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Technical Writer

Company: L3Harris
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

Job Title: Technical Writer

Job Code: TWSB

Job Location: Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

This candidate may perform moderately complex research and writing tasks to support various systems. The candidate will work either alone or as part of a team to develop content for system technical manuals. The candidate will document the results of analysis design tasks. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to research technical documentation and development of operational and maintenance procedures. The candidate should be resourceful and responsible if tasked to work alone.

Essential Functions:

* Candidate will support and develop technical manuals and other ILS documents necessary to support contracts' requirements.
* Applicant will use of Adobe Acrobat applications and Microsoft Office including Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, to develop TMs.
* Applicant will work closely with System and government SMEs.
* Applicant will follow establishing timelines to meet contract deliverables.
* Technical manuals will be written at the 9th grade level.
* Translate and organize complex technical information into an array of readable formats.

Qualifications: (refer to Career Framework)

* Secret Clearance at time of hire (desired)
* Must have ten years of professional experience in development of technical documentation.
* Eight years of full-time professional experience in the documentation of operational / maintenance / installation data and or process requirements using standard military practices.


* Candidate must be an organized self-starter with superb attention to detail, meticulous grammar, and a clear understanding of how to translate and organize complex technical information into an array of readable formats.
* Applicant should be skilled in the use of Adobe Acrobat applications and Microsoft Office including Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, Arbortext, and Epic Editor experience with S1000D specifications utilizing a Navy CSDB, and XML tagging are preferred.
* Applicant may be required to possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance in a timely fashion.

Preferred Additional Skills:

* Self-Starter
* XML authoring a plus (Arbortext, Oxygen, Omega, Xmetal or similar)
* Candidate must have above average expertise in Microsoft Office applications particularly MS Power Point, MS Excel, and MS Word (e.g., development of forms)
* Additionally, the candidate should be familiar with MS Office suite to include Access and Project
* Experience in quality control a plus.

Keywords: L3Harris, Norfolk , Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Norfolk, Virginia

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