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Technical Proposal Writer

Type: Full-time
Category: Technical Proposal Writer
Location: Vienna, VA
Clearances: None; Secret; TS; TS/SCI; TS/SCI with CI Poly; TS/SCI with Full Poly



Next Tier Concepts (NTConcepts) currently seeks a Technical Proposal Writer to join our Solutions teamThe Technical Proposal Writer will support the development of proposals and serve as an integral part of the Solutions team. The successful candidate will develop original proposal content and revise existing material to meet the requirements of a solicitation. Successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of demanding assignments.


  • Collaborates with subject matter experts (SMEs) to translate technical concepts into compelling written material, while ensuring a compliant, quality product
  • Reads and analyzes Requests for Proposal (RFPs), Request for Information (RFIs), and Whitepapers
  • Develops written content to support RFPs, RFIs, and Whitepapers from SMEs developed/envisiond solutions
  • Assists team in identifying strengths of the approach and develops recommendations for highlighting/enhancing those strengths
  • Reviews/rewrites proposal inputs and coordinates with technical and/or management to maintain messaging
  • Provides detailed editing in support of sections already developed
  • Creates/Draws initial graphs, charts and other visual aid concepts or works with our Graphics team to develop the concepts for insertion into the technical proposal
  • Adheres to solicitation and style guidelines while meeting proposal deadlines
  • Supports proposal operations by participating in proposal kick-offs and reviews, and works closely with the Proposal Manager, SMEs, and Graphics/Production to ensure the development of high-quality responses in a timely manner


  • BA/BS degree in a technical, English, communications or related field
  • 3 years of experience in government proposal writing
  • 5 years of experience in the technical services industry
  • Experience with Federal proposal development and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently and meet scheduled milestones
  • Flexibility in adapting to deadlines, changing schedules and priorities
  • A team player and possess the ability to work in a high-stress, deadline-driven environment
  • Shipley-based training/experience preferred
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift 10-15 pounds at times.



Working at NT Concepts means that you are part of an innovative, agile company dedicated to solving the most critical challenges in National Security. We're expert leaders and problem solvers who roll up our sleeves to get the job done. We're passionate, curious, and committed to doing important work. At the same time, we're life-long learners, avid mentors, and we like to have fun.

We're looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting the mission of National Security. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing talent network and discover What's Next for you.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions. Contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.