Regional Business Director

Less than 5 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/12/17
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/12/17


In addition to a competitive salary, ISS – Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision premiums are paid 100% by ISS for employee and their family
  • Life and AD&D insurance premiums are paid 100%, by ISS for employee at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, ISS matches up to 3% of employee contributions and participants are 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 8 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha (“Polaris”) provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The Company has approximately 1,300 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally.
Polaris provides support to a wide array of customers in the Albuquerque area in the Directed Energy and Space Operations business areas. The company is looking to grow its presence in this market and is seeking a strategic thinker who is capable of building relationships with our existing customers and forging new ones with prospective clients, industry partners and academia.

Do you have a solid technical background as a systems engineer or software developer but the ability to translate highly complex information and technical jargon into layman’s terms? Are you an innovator who can develop creative solutions to difficult problems or adapt capabilities to new challenges? This may be the job for you. As the Regional Business Director for Albuquerque, you will help build a recruiting pipeline for our work in Albuquerque, identify and evaluate new opportunities in the area, pursue leads, work proposals and help promote the Polaris Alpha brand in the community.

Becoming an authority on our Space and Directed Energy mission solutions
Networking with academic, industry and government leaders in the Albuquerque region
Assisting in the evaluation of opportunities to ensure resources are optimized in the pursuit of new business
Developing a long-term strategy for growing our business in the Albuquerque area
Developing and evaluating teaming opportunities with industry partners
Interfacing with corporate Strategic Initiatives and Marketing teams to devise effective ways to promote the company and its offerings in the Albuquerque community
Leading and/or supporting the development of contract proposals pertaining to new business in Albuquerque
Learning about other capabilities across the Polaris Alpha enterprise that could be leveraged in pursuit of new opportunities
Build and sustain employee morale in the area through team building, coaching and mentoring
Assisting with the day-to-day management of locally supported programs on an as needed basis to include interfacing with customers, developing requirements, managing program financials, scheduling and reporting

Required Skills

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business, engineering or a related discipline and minimum 3-5 years working in business development with demonstrated success in capturing new business
In-depth knowledge of IC/DoD Space and/or Directed Energy initiatives in the local area
Working knowledge of IC/DoD acquisition policies, procedures and requirements
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate highly technical information to corporate leadership, industry partners and prospective clients
Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated leadership experience with an emphasis on team building
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an activeDepartment of Defense TS with DCID eligibilitysecurity clearance which requires US citizenship while working insupport of a governmentcontract.

Desired Skills

Direct work experience supporting space or directed energy programs in the Albuquerque region
Relationships with existing and/or prospective customers in the local Space and/or Directed Energy communities
Background in program management and/or systems engineering supporting IC or DoD programs

Polaris Alpha and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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