Rockwell Collins Sr Technical Writer - Simulation & Training Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Requisition ID: 13467
Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?
Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.
We are currently searching for a Sr Technical Writer - Simulation & Training Solutions to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Huntsville, Alabama or Richardson, Texas. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.
Researches, Analyzes, and translates technical information into government and commercial manuals and other documents for non-technical and technical users. Establishes and maintains internal and external company contacts for Rockwell Collins equipment and/or specific platform subject matter expertise.
Analyzes, designs and develops publication development for one or more type documents of moderate complexity using established procedures.
May be considered a specialist in a specific publication product or a generalist in multiple publication products. Self-directed and provides guidance to team members.
Assists in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control
Normally receives little instruction on day to day work, general instructions on new assignments. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion.
Obtains and analyzes engineering source data utilized for product development.
May prepare product outlines and estimates to support product development and planning.
Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
Be accountable for the cost, quality, and timely delivery of all work assignments.
Must be able to represent the project team at conferences, in-process review, training, and pubs validations, as required.
Component level electronics skills and/or recent experience and/or training.
Experience maintaining, using, or designing aircraft avionics equipment.
Ability to understand and comprehend system operation from typical engineering documentation (schematics, software specifications, hardware interface specifications, and equipment specifications).
Strong attention to detail and personal organization.
Professional attitude toward work assignments, toward customer relationships, and toward company/department goals and vision.
Must be able and willing to accept responsibility and perform with supervision.
Experience in writing or using intermediate and depot level aircraft maintenance publications.
Experience producing electronic technical data.
Knowledge of Industry Writing Specification ATA (Air Transport Association) and S1000D (ie, SGML and/or XML).
Subject Matter Expert knowledge of some Rockwell Collins product(s) or product line(s).
Simplified Technical English (ASD/AECMA version) writing experience.
Former military experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree six years of related experience
Position requires ability to obtain an active DoD Security Clearance.
US Citizen required
At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.
And that's just for starters.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!
Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.