Technical Writer (SATCOM)

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Duties of Position

Must have 3+ years of recent Navy C4I(S) or other relevant experience preparing, reviewing, and updating Navy technical manuals; capable of researching and compiling Radio Frequency Communication Systems data from documentation reviews, drawings, schematics, and reports, interviews with technical staff members, and the study of published material for use in various logistics documents, technical manuals, test plans and reports, training materials, installation guides, and other technical documentation; 3+ years of experience using NDE, SAILOR, SPIDER, TDMIS, SME 3 DAS for nomenclature requests, TMDER, TFBR, XML, and SGML; capable of coordinating publication of technical documentation with organizations like the Naval Systems Data Support Activity (NSDSA); perform all duties with minimum supervision.

Required Skills & Experience

Prior knowledge working on the Extremely High Frequency (EHF), Super High Frequency (SHF), Global Broadcast System (GBS), KA Band, Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Processor (TIP), or Navy Multi- band Terminal (NMT) systems is required. This position will be required to have and maintain a SECRET clearance.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Desire Prior working knowledge with either MILSATCOM to include Extremely High Frequency (EHF), Super High Frequency (SHF), Global Broadcast System (GBS), Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Processor (TIP), Advance TIP (ATIP), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) and/or COMSATCOM to include Commercial Wideband Satellite Program (CWSP), Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP), Navy Senior Leadership Communications–Aircraft (NSLC-A), Television-Direct to Sailor (TV-DTS)/INMARSAT and Environmental Satellite Receiver Processors (ESRP) and/or Assured Command and Control (AC2) to include all customers.


Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD22-11, Technical Writer***

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.