Information Technology (IT)
Publishing - Printing
Summary Comtech EF Data is looking for a Technical Writer II. You will be responsible for the technical development, production, and delivery of satellite modem user documentation. This position creates, revises, and edits user manuals, test procedures, specifications, test reports, and a variety of non-standard engineering documents. Also included is generating and editing product photo images, performing related administrative and production tasks, managing document file structure, project status reporting, and minor miscellaneous tasks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Regular and predicable attendance required. • Able to self-manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. • Observes production, developmental, and experimental products to determine operating procedures and then convert into documentation. • Collaborates with hardware and software engineers to obtain information used for documentation creation and updates. • Reviews drawings, blueprints, sketches, parts lists, specifications, mock-ups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence details. • Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology. • Reviews published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, and technical content. • Maintains records and files of documentation. • Creates and/or edits photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and chart illustrations. • Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications • BA/BS in technical communications or an engineering related field, and minimum 5 years of experience in technical writing, preferably in an engineering environment. • Advanced skills with PC applications, MS Office, Visio, and Adobe products such as Acrobat XI, Illustrator, and Photoshop. • Proven ability to create, update and maintain a variety of technical documents. • Excellent command of the English language, first-rate writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofing, and editing skills. • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to interact with Design and Software Engineers. • Able to handle multiple projects and changing priorities efficiently. • Detailed oriented, able to work independently or with specific direction, as required.
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Occasionally required to lift, hold, and move equipment 10 lbs. and under. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (NASDAQ: CMTL), designs and manufactures an assortment of satellite communications equipment deployed in commercial and government applications around the world. We are a well-respected leader in the industry with a great reputation and stability in the marketplace (our division was established in 1984).
Comtech EF Data has a diverse workforce where employees are treated fairly and with great respect. We offer staff growth and professional development by challenging our employees. We have internal promotion opportunities and encourage learning by tuition reimbursement, seminars, and internal and external training. We have a safe and fun work environment with good employee relations. We offer competitive benefits and salary structure.
Products are designed and manufactured at our campus in Tempe, Arizona USA.
Products are designed and manufactured at our campus in Tempe, Arizona USA. We also have remote offices located in:
Germantown, Maryland USA
Fremont, California USA
Moscow, Idaho USA
Commitment to Quality
Our primary goal is to delight our customers with quality products, at an affordable price, with unequaled reliability. Our team is united in the belief that both quality and reliability are built into the products by employees who are trained, disciplined, and who are active participants in the company’s success. We stand by our products. We stand by our name. We stand by our customers.
Comtech EF Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence may be required for positions in certain restricted areas. Verification of citizenship is required upon accepting employment with Comtech EF Data.