Matrix Research, Inc.
  • 09-Nov-2021 to 08-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Beavercreek, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Technical Writer

Matrix Research is an employee-owned, small business comprised of industry leaders who are advancing the state of the art in radar systems, radio frequency, and sensor exploitation technologies. Nearly half of our technical staff holds a Ph.D. in Engineering, Mathematics, or the Physical Sciences. Our programs span basic research through low-rate production of advanced sensing systems, subsystems, and components. Located in Dayton Ohio, Matrix offers extremely competitive salaries and benefits (*), including:

  • Outstanding Retirement Plan for eligible employees, no employee match required Employer provided
  • Health Savings Account contributions for eligible employees
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Complimentary Life Insurance & Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Federal Holidays
  • A generous Paid Time Off plan
  • Paternity & Maternity Leave benefit
  • Educational Assistance available to staff
  • Professional Development available to staff
  • Opportunities to participate in Employee Stock Plan

Job Description:

Matrix Research Inc. currently has an opportunity for a skilled technical writer to develop comprehensive technical documentation while working with a multilevel team of technicians, engineers and researchers. This position includes the development, enhancement and execution of Air Force Technical Order (TO) manuals in support of complex electromagnetic diagnostic equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creation of Air Force TO manuals using MIL-STD-38784 and S1000D formatting
  • Creation of highly detailed documents, tailored to the end user and environment of use
  • Communicating technical content taken from procedural manuals, service manuals, user manuals and/or technical manuals relating to the installation, operation and maintenance of equipment
  • Develop and author operational guides, operational theories, troubleshooting guidelines, fault isolation methodologies and test and repair procedures
  • Working with and authoring S1000D Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)
  • Producing best quality photography and reproductions as required
  • Interacting with fabricators, technicians, engineers and other Matrix personnel to gain a technical understanding of the overall system under exam
  • Interacting with government customers to ensure products delivered comply with contractual requirements and meet client specifications

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • BS in English, engineering or relevant technical writing experience
  • 3+ years of experience in editing, writing or authoring technical documents
  • US citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with extensible markup language (XML) editors
  • Familiarity with Air Force/military operations and maintenance Technical Orders
  • Proficiency in use of proper grammar and spelling
  • Strong technical editing skills
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as be independently driven

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current DoD clearance

Matrix Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, veteran's status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other protected class set forth by federal or state law.

Matrix is a Drug-Free Workplace

This job description is designed to provide general guidance in job tasks and is not meant to be all-inclusive of the responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. As business demands and needs change, the essential functions of this position may be updated to reflect the needs of Matrix Research, Inc.

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