Role Overview

We have an opportunity for a Technical Author to develop and maintain new and existing Technical Publications (manuals, user guides etc.) for all our products and systems within our Defence Team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Produce technical publications for all products delivered by the NGSM development teams.
  • Maintain technical publications for existing products; close working with developers to ensure all changes are captured and implemented quickly.
  • To manage and maintain configuration control of all work products.
  • Manage and maintain tools and processes applicable to technical publications.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to improve process to increase efficiency, quality and usability (customer’s voice).
  • To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.



Skills & Experience
  • Experience of Robohelp and Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Experienced in the production of Technical Publications (Manuals, User Guides etc.).
  • Must have an excellent standard of written English, and must be able to explain complex features and functions using simple and clear language.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to extract information from others.
Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder only, no dual nationals. In the event that the required clearance cannot be obtained you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.