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Northrop Grumman Principal / Senior Principal Tech Editor & Writer in Melbourne, Florida

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Job Description

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. Must be available and able to work first or second shift.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Technical Editor and Writer (Level 3) or Senior Principal Technical Editor and Writer (Level 4)

Basic Qualifications for Principal Technical Editor (Level 3):

  • 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 an 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

  • Must be available and able to work first or second shift.

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 operator or maintainer.

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Technical Editor (Level 4):

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience with Bachelors Degree; or 6 years experience with Master's Degree. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma and 14 years of relevant experience.

  • 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

  • Ability to write in XML

  • Must have an 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

  • Must be available and able to work first or second shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with EAGLE/EPS publishing system

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

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

  • Experience in writing maintenance manuals.

  • At least 6 years experience as an air vehicle operator or maintainer

  • Previous experience with Inflight Systems Test and Aircraft Modification

  • Quality Control experience

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task while keeping schedule and quality

  • Previous experience performing tech data validation and verification

  • Ability/willingness to train/mentor team members in EAGLE/EPS

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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