Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Fixed Term ILS Technical Writer

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2018 11:05 AM)
    Job ID
    Engineering - Technical Writers
    Experience (Years)
    Minimum Degree
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    We are looking for a top-notch full-time, fixed-term (6 - 9 months) ILS Technical Writer to work in our Clarksburg, MD Campus.   This position is eligible for medical benefits and sick and safe harbor leave time.


    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Required background in the development of technical publications, in accordance with military standards, working knowledge of XML Coding of technical pubs a plus.
    • Researches, develops, and validates government deliverables including: Plans of Instruction, Instructor Guides, Trainee Guides, and Presentation Packages.
    • Interfaces with peers and logistics personnel, program management, hardware and software engineering SMEs, and user personnel to generate new documentation.
    • Communicate effectively with the engineering, business development and advanced projects teams regarding ongoing challenges, solutions and capabilities.
    • By example, set the standards that embody the TDSI Core Value and Thales Leadership Model.
    • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures.


    • US Citizenship required. 
    • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance.  
    • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS/BE).
    • 3-5+ years of technical writing experience.
    • Strong analytical skills in Logistics Support Analysis.
    • Excellent organizational skills and work ethic.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with employees in all departments and functions.
    • Computer proficiency with Microsoft products, XML Coding capable programs (such as, Arbortext).


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


    We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.


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