Proposal Writer

Job Location US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/11/2017 6:15 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Business Development
Minimum Clearance
% Travel
Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is looking for a proposal writer to join our proposal writing team. The successful candidate will play a vital role in presenting compelling and compliant proposal solutions and information in response to Federal Government solicitations.


  • Collaborates with Engility professionals to develop proposal sections that clearly articulate the team’s overall solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, win themes, and discriminators. 
  • Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from Engility professionals to support writing activities.
  • Researches and collaborates with Engility professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims.
  • Identifies resolves, mitigates, and escalates gaps and risks to proposal management and operations leadership.
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates technical and other ideas into easily understandable text; rewrites and reviews proposal sections and related proposal documents.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.
  • May serve as volume lead of and/or support past performance and resume sections. 

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience writing major proposal sections (resumes, past performance, management, etc.) and supporting the full proposal development life cycle in response to solicitations from the Federal Government.
  • Ability to surge work schedule to meet proposal schedule demands.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills.
  • Excellent writing skills, including understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, sentence structure, and active/passive voice.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with a variety of personnel and organizations.
  • Clearance eligibility. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Active clearance (Secret or higher) preferred.


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