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BAE Systems

Principal Technical Writer



Full Time

On Site


Hill Afb, Utah, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking an experienced principal technical writer to support the Air and Space Force Solutions, Strategic Systems, Information Services (IS) team. The selected applicant will join a dynamic training and documentation team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities to our client and associated contractors while helping to drive productivity and innovation. The position requires the ability to write technical documentation of limited scope and complexity, engage in problem solving discussions with cross-functional team members, provide guidance to cross-functional team members, and ensure documents are produced on time. Other requirements include the ability to concentrate, attention to detail, and command of the English language. You will also:

  • Write/edit a variety of technical documentation to include, work instructions, policies, processes, knowledgebase articles, reports and more
  • Develop instructional materials, including PowerPoint, video, and computer-based training presentations
  • Work with subject matter experts to research and complete project deliverables in a fast-paced environment where priorities can change quickly
  • Provide technical assistance, training, and system documentation for users to promote efficient operation of applications
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The applicant must be a US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

BAE has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Utah for five years in a row. Join an extraordinary company culture and the winning team to success this year and for years to come.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or related degree plus 8 years of business experience, or 6 years of experience with a Masters Degree.

Experience with MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Previous writing experience
Customer interaction/customer service skills

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Previous work in a defense contractor setting; proven technical writer experience; familiarity or experience with Jira software and Confluence; training development experience.

Active security clearance preferred

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.