Staffing Solution Architect (Proposal Analyst 4)-16876

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Fairfax, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 16876 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain  

Level of Experience: Mid 


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right!

Join a difference making team that is part of Huntington Ingalls Industries Mission Technologies Division. HII is an America’s Best Large Employers for 2023 as well only one of two aerospace and defense companies in the Top 50. 

Our team is looking for qualified Staffing Solution Architect with FEDSIM and related staffing plan development experience.  This includes proposal professionals with experience in some or all aspects of FEDSIM and IAC MAC staffing plans including, staffing rationale, Labor Basis of Estimate (LBOE) development, KPQMs, script writing, and slide development.  If you have this experience, we are interested in working with you to lead HII through the next phase of our growth.

This position is within the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) organization which supports HII's largest, most strategic bids across the enterprise. As such, this is an exciting role for those that want to make an immediate impact and be recognized for their contributions to our organization. This role is to support competitive FEDSIM proposal bids working directly with Capture Managers, Technical Solution Architects, Proposal Managers, and Volume Leads to develop work products to create technical and management solutions. Candidate will be responsible for leading and providing proposal expertise to all business Groups.  The Staffing Solution Architect should have a proven successful track record on large, complex bids.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

•    Assignments will include, but are not limited to writing and leading FEDSIM staffing plans, staffing rationale, Key Personnel Qualification Matrices (KPQMs), LBOE development, scripts, and slide development
•    Works with Human Resources and Pricing Teams in developing detailed staffing solutions and works with IT staff to automate functions as necessary
•    Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers
•    Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate the staffing strategy and solution, that supports HII’s approach to performing the work
•    Compiles data from various sources (Resume databases, RFP/TOR requirements etc.) in building comprehensive staffing profiles by task.
•    Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.
•    Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
•    Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.

What you must have:

•    10 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 8 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 14 years relevant experience.
•    Experience with FEDSIM and IAC MAC staffing solution development
•    Demonstrated success proposal development skills (writing and leading technical, management, staffing, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts)
•    Excellent writing skills
•    Excellent organizational and leadership skills
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•    Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time
•    Experience with traditional video, live orals, and / or demonstration proposals
•    Candidate must have the ability to travel to support proposal efforts, primarily in the Washington DC metro, as needed.

Bonus Points/ Preferred Requirements:

•    Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6+ years of related experience, 4+ years of related experience; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant progressive experience. 6 years working as a proposal writer and 3+ years developing detailed Staffing Plans responding to Federal Government solicitations
•    Broad experience base (i.e. pricing, HR, proposal development, capture, program management, etc.)
•    3+ years’ experience supporting FEDSIM and IAC MAC proposals
•    Active Secret clearance – Top Secret preferred (SCI eligible)
•    Experience in working with technical and management teams to assess requirements and convey into total proposal solution
•    Experience with working on solutions in an assisted acquisition environment, including FEDSIM
•    Ability to communicate multi-step and interdependent activities effectively to capture and proposal teams and ensure efficient execution of captured efforts

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.

We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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