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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:11-11-2012
     Last Modified:11-11-2012 (09:37)
    Job information
     Current job:Proposal Consultant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsTechnical writer/editor for space and satellite industry contractors such as ManTech for Goddard Space Flight Center, Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc. for the Air Force's Satellite Control Network, Raytheon for the Air Force's Global Positioning Syste
    CV

    OBJECTIVE

    Seeking an aerospace position, to facilitate an aerospace company’s technical, financial, and business growth.

    EDUCATION

    Princeton University                 1987

    Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, New Jersey

    Graduate Astronomy Seminar-Ohio State University,  - Attendee          2004

    EXPERIENCE

                          Aerospace Company Experience

    • Lockheed Martin Information Technology (LMIT)
    • Raytheon Contract, Global Positioning System (GPS) Ground Control System
    • BAE Systems IT
    • Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTSI) - Satellite Control Network Contract (SCNC)
    • ManTech Aerospace Technology Applications Center (ATAC) – Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Contract
    • BBN Technologies

                                   Aerospace Program Proposal Development

    • Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
    • Kepler Extra-solar Planetary Studies Satellite
    • Space and Satellite Electromagnetic Testing
    • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
    • Boeing Satellite Subcontract Project
    • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Proposal Support
    • Space and Satellite Thermal Testing
    • Kepler Extra-solar Planetary Studies Satellite
    • Satellite Control Network Contract (SCNC)
    • CERES Remote Sensing Program
    • ST Satellite Program
    • Space Portable Purge System (PPS) Commercialization
    • Johnson Space Center (JSC) Proposal Support
    • National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

       

    Proposal Consultant             Jan  2012 – Present

    Proposal Consultant

    • Computer Technology Associates (CTA), FAA, DOT
    • Dynamic Pro Inc. (DPI)
    • Ascent Solar Technologies
    • Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)
    • Department of Energy (DOE) Renewable Energy Training
    • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
    • National Science Foundation (NSF) LOI, Science Visualization Laboratory

    Senior Proposal Manager               Jan  2011 – Jan 2012

    TISTA Science and Technology

    • $11 million NIH Electronic Research Administration win
    • National Guard Bureau (NGB) editor, win
    • DHS Eagle II
    • Proposal editor and document manager $20 billion NIH CIO-SP3
    • Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
    • Established departmental library

    Proposal Manager/Proposal Professional                 March  2008 – May 2009

    Alutiiq, Aurora, Colorado

    • $50 million in winning proposals in construction bids for Gov.
    • $30 million generated from technical writing submittals.
    • Winning $14.8 million Fort Wainwright, Alaska proposal.
    • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposal development.
    • Proposal development for Air Force Heavy Engineering Repair and Construction contracts.
    • Winning $16 million General Services Administration (GSA) construction project.
    • Air Force, DOD, and Company Operations Facilities (COF) construction proposal development.
    • Winning $20 million IDIQ State of Hawaii National Guard proposal.
    • Managing proposals’ financial, technical, company specialized experience.

    Proposal Manager/Lead Proposal Representative             Aug 2007 – Feb 2008

    BAE Systems IT, Washington, D.C.

    • Lead Proposal Representative – Test Lab proposal U.S. Department of the Treasury.
    • Successful interaction with Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) senior leadership.
    • Proposal Manager – Storage Area Network (SAN) proposal U.S. Department of the Treasury.
    • Lead Proposal Representative – System Administration proposal.
    • Lead for weekly proposal management meetings with senior Project Management Office (PMO) leaders.
    • Leading planning and requirements meetings with Technical, Engineering, and Business staff.
    • Reviewing labor categories, rates, and personnel for technical and pricing proposals.
    • Creating and managing Remedy ticket system for proposals and project management.
    • Working successfully with Contracts and Procurement to deliver approved, funded proposals.

    Information Technology Specialist/Technical Writer        Oct 2006 – Aug 2007

    U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), Baltimore, MD.

