Business Analyst

Type: Direct Hire | Location: Carmel, Indiana
Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW: RADcube is a technology consulting company providing innovative and hands on support to clients through their technological transformation journey. We provide 360 development, support and security solutions backed by world-class expertise and precise execution. We specialize in niche technology solutions and innovative software using the latest technologies. We partner with AWS, Microsoft, Salesforce, MuleSoft, UIPath, Azure, Automation Anywhere and many more.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Proposal Writer/Business Analyst will gather information from active RFPs, document knowledgebase, produce drafts and final response documentation for RFP submission working closely with the Bid Management and Leadership teams. This role requires an individual to have a strategic mindset to work with proposal managers, storyboarding, converting technical artifacts and finetuning documentation meeting best practices.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)
1. Writes, edits, and publishes reports and technical documents.
2. Writes proposals, especially those specific to government contracts.
3. Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information required for the preparation of user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, reports, etc.
4. Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
5. Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.
6. Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
7. Participates in the pre-solicitation, identification and development of Win Themes, Discriminators, Features/Benefits, value proposition; crafts the technical solution, and overall strategic response planning efforts.
8. Leads development of compliant, compelling technical proposal content that clearly and concisely delivers a comprehensive solution that offers customer value and addresses customer pain points.
9. Performs duties in close collaboration with the Capture/Growth Team, Account Team, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Solution Architects (SAs), and other proposal contributors.
10. Leads meetings with SMEs/SAs to capture solution information for the development of compliant proposal response.
11. Performs research on technical processes from industry best practices and lessons learned.
12. Translates technical solution ideas into easily understood colloquial terms in the written response.
13. Takes ownership of crafting the Technical Approach.
14. Manages content development to meet color review expectations and executes quality control functions for compliance with RFx (RFI/RFP/etc.) and proposal design standard.
15. Participates in capture and solution design meetings to understand customer problems and drive solution.
16. Works actively with the Proposal Manager to plan for and build several repositories of re-usable content and other artifacts which will maximize the efficiency of proposal content development and increase the internal knowledge base.
17. Contributes to the corporate library of technical proposals and past performance narratives.

EDUCATION AND /OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
(Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis)
Bachelor's degree in information technology, Information Systems, or another related discipline (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education) preferred.
5+ years of experience in technical business analysis and government proposal writing preferred.
Candidate must have Excellent writing, organizational, communication and planning skills.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Other duties would include research, editing for grammar and style, and being responsible for the final product.
Present an image of excitement, enthusiasm, and outgoing personality, while being able to project a professional appearance.
Strong contracting strategy mindset must be able to access situation, understand customer request, collect data, and deliver well thought out recommendations
Skill in developing successful working relationships with stakeholders, management, and peers within department and outside of the department.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work.
Experience writing technical proposal responses, management methodologies and staffing/recruiting sections/volumes.
Experienced writing, editing, and publishing technical documents pertaining to user manuals, training materials, proposals, reports, etc.
Experience supporting federal proposal/RFP responses through multiple award schedules.
Supported proposal responses within IT services domain (systems engineering, infrastructure operations, software. development, data analytics) and experience writing management methodologies and staffing/recruiting sections/volumes.

ABILITY TO:
Candidate must have proven ability to quickly establish credibility, trust, and support within all levels of organization.
Work autonomously as well as collaboratively, managing multiple deadlines in a fast-paced, often changing environment.
Identify potential win-win opportunities for customer and own organization.
Establish realistic expectations to support development of mutual trust.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to manage deadlines efficiently.
 

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