Principal Tech Editor and Writer - Full-time
Northrop Grumman
Melbourne, Florida, United States
5d ago

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 6 years of relevant experience with Bachelors Degree; or 4 years experience with Masters Degree. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and 10 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
  • Must have the ability to obtain an active secret DoD clearance before start within 365 days of acceptance and maintain.
  • Ability to obtain special program access within 365 days.
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with Eagle / EPS publishing System
  • Experience in utilizing the 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)
  • 6-12 years’ experience as an air vehicle operator or 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.

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