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Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Cape Canaveral
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10005862

  • Category: Communications
  • Location: Cape Canaveral - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 3At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer based out of Cape Canaveral, FL. OR Silverdale, WA. OR Sunnyvale, CA. OR Kings Bay, GA. As a Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.What you'll get to do:
    • Write and/or edit technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
    • Develop subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
    • Take strong ownership to drive documentation through process from inputs to final distribution.
    • Lead preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts.
    • Conduct quality review of materials.
    • Develop new concepts, techniques, and standards.
    • Communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
    • Support implementation to a team of technical writers and text processors.
    • Serve as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives.
    • Present to internal and external stakeholders at reviews/documentation conferences.
    • Develop agendas and captures minutes to assess documentation impacts.We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer based out of Cape Canaveral, FL. OR Silverdale, WA. OR Sunnyvale, CA. OR Kings Bay, GA.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below:Basic Qualifications for Principal Tech Editor and Writer
      • Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of experience or Master's Degree with 3 years of experience. Additional 4 years' experience may be accepted in lieu of a Degree.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
      • Experience with publishing software (Arbortext preferred).
      • Experience with vector graphic designing applications (Illustrator preferred).
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer
        • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of experience or Master's Degree with 7 years of experience. Additional 4 years' experience may be accepted in lieu of a Degree.
        • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
        • Experience with publishing software (Arbortext preferred).
        • Experience with vector graphic designing applications (Illustrator preferred).
        • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.Preferred Qualifications for Senior Principal Tech Editor and Writer
          • Experience with US military documentation standards
          • Understanding of XML and S1000D Concepts
          • Experience with Arbortext Editor
          • Experience with Microsoft Project
          • Experience with Illustrator
          • Familiarity with database structures for supporting of technical information databases/electronic documentation
          • Active Secret Security ClearanceSalary Range: 62200 - 114000Salary Range 2: 77100 - 141400Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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