Herndon, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Herndon - 13857 Mclearen Road (VAS091)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ123514

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret

Public Trust/Other Required:
None

Job Family:
Solutions Architect

Job Description:

GDIT is currently seeking a Senior Proposal Writer to join our team! This position can sit in Herndon, VA office. 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 solutioning 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 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 closely with Solution Architects, Subject Matter Experts, and operations staff to collect data required for proposal development, serve as Technical Volume Book Boss or Volume Lead.
  • Work with other technical/management writers to harmonize proposal writing across the volume and to ensure one voice in presenting proposal content.
  • 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.
  • 8+ years of federal proposal writing for a government contractor or equivalent technical experience.
  • Experience as a Technical/Management Volume Lead, Book Boss, or Lead Technical/Management Writer
  • Active Secret (or higher) Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree
  • APMP Certification
  • PMP Certification

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
None

Telecommuting Options:
Hybrid

Work Location:
USA VA Herndon - 13857 Mclearen Road (VAS091)

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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Herndon, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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