The Proposal Support Engineer will coordinate and support proposal
development efforts at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space
Physics. This role will work closely with the Proposal Manager and
the Proposal Capture Leads, Principal Investigators and Technical
Teams to advance mission and instrument concepts for assessment by
LASP leadership and submission in response to opportunities.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
LASP is a world-renowned space science research institute at the
University of Colorado Boulder. CU receives more NASA funding than
any public university in the country, due in large part to LASP
programs. Professional engineers work closely with scientists and
assembly technicians in designing and building space flight
hardware while helping mentor students as entry-level engineers
working on these programs. LASP is particularly proud of a work
environment that supports employee creativity and productivity and
offers opportunities for diverse experiences and a broad range of
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What You Should Know
- Coordinate and support technical proposal development
- Work closely with Proposal Capture Leads, Principal
Investigators, and Technical Teams in support of proposal
- Participate in the advancement of early proposal concepts to be
assessed by lab leadership.
- Track and report on progress of LASP proposal concept
- Guide concepts through the proposal lifecycle.
- Coordinate and lead meetings to status and advance concepts
through the LASP proposal development cycle.
- Develop templates of common proposal technical sections.
- Track and coordinate NDAs, TAs, Consulting Agreements, and
other contract/subcontract commitments associated with proposal
- Evaluate internal and external proposal compliance requirements
to ensure proposal completeness.
- Applicant must have strong team leadership skills, the ability
to work independently, and good organization and project management
What We Can Offer
- Due to U.S. Export Control Restrictions, only U.S. Citizens and
Permanent Residents may apply.
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to
comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine
requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
The salary range for this position is $78,500-$110,000. We offer a
generous retirement plan that includes 200% matching for the first
5% contributed with immediate vesting. Relocation assistance is
available per institute guidelines.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- B.A./B.S. Degree in engineering or applied sciences.
- Minimum 1 year experience in aerospace industry.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Effective written and verbal communication skills, with stress
on articulating and writing effectively.
- Ability to work across functional and other organizational
- Strong organizational and leadership skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including Project, Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Experience and understanding of Aerospace environments and
terminology (e.g. Class 8 (level 10,000) cleanroom environment with
ESD sensitive hardware…).
- Experience with configuration management.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster relationships
and quickly build team cohesiveness.
- Capture and/or proposal experience developing detailed
- Federal contracting acquisition and proposal processes
- Experience in project management and systems engineering.
- Experience with mission, spacecraft, and/or instrument
- Experience with environmental testing.
- Experience providing cost and schedule inputs.
- Experience on NASA programs.
- Experience with large proposal efforts for government.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Resume or CV
- Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly
describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific
interest in this position (maximum 2 pages).
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified
by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an
approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the
United States, please submit a translated version as an optional
the finalists have been identified.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
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