Reston, Virginia


Job Description:

Leidos is looking for Consulting Employees to support our Capture Operations & Excellence (CO&E) team with a variety of roles including Proposal Managers, Proposal Writers, Proposal Coordinators, Graphic Artists as well as other Business Development and Capture opportunities. Partial telework is available, but the candidate should be local to the National Capital region and go into the office as needed.

General Overview: Are you driven to excel and motivated to produce high-scoring content? If so, join the Leidos Corporate Proposal Center, a fast-paced and highly talent team that is focused on winning new business for the company. Leidos proposal writers work across technical capabilities and program teams, build strong relationships, support diverse customer needs, and advance their capabilities beyond the industry standard.

Position Description: The Consulting Employee collaborates with Leidos experts and team members to develop compliant, responsive, and compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The ideal candidate will have experience working past performance and corporate experience volumes, which includes qualifying opportunities to align with solicitation requirements, and be a US Citizen, eligible to obtain a clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Proposal Writers will write and lead technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections and volumes, with a heavy emphasis on past performance.

+ Graphic Artists will use Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint skills, conceive, design, lay out, and coordinate conceptual illustrations and creative artwork in accordance with Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements, Proposal Operations Standard Operating Procedures and Leidos branding guidelines.

+ Proposal Managers will lead and manage proposal development for video, live orals, and demonstration proposals and or segments from Pre-Proposal Phase through Post Proposal Phase.

+ Proposal Coordinators will assist proposal managers in providing day-to-day supervision of the proposal process as they plan and build high quality, winning responses to requests for proposals.

+ 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 proposal activities.

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

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree and experience supporting Business Development and/or Capture Operations

+ Experience working as a BD and/or Capture professional responding to Federal Government solicitations

+ Demonstrated success supporting, leading or assisting with Capture Operations and/or Business Development

+ Excellent organizational and leadership skills

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

+ US Citizenship, as well as the ability to obtain a clearance

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience working with Capture and/or BD Federal Government solicitations

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


Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00078746

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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Reston, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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