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Technical Proposal Writer

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Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 129496 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Technical Proposal Writer to join our team in McLean, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



At NTT DATA, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA and for the people who work here.

NTT DATA, Inc. currently seeks a Technical Proposal Writer to join our Public Sector Proposal Development Center in McLean, VA.


The Technical Proposal Writer will support the development of Federal, State & Local, and Education proposals and will serve as an integral part of the Public Sector proposal team. The successful candidate will develop original proposal content and revise existing boilerplate material to meet the requirements of a solicitation. Successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of demanding assignments without a degradation of work quality.



  • Collaborates with subject matter experts (SMEs) to translate technical concepts into compelling written material, while ensuring a compliant, quality product
  • Reads and analyzes Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and develops proposal content
  • Reviews/rewrites proposal inputs and coordinates with technical and/or management to maintain messaging
  • Provides detailed editing in support of sections already developed
  • Creates/Draws initial graphs, charts and other visual aid concepts or works with our Graphics team to develop the concepts for insertion into the technical proposal
  • Assists team in identifying strengths of the approach and develops recommendations for highlighting/enhancing those strengths
  • Adheres to solicitation and NTT DATA style guidelines and meets all proposal deadlines
  • Supports proposal operations by participating in proposal kick-offs and reviews, and works closely with the Proposal Manager, SMEs, and Graphics/Production to ensure the development of high-quality responses in a timely manner


Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in a technical, English, communications or related field
  • 4 years of experience in government proposal writing
  • 5 years of experience in the IT services industry
  • Experience with public sector or Federal proposal development and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently and meet scheduled milestones
  • In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.



  • Flexibility in adapting to deadlines, changing schedules and priorities
  • A team player and possess the ability to work in a high-stress, deadline-driven environment
  • Shipley-based training/experience preferred
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English





About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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