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Technical Writer/Editor Manager

Company: General Atomics
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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  • Email (Opens in New Window) Date posted 10/25/2021 Job ID 33774BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Management Job Title Technical Writer/Editor Manager City San Diego State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary
    Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

    DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES:
    This position is responsible for directing the writing, editing, and rewriting of technical documents such as articles, publications, presentations, procedure manuals and related technical publications through professional and technical staff. Consults with management to ensure final documents clearly and effectively communicate technical information and data to appropriate audience(s). Develops technical writing policies, practices, and standards for the assigned organization(s). Ensures documents are developed in accordance with the requested specifications, including security classification. Manages the collection and accumulation of the required technical information and data through identifying and interviewing technical experts, observing processes, and researching and analyzing technical data and publications. Presents final document(s) to management/customer, makes related presentations as required, and serves as an external spokesperson with internal and external contacts. Participates with management on short and long term planning.
    • Directs and provides leadership for all activities for the unit(s) including planning and managing technical performance to ensure quality, business, and financial objectives are attained.
    • Acts as the primary contact for unit(s) activities, and leads progress review sessions to manage technical, schedule, and cost objectives.
    • Directs all aspects of document/media preparation to meet deadlines.
    • Ensures final document(s) and media meet requirements and appropriate signatures and security classifications are obtained.
    • Controls reproduction, release, distribution, and storage of documents.
    • Develops and implements new and/or modifications to documentation/communication policies and procedures for assigned area.
    • Manages the implementation of annual and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives for the unit(s). Participates in the development of annual and long-term objectives.
    • Manages the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of human resources to ensure the availability of the required management, professional, and technical talent.
    • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating practices and procedures. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
      Job Qualifications:
      • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in English, journalism, or a related discipline and thirteen or more years of professional technical engineering/scientific writing/editing experience with at least seven of those years in a management role. Equivalent professional technical writing/editing experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
      • Must have a thorough and detailed understanding of technical writing/editing concepts, principles, and practices including grammar, style, and composition.
      • Must have experience communicating with scientists and engineers and interpreting technical data. Must also have demonstrated leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, as well as coordinating workloads to meet established milestones.
      • Must be able to resolve unusually complex management and technical problems and serve as spokesperson on projects.
      • Excellent communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with others.
      • Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No Apply Now "At Diazyme you get an opportunity to work and collaborate with a team that develops and provides diagnostic products that improve healthcare quality." - Nancy, Quality Lead "Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring." "I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country." - Micah, Mechanical Engineer "I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs." General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws. To learn more click here . U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. We endeavor to make the online job application process accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the job application process and would like to request assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please contact (858) 455-4545, or click here . This contact information is for accommodation requests only, not to inquire about the status of applications. For information regarding General Atomics' collection and use of personal information, please check here . If you experience issues with the career site or would like to provide feedback, contact us at: GA-Careers@ga.com

Keywords: General Atomics, San Diego , Technical Writer/Editor Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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