Job ID: 2303784
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2023
Category: Business Development
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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The SAIC Proposal Development Center (PDC) has an opportunity for a proposal writer with demonstrated experience producing original, compliant proposal content, who is driven to grow and highly motivated to excel in this field. In this role, you are part of a collaborative team, working with other writers/book bosses, solution architects, program experts, and capture teams to develop original content for federal RFx. You will apply journalistic skills to interview program personnel candidates and corporate experience POCs. SAIC PDC proposal writers work across technical, management, past performance, and resume sections of proposals, building strong relationships, and supporting diverse customer needs.
SAIC is dedicated to the growth and development of all contributors, offers competitive compensation, and honors work-life balance. The PDC delivers exceptional quality and high-scoring proposals in the federal government space. Each proposal is an opportunity to learn about exciting innovations and operations that sustain our government. This position is partially remote, and partially on-site in Reston, VA or Huntsville, AL. Ability to travel to other locations desirable.
BA or BS degree or higher (or equivalent) in Journalism, English, Business, Information Technology, or Communication Arts, or other relevant fields
6+ years of related Federal proposal writing experience in support of technical and management narrative, resumes, and past performances in a government contracting environment for multi-teammate, solutions-based proposals ranging in value from $100M to $1B+
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Proven ability to work with/interview subject matter experts to effectively incorporate complex technical and management approaches into proposal content
Must have strong working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense FAR (DFAR), DCAA, etc.) and the ability to read and interpret Government Synopsis, RFx/Solicitations
Must have in-depth understanding of compliance with all sections of governmental RFx, experience analyzing RFx, developing annotated outlines, creating compliance matrices and content plans
Excellent people skills, and demonstrated experience working with teams of varying sizes, technical abilities, and levels of authority with both internal corporate staff and teammates
Must be flexible and open to changing schedules and priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within compressed time frames, and while meeting deadlines
Requires strong planning, organization, and communication skills
Must be a team player, self-starter, and able to work with minimal direction to meet deadlines
Must be available for overtime, evening, and weekend work occasionally when necessary to support proposal, review, and delivery timelines
Must have advanced knowledge in MS Word and Excel, and working knowledge of PowerPoint and collaboration tools, such as Zoom, Teams, and SharePoint
Must be able to commute or travel for onsite workshops and cleared spaces as required
Experience with FEDSIM and self-scoring procurement models
Knowledge of infrastructure modernization, logistics, operations and sustainment, applications/software development and sustainment, and agile methodologies for both defense and civilian sectors of the federal government helpful
Ability to conceptualize complex graphics to communicate management and technical information in a concise manner
Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.
We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.