Technical Editor/Writer

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Lexington, MA

Lexington, MA, US
Lexington, MA
1 day ago

Position Summary

** PRIMARY FUNCTION(S)Our client focuses on improving the security of government systems through the development and deployment of innovative cybersecurity solutions. In particular, our group develops quantitative threat models to inform our cyber systems analyses, prototypes cyber defense techniques, and employs novel analytics to help discover and characterize cyber threats. Given the variety of programs in the group requiring editing assistance for sponsor deliverables, a technical editor is needed to support client staff in the preparation and editing of technical reports, manuals, and papers. Having a dedicated technical editor enables staff members to prepare material to the consistently high standards expected by the Laboratory and community while allowing them to focus on the generation of technical material.



Duties include, but not limited to:


RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIESProvides editorial support for Laboratory technical and administrative content in the form of print and digital deliverables, including procedures, technical reports, specifications, award nominations, conference materials, web pages, and other documentation supporting operational initiatives. Creates, edits, and produces user-friendly content in coordination with subject matter experts and project teams.






MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• Must be a U.S. citizen with eligibility to obtain and maintain a secret clearance• BS plus 5 years minimum experience. Additionally, the candidate will preferably have Technical Communications Certifications in the following areas: Computer Programming/Software Development, Computer Programming/Systems Analysis, Software Technical Writing• Publishing: FrameMaker, Word, Acrobat, LaTeX, TeXnicCenter,• Graphic Design: Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint• Online Help Development: WebWorks, FrontPage, RoboHelp, Dreamweaver, HomeSite• Project Management: Microsoft Project• Version Control and Issue Tracking: ClearCase, TRUEchange, SourceSafe, Git, JIRA


WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO• Location: Lexington, MA• Travel: Not-anticipated • Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)• Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI)

This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined

Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


In accordance with Odyssey's legal obligation to comply with Presidential Executive Order 14042, and Department of Defense and Federal Acquisition Regulation implementation directives, this position requires as a condition of employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and provide proof of full vaccination, or have a legal exemption from vaccination before commencing employment.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

About the Company

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Established in 1997, Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd. is a leading provider of management, analytical, and technical support services for government and private-sector customers. Odyssey delivers innovative solutions in response to complex and challenging customer requirements.

Our portfolio of successful projects demonstrates our ability to efficiently plan, staff, and manage efforts of all scopes and sizes. Our employees provide tailored functional expertise in technology, engineering, and management principles. We offer vast experience in acquisition strategy development and document generation; source selection support; cost, schedule, and performance management; systems engineering and analysis; risk management; cost/benefit and earned value analysis; computer-based training development; communication planning and operations; and lifecycle sustainment and product support. Odyssey also offers research and acquisition support services to the DoD medical domain, leading DoD medical mission support through several prime services contracts.

A six-time Inc. 5000 honoree, Odyssey has earned recognition on the 2019 Inc. 5000 as one of the most successful companies in America. In Inc.’s annual guide to the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S., we were ranked #162 in the Government Services category, delivering a wide range of services to DoD customers and beyond.

1,000 to 1,499 employees
Aerospace and Defense
401K, Employee Events, Employee Referral Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Gym Memberships, Life Insurance, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision, Military Leave, On Site Cafeteria, Paid Holidays, Paid sick days, Parking , Professional Development, Retirement / Pension Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation/paid time off