Communication Specialist/ Technical Editor

Marketing and Communications
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

  •  Independently execute technical writing activities in support of the Knowledge Management (KM) strategy, planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Take detailed notes and facilitate meetings as a key aspect of the role.
  • Write, re-write, and/or edit standing operating procedures (SOPs), technical documents, white papers, reports, and related technical publications to communicate technical specifications and instructions clearly and effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Acquire subject knowledge through stakeholder interviews, observing the performance of mission execution methods, and referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with senior leaders across the organization to understand key business priorities.
  • Oversee the preparation of illustrative materials, including the selection of drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts.
  • Conduct quality reviews of materials prior to publication and distribution.


  • Requires a BA/BS and 3 years of experience, or no degree with 9 years of experience.
  • Requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Senior-level expertise with Knowledge Management (KM) processes and strategies.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong oral and written communication skills to communicate technical specifications and instructions clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences
  • Expert interpersonal skills for acquiring subject knowledge through various methods
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills to oversee the preparation and quality review of illustrative materials for publication and distribution


Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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