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Technical Editor and Writer 3

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Sunnyvale, CA

Technical Editor and Writer 3




Technical Editor and Writer 3

Requisition ID: 17026167

Location(s): United States-California-Sunnyvale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Technical Writer to join our Marine Systems Technical Publications team. This position is at Sunnyvale, California.

Northrop Grumman seeks an experienced individual to lead and coordinate the creation and maintenance of a variety of electronically delivered and interactive technical manuals, from planning through final distribution. This electronic documentation serves the launcher programs and Strategic Weapons Facilities in support of the U.S. Navy Fleet Ballistic Missile program.

In this position, the candidate would be responsible for production of electronic documentation. This includes coordinating the creation and maintenance of content delivered via interactive software applications; collaboration with an outside vendor on maintenance of and improvements to the interactive software itself; and adherence to government standards for electronic content and its delivery mechanisms.The selected candidate will provide database administration and support, review user requirements for new software, and evaluate new software technologies. Working on additional projects might be required. The position requires the ability to work with writers, engineers, the customer, and outside vendors. Additional requirements could include understanding technical specifications, blueprints, and engineering illustrations. Some travel and/or overtime may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience or a Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience with computer systems in a technical documentation or large-scale data processing environment. Related experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

Ability to demonstrate personal communication and writing skills.

Proficient with SGML/XML, FOSIs or other stylesheets, file/content management systems, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and PTC ArborText Editor.

Ability to multi-task, collaborate, and project manage documentation effort, and adhere to internal processes and standards for quality and style.

Must be a U.S. citizen, able to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with web-based and S1000D Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs).

Experience using Microsoft Access and Visual Basic; Adobe Illustrator, NX, or Vulcan.

Experience documenting electrical systems a plus, but not required.

Experience at a Strategic Weapons Facility, or with FBM Launcher Operations, or Strategic Weapons System Operations conducted onboard a submarine a plus, but not required.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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Technical Editor and Writer 3 Northrop Grumman Corporation - Sunnyvale, CA, United States


Location: Sunnyvale, CA

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.