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Senior Proposal Writer - TS/SCI

Job ID: 200976
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Proposal
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


General Overview: Are you driven to excel as a proposal writer and motivated to produce high-scoring content? If so, join the SAIC Proposal Development Center of Excellence. SAIC offers the opportunity to win more as part of a collaborative team dedicated to high-quality proposal writing. SAIC proposal writers work across technical capabilities and program teams, build strong relationships, support diverse customer needs, and advance their careers beyond the industry standard.

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

Description of Duties:

  • Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections and volumes

  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators

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

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

  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science, or related field

  • 15+ total years of professional experience, 13+ years with master’s

  • 6+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations

  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to coach and instruct others to facilitate consistency across multiple authors

  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time

  • Active TS/SCI clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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