Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Proposal Writer (TS/SCI)

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Peraton is looking for a talented, TS/SCI cleared, Senior Proposal Writer to join our Proposal Operations Center in Herndon, VA. 


    This successful writer knows how to compose and comprise correctly. He/she hones disparate solutions and processes into clear, compliant, and compelling proposals. They understand the business acquisition process and strive to help subject matter experts develop their solutions via persuasive prose. In addition, they understand the importance of protecting sources and methods in the name of U.S. National Security. The Senior Proposal Writer will serve as the primary lead or co-writer of technical, management, and past performance volumes as well as executive summaries and other areas as needed. 


    The work you’ll do at Peraton matters – our work directly impacts the safety and security, of our country and allied nations. We apply advanced solutions in cyber, secure communications, and space operations that solve our customers’ most daunting challenges. We have a significant amount of competitive proposals to be submitted by the close of 2018, a material increase over the prior fiscal year. The business we are pursuing represents a healthy balance of new customers and programs, along with a strong base of recompetes and competitive task orders with current customers. With each proposal, we are positioning Peraton for future growth and greater opportunity. 


    • Support RFP, RFI and Rapid Response Task Order responses as assigned.
    • Write or co-write content that is clear and concise and that resonates with the needs of the customer.
    • Translate and synthesize information from SMEs into a message that targeted audiences can understand, while maintaining the technical accuracy and completeness of the intended response.
    • Work collaboratively and effectively with a broad range of people across multiple disciplines.
    • Lead and support the development and completion of winning proposal solutions documentation.
    • Serve as the point of contact for compiling proposal documents. Lead volumes as appropriate.
    • Interview SMEs to understand complex technical and managerial concepts of the work they perform and convert that information into a technically compliant, competitive, compelling proposal.
    • Ensure optimal organization, presentation and articulation of the Peraton solution in the final proposal and oversee incorporation of key messaging that clarifies the strengths of the Peraton offer, including any discriminators.
    • Assist proposal managers and capture managers in developing/maintaining and communicating storylines, schedules (including review and production phases), plans, outlines, assignments, baselines, and storyboards to the team.
    • Routinely articulate complex concepts and processes orally and in writing.
    • Routinely function effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Mentor and manage junior proposal writers.
    • Accommodate a flexible schedule, which may include evenings and weekends, as required.
    • Ability to prioritize while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Ability to perform with grace and efficiency under pressure.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English/Humanities, Business, Grant Writing, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, Marketing Management or related field
    • 10+ years of professional writing experience within the Federal, State, and /or local Government market.
    • Active TS/SCI security clearance.



    • Master’s Degree or certifications in related field.
    • Experience preparing briefings for client and/or senior leadership.
    • Experience managing projects and teams.
    • Extensive experience with SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications (Word/Excel/Power Point). 
    • Team player and collaborator: Able to interact effectively across multiple levels and various disciplines.
    • Exceptional oral, presentation and written communication skills.
    • Well-developed organizational, talent and time management skills.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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