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Technical Writer

Company: Peraton Corporation
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton, an industry leader providing innovative solutions for space, critical Intelligence Community missions, and offensive and defensive cyber operations has an immediate opening for a Technical Writer NASA's Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract. In this role, you will write, rewrite and/or edit technical and business documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, operational specifications, Local Operating Procedures and related publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.

 

**This position can be based out of Greenbelt, MD, or Las Cruces, NM**


This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with managers, engineers and data analysts to collect and compile performance data and key events across the
  • SENSE contract and publish that information in a semi-annual executive level report.
  • Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical and business documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, operational specifications, Local Operating Procedures and related publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Works with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to become familiar with technical specifications, engineering illustrations, and system specifications.
  • Prepares/incorporates illustrative materials, such as drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials for grammar, punctuation, spelling along with readability, style and agreement with editorial policy and formatting guidelines.
  • Performs electronic document management including database and SharePoint management.
  • Physically prepares documentation for release including binding, copying etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field and 5 years of related experience. In lieu of formal education, 8 years of related experience is allowable (an Associate’s degree may substitute for 2 years of experience).
  • Experience with MS Office proficiency
  • Familiarity with MS SharePoint.
  • Experience with MS Office proficiency
  • Familiarity with MS SharePoint.
  • Security clearance - this position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with space systems or satellite communications
  • Familiarity with IT/telecommunications concepts and terminology.

 


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Peraton Corporation, Las Cruces , Technical Writer, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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