highly professional, results-oriented company and will provide the following support:
Support the performance of research tasks, including data collection, manipulation and presentation, literature search, and interviewing and compile reference or statistical data into standard formats. Accomplish assignments based on general directions with a minimum of supervision and guidance. Apply knowledge of standard research techniques, statistical analysis, and compilation of data and select, analyze, and present data and information in oral, written, or graphics form. Leverage working knowledge of commonly used PC applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases and apply acquired job expertise and company policies and procedures to the completion of assigned tasks. Work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature while recognizing the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Follow established procedures on routine work and take instructions on new assignments.
-2+ years of experience with technical writing
-Experience with providing technical editing support for a military or DoD organization
-Knowledge of Microsoft tools and equivalent editing and publishing software
-Ability to manage multiple assignments and set priorities
-Ability to work on client site
--BA or BS degree from an accredited university or equivalent work related experience and background.
-Knowledge of government document development processes and formats
--Possession of excellent work management skills, including managing work independently and setting priorities in collaboration with the client
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
Required skills and Qualifications:
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, VISTA will consider only applicants with Top Secret security clearances or applicants who are eligible for Secret security clearances.
VISTA offers a strong compensation package and a competitive leave package. A generous benefit plan includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, tuition assistance and employer matching 401(k) plan.
Government executives utilize VISTA for information technology, management consulting, decision support systems and a broad portfolio of analytical services. Our focus on real property helps our clients gain the greatest value from money they spend on buildings, land and infrastructure.
To learn more about VISTA and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.VISTAtsi.com.
VISTA is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Disability/Veterans Employer