Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. Systems Level Design Technical Writer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Description

Solidus is searching for a Systems Level Design Technical Writer to support complex systems level design for radar systems, software defined systems, RF receivers and real-time control.

Work Scope:

  • Support hardware and software technical documentation for systems and subsystem drawings schematic diagrams, module hardware diagrams and equipment photographs to be included in the formal technical manuals.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the organization of all material appearing in the Technical manual, Operator's Manual, System Manual and Software Manual is of the correct content, outline, format, style along with the presentation of text, tables, photographs, line drawings and screen captures of the Surrogate systems.

  • Support all required equipment views and photographs of new hardware as well as revisions to hardware as they become available for incorporation into the system.

  • Provide support to incorporate any updated information into the system Operator's Manual using photographs and associated descriptions of control and indicators.

  • Updates highly-detailed multi-sheet Module Hardware Diagrams generated by technical staff to reflect any modifications of the systems that needs to be included in the proper manual.

  • Generate Detailed Block Diagrams for various chassis and subsystems.

  • Generate hardware Functional Block Diagrams (FBDs) of the various chassis and subsystems and updates the block diagrams as needed.

  • Generate software data flow diagrams such as maps and associated spreadsheets to be incorporated into the Software Manual.

  • Assist with converting electrical/electronic block diagrams into user-friendly presentations.

  • Support the Interface Control Document (ICD) equipment racks to reflect in-process interconnections being performed by an installation engineer.


  • US Citizen and able to obtain a Secret DoD Security Clearance - Active Secret Clearance desired

  • MS degree plus 3 years experience or BS degree plus 5 years experience

  • Must have previous experience as a technical writer

  • Must have experience working with complex systems level design

  • Previous experience with radar, software defined systems, RF receivers and real time control

  • Must be comfortable dealing with technical end users

  • Strong Excel, Publishing Tools, Web applications and office tools

  • Experience with electrical/electronic schematics and mechanical diagrams

  • Experience using sophisticated digital cameras is preferred

Candidates will be expected to bring a portfolio or examples of technical writings to any requested interviews

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

Job Category: MA - Technical Support

Clearance Level: Eligible to Obtain

Location: Massachusetts, Lexington

Req Code: 17:BC-D10-014