1+ months

Technical Editor

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirm completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.
Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and/or technically advanced. Structures analytic questions based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.
Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.
Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.
Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.
Demonstrates ability to guide teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.
Comprehensive understanding of Army editing standards, Classification standards and the DIA style guide.
Possesses elevated skills in writing, initiative, editorial judgment and professional collaboration.
Desired Experience: Minimum 8 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
Required Experience: 7 years demonstrated experience related to the specific labor category in an intelligence discipline working in the DoD or IC within the last 2 years.

Required Education:
Masters Degree with 7+ years of Technical Editing experience OR
Bachelors Degree with 10+ years of Technical Editing experience

  • Oversees the editing of material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications.
  • Edits manuscripts by reviewing content for completeness, accuracy and correctness of language use and revises manuscripts to meet predetermined standards of style and accuracy.
  • Looks for inconsistencies of thought, development or organization. Confers with authors to recommend treatment of material.
  • Reorganizes, cuts or rewrites as necessary.
  • May edit copy as well.
  • Allocates print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles.
  • Plans the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • Verifies facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Oversees publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements.
  • Reviews intelligence products for proper grammar, punctuation, and syntax, as well as for logic, clarity, and consistency.
  • Ensures that style and format conform to agency publication standards and that language presentation is consistent with prescribed style guides and specialized vocabulary of subject matter fields.
  • Amends draft tables, tone boxes, and graphics to ensure the content supports and is consistent with the accompanying text.
  • Ensures proper classification markings in accordance with IC guidance.
  • Works with authors to revise products for narrative organization, and negotiates further revisions as needed.
  • Current DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance with ability to obtain CI polygraph.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-29 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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