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Technical Writer and Editor

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the TimeDescriptionJoin Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of whats 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, youll 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 Grummans 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.NGSkillsBasic Qualifications:

  • Must have 7 years of relevant experience. Will consider 3 years with Bachelor's Degree; or 1 year of experience with Masters 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: $53,500.00 - $80,300.00Employees 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.We are a pioneering company.With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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

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