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Products as innovative as those from Dell Technologies need to be backed up with clear and accessible technical documentation. Quite simply, this content is the gateway to a new world of possibilities for our customers. Of course, they may not be technically proficient. So, it’s the role of our Technical Writers to make sure everybody can understand and use the material we provide. Developing, planning, writing and editing content, the team works closely with diverse internal customers and external organizations. There’s always something new to explore and explain.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Technical Proposal Writer on our Federal Technical Writer Team in Round Rock, TX.  Hybrid work environment for Remote Texas locations.

Dell is committed to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive. We have an immediate opening for an organized, creative, detailed, and flexible Technical Proposal Writer who is passionate about winning.  Join our well-established Federal Proposals team to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve:

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating technical narratives in support of responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Tenders, and Requests for Information (RFIs) issued by the U.S. Federal Government and other government customers in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. As a Dell Federal Technical Proposal Writer, you will interact with our sales teams and various Dell technical experts to produce competitive technical narratives that will be incorporated into our winning proposal responses. The technical narratives you create will clearly demonstrate how Dell offers the best value and overall solution for its customers.

You will:

  • Closely collaborate with the project pursuit teams throughout the proposal lifecycle to develop compliant, compelling, and succinct narratives conveying team qualifications and technical approach in response to RFP requirements.
  • Develop and write customer-facing narratives that meet, and exceed where possible, Request of Qualifications/Request for Proposals (RFQ/RFP) criteria including, but not limited to technical approaches to solution design, project management, services and project delivery, experience/past performance, and cover letters.
  • Participate in pre-proposal meetings and contribute to the development of storyboard and win themes based on RFQ/RFP requirements.
  • Review the RFQ/RFP for specific response criteria for assigned deliverable sections; Develop compliance matrices to ensure all customer requirements are addressed in a compelling and compliant manner.
  • Participate in proposal stand-up calls, and coordinate ad-hoc meetings as required to ensure your deliverables are progressing according to required timelines and deliverable due dates.
  • Identify, coordinate, and collaborate with a diverse group of sources for required inputs to storyboard, develop, and write compelling and compliant technical narratives including conducting interviews to successfully extract and articulate needed technical information as required to develop and refine your technical narratives.
  • Work closely with the Proposal Manager to integrate the narratives into the proposal document and ensure the narratives follow all bid document requirements.
  • Attend proposal document review sessions and provide edits and comments on the entirety of the document as needed, beyond assigned sections, and support document recovery writing efforts.
  • Develop, influence, and continuously improve the overall proposal process by contributing useful content and winning narratives for re-use as appropriate. Write and edit additional content as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Requirements

  • Five or more years’ experience in technical writing, preferably in creating compliant and compelling technical narratives in response to the customer’s RFP requirements in the IT industry. 
  • Superior writing skills, including editing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading.
  • Must possess strong leadership, organizational, writing, grammar, and editing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio) and Adobe.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and  be adept at working in a deadline-driven environment, and in coordinating virtual teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) or higher, preferably in a relevant area such as English, Marketing, Communications, Business, Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Must be a verified U.S. citizen

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with the Federal procurement process, with strong preference for experience in responding to RFPs and RFIs in a high-tech field.
  • Knowledge of Dell solutions, including core products and services, plus emerging innovations in 5G, AI, cybersecurity, data management, and professional services a plus. 
  • Proven ability to work on multiple tasks or projects at various levels of completion.
  • Experience with the design and layout of proposal document page content is a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • Possible infrequent travel as required.

Who we are

We believe that each of us has the power to make an impact. That’s why we put our team members at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow your career with some of the best minds and most advanced tech in the industry, we’re looking for you.

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps individuals and organizations transform how they work, live and play. Join us to build a future that works for everyone because Progress Takes All of Us.

Dell Technologies is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID:R227339

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