Subsystem Technologies, Inc.

  • Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-RI-Newport
    Job ID
    1176 Howell Street
    Postal Code
  • Company Overview

    KMS Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Subsystem Technologies, Inc. (SUBSYSTEMs), is dedicated to providing high quality consulting and technical services to commercial and Government clients. Our principals are experienced in and dedicated to serving the needs of US Government related activities. Specific market areas include the US Navy, the US Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense and its C4ISR programs, and other Federal technology and human capital management related activities. Our employees are located in the continental United States and globally deployed supporting decision makers at the highest levels of industry and the federal government with systems engineering, human capital development, and advisory & assistance professional services.

    Job Overview & Responsibilities

    The Configuration Management Specialist (CMS) will work with KMS and customer technical and administrative staff. The CMS will take a rough product and ensure that the finished product is correct with respect to proper grammar, technical writing styles, punctuation, formatting, styles/field codes within MS Word, and document guidelines and standards. The CMS will also maintain configuration, status accounting, change control, and a record of issues/deficiencies with products from the team being supported. The CMS may be involved in identifying and/or implementing the solutions. Edit existing content to conform to relevant guidelines and standards, and to maximize clarity. Maintain stylistic, notational, and organizational standards to ensure consistent documentation. Collaboration with both the engineering team and management to identify recurring issues and work towards continuous improvement. Develop a basic understanding of US Naval systems and product engineering terms and methodologies. Familiarity with Military Systems (US Naval systems preferred).



    Location: Newport RI (Naval Undersea Warfare Center)


    • Associates Degree in a Communication, Business, or a Technical Discipline, or Equivalent Experience is Desired OR at Minimum a High School Diploma
    • At least Ten Years of Configuration Management, Writing, and/or Administrative Support Experience is required
    • Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel
    • Familiarity with Technical Terms and Descriptions
    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Thoroughness and Attention to Detail
    • Ability to Work Independently and Within a Team
    • Ability to Follow Document Guidelines and Standards
    • Secret Clearance required

    Desired Skills:

    Familiarity with Military Systems (US Naval systems preferred).


    Other Physical Qualifications Include:

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Excellent listening skills are essential. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.



    We Value The Cultural Differences Our Employees Bring To KMS. We Are Proud Supporters Of Hiring Veterans And Count Them Among Our Finest.

    We Are An Employer Of Choice And Are Committed To Our Employees Who, In Turn, Provide Continued Excellence And The Highest Service Quality Standards To Help Our Clients Achieve Their Mission.



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