BAE Systems Tech Writer Sr in Rockville, Maryland

Job Description

As a member of the AWS/SWS Documentation editorial and production support team you will author and edit technical documents and technical procedure manuals such as: Weapon System Maintenance documents, Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, and Principles of Operations, and related documentation to include but not limited to, governing documents, correspondence, document technical specifications and work instruction.Duties also include coordination of production and distribution schedules, timely distribution of replacement documents, quality checks, and attendance of customer meetings at the BAE offices or the Washington Navy Yard. As a Senior Editor you will provide leadership and mentoring to junior Tech Writer/Editors. You will also be required to travel in support of US and UK SSBN Demonstration and Shakedown procedures. As these documents are used in support of weapon system operations, attention to detail is a must.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

-Technical writing/editing skills, including strong grammar skills

-Experience with documentation/word processing systems (e.g., Microsoft, Arbortext, Vulcan, Quicksilver etc.)

-Continue Process Improvement Experience

-Ability to perform documentation coordination and production activities with specific attention to detail and accuracy

-Ability to work within a dynamic team environment to produce documentation changes

-Basic hardware configuration knowledge

-Basic understanding of software configuration and installation

-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

-Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

-English or computer science degree

-Graphics Editing Skills

-Basic understanding of databases (SQLServer, Oracle)

-Familiarity with SGML/XML

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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