Camber Corporation Senior Technical Editor/Writer 15686 in Monterey, California
This position is within Camber's Assessment group, a component of the Software and Network Engineering business unit. The Assessment group is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining high stakes tests and other tests used for personnel selection, classification, and proficiency. Our customers trust us to provide guidance at all phases to ensure a legally defensible test program that exemplifies industry standards.
The position is located in Monterey, CA. The individual selected for this position will serve as the Senior Technical Editor/Writer and provide support to the Program Manager. This person is responsible for the editorial review, finalization, and delivery of reports and test items. Major duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
*Review and edit highly technical reports of research on assessments as well as other contract deliverables. Review and edit test items.
*Review and edit paper-based test development reference material, user guides, instructions and other procedural documentation, training documents, program documentation; and online content.
*Ensure content meets editorial and customer specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
*Coach staff to organize content to meet audience needs.
The following requirements must be met:
*Master's degree in a communications field, such as English, Journalism, Technical Communication, or a related field
*At least 10 years of experience in scientific report editing or test item writing/editing and thorough knowledge of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, capable of rewriting and final editing based on general guidance/principles/examples, capable of generating editing rules from general guidance/principles/examples.
*Must be a US citizen with at minimum a National Agency Check & Inquiries (NACI) personnel background investigation. Must be capable of obtaining a security clearance at the required level of access.
*Excellent skills with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; webpage authoring software such as WordPress, languages such as HTML, and tools such as CSS; and other publishing software
*Demonstrated experience providing guidance and work leadership to staff members on technical documentation topics.
The following is desired, but not required:
*Ability and interest in working within a highly collaborative team environment while also knowing how and when to take initiative to advance individual and team projects.
*Knowledge of social media platforms and an ability to write accurate and compelling posts that drive traffic to content.
*Familiarity with photo editing software, such as Photoshop, to edit photos.
Camber is now part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of Huntington Ingalls Industries Technical Solutions Division.
Camber Corporation employs a diverse mix of skilled professionals who apply their knowledge and experience to creating innovative new solutions for a variety of Government, commercial, and international customers.
Founded as an 8(a) company in 1990, Camber Corporation’s management had the entrepreneurial vision to recognize how existing and emerging technologies could help solve long-standing as well as newly identified problems in the public sector market.
Camber’s initial success with our first customers brought additional work resulting in the hiring of energetic and creative new employees. Within five years, Camber was named to Inc. ’s list of fastest growing companies in the United States (1995, 1996) specializing in: Aviation Sensors and Simulations; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) research and development; training and logistical support; project management using Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS); training; and information technology support.
Camber graduated from its 8(a) status in 1998 and has continued to add highly specialized capabilities to its portfolio of services to include: Agile Software Engineering & IT; All Hazards; Modeling, Simulation and Training; Unmanned Systems, Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management. We are accredited in national and international standards, including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 20000, and CMMI ML-3, and use these standards to ensure our services and products are consistent and of the highest quality.
Camber Corporation is headquartered in Huntsville, AL with a major workforce concentration in the Washington D.C. / National Capital Region and other locations in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled