Senior Proposal Writer / Technical Editor

Clearance Level
Technical Documentation
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ69249

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is currently seeking a Senior Proposal Writer / Technical Editor to join our team!  This position will sit in our Falls Church, VA office.  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 technical and management 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 $10B 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!

If you are interested, please apply via this link:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as Volume Lead and/or Lead Writer for Technical and Management Sections of proposals ranging in value from $100M to $1B+.

  • Lead a team of technical/management writers to harmonize proposal writing across the volume and to ensure one voice in presenting proposal content.

  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts and operations staff to collect data required for technical proposal development.

  • Write, edit, and revise technical materials and coordinates with technical personnel to ensure accuracy.

  • Analyze RFP requirements, and participates in color team reviews.

  • Provide guidance, mentoring, and work leadership to less experienced Proposals Writers.

  • Participate in the continuing quality improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Business Administration, or a related 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 Technical/Management Writer

  • Clearable US Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance or higher

  • APMP Certification

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.