$150K — $200K *
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Draper's Special Programs office delivers first-of-a-kind technical solutions for the Intelligence Community, special DoD entities, and advanced technology sponsors. We seek a leader with the ability to bring energy, create focus, build enthusiasm and engender cooperation on technically challenging programs to deliver advanced cyber capabilities to our sponsors.
This position is centered in our Reston, VA office, working in close collaboration with our Cambridge, MA program office and engineering staff.
The Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO) Business Lead will be a former techie turned program manager and business development leader responsible for conceiving, creating, capturing and executing highly innovative offensive cyber programs for Draper’s Special Programs Office customers. This position requires the rare combination of outstanding technical talent along with exceptional interpersonal and organizational insight in order to spot emerging customer challenges; relate Draper capabilities to address these challenges; and develop, capture and run relevant programs.
The OCO Business Lead will:
The ideal candidate is an Engineer with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree who has a long-term and deep hands-on technical background in offensive cyber who can brilliantly shape, capture, and ensure execution of high-technology, mission-critical programs starting from the research level and higher. The candidate should have at least 10 years of technical work in cyber exploitation development, and ideally a track record for:
The candidate must have a history of shaping programs, capture experience and management of won programs with a clear track record of success. A strong understanding of the acquisition process with US Government S&T and operational organizations (e.g., IC elements, DARPA) is vital, and demonstrated capture of complex opportunities that include frequent customer interaction, problem definition, proposal generation, and partnering is required. The candidate must have a proven ability to innovate, be persuasive, have excellent presentation and communication skills, and be a strong relationship builder.
Valid through: 12/4/2020