Peraton Corporation

  • Past Performance Proposal Writer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/23/2018 10:31 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a mid-level, Top Secret-cleared past performance specialist to join our talented Proposal team in Herndon, VA, supporting U.S. and Canadian Governments 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.


    • Support RFP, RFI and Rapid Response Task Order responses as assigned
    • Gather information by interviewing subject matter experts and write various proposal sections, including technical approach, executive summaries, past performance/qualification summaries and resumes
    • Lead the way in maintaining and maturing the past performance database
    • Write or co-write content that is clear and concise and that resonates with the needs of the customer
    • 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
    • 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
    • 8+ years of professional writing experience within the federal, state, and /or local government market
    • Active Top Secret security clearance with current SCI eligibility


    • Active TS/SCI security clearance
    • Master’s Degree or certifications in related field
    • Experience preparing briefings for client and/or senior leadership
    • 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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