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2023 Technical Editor and Writer Intern – Tampa, FL

Requisition ID: R10092298

  • CategoryCategory: Administrative Services
  • LocationLocation: Tampa, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No

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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you’ll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you’ll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you’ve done. Join us and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Technical Editor and Writer for an internship opportunity. This position will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Tampa, FL.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems, Engineering & Sciences (E&S).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Edit and format IT-related technical documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), technical procedures, programming documents, operational guidelines, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences.
  • Create, edit and format Atlassian Confluence pages, Arsenale Dataplane reports, Jira queries and filters.
  • Create and edit custom fillable PDF forms using Adobe Pro or Adobe Distiller
  • You will acquire subject knowledge by interviewing operators/developers, attending program and technical meetings and referring to technical documentation.
  • You will work with team leads understand current mission objectives and scheduled work as well as emerging concepts and technologies.
  • This position is responsible for producing monthly and quarterly Government required documentation including creating, writing, rewriting, editing, and formatting PowerPoint Presentations, Microsoft Word reports, Microsoft Projects, and updating Microsoft Access databases.
  • Conduct quality review of all materials to ensure both compliance and standardization.  Individual must have a solid understanding of Department of Defense processes and be able to operate in those environments.
  • Create visualizations including dashboards and views using system monitoring tools such as vRealize Operations (vROPs), SolarWinds or Kibana.

Basic Qualifications

A candidate must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be a student who is enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university and will be enrolled full time in Fall 2023.
  • Be majoring in or having majored in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 10 weeks during summer 2023.
  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Arsenale Dataplane
  • Experience or willingness to learn working with system monitoring and polling systems such as SolarWinds, ELKStack, or VMware to create dashboards and reports
  • Functional experience working with Department of Defense standards for documentation Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Excel to include creating a variety of charts, graphs, and pivot tables to effectively communicate data to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Pro or Distiller.
  • Possess superior communication, editing, and writing skills
  • Possess the positive attitude and team spirit needed to succeed in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work‐related manuals, publications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to identify and use proper grammar
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously

Intern Pay Range:

Bachelor’s: $20.75 to $25.75 per hour

Master’s: $30.50 to $32.25 per hour

At Northrop Grumman, our internship pay rates are standardized and take into account three main factors: the anticipated graduation date of the individual, the cost of labor of the geographic location, and whether the internship is considered technical or administrative.


Salary Range: $21 USD - $26 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.