Engility Senior Technical Editor/Writer in San Diego, California

About Engility:

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


  • Performs desktop publishing for IETM development (XML, HTML) using Document Type Definitions (DTDs) and style sheets in support of a SPAWAR PMW 770 acquisition program.

  • Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as operations and maintenance manuals, system administrator guides, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions.

  • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product/software developers, referring to technical specifications, engineering drawings, and DoD Instructions.

  • Prepares materials in accordance with MIL-SPECs and standards.

  • Conducts quality review and validation of materials.

  • Supports Test and evaluation events for program milestones.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: BA degree in English, Journalism or Technical Writing or additional related work experience.

  • Clearance: Secret

  • Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in the technical data management of combat system acquisition and/or life-cycle programs, to include: writing/editing technical documentation, procedures and guidelines for C4ISR systems or equipment.

  • Intermediate experience using Arbortext for desktop publishing of IETMs using DTDs.

  • Experience with MS Word, Visio, Power Point, and Adobe FrameMaker: templates, section/paragraph auto-numbering, headers, footers, captions, complex tables, auto-indexing, fault logic and network diagrams, business charts, and graphs.

  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat: pdf conversion, linking/bookmarking, fill-in forms, digital signatures, and certificates.

  • Intermediate to advanced graphics development capability.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing SPAWAR IETMs using USM DTDs.

  • Acquisition/planning documentation experience.

  • Background in logistics, spare parts, supply.

  • Configuration management and document control process experience.

Requisition ID 2017-37458

of Openings 1

Job Location US-CA-San Diego

Posted Date 8/1/2017

Category Information Technology

Minimum Clearance Secret