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Technical Writer and Editor

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10064438
Category: Communications
Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 2 At 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. Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. Northrop Grumman is seeking a Technical Editor and Writer to join the Defense Systems Program. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Strike and Special Mission Aircraft Business Unit, Special Programs Logistics and Operations Unit in the Logistics and Modernization Division. Roles and Responsibilities: Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials. NGSkills Basic Qualifications: Must have 7 years of relevant experience. Will consider 3 years with Bachelor's Degree; or 1 year of experience with Master's Degree. Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, industry practices, and standards with regard to technical writing Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, specifications, and system description documents Be able to write in XML Must have active DoD Secret Clearance with ability to maintain with background investigation within the past 5 years Must be obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission. Preferred Qualifications: Experience writing in XML/S1000D International Specification for Technical Publications/IETM/Data Module writing (Arbortext, EAGLE, XMetal, or similar program) Experience with the Eagle/EPS publishing system Experience in utilizing the USAF Flight Manual or Maintenance Manual change process Experience creating and reviewing Illustrated Parts Breakdown using MIL-DTL-38807 or MIL-PRF-38807 At least 4 years' experience as an air vehicle operator or maintainer. Salary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 USD Employees 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. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Melbourne , Technical Writer and Editor, IT / Software / Systems , Melbourne, Florida

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