Technical Proposal Writer

Job#: 2026474

Job Description:

Apex Systems is looking for a Technical Proposal Writer for a PERMANENT opportunity with one of our clients!

Interested candidates should send an updated resume to [email protected] 

This posiiton is considered hybrid and candidates need to be willing to come into the office as needed - office location is Fairfax, VA

Job Description:

The Technical Proposal Writer support growth activities by working closely with the Solution Architect, Proposal Manager, Capture Manager, Proposal Analysts/Copyeditors/Desktop Publishers, Operations management, and other writers and contributors, to put forth a compelling and winning proposal. The Proposal Writer attends solutioning sessions, led by Solution Architect, and translates the solution design and Concept of Operation (ConOps) into a proposal Technical Approach narrative. The writer also assists with oral proposal slide development as required, helping the team to capture the most important elements of the technical solution within the confines of PowerPoint presentations and orals scripts.


  • Candidates should be comfortable creating documents that meet compliance requirements, align with sales objectives, and provide clear technical and non-technical information.
  • Partners with solution architects, technical SMEs, and account teams to effectively translate solution material into persuasive, understandable, and compliant proposal material.
  • Assists with basis of estimate analysis/narrative and work breakdown structure development.
  • Contributes to the development of storyboards, outlines, and other documentation associated with the proposal development process.
  • Assists in conceptualization of graphics that drive or support written material.
  • Contribute to proposal solutioning and strategy development sessions, asking clarifying questions to proactively guide content development.
  • Curate, grow, and update our team library of approved content, driving and organizing proposal content to maximize reuse effectiveness and utility.
  • Review final proposal documents (post Gold Team) for copyediting.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to the above responsibilities.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in proposal writing role including technical, management and supporting documentation.
  • 5+ years of experience working with company stakeholders across functional competencies and management levels.
  • 5+ years of experience reviewing and correcting material for content, style, and compliance with internal and external standards.
  • 5+ years of experience conveying concepts and processing in a clear and concise manner.
  • 5+ years of experience working in highly collaborative environments and individually.
  • 5+ years of experience delivering high quality content on tight, customer-driven timelines.
  • Expert level proficiency with Microsoft Word.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with proposal content management systems.
  • Experience working on RFxs with diverse scopes of work.
  • Experience developing content for diverse types of written deliverables related to RFxs, including whitepapers and resumes.
  • Experience with a wide range of technical subjects to include cybersecurity, data analytics and artificial intelligence.
  • Graduate degree.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Fairfax, VA, US

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Date Posted:
April 25, 2024