Position SummaryDo you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Would you like to be part of a team developing, maintaining, and supporting the latest technologies in the field of rugged avionics, network security, and intelligent data management?
Ampex is a small, fast paced, growing aerospace company looking for a talented, committed, and self-motivated Assembler who enjoys the challenge of a constantly changing environment.
Job Overview :AMPEX is looking for a highly organized Senior Technical Writer to join our multi-disciplinary team in preparing instruction manuals to communicate complex and technical information more easily. Ampex provides a dynamic environment with a diversity of technical challenges.
The preferred candidate will produce high-quality documentation that communicates complex information clearly and accurately. The candidate must be experience in technical writing, graphics and presentation.
This position is located onsite in Hayward, CA. No employer visa sponsorship is available.
Principle Duties:Write, copy, edit, proofread and maintain all documents related to the product’s developmentManage the production and publishing of documentationWrite and process CDRL/SDRLGenerate documents in compliance with Data Item DescriptionsAssist in proposal writing (RFQ/RFP)Determine assembly sequence of all parts and components and create an individual parts listAnalyze drawings to ensure accuracy and consistency of data for incorporation to manualsWrite, rewrite and/or edit technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectivelyFormat documentation in MS Word, PowerPoint, or Excel into templates to be used for future document creation.Create and maintain the information architectureAssist in maintaining and organizing document control structures
Qualifications:Must have a Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Writing, or related fieldMinimum of 5 years’ experience as a technical writerAdaptable writing styles that can be tailored to multiple audiencesExcellent organization, communication and planning skillsCreativity and willing to gain an appropriate level of understanding of subject mattersExperience with Adobe, Microsoft and other applicationsDoD or Government Prime Contractor experience a plusApplicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Compensation:Salary Range: $90,000-$115,000 (based on experience)100% PAID COVERAGE
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EMPLOYEE401(k) Employer MatchEmployee Stock Ownership Program (company funded)MetLife Life Insurance: 1x Annual Salary (company funded)MetLife Short-Term Disability (company funded)MetLife Long-Term Disability (company funded)PTO: 17 daysHolidays: 11 daysHealthCare FSADependent Care FSA
About AMPEX:Since 1944, Ampex has been a leader in cutting edge technology to solve the toughest data storage challenges. Today, with its lineage as one of Silicon Valley’s first companies, Ampex continues to innovate in the embedded computing industry by designing and manufacturing rugged, onboard, computer systems for aerospace and ground vehicles that can acquire, store, process, and analyze a variety of data types to include radio frequency, video, and platform bus data among many others.
Ampex supports customers in the government defense and commercial sectors for mission system and flight test operations. Ampex is a Delta Information Systems Company and is headquartered in Hayward, California with locations in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tokyo, Japan.
Ampex is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status.