Technical Publication Manager

Requisition ID: R10000772

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Sierra Vista - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Technical Publication Manager to help manage a diverse portfolio of prime international contracts for our Q4 Enterprise Sustainment Organization. The successful candidate will assist in directing, overseeing and collaborating on all aspects of the programs from a technical writing, editing and publication perspective associated with planning, implementation, contracting of change proposals, and execution of the program across Integrated Product Teams, functions and sectors.   The successful candidate will interact with the customer, subcontractors, and other stakeholders as the focal point for Q4 International Sustainment activities as well as, manage schedules to ensure timely execution of efforts to support the Autonomous Systems Operating Unit.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organize and manage technical publications activities
  • Extensive familiarity with DoD specifications MIL-STD-40051-*, MIL-HDBK-1222*, MIL-STD-2361, and MIL-STD-38784
  • Lead discussions, demonstrations, briefings for cross-domain activities across NGC Sectors and with customer communities
  • Collaborate with OEM engineering
  • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program in the technical writing and Editing areas.
  • Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS).
  • Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders.
  • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy.
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work and supplier Statement of Works.
  • Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy.
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.
  • Ability to demonstrate success in leading and developing cross functional teams.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors.
  • Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers
  • Demonstrate understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with minimum of 5 years of program/project experience and 2 years of leadership experience or 10 year of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  • Global Hawk, NATO or Triton Experience
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of with complex anomaly resolution, internal and external coordination and collaboration
  • Experience in Foreign Military sales

Salary Range: 107700 - 161500

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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.