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 Corporation is part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of HII’s Technical Solutions division. Integrated Mission Solutions Group is a leading provider of Agile Software Engineering and Information Technology solutions; All Hazards services; Modeling, Simulation, and Training solutions and services; Unmanned Systems support; Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management services to Department of Defense, Federal, and commercial customers.
Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber), a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) is headquartered in Huntsville, AL. From Camber’s founding in 1990, we have grown to 32 offices, positioned to provide responsive support to our customers across the United States. We deploy personnel to support our customers globally, including many locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe, providing daily interface on technical, programmatic, and operations issues. Overall, more than 1,600 Camber professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.
Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled