Technical Writer / IETM Developer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
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About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Job Summary:
WLED seeks a Technical Writer / Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) Developer who will be responsible for the development and maintenance of Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) and Training Material created using the EAGLE Publishing System.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Development of IETMs and training material, including material addressing:
  • System functional theory
  • Operations
  • Preventative and corrective maintenance, schematics and illustrated parts breakdowns from compiled engineering technical reports, drawings, and parts lists
  • Train the Trainer Radar courses and identification of required student Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs), and Programs of Instruction (POIs).

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Youll also participate in the following exercises:
  • IETM validation
  • Customer conferences to ensure manuals conform to contract requirements
  • Identification of supplier manual content requirements
  • Budget and schedule compliance
In addition, you will assist with the following:
  • Development of illustrations, graphics and flow diagrams to support documentation
  • Support contract deliverable documentation
  • Coordinate with Technical Trainers to identify and provide technical manual documents to support Organizational Level training courses

This role is posted as 100% telecommute, with the stipulation that the incumbent be within a reasonable commute of the RTX Tewksbury, MA; Andover, MA and Pelham, NH locations to allow for as needed visits to these sites. Commuting costs to and from the site locations will be the responsibility of the incumbent.

An Advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience may be considered for this role.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Education: : Bachelor's degree OR 8+ years of relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelors degree. (Two years of related work experience can substitute for one year of college education)
Employment Experience:
  • 5+ years experience combining logistics support and creating written technical or non-technical documentation in a military or civilian environment.
  • Experience with Logistics Management Information (LMI) and the use in the development of technical documentation
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Related experience in logistics support, system fielding and implementation or project or program life cycle management
  • Experience writing specifications for technical publications
  • Experience with Data Module Publishing Systems used to produce Technical Manuals (TM) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM)
  • Experience with Extensible Markup Language (XML) Editors
  • Experience with S-1000D international specification for technical publication or MIL-STD- 40051-1/2
  • Experience with Enhanced Automated Graphical Logistics Environment (EAGLE) and/or Eagle Publishing System (EPS)
  • Prior experience using technical documentation in a military environment
  • Prior experience developing technical documentation for the Department of Defense or foreign military customers
  • Six Sigma Specialist (or other similar certification)

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
This job is posted internally as: Principal Specialist, Engineering Services



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