Senior Technical Editor

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Job ID
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Required Security Clearance
US Citizenship Required


Railhead, Inc. is seeking a Senior Technical Editor to support a Federal government client located at Fort Meade, Maryland.


  • Work directly with analysts, fellow editors, and web developers to ensure that all analytic products conform to product templates, meet ACIC publication standards and business rules, and maintain consistency and readability for diverse audiences
  • Prior to the finished CI research analysis being published, you shall provide editorial support to contractor analysts writing CI analytic products in support of analyses conducted under this PWS, in response to specific requirements listed in AR 381-11, AR 381-12, AR 381-20, AR 525-13, DoDI 5240.18, DoDI 5240.19, and periodic INSCOM Operations Orders (OPORDs)
  • Be responsible for independently editing, designing, and managing the contents of the finished multimedia intelligence publications
  • Post these publications on the ACIC websites hosted on the INTELINK and INTELINK-S product Servers for the entire IC
  • Review intelligence products for proper grammar, punctuation, and syntax, as well as for logic, clarity, and consistency
  • Ensure that style and format conform to agency publication standards and that language presentation is consistent with prescribed style guides and specialized vocabulary of subject matter fields
  • Amend draft tables, tone boxes, and graphics to ensure the content supports and is consistent with the accompanying text
  • Ensure proper classification markings in accordance with IC guidance
  • Work with authors to revise products for narrative organization and negotiate further revisions as needed
  • Ensure final documentation are written with adequate clarity for the intended audience, arranged logically, grammatically correct, adhere to accepted rules of style, contain the proper security classification caveats and markings, as directed by national/DoD/DA guidance, and are formatted IAW established ACIC policies and standards
  • Formalize the final products IAW established policies and standards
  • Modify templates developed in Microsoft Word 2013 and subsequent upgrades for 15 existing product lines and sub-product lines for products that range from two to more than 100 pages in length. Product lines include items such as: ASR, (five sub-product lines, each requiring a unique template), MDCITA, Army Annual Threat Assessment, INSCOM Annual Threat Assessment, FPN, CIN, CI Cyber Notes (CICN), ATD, Force Protection Analytic Review (FPR), Global Sunni Extremist Threat Summary, Significant Shia Extremist Threat Update, and Army Futures Command CI Digest (ACID)
  • Provide analysts with expert technical knowledge and advice in planning, coordinating, and the time sequencing involved in the steps required to produce a publication
  • Represent the ACIC at meetings with Government contractors, personnel from DA, National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC), and National level intelligence agencies to discuss and solve technical issues involving the publication of final intelligence products, dissemination on electronic media, and conforming standards with Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS)


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • High school diploma with at least 20 years of relevant experience; an associates degree with at least 16 years of relevant experience; a bachelor's degree with at least 14 years of relevant experience; or a master's degree with at least 12 years of relevant experience
  • Two years of experience using Desktop Publishing, basic graphics techniques, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Markup Language (XML), and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

About Railhead

Railhead, Inc. is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; cloud and managed IT solutions; engineering, and information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security. We provide training and logistics in support of readiness operations; and operational support services and solutions in support of organizations not limited to DHS, DoD, and the Intelligence Community (IC). We hire mission enablers whom reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion, in order to advance our corporate culture, develop our family of employees into the best they can be, and in turn grow our market share throughout industry.


Railhead, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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