Senior Slide Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
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Position Category
Business Development / Sales / Proposals


Peraton is actively seeking a Slide Engineer (SE) to join our FEDSIM delivery team.


The Slide Engineer (SE) position is assigned to the FEDSIM Center of Excellence in support of proposals submitted FEDSIM opportunities pursued by the business units across all Peraton Sectors. The GSA FEDSIM opportunities values range from $100M and surpass $1B in total contract value. The FEDSIM CoE SE will support capture and proposal activities to document content used for Oral slide development, slide outlines, slide themes as part of the solution development process to produce proposal artifacts, working with SME and graphics support to integrate content into orals slides. Support includes the integration of content developed from the proposal development worksheets (PDWs) into orals slide deck, integrate win themes, strengths, features, benefits, discriminators, proof points to adjudicate content as part of the oral’s development process; document the process and procedures used to develop orals slide deck as part of the FEDSIM CoE delivery model.  The SE is the Volume lead for Oral slide development through production.

Expectations of successful candidate include leading slide development during the FEDSIM Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT) cycle.   This includes using an Agile delivery model, that includes weekly Sprints, to mature the oral presentation through a series of Releases through the Final TOR.  The SE will use this Agile maturity model, to develop and integrate information released by FEDSIM to include information from previous solicitation documents, Requests for Information (RFIs), Market Assessment Discussions (MAD), electronic reading rooms, draft PWS’s, draft Section H and follow-on final TOR documents.  The SE will integrate content captured from other FEDSIM sessions such as Industry Days, Due Diligence, Orals Q&A, electronic reading rooms, Notification of Decision Statement (NODS), follow up questions and retrospective conducted after bid submission to capture best practices and integrate lessons learned.

The SE is responsible for leading/mentoring authors providing content that goes into the oral presentation.  The SE will work with other contributors, proposal coordinators, consultants, teaming partners and other FEDSIM CoE volume leads to create compelling orals presentation. The SE position is primarily working remote until the Final TOR is released where moves into the war room or if classified proposal content requires work in classified spaces in Herndon and Chantilly VA.


  • Lead the development of the orals slide volume by integrating the content provided by the Capture Manager, Business Development Executives and Lead Solution Architects across all FEDSIM requirements and stated objectives.
  • Integrated all FEDSIM government furnished information (GFI) (SB RFI, MAD, PWS, eRR, Final RFP, RFQ etc.) into the creation of the oral slides outline, that identifies content required to meet compliance for each Task area.
  • Use and mature the FEDSIM CoE SOP, to deliver the Orals presentation aligned with the other FEDSIM Volume leads across the proposal delivery. 
  • Using an Agile release methodologies, to mature proposal developed content that aligns with minimum viable product (MVP) roadmap.
  • Support and mentor content contributors; line leaders, SMEs, KPs, Consultants, Teaming Partners, Lead Solution Architects, and graphics leads to support the incremental delivery of slide content to produce compelling content and slide messaging.
  • Integrate strength statements, customer call out boxes, product vendor affiliation to solutions, teaming partners, products, proof points and Key Personnel into slide development.



  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus around communications, technologies and/or business administration domains; experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • 12+ years (or minimum of 16 years without a degree) working to support technical solutions and delivery of government programs.
  • Experience supporting proposal deliveries with development of slide content for FEDSIM opportunities.  
  • Experience specifically contributing to proposal development, pre-solicitation solution planning, color team reviews, technical editing, compliance audits, white glove, production, and preparing evaluation notice responses with GSA FEDSIM solicitation responses.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to work across the bid/proposal team, effectively resolve conflict, vector appropriate resources to maximize content on the oral presentation.
  • Must be able to work with little direction and handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to work on site (war room) during proposal delivery (Final TOR released) when required supporting a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to travel to Herndon / Chantilly / Reston, VA for quarterly training and upon final FEDSIM TOR release.
  • Active Secret security clearance


  • Winning a FEDSIM opportunity as a volume lead, within the last five years.
  • Experience as a volume lead/writer for FEDSIM opportunities within the last five years.
  • Active Top Secret or TS/SCI security clearance

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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