US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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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 Editor and Writer / Principal Technical Editor and Writer.** This position will be located in **Roy, Utah** and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
**What You’ll Get To Do:**
Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:
+ The position includes authoring and/or editing technical documents such as Air Force 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, observing performance of production methods, referring to Air Force technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
+ Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts.
+ Conducts quality review of materials.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts
This position’s 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.
**You’ll Bring These Qualifications:**
_This position may be filled at multiple levels depending on candidate experience and education._
+ **Technical Editor and Writer level:** 3 Years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree; 1 Years with Masters. In lieu of degree, additional years of experience may be considered.
+ **Principal Technical Editor and Writer level:** 6 Years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree; 4 Years with Masters. In lieu of degree, additional years of experience may be considered.
+ Active DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 5 years.
+ US Citizenship and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).
+ Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, specifications, and system description documents.
+ Experienced with Atlassian Confluence, Jira.
**These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:**
+ Proficient in the interpretation of engineering data such as parts list, application list, notes list and print reading.
+ Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework – SAFe for Lean Enterprises.
+ Experience with secure software development practices and tools (i.e. Fortify, SonarQube)
+ Active Top Secret security clearance with adjudication in the last 6 years.
+ Must have demonstrated knowledge of file configuration management, strong writing and editing skills, including ability to manipulate usage and grammar.
+ Knowledge of Air Force Technical Orders, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Suite.
+ Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
+ Knowledge of DoD industry practices. Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks.
Salary Range: $53,500.00 - $80,300.00Salary Range 2: $65,800.00 - $98,800.00
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.