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BAE Systems Technical Writer / Editor Sr in Rockville, Maryland

Job Description

As a Technical Writer/Editor Sr, you will make key contributions to the AWS/SWS Documentation editorial and production team. You will perform a variety of tasks related to producing and editing 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.

As part of your duties, you will alsocoordinate production and distribution schedules, timely distribution of replacement documents, conduct quality checks, and attend 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 various activities. Attention to detail is necessary.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

  • Has strong editorial and proofreading skills

  • Has solid communication skills, and experience working in a cross-functional team

  • Has experience in documentation/word processing systems (e.g., Microsoft, Arbortext, Vulcan, Quicksilver etc.)

  • Has the ability to perform documentation coordination and production activities with specific attention to detail and accuracy

  • Has knowledge in printing

  • Has strong interpersonal skills: able to coordinate with all staff levels and across all department to produce timely, high quality documentation

  • Has flexibility in dealing with rapidly changing priorities

  • Has to possess or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

  • English, Journalism, Communications, or Computer Science degree

  • Graphics Editing Skills

  • Basic understanding of databases (SQLServer, Oracle)

  • Familiarity with SGML/XML

  • Technical writing/editing, including grammar skills

  • Knowledgeable or has Continue Process Improvement Experience

  • Has basic hardware configuration knowledge

  • Basic understanding of software configuration and installation

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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