Sr Principal Technical Writer and Editor Orlando, FL

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Sr Principal Technical Editor/Writer. This position will be located at our Defense Systems sector in our preferred location Orlando, Florida, Huntsville, AL; DC metro area and other major sites. May consider telework as an option but quarterly onsite meeting may be required.


  • Work with capture teams to research, develop, and document solutions in preparation for proposals

  • Independently gather information from existing material and subject matter experts.

  • Work with teams to convert complex documentation to proposal material that's easy to understand and score

  • In response to Requests for Proposal (RFP), outline, write, and edit in accordance with Request for Proposal instructions and evaluation criteria

  • Work with graphics artists to design material that communicates complex material efficiently and effectively

  • Work with proposal managers/teams effectively. Deliver all materials on schedule to meet all milestone, review, and submission deadlines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree; or 8 years experience with Master's Degree. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 14 years of relevant experience as a technical writer and/or proposal related roles.

  • Proven working experience in technical writing in support of competitive DoD, Intel, and/or Federal proposals including OTAs

  • Ability to grasp a variety of complex technical domains and make them easy to understand in writing and in graphics

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Ability to travel 25% of the time, CONUS and OCONUS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in writing/communications and/or technical degree in engineering

  • Experience as a proposal analyst, proposal manager, volume lead, or cost strategist

  • Experience writing Basis of Estimates

  • Strong knowledge of Sharepoint, Teams

  • Experience with proposal tools such as Visible Thread, Meridian, etc.

  • Experience in digital engineering, modeling, and related disciplines

  • Active DOD (Department of Defense) security clearance

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.