Peraton Corporation

  • Jr./Entry Level Project Analyst/Technical Editor - BA/Liberal Arts Graduate

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 6:53 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Jr./Entry Level Project Analyst/Technical Editor in Herndon, VA to support our Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) engineering customer.


    • Working with multiple engineering customers to plan technical documents for development and updates.
    • Formatting technical documents in MS Word templates.  Reviewing technical documents in accordance with the respective requirements for format and content to ensure compliance.  Annotating in the technical document any areas of non-compliance and working with engineers to address.
    • Proofreading and editing technical documents varying in size from 5 pages to 300 plus pages for grammar, consistency, and accuracy.  Using track changes to annotate recommended changes.
    • Looking up all internal document references in respective document repositories and validating documents are active and not cancelled.  Annotating in the technical document those references with cancelled status and any replacement information for engineer validation.
    • Assisting engineers with incorporating technical changes into documents and annotating changes on a List of Changes.
    • Coordinating document projects for various reviews with technical community.
    • Consolidating comments received from reviewers on a standard form and emailing to engineering customer for resolution.
    • Publishing technical documents in respective publication repositories.
    • Maintaining and updating documentation files with all emails and deliverables for each phase of the project process.
    • Participating in Weekly Meetings with customer to present status of work.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Liberal Arts area (English, Journalism, Technical Writing, Communications preferred), candidates with a STEM Degree will not be considered
    • 0 to 2 Minimum years’ experience required
    • Experience with proofreading and editing
    • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Experience in the following technologies: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat

    SECURITY CLEARANCE:  This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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