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Senior Technical Proposal Writer - Remote

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United States of America, N/A
Full time

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Falani Smith

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Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.

The Role:

The Senior Technical Proposal Writer will work collaboratively with a team of professionals to create award winning documentation in response to public-sector proposals. The Proposal Writer will conduct research, interview subject matter experts, draft, edit, and format proposal documentation. Since proposal writing is a time sensitive creative endeavor the successful candidate must exhibit the skills necessary to work with and manage others in writing on large-scale schedule-driven creative processes. The position requires extensive cooperative writing and extensive interviewing skills. Must be methodical in approaching problems.


  • Prepare, research, and write compliant, persuasive proposal text in the areas of qualifications, experience, staffing, technical responses, and resumes.

  • Support proposal writing efforts on up to three proposals at once, working in conjunction with both operations and bid center writers.

  • Interview subject matter experts and draft proposal material for their review

  • Participate in and provide input during proposal development, i.e. theme and strategy development.

  • Support development of responses to Requests for Information or Requests for Qualifications

  • Participate in kickoff, solution, status meetings, and color reviews where appropriate

  • Develop operational, administrative, and technical knowledge

  • Assist in writing/editing/compliance functions as required

  • Assist production in proofreading and editing functions, and on book checks

  • Take on increasingly difficult technology and operational sections

  • Collaborate on the executive summary or other sections, as requested

  • Develop, maintain, and organize baseline content for author reuse

  • Support review of FOIA materials for competitive analysis and continuous improvement

  • Participate in the preparation of oral presentations

  • Other duties as assigned

What’s in it for you?

  • Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people around the world

  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a high-growth industry

  • Career growth and development opportunities

  • Casual work environment with flexible work hours

  • Excellent benefits including a no-cost medical insurance option for employee and eligible dependents

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, journalism, communications, public relations, or related discipline

  • Experience working in a proposal center setting

  • Experience writing government proposals for technical projects

  • Well-documented oral and written communication skills

  • High-level expertise in MS Word and PowerPoint

  • Willingness to work extended hours and travel, as needed

Our top Candidates will have:

  • Advanced degree

  • Proficient with Excel, SharePoint, and Confluence

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace.  Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to to advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Unsolicited Third-Party Candidates: Please note that Kapsch TrafficCom does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from third-party recruiters that are not engaged and under written contract with Kapsch TrafficCom. Any employment agency, individual or entity that submits an unsolicited resume/candidate acknowledges and understands that Kapsch TrafficCom has the right to hire any applicant at its own discretion without any fee owed or due to the submitting third-party employment agency, individual or entity.  For more information, please contact

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Falani Smith
Recruiting Specialist

Kapsch Group Headquarters