Nationwide, US

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*On-site work- No remote option*
1 year Contract
Must have current Active Secret- Clearance will be verified before submittal


 
IETM Writer/Developer
 
SUMMARY
  • Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
  • Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials.
 
See below detailed IETM Writer/Developer job description that identifies the specific tasks to be performed and the qualifications and experience required to be successful in the position.
 
Description:
 
We are looking for a motivated individual to fill the role of an Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) writer/developer.  The IETM writer/developer fulfills customer IETM requirements for electronic systems, sensors, and radars. Duties for the position will include but not be limited to:
•             Develops/updates descriptive and procedural IETM content for operation and maintenance, software, and theory of operation
•             Conducts In-Process Reviews
•             Travels as necessary to support IETM activities such as meetings, validation, and verification
•             Interfaces effectively with program and customer personnel to accomplish IETM tasks
•             Supports other program tasks when not performing IETM tasks
 
Basic Qualifications:
 
•             Bachelor's degree and at least ten years' experience as a writer/architect/developer of XML technical data.  Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
•             Experience and proficiency with authoring specifications, including:  MIL-STD-40051-1, MIL-STD-2361C, and MIL-PRF-87268
•             Experience and proficiency with Arbortext Epic Editor
•             Experience with military radar systems, including:  power distribution systems, environmental systems, RF circuits, digital circuits, and analog circuits
•             Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, electronic schematic diagrams, and wiring diagrams
•             Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language, including technical language and terms associated with system operation and maintenance.
•             Able to work independently and in a team-oriented, matrix (IPT) environment
•             Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and willing to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
•             Able and willing to perform operation and maintenance tasks on equipment while developing, validating, and verifying technical manual content
•             Able and willing to travel up to 10% of the time
•             Current DoD Secret clearance
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
•             Experience in the operation and/or maintenance of military electronic sensors and systems
•             Experience and proficiency with authoring specifications, including:  MIL-STD-40051-2, MIL-STD-38784, MIL-HDBK-1221, MIL-PRF-87269A, MIL-STD-1840C, and S1000D
•             Experience and proficiency with other authoring tools and applications, including FrameMaker and Interleaf/QuickSilver
•             BS in a STEM field
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