IT Proposal Writer - Pasadena, CA
Branch ID: 3277
Seeking a Proposal Writer to join our growing team. This person with research, write, and proofread RFPs, RFIs, RFQs, etc. This person will be tasked with writing compelling proposals that emphasize the company's experience within project management and implementation, design, and systems engineering. Past experience within project support and engineering is a big plus.
This person should have experience conveying complex technical concepts. The ideal candidate will also be able to form partnerships with SMEs and understand the importance of persistence and follow-up. As a Project Manager, this person must have the ability to take up new and challenging situations with very little training.
Compose responses to both project management and technical sections within government RFPs
Adhere to compliance standards while emphasizing the company's features, benefits, and value and excellence within IT and customer support
Work with customers to understand their technical needs and present hardware/software solutions that exceed customer's requirements
Review RFPs for multiple product lines, including creating project schedule
Coordinate with SMEs company-wide on proposal topic
Liaise with Managers to prepare BOM
Illustrate proposal via graphics
Develop customer workflow
4 - 9 years of experience in proposal writing and systems engineering
Ability to independently research and uncover information
Ability to translate complex information to non-technical audiences
Experience managing the full proposal lifecycle
Experience with MS Office (including Visio and Project)
Ability to update/create Microsoft Project schedules, plans, and GANTT charts for extremely large and complicated endeavors.
Ability to work under pressure and very tight deadlines; flexibility to work outside of normal schedule to meet deadlines, if needed
Bachelor's Degree required; ideally in relevant field (Computer Science, Engineering, IT, etc.)
PMP a plus
Experience with biometrics/fingerprint identification a plus
Experience in the public sector/government a big plus
Multi-lingual a big plus (particularly Spanish and/or French)
Experience within technical fields/tools such as: system integration, network administration, multiple OS, Visual Studio or Visual SourceSafe, web services, security, etc. also a big plus
4 - 9 years of experience in proposal writing and systems engineering Ability to independently research and uncover information Ability to translate complex information to non-technical audiences Experience managing the full proposal lifecycle Experience with MS Office (including Visio and Project) Ability to update/create Microsoft Project schedules, plans, and GANTT charts for extremely large and complicated endeavors. Ability to work under pressure and very tight deadlines; flexibility to work outside of normal schedule to meet deadlines, if needed Bachelor's Degree required; ideally in relevant field (Computer Science, Engineering, IT, etc.)
The Company supports affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The Company will provide equal employment in employment practices to all applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to any protected characteristic such as, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizen status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans and other protected veterans, genetic information and other legally protected classes. Furthermore, the Company is an E-Verify employer. Information provided on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purposes. The Company complies with all applicable federal, state and local non-discrimination laws and regulations. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations in the application or interviewing process. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or interviewing process, please contact us.
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IT Proposal Writer
City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena, CA
Position Type: Direct Hire Position
Date Posted: 3/26/2019