Northrop Grumman Technical Editor and Writer in Roy, Utah
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Technical Editor and Writer .This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here
What You'll Get To Do:
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 using Extensible Markup Language (XML) and adhering to an S1000D specification and instructions to a United Sates Air Force (USAF) customer. 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.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 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:
At least 3 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree; In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 7 years of relevant experience in a related technical 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.
Currently hold an active Secret clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
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 in an electronic/avionic field or in a Department of Defense (DoD) maintenance background.
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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