    • Technical Consultant/Writer – Social Security Administration Government.
    • Technical writer for more than 300 pages of final documentation for enterprise architecture.
    • Writer, and administrator for more than 600 pages of draft documentation.
    • Successful interaction with Associate Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners and Technical staff.
    • Technology project presentations.
    • Writing and editing individual and consolidated team technical reports.
    • Editing and proofreading for publications quality control (QC).
    • Writing and editing comprehensive Technical Progress Report (TPR).
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    Technical Writer                   May  2006 – Oct 2006

     Lockheed Martin Information Technology/Pointe Technologies, Baltimore, MD

    • Technical Consultant/Writer – Pointe Technologies.
    • Technical writing and editing for enterprise architecture and information technology project presentations.
    • Writing and editing individual and consolidated team technical reports.
    • Editing and proofreading for publications quality control (QC).
    • Writing and editing comprehensive Technical Progress Report (TPR).

    Proposal Writer                       Dec  2005 – Oct 2006

    Mind & Media, Inc., Alexandria, VA

    • Proposal Writer for winning Transportation Security Administration (TSA) proposal.
    • Successfully working with BD Director to increase business.
    • Writing and editing media proposals.
    • Pricing media proposals including video, writing, and training projects.
    • Active participant in Business Development department and team.

    Proposal Production Specialist                     Aug  2004 – Dec 2005

    BBN Technologies, Arlington, VA

    • Proposal Production Specialist for production for winning $3 million DARPA proposal.
    • Document management through the departmental Knowledge Management System (KMS).
    • Proposal Production Specialist for winning Department of Energy (DOE) proposals.
    • Proposal Production Specialist for of multi-volume technical, management, contract and corporate history publications.
    • Proposal production specialist for government projects including Department of Energy (DOE).
    • Editor and proposal coordinator for white papers, power point presentations, marketing material.
    • Technical editing, writing, and proofreading, for multi-volume business development proposals.

    Proposal Coordinator               2001 – 2002

    Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc., Columbia, MD

    • Technical editing, writing, and proofreading, for multi-volume business development proposals.
    • Lead Proposal Coordinator for printing and production of more than 70 million dollars in new business proposals.
    • Lead Proposal Coordinator for more than 800 pages of multi-volume technical, management, contract and corporate history publications. 
    • Assistant editor for government contract proposal totaling more than 2 billion dollars.
    • Coordination with marketing, finance, and subject matter experts to successfully obtain and print proposal volumes.
    • Proposals for (NOAA), Ball Aerospace, National Security Agency (NSA), Air Force

     Proposal Specialist                  2000 – 2001

    ManTech Aerospace Technology Applications Center (ATAC), Lanham-Seabrook, MD

    • Writing and editing proposal content for $285 million Environmental Testrecompetition.
    • Established a comprehensive recompetition record management system for grant writing.
    • The record management system covered multi-volume sections such as business, cost, management, past experience, technical qualifications, and archives.
    • Implementing strategy by including written themes from ManTech ATAC executive team.
    • Section Development Thermal Testing, Vibration, Acoustics, Electromagnetics
    • Performed editing, proofreading, and rewriting for the GSFC Contractor Excellence Award. 
    • Proofread the Power Point presentation, which accompanied the Excellence Award
    • Interacting successfully with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to verify publishing accuracy.

    Wrote and edited the PPS (Portable Purge System) manual, in conjunction with project engineering and development teams.

     Skills

     Federal Govt. Administration, 2007

    University Director, 2002

    Executive

    VP of Corporate Development, 1995

    Director of Finance

    Leadership

    Proposal Management

    Technical Writing

     

    Administration

    Budget Management

    Budget Development

    Programmatic  Reporting

    Software Documentation

    Usability Testing

    Program

     

    Space Program Proposal Development

     

    Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

    Johnson Space Center (JSC)

     

    DOD Program Proposal Development

     

    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

    U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Defense

    U.S. Air Force

    U.S. Navy

    U.S. Marine Corps

    National Security Agency (NSA)

     

     

     

    U.S. Federal Govt. Proposal Development/Program Management

     

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

    NOAA

    General Services Administration (GSA)

    U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

    U.S. Department of the Treasury

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

    U.S. Congress

     

    Certifications

     

    Public Trust Security Clearance

    Web Training I

    Web Training II

    Web Training III

    MS Office Suite

     

     

     

     

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