Principal Technical Editor and Writer - 12899Roy, UT

At 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Technical Editor and Writer . This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel program.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

The Principal Technical Editor and Writer will develop and maintain process documentation, while ensuring compliance and conformance with higher-level policies, processes, and procedures. They will provide guidance with interpreting process documentation, as well as navigating the necessary tools for creating and maintaining documentation, to assure compliance. They will work directly with all functional organizations to ensure compliance throughout all process categories of the SDS Division Quality Management System process documentation.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Authoring, editing, and reviewing technical process documents for accuracy and consistency with prescribed style, formatting, metadata, and templates

  • Coordinating process document inputs and content for new and revision from technical teams

  • Maintaining and improving process document templates

  • Adhering to naming conventions and process document standards.

  • Reviewing documentation to ensure adherence to Division process standards, ease of use, logical order of tasks, etc.

  • Establishing and maintaining accurate document metadata properties in conformance with the SDS Asset Library

  • Establish strong working relationships and collaboration across multiple programs and all functional organizations

  • This position requires a detail-oriented candidate with strong technical writing experience and natural process acumen, and ability to:

  • Understand technical documentation issues from multiple viewpoints

  • Communicate in a precise manner (written and verbal)

  • Demonstrate a high standard of accountability

  • Act and prioritize with urgency

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of technical writing experience; Master's degree and 4 years of relevant experience. In lieu of formal education, ten years of relevant job experience may be considered

  • Experience with processing technical writing activities and development of standards for style, formatting, and quality

  • Experience in the Microsoft Office suite of tools including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Familiar with defense industry processes, procedures, manuals, work instructions and other process documents

  • Working knowledge of AS9100D or ISO9100 Quality Management Systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to adhere to internal processes, and standards for quality and style

  • Master's Degree in English, Writing, or related field

  • Have strong writing, and editing skills, and experience in manipulating grammar

  • Experienced with configuration management

  • Advanced MS Office & Adobe Acrobat

  • History of collaboration with different organizations

  • Missile, ICBM, Minuteman III subject matter experience

  • Possess active DoD Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $69,600 - $104,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.