Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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Proposal Technical Writer/Editor
Reference #:21-3216
Open Date:7/28/2021
Location:Greenbelt, MD
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) seeks an experienced technical writer/editor to support its business development and proposal efforts. They will be supporting the following activities:

  • Provide support for the development of proposals in response to Government RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, and Task Order proposal requests.
  • Provide hands-on writing contributions consistent with proposal strategy and themes to deliver responses to Government RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, and Task Order proposal requests.
  • Participate in strategy sessions with Business Development and technical teams to establish selling features to address in the proposal.
  • Work with managers, scientists, engineers, IT professionals, analysts, and other subject matter experts through interviews or extrapolation of new or existing material to gather and understand information to facilitate writing, integrating, editing, and producing proposal content. 

Required Qualifications:
  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years experience in technical writing, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the Shipley Proposal Methodology or like methodology.
  • Experience with and understanding of the entire suite of proposal activities (RFI response, DRFP/RFP analysis, proposal outline and schedule development, win theme development, technical writing, graphics development, organization, compliance review, Prime/subcontractor interface, configuration management, editing and production).
  • Hands-on experience developing proposals for professionals services (science, engineering and IT) in NASA, NOAA, and other Federal Government Agencies.