|Job Ref:||95589843||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Virginia||City:||Manassas||Address:||Post Date:||13/10/2016 05:07|
Job Location USA - VA-Manassas
Required Clearance Secret
Posted Date 9/26/2016 9:12:00 AM
Responsibilities for this Position:
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Technical Writer - Submarine Sonar System to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to draft key business documents that support some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to compose and revise business materials for General Dynamics Mission Systems and its clients. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Technical Writer will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
The Technical Writer will plan, outline and draft technical manuals and other publications that relate to General Dynamics Mission Systems systems operation and maintenance. It is also their responsibility to edit and format these documents. These writers will acquire and organize basic source material, including applicable specifications, engineering write-ups and drawing packages. As part of this process, employees will work with the engineering staff to research and interpret schematics, technical design specifications, interface designs and design diagrams.
The Technical Writer will develop Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) content data in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format using the S1000D standard and/or training curriculum support using MS Office or equivalent products.
Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.
Candidates should demonstrate a strong ability to draft and edit business documents. The Technical Writer must have a bachelors degree in business administration, computer science, graphic design, XML publishing/development or related field, and two to five years of related experience. Applicants with a master's degree and zero to two years of related experience also qualify.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.