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Technical Writer

Company: JSL Technologies, Inc.
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Technical Writer Port Hueneme, CA About Us: JSL Technologies, Inc. is a successful, growing company looking for first-rate professionals to join us in supporting the Department of Defense on cutting-edge technologies, advanced weapon systems, and innovative solutions to complex problems. We attract the best subject matter experts in Engineering, Logistics, Administrative Support, and Program Management to deliver top-notch services. Join the JSL team and earn a competitive salary, great benefits, and a rewarding career where you can make a difference. We are a Veteran-Owned company that proudly fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed, and highly accomplished professionals who respect each other, hold themselves accountable, and continually strive for improvement. Job Description: The successful candidate will provide Operational Logistics Support to support mission requirements at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD). Under general supervision, the candidate is responsible for the following: * Research, extract, analyze, and refine a wide variety of technical and non-technical material and information related to complex subjects. * Identify and interview experts in the particular subject matter area. * Select, organize, and verify information from all stakeholders. * Interpret information in a manner that facilitates the presentation of technical data accurately. * Write, edit, and prepare publication documents in a form suitable for intended audiences. * Determine appropriate style, manner of presentation, and format for each writing assignment. * Manage writing projects from initial assignment through completion. Minimum Qualifications: * Must be a U.S. citizen * Must have an active U.S. Security Clearance level Secret * BS/BA Degree from an accredited college or university in applicable disciplines such as Computer Science, Mechanical Engineer, Multimedia Design/Development, Information Technology Systems, Illustrating Aerospace Engineering, Business Management, Business Administration, or six (6) years of technical writing experience * Five (5) years of experience directly related to developing and producing interactive and/or online technical documentation * At least (1) year of experience directly related to the management and coordination of personnel and activities in the support of the design, development, and production of training courses and course materials utilizing and in compliance with USN policies, procedures, and standards for Navy Combat Weapon Systems (such as NAVEDTRA 130 series standards). This experience may run concurrently with the five (5) years of experience developing and producing interactive/online technical documentation * Two (2) years of experience with Content Management Systems, Learning Management Systems, and/or Sharable Content Object Reference Model * Microsoft Office (Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access) Preferred Qualifications: * Technical Manual Management processes, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) for DOD * Demonstrated experience supervising one (1) or more of the following: technical content development, Validation/Verification Events, PUBSATS Events onboard ships or labs, or technical manual production schedules. * Demonstrated experience in the technical documentation life cycle development, distribution, and disposal * Demonstrated experience using browser-based languages including Extensible Markup Language (XML), HyperText Markup Language (HTML), JavaScript, and Cascading Style Sheets * Demonstrate experience Adobe Communication Suite (Acrobat Pro, FrameMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, Robo Help) * Demonstrated experience using HP-UX file system and commands. * Demonstrated experience developing, maintaining, and producing technical documentation in S1000 international specification for the procurement and production of technical publication * Demonstrated experience using Integrated Development Environments (IDE) * Demonstrated experience to interpret specifications and technical documentation to write technical materials, such equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. Operational/maintenance manuals and operational procedures for Navy Combat Weapon systems. * Demonstrated experience related to gathering and analyzing source material, developing relevant curricula. * Demonstrated experience in utilization in two (2) or more the following Navy Databases: Configuration Data Management Database Open Architecture (CDMD-OA), Naval Data Environment (NDE), Planned Maintenance System Management Information System (PMSMIS), Advanced Technical Information System (ATIS), Technical Data Management Information System (TDMIS), Streamlined Modular Acquisition Requirements Tailoring Tool (SMART-T), Naval Ships Engineering Drawing Repository (NSDER), Interactive Computer Aided Provisioning (ICAPS), and Authoring Instructional Materials (AIM). Security Clearance: Applicants must have an active security clearance and/or the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain a DoD government-granted security clearance. Individuals will be subject to a background investigation to include but not limited to, criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness. JSL Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please contact

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