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Technical Writing Specialist

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Job ID IMS20220707-86400
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Overview

Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Technical Writer Specialist

Job ID : IMS20220707-86400

Job Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida

About L3Harris Technologies:

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for creating/developing and updating technical manuals for multiple Radar systems to support internal and external programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and implement updates to publications ensuring consistency with equipment design. Coordinate and conduct meetings with engineering and end-users for Electronic Systems including RF Instrumentation, Satellite, Underwater Communications, Telemetry, Data Transmission and Recording, System Interfaces, and Software Operating Systems.
  • Responsible for managing projects and process implementation within the technical documentation group.
  • Read, interpret and translate engineering drawings, specifications and other technical documentation into operational maintenance information for equipment maintenance and operators.
  • Create, develop, plan, write and edit operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for Paper, Multimedia or web-based publications, meeting Military Standard writing requirements.
  • Manage and maintain publication master files residing on internal data storage location (SharePoint).
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal Integrated Technical Solutions (ITS) stakeholders on latest engineering updates for multiple Flight Test Instrumentation (FTI) systems, Navy Submarine Data Recording system.
  • Interface with Range and Test Solutions (RTS) representatives and engineers to ensure technically accurate procedural changes/revision required from system upgrade, refresh or Navy driven requirements.
  • Communicate with external contractors and Navy customers to execute required documentation development and or changes required for updated system upgrades.
  • Cooperate with ITS employees and external stakeholders on processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Guide, coach, and train other ITS employees.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience, or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Other relevant education/experience in SSBN or Strategic Weapons Systems may be considered in place of the above education requirements.
  • Experience within a technical publication’s environment.
  • Experience writing, update, maintaining and producing descriptive, operational, and procedural technical documentation to industry standards (MIL-STD 38784) and customer requirements.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Familiarity with Information Architecture and Interactive Electronic Technical Manual Implementation (IETM).
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Experience with structured XML/SGML.
  • Experience coordinating within the group and with external customers on areas of project responsibility.
  • Familiarity with Maintenance Information Network (MIN) and Electronic Work Log (EWL) laptop systems.
  • Experience doing analysis, problem solving, and innovation in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Experience guiding, teaching, and coaching other employees in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ability to operate independently with general supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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