Proposal Writer with Secret

Clearance Level
Technical Documentation
Herndon, Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Editing English

Proposal Writing


REQ#: RQ168988
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to be at the center of GDIT’s business operations. Make an impact by collaborating across functions to make mission success achievable.

Job Description

GDIT is currently seeking a Proposal Writer to join our team! This position will sit in our Herndon, VA, Fall Church, VA, or Annapolis Junction, MD offices and work remotely, as permitted. In this role you will be responsible for the development, planning, and writing of compliant and compelling proposal content. As a key member of the proposal team, you will support GDIT Capture Managers and Proposal Managers in the planning and development of proposal win themes, and identification of discriminators, benefits, and key features of solutions on proposals across the entire enterprise.

This position provides an outstanding opportunity to play a strategic role as we work together to create the Next GDIT and apply the breadth of resources available in our new organization to critical technology and mission challenges. The extent of our portfolio and the scale of our $9B company ensure that you can take on new challenges and new roles as our business and mission-impact expands. The responsibility for determining our customers’ needs and priorities and helping to shape customer acquisitions to position GDIT to win makes this both a challenging and rewarding opportunity!

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as Volume Lead and/or Lead Writer for Past Performance Volumes of classified and non-classified proposals at GDIT ranging in value from $50M to $1B+. Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in developing sections of federal proposals is a key requirement for this position.
  • Work closely with Solutions Architects and Subject Matter Experts and operations staff to collect data required for the development of Past Performance Volumes.
  • Research potential GDIT past performance references using the available resources
  • Write, edit, and revise proposal materials and coordinate with technical and program personnel to ensure accuracy.
  • Analyze RFP requirements and participate in solution meetings.
  • Participate in color team reviews.
  • Participate in the continuing quality improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Disciplines, Business Administration, English, Journalism, or a related technical or business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  • 10+ years of federal proposal writing for a government contractor or equivalent technical experience.
  • Experience as a Volume Lead, Book Boss, or Lead Proposal Writer.
  • Experience writing Past Performance Volumes in support of intelligence community customers preferred.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret required


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $127,500 - $172,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT 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 veteran status, or any other protected class.