Professional Editor (Springfield VA)

    • Springfield, VA

Job Description

The candidate who fills this Editor position will be expected to:

-Provide a full range of support in the production and dissemination of finished products, specifically, working with analytic customers (authors).
-Conduct final reviews of text, graphics and other formats for intelligence products.
-Formulate simple queries for relevant databases, produce publications in accordance to standards.
-Possess professional-level expertise with electronic publishing applications - Microsoft Office Suite, QuarkXpress, Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, Acrobat; structured authoring software - SGML, XML, and HTML.

Required Skills and Education

-At least 3 years of editing experience along with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Journalism or English OR at least 5 years of editing experience without the specified degree.
-Working knowledge with electronic publishing software such as Adobe InDesign, and FrameMaker.
-Working knowledge with structured authoring software (SGML, XML and HTML) and expert ability to format documents using such software.
-Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
-Excellent writing skills.
-Demonstrated proficiency with the following applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Outlook.
-Working knowledge of Worldwide Web and multimedia technologies.

Must be able to pass a customer proctored Editor Assessment test.

Preferred Skills and Education
Prefer a Bachelor's degree in English, Journeyman or related major.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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