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Sierra Nevada Corporation Tech Writer II - (Contract) in Centennial, Colorado

Are you passionate about creating clear documentation for highly complexsystems? We may have the Tech Writer position you've been seeking! Asa Tech Writer, you will be using your skills and expertise to work withsubject matter experts, to obtain an in-depth comprehension of a variety ofsystems necessary to meet the documentation specifications for our programsand proposals. These cover a very wide range, from advanced missionpayloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbitaland space exploration systems. You'll develop our operations/maintenancemanuals, supplements, and related documentation utilizing engineeringdrawings, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and CAD models.You'll host recurring internal and external documentation review conferencesto solicit feedback from various teams for incorporation into futurerevisions.At SNC's ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading mannedand unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence,surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutionsto customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs toconsistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable ourcustomers to focus on their mission.Must-haves:Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and3 or more years of relevantexperienceA higher level degree may substitute for experienceRelated experience may be considered in lieu of required educationKnowledgeof technical writing principles, practices, and standardsUnderstanding ofdesktop publishing toolsExperienceworking in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsThe ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security ClearancePreferred:Ability to plan and participate in Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL)preparation, technical documentation, test plans, procedures, andtechnical or operations manualsExperience in working with AF technical ordersExperience preparing documentation with minimal input (written or verbal)from subject matter experts, such as design engineers and programmanagers, to prepare initial drafts and templatesFamiliarity working with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding ofproduct and documentation requirements. Verify content meets applicablestandards and is appropriate for its intended audiencePrior experience creating and maintaining documentation templates, layoutguides, and graphics resourcesUnderstanding of internal technical reference documentation, including datalibraries, training material, process/procedure guidesKnowledge of techniquesfor reviewing, editing, and formatting businessproposals, product management documents, RFP responses, marketingcommunications, and other organizational documents as requestedExperience with Adobe FrameMakerBackground in the Aerospace and Defense Industry or DoDBackground with the C-130 aircraftImportant Notice:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needsan active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not beeligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of DefenseConsolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal governmentagency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearanceeligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affectthe outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limitedto, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference,criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority /