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Technical Editing and Writing Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10042697

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location Icon Location: Sierra Vista, AZ, USA   |  San Diego, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.


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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of program/project management experience with Bachelor's Degree; 10 years of experience in lieu of formal degree
  • Global Hawk, NATO or Triton Experience
  • Currently hold an active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Global Hawk, NATO or Triton Experience
  • Experience in Foreign Military sales

This position reports to Sierra Vista, AZ, USA, however, this position can also be worked from San Diego, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $93,100 USD - $161,800 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.