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GBSD Principal Tech Editor and Writer / Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer – 4192-1

Requisition ID: R10043945

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a GBSD Principal Tech Editor and Writer / Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer to support weapon system-based training. This position supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Support Systems Team (SST). This position will be located in Roy, Utah.   

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do: 

  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.

  • Performs fairly complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment.

  • Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. 

  • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.

  • Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects.

  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. May develop and deliver presentations.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Ability include: Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

  • Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks.

  • Negotiates and integrates different viewpoints, relay and receive information and collaborate in a team environment. 

What You’ll Get To Do: 

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or level Sr. Principal level.

  • Principal Tech Editor and Writer level: 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters in technical editing and writing or English Literature.

  • Sr. Principal Tech Editor and Writer level: 10 Years with Bachelors; 8 Years with Masters in technical editing and writing or English Literature.

  • Experience working across varied customer and or technical disciplines.

  • Experience with configuration management, strong writing and editing skills, including ability to manipulate usage and grammar. 

  • Experiencing querying authors for clarity and compliance purposes.

  • Experience in Microsoft Word, MS excel, and PowerPoint (for the purpose of editing electronically). 

  • Candidate must possess an active interim DoD Secret security and have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance and be able to maintain that clearance. 

  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $65,800 USD - $98,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $81,600 USD - $122,400 USD

Employees 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

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.