Technical Writer, Harris RF Communications, Rochester NY

Job Code: TCOM20142909-2619

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations and a leading supplier of assured communications systems and equipment for public safety, utility and transportation markets, with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single- and multiband radios.

JOB DESCRIIPTION

Write Harris technical documentation, including:

* Operations manuals
* Quick reference guides
* Software help
* Training courseware
* Maintenance manuals
* Material will be developed using internal COTS standards as well as MIL-STD-40051, MIL-PRF-29612, TRADOC PAM 350-70.

Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree with 3 years of related experience
* Associates degree with 7 years of related experience
* Military /Technical school plus 7 years of related experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

* Demonstrated proficiency in technical writing
* Experience with topic-based authoring
* Ability to understand similarities and differences between products for content reuse
* Ability to decipher and utilize source data from multiple sources, subject matter experts, and skill levels
* Ability to learn new concepts/technologies in a short time frame
* Mechanical aptitude; ability to disassemble/reassemble equipment and write remove/replace procedures
* Ability to understand multi-level parts lists and electrical diagrams/schematics
* Experience developing courseware per TRADOC PAM 350-70

Pluses include experience with:

* Adobe Technical Communications Suite (FrameMaker and RoboHelp)
* Microsoft PowerPoint
* Microsoft Word
* MIL-STD-40051
* MIL-PRF-29612
* DITA
* CorelDraw
* Military Communications Experience

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your resume, 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.

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