Lead Systems Engineer - Proposal Management

Harris Corporation Rochester, NY

Job Title – Systems Engineer - Proposal Management

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job Code – CS20181207-25910

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com.

Job Description:

The Systems Engineer - Proposal Management is responsible for working closely with the Business Development Manager to develop and articulate technical solutions for proposals, whitepapers, presentations, and other business materials.

Responsibilities include:

* Manage all aspects of rapid response proposal development (proposal writing, editing, illustration, production efforts, etc.) from assignment and receipt of RFP, through delivery and receipt by the customer

* Identify and secure the resources necessary to develop the proposal

* Analyze solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFI, Task Order etc.) in conjunction with other customer requirements and communications, and determine final document structure

* Prepare detailed proposal plans, schedule, outline and compliance matrix for assigned pursuits

* Coordinate and lead major project meeting events, such as Kick-off Meetings, Price Strategy Meetings, Technical reviews

* Arrange for facilities, communicate with participants, and prepare necessary materials

* Lead effective storyboarding and development of strategic win themes and discriminators as appropriate

* Develop and manage proposal schedule

* Meet established deliverables and production deadlines; support final proposal production activities as needed.

* Provide detailed guidance to proposal writers/contributors and subcontractors

* Manage writing assignments and receipt of all proposal materials with authors and teaming partners in accordance with the project timeline

* Support and ensure proposal center processes are followed, standard style guide is used, and documents are submitted in accordance with established guidelines

* Ensure proposals or task order response is in compliance with vehicle contractual requirements, section L&M or similar instructions/requirements

* Communicate proposal-related requirements and status with proposal team and senior management, as appropriate

* Monitor and remaining current on all amendments and modifications to the solicitation


* Bachelor's degree in Systems, Electrical, Software, or Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline

* 9+ years' experience in systems, digital, software, electrical, mechanical, or similar engineering field or 4+ years' with a Master's Degree in Engineering

* 2+ year in Business Development or equivalent

* 5+ years of relevant Project Management, Project Engineering, or Project Lead experience

* 4+ years working on proposal efforts valued at $5M or more

* 10 years of working knowledge of MS Office business applications

Preferred Additional Skills:

* Management skills to direct and orchestrate medium-sized proposal team efforts

* 5-7 years relevant professional experience in ShipleyTM-style Proposal Management or similar

* Experience working on development programs in a department of defense contracting environment

* Experience as a customer proposal EVALUATOR a plus

* Strong communication skills; experience writing and presenting technical information to customer and leadership audiences

* Possess excellent interpersonal skills; has the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels

* Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

* Able to work with little direction and handle multiple tasks

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Location: USA - NY - Rochester

Activation Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019

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