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Northrop Grumman Technical Editor and Writer - RITS in Vicksburg, Mississippi

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 front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking two Technical Editor/Writers to support the USACE program in the following locations: Washington DC (need 1) and Vicksburg MS (need 1).

In this position, you will:

  • Write, rewrite and/or edit technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications

  • Attend meetings, captures meeting minutes and develops agendas

  • Knowlegeable of technical specifications and instructions to provide research to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing SMEs, 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.

  • Conduct quality review of materials.

  • For TBM, support Advisory Working Groups and the development of all written materials and artifacts and researches and develops White papers with the Team



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in English or literature and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. May consider an additional 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree.

  • 3 years' experience preparing documents, reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences including senior management in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.

  • Experience in effectively creating/editing technical publications to include writing, editing and illustration as well as designs, storyboards, etc.

  • In-depth experience with word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software is required, including fluency in PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Project

  • Experience using Agile tools.

  • Must possess and active Secret security clearance. US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree

  • Minimum of 5 years experienc in Technical and Business writing.

  • TBM training

  • Familiarity with APA Guidelines

  • Familiarity with technical terms, and DoD PowerPoint presentations

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