Sr Technical Writer

Creates and revises complex technical documentation to support the marketing, operation, repair, and maintenance of company products. Ensures documents conform to company and government standards and specifications and language usage principles.

Researches and consults with engineering staff on systems and equipment to create and revise technical documentation. Analyzes and interprets engineering drawings and other technical data to translate information into technical documentation.

Researches and consults with engineering staff on systems and equipment to create and revise technical documentation. Analyzes and interprets engineering drawings and other technical data to translate information into technical documentation.

Evaluates illustrations and graphics to determine how to best utilize them within the documentation. Requests the creation of new illustrations/graphics or changes to existing illustrations/graphics.

Ability to understand complex engineering designs, analyze and interpret engineering drawings and terminology, and translate into understandable language for non-engineers.

Ability to create and revise complex technical documentation, effectively answer customer questions and concerns related to company equipment and systems, engage in problem solving discussions with cross-functional team members, provide guidance to cross-functional team members, and ensure documentation is produced on time and within budget.

Ability to concentrate, attention to detail, and command of the English language.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education · XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software),

  • MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus)
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Operator Tech Writer Experience/Knowledge Required, preferred in the defense industry,
  • Validation/Verification, on-vehicle experience a plus,
  • Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus,
  • Customer Interaction/Customer Service skills required (some positions involve direct customer interface representing BAE)

Preferred Skills and Education Associate’s degree plus 10 years of experience. Will consider years of experience in lieu of degree. About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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