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Proposal Writer

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Job ID: 197492
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2019
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Proposal
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

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Job Description


Position Description: The Proposal Writer will collaborate with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations.

Description of Duties:

  • Writes technical, management, resume, and past performance sections.

  • Leads volumes, providing direction and oversight to supporting writers.

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to develop proposal sections that clearly articulate the team’s solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, win themes, experience, and discriminators.

  • Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.

  • Researches and collaborates with SAIC professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims.

  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.

  • Uses organizational skills to manage, assign, track, and reports on assignments, status, and issues and needs.

  • Identifies, resolves, mitigates, and escalates gaps and risks to proposal management and center leadership.

  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.


Required Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 6+ years of related experience with bachelor’s, 4+ years with master’s

  • Demonstrated success writing technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections

  • Excellent writing skills, including understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, sentence structure, and active/passive voice

  • Excellent organizational and team leadership skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills

  • Ability to surge work schedule to meet proposal schedule demands

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with a variety of personnel and organizations

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success leading proposal volumes

  • TS/SCI, Top Secret, or Secret clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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