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Northrop Grumman Principal Tech Editor and Writer in Melbourne, Florida

Join 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 world's 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.

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

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.


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree; or 4 years' experience with Master's 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.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Communications