CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Technical Writer for Proposals in Fairfax, Virginia

Technical Writer for Proposals

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Category:Consulting / Business / Functional

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0916-1873

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:


CGI is seeking to hire a Technical/Proposal Writer to work with our proposal and account teams. The new hire will be exceptionally detail-oriented and bring past experience and leadership skills and propose ideas for continued process improvements. The Technical/Proposal Writer researches, analyzes, and revises complex subject matter content into comprehensive terms to produce informative, clear, and concise user-friendly documentation on a wide array of topics including solution architecture, business process, implementation approaches, etc. You will create blueprints, sketches, mockups, tables, and other data to support effective communication of technical concepts and to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prepare content for various proposal response categories (resource bids, corporate bids, solution bids, etc.)

• Create and follow standardized project processes and documentation for custom developed applications

• Liaise with resources and management and research background information (i.e. RFP documents, IT technology definitions and release dates) to compile written content and ensure matrices and CVs are clear, concise, compliant and fully substantiated in accordance with the RFP requirements

• Collaborate with business stakeholders, developers, and testers to ensure that every perspective was represented in the application’s documentation

• Perform copy editing, proofreading and, and quality assurance reviews

• Own deliverables to completion

• Manage work schedule to meet critical deadlines

• Attend/participate in meetings as required

• Provide support and guidance to bid team members

• Produce shells/layouts/drafts and final versions of documents, which includes printing, production and distribution/submission of the finished product as requested, and

• Propose ideas for continued process improvements

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Computer proficiency, especially with Excel, Word and Outlook, SharePoint experience an asset,

• Technical Writing experience,

• Ability to interpret, understand, and provide compliant responses to client requests (corporate criteria, statements of work, mandatory criteria and point rated criteria, amendments etc.),

• Ability to work under pressure and interpret, respond to, and deliver client and senior management requests and requirements,

• Strong leadership skills

• Team-oriented and able to work independently,

• Excellent multi-tasking, organizational, interpersonal, and communication (written and verbal) skills,

• Exceptionally detail-oriented

• Knowledge of IT consulting industry

• Experience working with very large documents with multiple CVs, images, tabs etc.

Additional Requirements:

• 3+ years of experience responding to federal government (GoC) and private sector RFP responses and submissions, Bachelor’s degree in a related field an asset.

• Ability to get U.S. clearance

Background in U.S. Federal Government marketplace

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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