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The Technical Proposal Writer leads the development of responses to Request for Information, Request for Proposals/Quotes related to Information Technology contract opportunities. This position coordinates with LLC Managers, Project Teams and Business Development to understand the requirements of RFI, RFPs, develops new artifacts or maintains existing documents. The Technical Proposal Writer should have strong writing and editing skills, especially on technical projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Writes proposal content for Information Technology based proposals, including technical sections, management and staffing sections, resumes and executive summaries.
Interviews technical staff working on the projects to capture past performance, technical solutions, discriminators, metrics and use them in the proposal response development.
Reviews and edits sections drafted by other contributors. Receives feedback from color teams and incorporate/update the responses to be compliant and compelling.
Assists in creating task statements for technical positions relevant to the work to be performed or outcome to be achieved.
Synthesizes raw content from various sources into a cohesive and comprehensive passage.
Ensures final submission is compliant with contract clauses, proposal guidelines and instructions in the solicitation.
Reviews content of technical documentation, ensures that documents follow the style laid out in the company's style guide, writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses and coordinates the display of graphics and the production of the document.
Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of one or more technical writing and editing methodologies.
Possesses and applies an advanced understanding of the principles of writing and editing. Thorough understanding of key business processes, and ability to communicate and translate those communication and documentation needs to business and technical teams.
Resolves problems in documentation and communication. Preferred candidate has demonstrable complex technical writing and editing experience in the Federal environment.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five (5) years proposal development experience as lead technical writer; or equivalent combination of education/experience. Previous experience working on information technology projects is desired.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGRISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Strong analytical skills and ability to understand and write about complex topics.
Demonstrable complex technical writing and editing experience in the Federal environment.
Strong attention to detail, including grammar, punctuation and syntax.
Relevant work experience in development of documents like software specifications, user guides, training materials etc.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Productivity Tools.
Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented with ability to quickly grasp business needs and issues.
Self-motivated with proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment.
Interacts and works well with others.
Ability to adhere to regularly-scheduled business hours.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
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