Senior Specialist, Technical Writer with Security Clearance

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L3Harris Technologies
Ashburn, Virginia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 18, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title: Senior Specialist, Technical Writer Job Code: 9093 Job Location: Ashburn, VA Job Description: L3Harris is currently seeking a professional Technical Writer to join this expanding team. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, training materials, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner, and working with engineering and program management staff to ensure accuracy of product descriptions. If you have experience as a Technical Writer in the aircraft, UAV or advanced technology industry, we invite you to consider a position on our creative and highly motivated team in Ashburn, Virginia. Visit for more information and to submit your application. Essential Functions: Produces operational procedural and maintenance manuals in accordance with MIL-STD-38784, MIL-DTL-87929, and MIL-DTL-38807 specifications using ArborText Editor.
Prepares academic operation, maintenance, and repair presentations.
Converts CAD products into illustrations for manuals and training materials using Creo Illustrate.
Operates company products to develop and V&V product manuals and academics.
Interfaces with other vendors to understand their products' operation and integration with ours.
Designs and develops suites of academic training materials to include curriculum, instructor and student guides, presentations and briefings, video tutorials, tests, and evaluation sheets.
Interviews technical subject matter experts to obtain knowledge for documentation development and updates.
Completes validation and verification (V&V) of technical manuals.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
Active Secret clearance required.
Must be a US citizen.
Must work on-site in company facilities in Ashburn, VA.
Willing to travel approximately 20% annually.
Preferred Additional Skills: Experience with ArborText Editor, ArborText Styler, and Creo Illustrate, or similar applications.
Experience authoring DoD technical manuals IAW S1000D, Issue 4.1+, MIL-DTL-24784/22 & /23, MIL-STD-3001, and MIL-STD-38784.
Experience authoring in XML within a Common Source Data Base (CSDB).
Experience with Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPBs) (generating parts catalogs).
Experience using Creo Illustrate, or similar applications, to produce MIL-STD graphics.
Experience with XML tagging, profiling, and target audience publishing.
Experience with building training systems, such as video tutorials and computer-based training (CBT).
Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Word, Powerpoint, and SharePoint.