General Dynamics Mission Systems
June 15, 2022
12450 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax, Virginia
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Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Job Description

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

You’ll make an impact by coordinating proposal development activities in collaboration with the Proposal Manager and analyzing RFPs to determine complaint response structure and format. The Advanced Proposals Specialist will develop any required custom templates and/or formats. You’ll also lay out proposals across volumes (format, font, consistency) and create actual volumes (electronic, paper form). Utilizing your exceptional communication skills, you’ll facilitate and coordinate proposal team communications. We’ll count on you to manage proposal reviews with Proposal Manager or Review Team Lead and prepare all proposal materials for the reviews. It’s a challenge that will put your talent in the spotlight.

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often classified
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Fully proficient knowledge of proposal development and management
  • Maintains a fully proficient knowledge of government contracting and acquisition practices
  • Demonstrates understanding of business strategies and technical issues as they relate to business growth

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

30% travel may be required.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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