Peraton Corporation

  • Proposal Writer (Top Secret Clearance Req'd)

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/29/2018 12:30 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a mid-level, TS/SCI cleared Proposal Writer to join our talented Proposal team in Herndon, VA, supporting Federal Government and the Intelligence Community.  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.



    • 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.



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


    • 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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