Unisys Federal Systems

  • Editor/Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Req ID
    Global sales
    Customer Service/Support
    Travel Percentage
  • Summary / Description

    We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Editor/Technical Writer to join our team in Reston, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


    In this role you will edit complex IT proposals . You will review proposal content for errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling and check the proposal for readability, style, and agreement with editorial policy. You will suggest revisions, such as changing words and rearranging sentences and paragraphs to improve clarity. The ideal candidate will provide proofreading skills, possess a keen attention to detail, and handle stressful situations. You will also demonstrate your dependability and exceptional customer service skills.


    Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Receive and administratively track new editing/writing request assignments using SharePoint.
    • Serve as lead editor and one voice/consistency writer.
    • Review and interpret RFP to determine written requirements and acronyms.
    • Communicate with Subject Matter Experts to solicit information to improve written proposal.
    • Edit proposal narratives, correcting grammar, passive voice, and consistency to support ease of readability.
    • Manage time proactively to plan for unforeseen short term assignments.
    • Demonstrate excellent professionalism and customer service skills.
    • Research and gather relevant information for use in proposal editing addressing customer hot buttons, and incorporating win themes into proposal sections
    • Write and edit proposal and marketing content for grammar, punctuation, readability, and persuasiveness.
    • May edit multiple proposals in the same timeframe
    • Creates a positive work environment, demonstrates a professional attitude, and meets established goalsand responsibilities while working in cooperation with colleagues





    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field • A minimum of 5 years proven successful experience editing, writing, and coordinating Federal Government proposals of moderate to high complexity •Experience in managing mulitple editing assignments. • Experience working with proposal teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment supporting critical business development activities • Strong analytical, organizational, and managerial skills • The ability to use standard English writing styles and structures to write proposal sections; this includes the ability to research and synthesize information from multiple sources (subject matter experts, previous proposals) into a cohesive, easy-to-read, and persuasive final product • Able to balance multiple projects and work to meet deadlines • Excellent communication and organizational skills • Ability to work on multiple projects and under tight deadlines • Ability to work with teams and individuals of varying working styles • Ability to work overtime often with no advance notice • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint

    About Unisys

    Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

    Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

    Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

    Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

    Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

    Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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