Engineering Proposal Manager

  • 10809 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As a leader in the Aerospace, Defense and Commercial markets, Systima Technologies advances state of the art technologies through innovation and engineering, research and analysis, development, prototyping, fabrication and production. Our engineering teams take pride in delivering rapid, end-to-end engineering support and solutions, from concept to delivery. For full time employees, we offer a competitive benefits package, and a small company culture where creativity and passion thrive.

Job Description


Supports the development of proposals and related marketing materials; develops and maintains proposal processes, documents, and records. Works in a team-based culture focused on innovation and customer satisfaction. Reports to the Director of Strategy and Technology.


  • Develops and maintains engineering proposal processes
  • Leads engineering teams to generate effective and fully compliant proposals
  • Collaborates with multiple disciplines to collect data, build estimates, and submit documents in timely manner
  • Tracks and status all active proposal efforts
  • Coordinates, writes, reviews, and edits proposals and presentations and related marketing material
  • Provides as-needed support for award submittals, professional conferences, and events
  • Communicates with the Director, Strategy and Technology, CFO, Engineering, and IPT Leads



  • BA or BS in Marketing, technical writing, relevant technical field experience (Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in proposal management (Aerospace and Defense industry preferred)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret Statement of Work (SOW) and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents
  • Knowledge of engineering processes (mechanical/aerospace)
  • Basic understanding of program finance
  • Familiar with defense contract proposal process
  • Effective at communicating with a cross functional team
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communications skills in general, and in particular, relative to the Aerospace and Defense industry
  • Experience editing technical documents is highly desirable
  • Experience with a Salesforce-based CRM is highly desirable
  • Great attitude and willingness to continue learning
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.