Documentation Manager

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Job Description 

BAE Systems is seeking an experienced leader for a team in a production environment supporting a US Navy customer. This position supports development and promulgation of US Navy Strategic Weapon System Fleet Documentation supporting SSBN and SSGN submarine platforms and shore support facilities, defense contractors, and Strategic Systems Programs.

As a member of the Enterprise Documentation team you will work with other supervisors, subject matter experts, and oversee an Editorial/Data Entry team responsible for authoring, inputting and editing technical documents, and technical procedures manuals such as: Weapon System Maintenance documents, Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, Principles of Operations, and related documentation to include but not limited to, governing documents, correspondence, document technical specifications and work instructions. Technical documentation development will include querying subject matter experts to extract technical information.

Duties may also include representing BAE Systems at fleet, government, and contractor liaison meetings, direct interface with our customers and with internal management, coordination of production and distribution schedules, and managing various production tasks including printing, assembling, packaging, and distributing both paper and electronic documentation packages. The supervisor will also conduct regular reviews of team performance and develop/use a disciplined set of processes to ensure quality objectives within acceptable thresholds. This position requires maintaining an effective working relationship with the US Navy customer and various contractors providing related maintenance documentation products or engineering services to SSBN and SSGN platforms.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Minimum education and years of related/relevant work experience required: Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of work related/relevant work experience OR equivalent education and related/relevant work experience.

Additional Skills/experience Required

  • Experience and success in leading small teams of 5 – 6 personnel to include: Goal setting, Performance Evaluation, Conflict Resolution, Task Planning, etc
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must be able to coordinate with all staff levels and across all departments to produce timely, high-quality documentation
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 20 lbs
  • Possess experience in documentation/word processing systems (e.g., Adobe [InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat], Microsoft Office Suite [Word, PowerPoint, and Visio], Arbortext, Vulcan, Quite Imposing, XML text editing, S1000D, etc.)
  • Certification: Security+
  • Experience with electronic documentation distribution
  • Experience with development, maintenance, and/or improvement of complex processes
  • Experience speaking in a public forum
  • Ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the team members and the customer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform documentation coordination and production activities with specific attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with Cyber Security and Information Assurance concepts that could be applied to documentation development
  • Knowledge of project management disciplines to include: Project Planning/Management, Requirements Identification, Cost and Schedule Estimation, Configuration Management, Data Collection and Analysis, Risk Development and Management, Key Performance Indicators, and Metrics Capturing

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • BS/BA Degree in English or Communication
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (to include exposure to modeling tools, i.e., Cameo System Modeler)
  • Knowledge of the TRIDENT SWS and/or AWS programs
  • Awareness of Navy Strategic Systems Program organization and key staff
  • Certification: Security+ (must be able to obtain within 6 month of employment)
  • Familiarity with Controlled Unclassified Information (e.g., requirements, portion markings, and creation)
  • Experience with documentation configuration management
  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering skills and toolsets

Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $112420 – $191070

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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.

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