This is a high-visibility position with direct impact on SNC growth. The Technical Writer will have great opportunities to work with SNC strategic and technology leaders to craft winning proposals for major US and international programs. The Tech Writer must work across SNC business units and functional organizations to understand a broad array of SNC products/services, making this a great opportunity to gain more breadth and demonstrate more adaptability. This is not primarily an editing role, though there are editing tasks - it is primarily a content creation role.The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MSTThis role is open to a hybrid work schedule out of the Herndon office.Please provide total $$ dollar amounts of successful proposals on either your resume or a cover letter.Responsibilities:Work with SNC subject matter experts to convert technical concepts and management strategies into compelling responses to requests for proposal, requests for information, sources sought announcements, and other similar eventsWork with proposal authors, graphic artists, and proposal managers to craft compelling, compliant proposal contentEdit proposal content to achieve proposal objectives efficiently and with full complianceApply desktop publishing principles to maximize efficiency and visual appeal within SNC brand guidelinesContribute to proposal process improvement including style guide refinement, lessons learned, and proposal information-gathering for future reuseMust-haves:Bachelor's degree in a related field of study andtypically 6 or more years of relevant experienceA higher level degree may substitute for experienceRelated experience may be considered in lieu of required educationExperience with proposals over $10M, including some experience with proposals over $75M is required.Advanced knowledgeof technical writing principles, practices, and standardsThorough understanding ofdesktop publishing tools, including publishing features of Microsoft WordProgressive technical and proposal writing experience with emphasis on technical products and services related to Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) or other complex systems/services for US Government and international customersExperience collecting information from subject matter experts and using it to create compelling proposal language & graphicsExperience developing and organizing complex technical proposal content to achieve strategic objectives.Experience developing compelling win themes/discriminators, describing features/benefits, and defining key messages.Expertise with MS Office tools and Adobe tools for content creation and desktop publishing for large, complex proposalsExperience with content management tools such as Expedience and Adobe FramemakerExcellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to motivate/work with othersAbility to work successfully in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environmentThe ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance is required. Learn more about the background check process for Security ClearancesPreferred:Advanced knowledge of proposal writing principles, practices, and standardsThorough understanding of desktop publishing tools, including publishing features of Microsoft Word Progressive experience in other elements of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe publishing tools and editing, layout, and production of proposal documents which include graphics, tables, and other embedded contentExperience working in multi-disciplinary proposal teamsThis position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNCEstimated Starting Salary: $72,059.06 - $99,081.20SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.IMPORTANT NOTICE: To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.