Technical Editor And Writer

Northrop Grumman Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 1 week ago

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

This is a level 2 opportunity. 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree; or 1 year experience with Masters Degree. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 7 years of relevant experience in a related field

  • Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards

  • Full knowledge of industry practices. 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.

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance before start date within 365 days of offer acceptance.

  • Ability to obtain special program access within 365 days.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Eagle/EPS publishing system

  • Experience in utilizing the USAF Flight Manual or Maintenance Manual change process

  • Experience writing in XML/S1000D International Specification for Technical Publications/IETM/Data Module writing (Arbortext, EAGLE, XMetal, or similar program)

  • At least 4 years experience as an air vehicle maintainer.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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