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Alion Science and Technology

Sr Level Technical Lead for BD and Capture ( 10+ years experience) - 38198

Vienna, VA

Job Description

Alion's Cyber & Electronic Warfare Group is seeking a Business Development (BD) and Capture Manager with a technical background in one or more of the following aeas: Space systems and Operations, Electronic Warfare, Cyberspace Operations, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, Supply Chain Risk Management, Logistics, Weapon System acquisition support and program management, DoD Modernization initiatives, and DevSecOps / Agile Software Development.

The successful candidates work will include solutioning, developing, and writing technical responses (RFIs, proposal tech volumes, whitepapers, briefs, etc), briefing clients, whiteboarding with internal and external teammates, conceptual development of new solutions, collaboration across organizations and locations, attending industry tradeshows and conferences, public speaking at events, and providing technical vision to the organization. This position is located in Vienna, Virginia.

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Cultural fit is critical. The candidate must be an active listener, lead by example, and exhibit a collaborative, team-oriented leadership style. The candidate will be self-motivated, ethical, and innovative. This individual must be articulate and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. It is essential that the successful candidate develops and maintain a passion for the company and be committed to excellence.

  • Extensive experience in the Department of Defense market, with a track record of leading and winning.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the federal defense market. Experience selling in a solutions-based and/or services environment is a plus.
  • Must have technical competency
  • Must be a hands-on collaborative leader with a track record of leading strategic capture and proposal efforts.
  • Firm understanding of the Federal Government procurement life-cycle, and participation in multiple government procurements in a business development, capture, or program management capacity.
  • Responsible for effectively engaging government officials and staff, and build solid relationships with key individuals to identify and mature new business opportunities. Must possess established relationships within the DoD market environment.
  • Should possess current contacts within the relevant customer communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify emerging business trends resulting in pursuit recommendations to the Group Manager and senior management.
  • Excellent communication skills and highly effective interpersonal skills are required as well as an ability to inspire confidence and provide business development leadership throughout the group and the company.
  • The ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, approximately 25%, is required.
  • Current TS clearance with SCI eligibility.

Desired Characteristics
  • A bias for action and an orientation towards solving rather than identifying problem areas is a preferred characteristic of the ideal candidate.
  • The candidate must exhibit proven professional and managerial skills along with the leadership traits and personal characteristics which are necessary for success in senior management.
  • Key factors include sound business judgment, keen conceptual skills, intellectual discipline, self-confidence, imagination, well-developed management skills, and the personal ambition to play a major role in the growth and success of a high growth business unit in an established company atmosphere.
  • With full accountability for results, he/she must be willing to exert themselves over sustained periods of time to accomplish their professional and personal goals. They must set the standard for personal integrity, honesty, teamwork, and public accountability to motivate the entire team to the highest levels of commitment and personal effort.
  • An established professional reputation for excellence in services rendered and absolute personal integrity must attend any candidacy for this position.
  • Must display agility and ingenuity in responding to both the long-term and day to day opportunities that present themselves.


A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-o1YoWktf5tbZ
Employment Type: Other