Technical Editor and Writer / Principal Technical Editor and Writer (Security Clearance required)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced
Technical Editor. The successful candidate will join our high
performing team to develop technical documentation for the most
advanced military sensors and systems, integrated on platforms,
such as: F-22 Raptor, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-35 Lightning II, E3
AWACS, E-7A Wedgetail, B1-B Lancer, AN/ZPY-1 STARLite, and
AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR. Responsibilities: Edits documents to ensure
compliance with style, design, layout, specification, and grammar
and spelling requirements.Edits technical and Program documents
such as technical manuals, operational specifications, program
plans, design documents, training materials, presentations,
whitepapers, and reports, and other technical publications to
communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences.
Collaborates with task/team leads, writers, engineers, and
instructors, to deliver documents.Performs Desktop Publishing tasks
for all Program technical data products.Gathers information to
develop templates based on style guides to adhere to military
specifications and standards of technical writing.Edits documents
for Simplified Technical English compliance.Conducts quality review
of materials.Publishes materials in various formats, including
page-based hardcopy and electronic (basic and interactive) and
structured technical data (XML/SGML, S1000, and DITA).Performs
other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications for level
2:Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or
related field, 2-5 years' technical editing experience, 0 years'
experience with Master's.Minimum 1-2 years' experience in creating
and modifying styles, formats, and templates.Excellent attention to
detail.Ability to edit structured technical data.Ability to work
independently and in a team-oriented environment.Ability to learn
Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE 100) standard and edit
content for compliance.Good problem solving and organization
skills.Self-motivated.U.S. Citizen with active DoD Secret clearance
(or higher).Basic Qualifications for level 3: Bachelor's Degree in
English, Journalism, Communications or related field, 5-10 years'
technical editing experience, 3 years' experience with
Master's.Minimum 5 years' experience in creating and modifying
styles, formats, and templates.Minimum of 5 years' experience with
structured authoring applications, such as: MadCap, FrameMaker, or
Arbortext.Excellent attention to detail.Experience with structured
technical data.Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented
environment.Ability to edit content developed to Simplified
Technical English (ASD-STE 100) standard.Excellent problem solving
and organization skills.U.S. Citizen with activeDoD Secret
clearance (or higher).Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of 2 years'
experience with structured authoring applications, such as: MadCap,
FrameMaker, or Arbortext.Experience with Simplified Technical
English (ASD-STE 100).Experience with structured technical data and
standards XML, SGML, HTML, S1000, and DITA.Certification through
the Society for Technical Communicators (STC).Ability to obtain and
maintain DoD Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information
(TS/SCI).Ability to obtain and maintain SAP/SAR clearance. 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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