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Technical Editor and Writer

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

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10070631Category: CommunicationsLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Shift X (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 Defense Systems is currently seeking a Technical Editor and Writer for a new and exciting effort located in Melbourne FL.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 Master's Degree.Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standardsFull knowledge of industry practices. Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasksMust be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, specifications, and system description documentsBe able to write in XMLMust have an active DoD Secret Clearance with ability to maintain with background investigation within the past 5 yearsMust be obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submissionPreferred Qualifications:Experience with the Eagle/EPS publishing systemExperience in utilizing the USAF Flight Manual or Maintenance Manual change processExperience writing in XML/S1000D International Specification for Technical Publications/IETM/Data Module writing (Arbortext, EAGLE, XMetal, or similar program)Experience authoring and/or using Illustrated Parts DiagramsExperience as an air vehicle maintainerSalary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 USDEmployees 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.

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