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Northrop Grumman Corporation

Technical Editor and Writer 3

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Colorado Springs, CO

Technical Editor and Writer 3

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs


Job #672810236

Technical Editor and Writer 3

Requisition ID: 18010832

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Technical Writer to join our team at Schriever AFB in Colorado.

The Technical Writer 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.

The selected individual will also engage in data management activities as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or technical field with 6 years of relevant experience.

•Experience with the design and production of briefings, test reports, white papers, process documents, and documentation from engineering and management staff inputs.

•Strong technical command of English grammar is required.

•Must possess excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication, time management, and customer relations skills.

•Must be a quick learner and have the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.

•Must maintain high-quality work products with little supervision.

•Must possess high proficiency in PC applications to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office Suite applications, including the ability to design Word templates, customize styles, implement custom bullets and numbering, and generate automatic tables of contents for large documents.

•Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Familiar with Desktop Publishing and DoD publications.

•Graphics and illustration experience a plus.

•Ability to understand technical documents relating to missile defense and computer simulations.

•Ability to be highly creative and innovative, and provide quick-reaction responses.

•Prior BMDS experience.

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 ~~~/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Technical Editor and Writer 3


Colorado-Schriever AFB

Requisition ID:


Updated 05/29/2018

23 days 5 hours ago

Northrop Grumman Corporation


Technical Editor and Writer 3 Northrop Grumman Corporation - Colorado Springs, CO, United States


Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Company Profile:
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.