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Company: L3Harris
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Job Title: Technical Writer

Job Code: IMS20212903-58812

Job Location: Anaheim, CA

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented technical writer who will be responsible for creating, developing, planning, writing, and editing operational, instructional, maintenance, troubleshooting, and test procedures for paper, multimedia, or web-based publication. Tasks include being able to research and translate technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for non-technical and technical users. In addition, this role will work closely with various key stakeholders and technical staff to gather data for documentation. Other responsibilities include documenting engineering processes and specifications. Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements. Manuals produced must conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.

Essential Functions:

+ Produce high quality documentation that meets the required standards and is appropriate for its intended audience (technical and non-technical)

+ Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals

+ Work with various internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and documentation requirements

+ Generate technical manuals and SDRLs using raw engineering source data with collaboration from the development team

+ Independently schedule and collaborate with key personnel and resources to ensure timely delivery of deliverables

+ Analysis of existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities

+ Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts

+ Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals

+ Maintain a comprehensive library of technical documentation following the company source control policies

+ Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content

+ Recommend enhancements to systems and processes to the development team

+ Provide inputs to proposals that impacts deliverables for the Technical Publications team

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance


+ Bachelor's Degree (technical discipline is preferred) and minimum 4 years of prior technical writing experience, or Graduate degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

+ Experience with owning the end-to-end documentation creation process

+ Experience with producing manuals using a data module methodology (e.g. S1000D)

+ Experience in MS Office and MS Excel

Preferred Additional Skills:

+ Engineering experience

+ Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition

+ Solid attention to detail

+ Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

+ Skilled at prioritizing and multi-tasking

+ Proven working experience in technical writing of complex systems

+ Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail

+ Ability to work in a team environment to negotiate and obtain critical source data required to develop the technical publication deliverables

+ Ability to view and manipulate 3-D models using SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor, or equivalent

+ Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable

+ Experience with being able to read, interpret, and edit scripting languages (e.g. XML)

+ Experience working with electronic collaboration tools (such as Confluence and JIRA)

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

+ Active Secret Security Clearance

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Keywords: L3Harris, Anaheim , Writer, Other , Anaheim, California

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