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SDS Technical Editing and Writing Manager 2 (9828)

Requisition ID: R10110806

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Space Systems is seeking a Technical Editing and Writing Manager 2 for the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) division Engineering and Manufacturing team. This leadership role will be in Roy, UT and will provide enabling support for all business areas within the SDS portfolio. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will be responsible for a Technical Writing discipline section within the SDS Systems Engineering organization and will report directly to an SDS Systems Engineering Department Manager. You will provide career mentorship and operational support to a Functional Home Room (FHR) team (Section) of Individual Contributors (ICs) based on Engineering goals, objectives, and company policy. Key FHR responsibilities will be personnel performance management, process familiarization, and training for Section members, as well as staffing of roles on projects.  You will also fulfill a technical assignment as a technical writer lead developing new technical orders, changes to existing documents, and overall program support for technical order requirements.  As a lead, you will be responsible for the oversight of a team of technical writers.  You will be responsible for assignment of writers to various programs and sustainment task orders and monitor their performance, schedule, and cost.

As a Section Manager you will be expected to spend roughly 20% of your effort on Functional Homeroom responsibilities with 80% of your efforts focused on a technical assignment on an SDS project or IPT.

Essential functions include:

As Functional Homeroom Manager:

• Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.

• Provide ownership for the people, processes, and tools that support business areas and programs in achieving their missions.

• Supporting FHR efforts in areas of process improvement, training and staffing

As Technical Writer support:

• Knowledge of USAF TO 00-5-3 processes and requirements.

• Experience in the use and development of technical orders in support of both USAF EMD programs and sustainment efforts.

• Ability to conduct multiple technical writing projects for performance, schedule, and cost while mentoring/coaching employees in the conduct of their own projects.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 401k
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years of directly related experience.  4 years of direct experience can be used in lieu of a degree.
  • At least 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against a schedule.
  • 2+ yrs MMIII weapon system experience.
  • 2+ yrs MMIII technical order experience.
  • Active Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ yrs MMIII weapon system experience.
  • 20+ yrs MMIII technical order experience.
  • Familiarity with MMIII Technical Order Management Agency (TOMA) requirements and processes.
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD 38784 technical order development requirements.
  • Familiarity with Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) document creation.
  • Experience in MMIII System Program Office (SPO) engineering review board requirements and processes.
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance.

Salary Range: $95,900 USD - $143,900 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.