Technical Proposal Writer

| Washington, DC, USA | Remote
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Company Description

TrueTandem's mission is to be a trusted information technology solutions provider, committed to the success of our customers, communities and employees. To enable this mission, we listen to our customers’ needs, empower our dedicated and talented employees, envision success together, and deliver innovative cost-effective solutions. For our customers, we aim to deliver more power to meet their business outcomes through technology implementation, integration, optimization and customization. We enable some of the most well-known companies, nonprofits and federal agencies in the United States to intelligently plan and develop their applications, modernize their infrastructure and manage their data.

Job Description:

Technical Proposal writer will take ownership for the development of compelling responses to primarily federal contract opportunities. This includes all components of the response, e.g. Executive Summaries, Technical Content, Management Approach, and Past Performance content that aligns with the opportunity’s objectives, and requirements. The individual will have a strong technical understanding to quickly interpret Microsoft technology stack (software development, infrastructure, cloud modernization and Microsoft- based solutions) offerings and translate this into language aimed at both a business and a technical user and/or decision maker. The candidate will successfully collaborate with different teams to develop compelling, technically accurate proposals, while adhering to strict deadlines and compliance requirements of the opportunity.


Some high level duties include but are not limited to the following:

Lead the development of a compliant and compelling storyline that clearly and concisely articulates True Tandem’s strengths, key differentiators, and business value proposition in the context of customer ecosystem and opportunity requirements.

Ability to adeptly develop responses to Technical proposal sections as well as clearly articulate the business value of technical solutions to both technical and non-technical clients and internal team.

Undertake research, prepare draft guidance material and documentation, evaluate technical alternatives and recommend preferred option.

Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to produce documents that convey relevant information regarding the details of current contracts and various projects.

Own the overall quality, compliance, and completeness of each opportunity response:

Coordinate display of graphics and production of documents, ensuring content is high-quality and meets standards.

Ensures Procedure formatting complies with the Writers Guide and Templates.

Ensures consistency in application of technical abbreviation and acronyms, figure and table callouts and captions, and handling of boilerplate materials.

Understanding of the federal government acquisition cycle, contract vehicles, contract types (BPA, IDIQ, etc.) and competitive position (open/full vs. set-aside):

Assist in capture management support.

Develop an approach for capturing data on an on-going basis.


Required Skills & Experience

The ability to translate business problems into practical, scalable technical solutions.

Strong attention to detail and monitor adherence to the schedule and deadlines.

Perform and/or ensure proposal color team recovery is conducted.

Self-motivated, proactive, and energetic.

Strong sense of ownership and responsibility.

Familiar with government contractor environment and proposals.

Able to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment.

Outstanding communication skills (written and oral); including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is a necessity.

Ability to work a flexible schedule. Monitor and guide the activities of the content providers to proposal volumes.


Minimum of 5 years in a technical writing or developmental editing role.

A working knowledge and understanding of government contracts is preferred.

Ability to support multiple projects.

Related certifications or training preferred (APMP).

Related College degree preferred (Bachelor and/or Master degree) in Business Administration, Communications, English, Marketing, or related field, or equivalent work experience as a proposal manager.




Applied understanding of Microsoft technology stack (software development, infrastructure, cloud modernization and Microsoft- based solutions)

Experience of coordinating and updating a Proposal Management system.

Additional Information

True Tandem is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

More Information on True Tandem
True Tandem operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. True Tandem was founded in 2004. It has 50 total employees. To see all 8 open jobs at True Tandem, click here.
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