Senior Proposal Writer

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Technical Documentation
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ108656

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is currently seeking a Senior Proposal Writer to join our team!  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 technical and management content, win themes, and identification of discriminators, benefits, and key features of technical and management solutions on proposals across the entire enterprise.  This position can sit in our Herndon, VA office or work remotely; however you will need to be local to be able to report to the Herndon office when necessary. 

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!

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+, to include classified proposals.

  • Work with other technical/management writers to harmonize proposal writing across the volume and to ensure one voice in presenting proposal content.

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

  • Write, edit, and revise proposal materials and coordinate with technical and program personnel to ensure accuracy.

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

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

  • Participate in the continuing quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in English, Journalism, Business Administration, Information Systems Management, or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

  • 15+ 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

  • Secret Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • APMP Certification

  • PMP Certification

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.