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Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


Job Title:  Business Development Analyst


Job Location:  Vienna, VA


Security Clearance:  Must be clearable for a US Government Clearance


Job Responsibilities

The Business Development Analyst will support the Business Development Organization and Proposal Operations by qualifying business opportunities to include Federal Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), Sources Sought, Task Order requests on existing contracts, etc. Requirements for this role will include monitoring business development avenues of information; researching contracts, customers, companies, etc.; and providing support and analysis for all of the above. While this is an early career position, we are looking for ambitious applicants with goals to move up in a dynamic environment.


Include but are not limited to:


  • Maintain and manage all updates to the corporate pipeline
  • Track and qualify draft solicitations, live solicitations, or other opportunities of interest identified in the corporate pipeline
  • Search for new opportunities through a variety of tools such as FBO, GovWin, and GSA eBuy
  • Monitor task orders or other opportunities posted to existing IDIQ contracts
  • Participate in regular business development and/or pipeline review meetings
  • Attend meetings and trade shows to establish and maintain industry partnerships, teaming arrangements, etc.
  • Maintain corporate intelligence on competitors and teaming partners
  • Assist in proposal activities as needed
  • Support and provide relevant information for meetings with government personnel to establish and maintain relationships
  • Provide analysis for specific opportunities, markets and trends, and ad hoc requests

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field
  • Experience with MS Office suite and ability to create, format, and manipulate Excel spreadsheets and develop PowerPoint presentations
  • Ability to manage time with regular duties and ad hoc requests
  • Analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience in federal government contracting
  • Knowledge of government solicitation documents, including standard RFP structure
  • Experience with WordPress and basic website maintenance
  • Experience with Salesforce Customer Relationship Management tool suite
  • Understanding of concepts including tactical communications, information technology, and information assurance
  • Communication skills to explain key benefits/challenges of opportunities to business unit personnel and management
  • Problem solving, organization and time management skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Experience reviewing contractual agreements such as Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Subcontracts, etc.
  • Familiarity with necessary defense contracting tools, including but not limited to: FBO, GovWin, eCommerce, Seaport-e, GovTribe, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field

Security Clearance

  • Clearable


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


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Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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