Technical Editor And Writer


On Site
Full Time


Security clearance
Big data
Process improvement
IT management
Microsoft Word
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Business administration
Proposal writing
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18290

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: None

Level of Experience: Mid

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Who we are

HII-Mission Technologies has an immediate need for a Technical Editor And Writer to join the team! This employee will be responsible for editing compliant and compelling proposal responses in response to commercial and U.S. government solicitation requirements. This position will be based out of our Fairfax, VA location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of FEDSIM proposals including slides, staffing plans, staffing rationale, transition plans, management approach, technical approach, and orals presentation scripts.
  • Apply interviewing skills to gather information from internal/external personnel to support writing activities.
  • Write clear, persuasive, and compliant proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to help improve proposal quality.

What you need to have:

  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations.
  • Experience with FEDSIM proposals.
  • Experience with traditional video, live orals, and demonstration/scenario proposals.
  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, staffing, and transition volumes for complex efforts.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • The position is onsite in our Fairfax, VA office.

Bonus points for:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations.
  • 2+ years' experience supporting FEDSIM proposals.
  • Ability to coach and instruct others to facilitate consistency across multiple authors.

We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?
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