Technical Proposal Writer

Plateau Software Inc


Fairfax, VA 22031


Plateau Inc is seeking a Technical Proposal Writer to support our rapidly growing company. The main job duties involve researching, writing, and organizing ideas, conducting interviews, reviewing products or services, creating strategies, working with graphic designers and presenting proposals.

The ideal candidate will have proven skills in producing and editing proposal content within a complex business environment. The Technical Proposal Writer will be experienced in leading storyboarding sessions, participating in key review meetings / final document review, content sign off and document production.

Job Duties Include (But are not limited to):

  • Analyze and decompose Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), Task Orders, and Sources Sought notices to understand the customers' technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with Proposal Managers, Proposal Coordinators, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), etc., to develop innovative technical approaches, sound technical solutions, incorporate win themes, and articulate discriminators.
  • Serve as the technical / management volume lead (book boss) by developing or integrating content from multiple sources; coordinating with the Proposal Manager(s) and other assigned proposal resources; identifying and communicating risks associated with the opportunity and/or response.
  • Conduct or support proposal reviews with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure absolute compliance with solicitation requirements and criteria for evaluation.
  • Maintain quality results by using templates, following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone
. Requirements:


  • High school diploma and ten (10) years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience in a defined proposal-related role.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance
  • Five (5) years of proposal writing experience for Federal Government customers.
  • Ability to breakdown the proposal requirements, successfully integrate win themes and discriminators.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team to develop compelling technical proposal materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to clearly articulate technology concepts to technical as well as non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to interview and work with SMEs to acquire knowledge of subject matter.
  • Ability to develop graphic concepts to illustrate and clarify subject matter.
  • Ability to leverage existing content, tailor to meet proposal requirements, and produce high-quality proposal in accordance with tight deadlines.
  • Proven written and oral communication abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Editing skills; excellent knowledge of grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.
  • Experience developing and delivering training on proposal processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Experience with MS Office products such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc

We are unable to sponsor at this time. Candidates applying for this job must be authorized to work for any employer in the US, independently and be able to obtain/maintain a government security clearance, if required.

Plateau Inc, is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Salary Range
$48,000.00 - 79,000.00
per Year
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Fairfax, VA 22031, US