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Business Development/Capture Intern in Falls Church, VA at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

The individual will be a part of a team performing business development for the MAXIMUS Federal Information Technology organization. The individual will support business development professionals performing operations research and analysis. Support tasks will include market analysis, identification of technology trends, development of competitive assessments, and detailed research into customer mission and strategy. The individual will support proposal operations for assigned opportunities.

Responsibilities
  • Provide research in various areas defined that support the MAXIMUS Federal IT mission: Case Management in government agencies; IT Modernization in the federal government; and Agile software development practices to include the implementation of DevOps

  • Provide timely information to the Business Development organization

  • Develop background material in each of the research areas

  • Support the development of presentations and white papers in each area

  • Support proposal activity with research

  • Organize material on the shared drive to support rapid responses

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university
  • Strong understanding of IT services
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products – specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment 
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently 
  • Ability to use spreadsheet, database, and/or reporting software to do analysis
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment within broadly-defined practices and policies; regularly interact with all levels of management, infrastructure points of contact, staff, and customers; and display a high degree of tact and diplomacy
  • Characteristics necessary for success include: business and technical vision; disciplined strategic thinking; strong communications skills; analytical presentation and problem-solving skills; the ability to gain internal support; and the ability to establish and maintain a solid working relationship with technical staff, managers, and peers

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
  • Work is performed in a fast-paced office environment with a low to moderate noise level

Additional Requirements as per contract/client:

  • United States Citizenship
EEO Statement EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.