Full Job Description
Bring your Talent and Skills to Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) Technical Information Team. We are seeking a recent college graduate to work as a Technical Editor / Writer I at our Burlington, MA location.
This position is an excellent opportunity for someone with well-developed written and verbal communication skills to begin a career in the aerospace-defense engineering environment supporting state-of-the art technology through development of hardware and software technical documentation for end-user operator installation, assembly, maintenance manuals and training materials.
The individual will work with other technical writers, logistic support personnel and systems engineering organizations to collect and document systems architecture, and develop applicable support technical manuals and training documentation. This will be completed in accordance with defined standards and contractual requirements for a variety of complex equipment.
Key Responsibilities for the Qualified Candidate Include:
Developing simplified theory of operation and block diagrams for electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment
Developing fault isolation and troubleshooting procedures for electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment
Writing repair procedures
Writing removal and installation procedures
Working with technical illustrator personnel in support of publication effort
Working with desktop publishing personnel in support of publication effort
Interfacing with customer engineering personnel to work out solutions to problems
We are looking for someone who is an organized self-starter, team player, has communication and technical skills, and can professionally interact with other organizations.
Security Clearance & Other Requirements:
This position requires the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Demonstrate an aptitude in developing technical documentation and technical writing
Superior verbal and writing skills
Understanding or willingness to learn hardware or software engineering principles
The ability to read, understand and interpret engineering documentation
Basic knowledge in the preparation, editing and grammar
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software products including Word
Must be willing and able to travel occasionally for business purposes.
Experience developing and writing technical documentation
Experience with military systems and/or technical manual standards
Military training or technical manual product development and delivery background
Working knowledge of ETMs, IETMs, S1000D, SGML and XML is preferred
Familiarity with modeling, animation and CAD tools such as Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, Right Hemisphere and Solid Works
Certificate in technical writing or equivalent is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent engineering degree or a closely related field obtained within the past 18 months. A GPA of 3.0 + is strongly desired. Please include your GPA and transcript with your resume.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 160080BR 160080