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Technical Writer

Northrop Grumman | McLean VA 22101 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/08/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Writes, edits, and formats technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, referring to technical specifications and engineering illustrations.
Creates and updates program templates.
Maintains CDRL version control and archives deliveries.
Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts.
Tracks CDRL updates and conducts quality review of materials.
Provides draft delivery letters to Contracts; prepares and completes deliveries.
Creates event signage and coordinates printing.
Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.

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Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor's degreeand at least6 years of experience
Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional technical writing tasks.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite 2016, Adobe Acrobat DC, and SharePoint.
Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

Must have a current secret (or higher) clearance. Interim clearance acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Experience working in a SAFe Agile or Agile software development environment
Experience with graphic design


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location McLean, VA, 22101, United States
Categories Computer Software

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