24 days old

Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Technical Writer

Progeny Systems Corporation
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Job Code

Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. 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.

Job Type:
Location: US-VA-Virginia Beach
Category: Technical

Job Description

Progeny has an opening for an experienced Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Technical Writer with an Electronic Warfare (EW) background in Manassas, VA. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing portions of the U.S. Navy Sonar (AN/BQQ10) and Combat (AN/BYG-1) Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM).

Duties and Responsibilities
    Writing, editing and managing technical documentation for the creation of operator/maintenance Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) to include operation/maintenance procedures, troubleshooting and fault isolation procedures, functional descriptions, and physical description and development. Writing and managing technical source data for incorporation into an IETM Writing and managing training curriculum for military personnel Coordinating all ILS-related deliveries to program partners and military personnel. Performing operational testing of procedures prior to integration into the IETM. Making recommendations, from an ILS perspective, to make the system indicators, alerts, and displays more efficient and useful for the operator. Attending and participating in all team meetings. Collaborating with subject matter experts to develop thorough and technically-accurate ILS products. Reviewing and editing program documents for technical accuracy in accordance with applicable documentation standards and style guides.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel a must), XMLSpy, MS Visio, PowerPoint Experience with SVN repositories is required. Experience with developing documentation using HTML, HTML5, XHTML, and XML is highly desired. Experience with S1000D is highly desired. Familiarity with military documentation using current DoD specifications and standards including, but not limited to, MIL-STD-3001, MIL-STD-38784, MIL-STD-24784, and MIL-STD 40051-2C. Have the ability to research, write and edit documentation for military and government programs. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to prepare documentation for delivery in a variety of formats (e.g. .doc, .PDF, HTML and XML/SGML-tagged online and IETM).


BS in communications or technical writing, or 4-10 years technical military experience.

The ideal candidate will have 4 10 years of experience within the Sonar (ANBQQ10) or Combat (AN/BYG-1) communities.

Consideration will be given to applicants with experience with Digital Data Collection System/Acoustic Media Center (AMC) and/or Information Assurance/Cyber.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2020-09-26 Expires: 2020-10-27

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Technical Writer

Progeny Systems Corporation
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast