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Digital Receiver Technology, Inc. (DRT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company located is looking for an Experienced Technical Writer in Germantown, MD. DRT is a premier provider of SIGINT and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. This position requires the ability to produce documentation such as datasheets, manuals and help files. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create original user documentation and data sheets for telecommunications equipment in hard and soft copy
  • Use Help-generation programs such as RoboHelp to create online Help files for inclusion in DRT software products
  • Assist with printing and binding of DRT manuals and DRT equipment data sheets as needed
  • Use Adobe Suite of graphics programs (Illustrator, Photoshop) and MS Visio to create graphic illustrations
  • Use a digital camera to take photos of DRT equipment
  • Use RoboHelp, MS Office applications, and Adobe Acrobat to create documents
  • Operate printers when needed

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed locations.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22. C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing and editing
  • 5+ years of experience with PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with HTML or XML
  • Experience with software repository systems, such as SVN  
  • Telecommunications or military experience helpful
  • Oral communications capability (to elicit information from engineers)
  • Experience with single-source documentation programs, such as RoboHelp
  • Knowledge of image and document compression issues

Typical Education/ Experience:

  • Education/experience is typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years related work experience, etc.).


  • Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug-Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug-Free Workplace where post-offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies. 

Shift Work:

This position is for the 1st shift.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Contingent Upon Program Award

No, this position is not contingent upon the program award

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