Technical Editor and Writer 1

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking San Diego, CA

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7289455
AJE Ref #
576154131
Location
San Diego, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Requisition ID:
16021386
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United States\-California\-San Diego
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* Relocation Assistance:
No relocation assistance available
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* Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is searching for an entry level Documentation/Technical Writer to write, rewrite, edit, and/or format technical and program documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, operational specifications, and related technical and program publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences\. Exceptional writing, editing, and interpersonal skills are essential for this position, along with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, including formatting and style capabilities\. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA\.The Technical Writer works with software developers, systems engineers, system integrators, project and program leads, and other team members to gather and organize pertinent technical information and, using this information, writes, edits, and proofreads technical documents, publications, and other written media\. The successful candidate will work with program staff to identify, organize, and prioritize informational needs, and work with technical teams to communicate and document technical information, ensuring design consistency and following internal and program style guides\. The Technical Writer coordinates publications and other collateral material using both print and electronic media via the web and desktop publishing software to draft, edit, and lay out material for distribution\. The successful candidate will help finalize style, design, layout, and editorial preparation of proposed publications before program and customer approval\.Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree \(four years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree\)- Willing and able to obtain and maintain a Secret level clearance- An understanding of business operations- Ability to work independently with minimal or no oversight- Ability to collaborate in a distributed, diverse team environment- Ability to draft, edit, and proofread documents for publishing in a timely manner with minimal errors- Superior oral and written communications skills, including writing and spelling- Familiar with current Windows Operating Systems and MS Office Suite, specifically MS Word \(including formatting and style capabilities\), MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook- U\.S\. Citizenship is required for this positionPreferred Qualifications:
- Active, current Secret level clearance- Evidence of writing\-intensive college level courses- Previous experience in writing software documentation, including software user's manuals, software version descriptions, procedures, operational specifications, and technical bulletinsNorthrop 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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* _Technical Editor and Writer 1_
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