Harris Corporation Technical Writer 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Technical Writer 4 5/2/17--Training, Engineering, TechnicalUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20172104-18627


Job Title: Technical Writer 4

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Code: SIS20172104-18627

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is seeking a Sr. Technical Writer to support the Colorado Springs, CO office.

  • Leads or provides oversight for all documentation development, upgrade, or supplement activities for multiple programs by interpreting Military Standards, Technical Orders, and other compliance directives and creating documentation methodology and framework for standardized and sustainable documents across the enterprise of programs.

  • Translate engineering specifications (drawings, A level specifications, test procedures, etc.,) into user documentation by creating document flow diagrams, enterprise methodologies and tools for enterprise technical writers.

  • Prepares, updates, and/or maintains documentation pertaining to programming, systems operation, and user documentation in accordance with MIL-STD-38784, Technical Order (TO) 00-5-1, 00-5-3 and all other compliance directives.

  • Directs development or upgrade of Technical Orders by leading in process reviews, managing certification activities, and coordinating verification events in accordance with TO 00-5-3 to ensure Technical Orders are adequate, safe, and accurate.

  • Interprets Security Classification Guides, applies classification guidance and provides proper classification markings to all enterprise documentation.

  • Train and develop junior technical writers This will include training junior technical writers to apply the proper techniques and methodology to data gathering activities while interacting with engineers and subject matter experts.


  • 10+ years with a Bachelor’s degree in a technology field, 14+ years with an Associate’s degree in a technology field or graduation from a military or commercial electronics course, and at least 14+ years relevant experience, or equivalent.

  • Must possess a Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4, Adobe Frame Maker (11 preferred) Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.

  • Basic understanding Satellite Communications systems operations and applications.

Security Clearance:

This position requires the candidate to possess a minimum of a TS/SCI security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is 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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Training, Engineering, Technical

LocationUSA - CO - Colorado Springs