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Sr. Principal Technical Editor and Writer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time**Description**Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.**Description**Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. Our defense systems protect millions of people every day, now and for the future. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Technical Editor and Writer.This position will support international Global Hawk programs and be located in Sierra Vista, Arizona or Rancho Bernardo, CA. **However, teleworking will be considered.**What You Will Get to Do: 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 using Extensible Markup Language (XML) and adhering to an S1000D specification and instructions to United Sates Air Force (USAF) and international customers. 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.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:--- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage--- 401k--- Educational Assistance--- Life Insurance--- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions--- Paid Time Off--- Health & Wellness Resources--- Employee Discounts**Basic Qualifications**+ At least 10 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree; In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 13 years of relevant experience in a related technical field+ Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards+ Full knowledge of industry practices. Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform highly complex professional tasks+ Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, specifications, and system description documents+ Be able to write in XML**Preferred Qualifications**+ Currently hold an active DoD Secret clearance+ Experience with the Eagle/EPS publishing system+ Experience in utilizing the USAF Flight Manual or Maintenance Manual change process+ Experience writing in XML/S1000D International Specification for Technical Publications/IETM/Data Module writing (Arbortext, EAGLE, XMetal, or similar program)+ At least 4 years' experience in an electronic/avionic field or in a Department of Defense (DoD) maintenance backgroundSalary Range: $81,600.00 - $128,900.00Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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