XML Technical Editor 4125
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

Job Description

XML Technical Editor 
Location:Sterling Heights MI  
Duration: 6 Months Contract to Hire     
COMPENSATION: 36.77/hr.   
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
Edits and proofreads moderately complex technical documents, including paper base technical manuals, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs). Edits for grammar, spelling, clarity of expression, organization, conformance to company and government standards and specifications, and consistency of technical information (i.e., correct nomenclature, correct logic circuits, verify that text and art agree, etc.). Edits technical documents using state-of-the-art publications software/technology.
Ideal Background
High level of general educational development and/or a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field normally acquired by completing a Bachelor's degree in technical communications, English, linguistics, or related field. Two years of editing experience to obtain a working knowledge of technical editing and publication production processes, have the technical breadth to understand equipment and systems, and a comprehensive understanding of company and government standards and specifications for editing and
formatting complex technical documents. A working knowledge of publication/page production software. Knowledge of markup languages and defense-related editing experience is preferred. High level of analytical ability to understand complex technical documents for the purpose of editing and rewording documents while still maintaining the desired meaning.
Skills Required
  • MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus).
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen Software)
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool.
  • Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in several physical locations via communicate tools (e.g. web-ex, skype, email, phone).
  • Basic understanding of Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) functionality, development processes, and markup languages is preferred. Familiarity with relevant military standards.
Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 2 additional years of relevant experience.
NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C
For this and other positions contact:
April Bright
Senior Recruiter

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