Job Description

TechTrend, Inc., is seeking a Senior Technical Proposal Writer to lead the development of technical proposal content in exciting and high-demand technologies: cloud migration and hosting, DevSecOps, and application development and modernization. The selected candidate will have a strong understanding of information technology in the Federal market and have the technical and writing skills required to develop compliant and compelling technical proposal volumes. The selected candidate will be expected to have technical knowledge of either cloud migration and hosting OR application development and modernization. The responsibilities of this role include creating technical content based on RFx requirements, leveraging the knowledge of subject matter experts to present technical in a clear, compliant, and compelling manner. To be successful, the candidate will have strong writing skills, and be able to work well in a dynamic, small business environment.

Desired qualities include demonstrated leadership and ability to perform well under pressure, have a can-do attitude and be able to solve difficult problems. Must also have a strong command of the English language as well as a commitment and willingness to help grow TechTrend’s business. The successful candidate must have experience supporting multiple proposals concurrently, be detailed oriented, and thrive on developing a winning product.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Business Development, Solutions Architects, business partners and SMEs to develop innovative technical approaches, sound technical solutions, incorporate win themes, and articulate discriminators
  • Serve as the technical volume lead by developing or integrating content from multiple sources; coordinating with the Proposal Manager and other assigned proposal resources; identifying and communicating risks associated with the opportunity and/or response
  • Support proposal reviews with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure absolute compliance with solicitation technical requirements and evaluation factors
  • Maintain quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; supporting proposal management in keeping proposal databases/repositories up to date
  • Obtain feedback from internal and external stakeholders as “lessons learned” and effectively leverage that information for future proposals efforts
  • Collaborate with proposal management to support the development and maintenance of the proposal content library and related documentation to include capability statements, white papers, past performances, management plans, and other related proposal content

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technology field or possess current and relevant technology certifications
  • 3-4 years of technical writing experience in either cloud services (AWS or Azure) or application development, and be willing to learn the other
  • Be willing to continue to learn TechTrend’s technology to, in time, become increasingly less reliant on other subject matter experts
  • Ability to breakdown the RFx technical requirements and successfully integrate win themes and discriminators
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
  • 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 other subject matter experts to acquire knowledge of subject matter.
  • Ability to develop graphic concepts to illustrate and clarify subject matter
  • Experienced with MS Office products such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and others
  • Ability to leverage existing content, tailor to meet RFx requirements and produce high-quality proposal in accordance with tight deadlines
  • Must have flexibility to work overtime and weekends as needed.

Work Location:  Fairfax, VA

Travel Requirements:  Minimal

Security Clearance Requirements:  US Citizen required

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Two Weeks Personal Time Off
  • Teleworking Opportunities Available
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Gym Membership

TechTrend is a minority-owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) providing IT products and services to both the government and commercial markets. We were founded in 2003 and continue to evolve as a leading innovator in enterprise-wide services and technology solutions. TechTrend helps our customers achieve success today and address future needs through professional services in cloud migration, application modernization, managed cloud hosting, DevSecOps, as well as innovation in the design, development, and execution of leading-edge IT modernization technologies.  As an end-to-end partner, we provide reliable and rapid access to commercial technologies through our preferred contract vehicles and business partners. Further information is available at www.techtrend.us.

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