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Technical Writer

Company: L-3 Technologies
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Job Title: Technical WriterJob Code: IMS20212903-58812Job Location: Anaheim, CAJob 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 manualsWork with various internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and documentation requirementsGenerate technical manuals and SDRLs using raw engineering source data with collaboration from the development teamIndependently schedule and collaborate with key personnel and resources to ensure timely delivery of deliverablesAnalysis of existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunitiesResearch, develop and document technical design specifications and test scriptsProduce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manualsMaintain a comprehensive library of technical documentation following the company source control policiesAnalyze documents to maintain continuity of style of contentRecommend enhancements to systems and processes to the development teamProvide inputs to proposals that impacts deliverables for the Technical Publications teamAbility to obtain and maintain a Secret Security ClearanceQualifications: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 processExperience with producing manuals using a data module methodology (e.g. S1000D)Experience in MS Office and MS ExcelPreferred Additional Skills:Engineering experienceKnowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitionSolid attention to detailAble to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiencesSkilled at prioritizing and multi-taskingProven working experience in technical writing of complex systemsAbility to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detailAbility to work in a team environment to negotiate and obtain critical source data required to develop the technical publication deliverablesAbility to view and manipulate 3-D models using SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor, or equivalentAbility to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandableExperience 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 EnglishActive Secret Security Clearance

Keywords: L-3 Technologies, Anaheim , Technical Writer, Other , Anaheim, California

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