Technical Writer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

*****This position is contingent on contract award.*****
This position is in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Managed Security Service (MSS) Program which will form a strategic relationship with an in Kingdom partner. The customer’s objective is to provide a suite of cybersecurity services to government and critical national infrastructure customers in KSA. The program supports Raytheon’s strategic goal of Global Growth by increasing our international Cyber business and driving business and customer success. Raytheon will provide the technology, knowledge transfer, and support to assist the customer in delivering a catalog of services. In its first phase the program will establish Threat Monitoring, Detection, Analysis and Response and Security Assessment and Incident Response services and provide the customer with one year of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) support. Given Raytheon’s cybersecurity experience, including establishing Security Operation Centers (SOCs) and MSSs in the United States, Middle East, and United Kingdom, Raytheon is well positioned to partner with the customer and deliver the cyber expertise, processes and technology necessary for success.

Raytheon is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to compose clear and coherent technical information, discuss commercial and industrial products and services, write instruction manuals for users and possess complete understanding of a company's products and applications. The Technical Writer will be responsible for delivering documents in accordance with the schedule to achieve program and customer success. The Technical Writer will work collaboratively with Raytheon’s cybersecurity service experts, security engineers and the customer to tailor Raytheon and develop new business, services, analyst and customer documents and reports.

Work Location: Dulles, VA & Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Duties include and are not limited to:
  • Develops a thorough understanding of the audience and the documentation required by meeting with colleagues, and working with managers to discuss technical problems
  • Researches and builds knowledge about products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented
  • Determines the clearest and most logical way to present information and instructions for greatest reader comprehension and writes and edits technical information accordingly
  • Prepares or commissions graphics and illustrations to elaborate on or complement technical writing
  • Meets with subject matter experts in order to ensure that specialized topics are appropriately addressed and discussed
  • Collaborates with translators as necessary to convert writing into a variety of languages
  • Works with sales and marketing colleagues to ensure that the finished documentation meets product requirements
  • Revises, edits, or updates instructions, technical information, and frequently asked questions as necessary
  • Creates, adapts, and follows project schedules and deadlines
  • Specializes in technical writing for one or more specific industries
  • Remains up-to-date on technological and product developments as well as universal specifications relevant to his or her industry
  • Attends conferences, trade shows, and educational seminars pertinent to his or her industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, or Information Technology
  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of experience in technical writing
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Written communication
  • Ability to explain concepts clearly
  • Planning and Organization
  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge of Software and Computers
  • Attention to detail
  • Multitasking
  • Ability to work under pressure

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 119314

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.