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Quality Assurance / Technical Writing Specialist

Hill Afb, Utah
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a qualified professional to join our team for an exciting opportunity to work on a unique government contract. The contract assists in acquisition and technical sustainment engineering and augments government resources. The contract also provides breadth and depth of capabilities for system engineering and integration, risk management, technical assessment, acquisition program management, strategy development, organization and change management, interface with operations and logistics, business analysis, mission effectiveness, and demonstration/validation.

Why BAE Systems? BAE Systems is the third largest defense contractor in the world, with an exceptional, mission-focused culture. We are a uniquely valued mission partner delivering daily technical excellence and innovative solutions to our government customers. BAE Systems has earned accolades as a "Top Workplace" in Utah based on employee feedback for four consecutive years, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!

Why Utah? You have to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with diverse geography, an eclectic culture, and an exceptional quality of life. We are located north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. The area offers an incredible range of outdoor pursuits across the seasons, including hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and world-class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more: Grand Teton and, famously, the first National Park in the world, Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses, including multiple professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for exceptional, cutting-edge medical care, with people traveling from across the region for a range of nationally renowned specialty care centers and doctors. The Salt Lake International Airport is expanding and offers easy, direct access to just about anywhere you want to fly.
About the Job: Our experts are responsible for integrated weapon system management, from inception to retirement. As a Quality Assurance / Technical Writing (QA) Specialist, you will support the MM III Systems Directorate in updating Hardness Data Manuals (HDM) and regenerating Design Analysis Reports (DARs) to capture sustainment data resulting from years of Civil Engineering additions and system modifications to MM III operational sites. A qualified candidate will:

Engage with the Regeneration Team and Engineering Team for HDM/DAR Document Review and Conversion activities, ensuring quality control and compliance with data governance and practice standards.

Regularly receive draft PDF files from the Document Review and Regeneration Team, and then perform comprehensive reviews using the initial baseline file and current style & format guide, entering any comments/questions using PDF commenting tools. Upon completion of the review, return the draft PDF file to the Document Review and Regeneration Team with any comments and update the tracking documentation to record receipt, start/stop, and return dates.

Verify completeness of converted data against the initial baseline file, and verify the required style and format edits are included. Resolve identified issues via coordination with the Engineering and/or the Document and Conversion Teams. Ensure all HDM/DAR documents are one-hundred percent (100%) reviewed prior to the delivery to the customer.

Create new documents or edit documents using previous versions for review by other members of the QA team. Work independently in an on-site classified computer lab to perform similar tasks classified documents as required or requested.

Complete other duties as assigned by their supervisor.

This position is located on Hill AFB, Utah. Due to COVID-19, this position may be granted a temporary telework option.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Required Education and Experience:

7 years of directly related experience. At least 3 years of progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership.

Required Skills:

Obtain a U.S. Government security clearance

Able to work independently, demonstrate strong initiative, and organize daily tasks with little or no supervision

Strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with customers, team members, external vendors, and various levels of management

Must have experience in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or similar desktop software

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Preferred Skills and Education:

Experience with writing or reviewing military technical data manuals or technical orders
Experience with the Atlassian Jira suite of agile work management solutions
Existing Secret clearance
Experience working with ICBM or other nuclear weapon systems
Associates Degree plus 10 years of related work experience, or Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree plus 7 years of related work experience

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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  • Job Reference: 706744989-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BAE Systems
  • Location: Hill Afb, Utah
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent