Technical Editor and Writer

Requisition ID: 21006288

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Saint Augustine, Florida
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Technical Editor and Writer to develop technical manuals for Advanced Hawkeye’s support equipment for e-CASS operations.  This position is in St. Augustine, Florida.   Job Summary:   Researches, writes, edits, and proofreads engineering technical data to develop aircraft technical manuals for the U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales.  Analyses and develops detailed descriptions of aircraft components and procedures to include operator, maintenance, troubleshooting, fault isolation, checklists, technical directives, aircraft change directives, engineering change proposal, and other reports.   Job Responsibilities: Work with Arbortext in a Common Source Database, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe 10.x, and other applications to support desktop publishing. Comprehensively research and scrutinize technical data leveraged from source data, engineering drawings, software description documents, test plans, design specifications/documentation, maintenance plans and design or engineering specifications. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials. Develop operational procedures, corrective maintenance, and diagnostics (troubleshooting) procedures for Organizational (O-Level) and Intermediate (I-Level) and Depot (D-Level) and participate in joint Government In-Process Reviews (IPRs) and Combined Validation/Verification (CVV) efforts as required.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of technical writing experience, or 1 year with a Masters, or 7 years’ experience in lieu of a degree
  • Proficient with S1000D Authoring tools
  • Able to obtain DoD Secret Clearance once hired
  • Willing and able to travel (up to 10%)
  Preferred Qualifications: 
  • 2 years minimum of experience in Naval Aviation Training Course
  • Curriculum Development



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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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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.