Business Development Lead II - Laser Technologies & Applications with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Strategy / Planning
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

The Ground Systems & Services (GSS) Strategic Business Unit is responsible for driving business growth in the ground systems development, operations & sustainment, and technical services markets. This business unit focuses on designing, building and integrating ground systems in support of air and space-based assets, providing operational support for mission platforms and instruments and offering scientific and engineering expertise to our customers. What You'll Do:
Identify, research, monitor and lead pursuits for potential business opportunities associated with laser technologies within the local and national Government-related markets. Potential for non-U.S. markets opportunities is also within scope.
Use the BAE business development process for managing and tracking pursuit and investment decisions.
Manage the development and communication of strategies and roadmaps for sustaining and growing existing business.
Lead the preparation of proposals, rough-order-of-magnitudes (ROMs), request for information (RFI) responses, and white papers as required to secure business sustainment and growth.
Coordinate and collaborate with other business development personnel and technical staff within the BAE Systems, Inc., or our approved teammates, organization to pursue larger synergistic opportunities.
Develop informational material to support proposal preparation, business development and general marketing.
Attend Government sponsored industry days, trade shows, and other business-related information gathering and connecting events.
Manage new business overhead budgets and associated projects for assigned area.
Participate in the IR&D coordination and development process for assigned business area.
Conduct analysis to identify relevant information pertaining to business pursuits of interest. Ensure proposed solutions will close on mission requirements or stated objectives.
Collaborate with other technologists, researchers, engineers to understand existing or near-term capabilities for formulating business pursuits.
As required, operate as a program lead with assigned technical staff and infrastructure personnel (contracts, talent acquisition, security, supply chain management, etc.) to stand up and execute new business opportunities. In general, operate as an "acting" program manager until a permanent program manager can assume the responsibilities.
Exhibit exceptional communication skills.
Follow Department of Defense procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS/BA in related field plus 10 years or more related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Demonstrated and recognized expertise in area related to Laser Technologies.
Demonstrated experience with business development.
Demonstrated experience working in an engineering or research environment.
The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Degree in Science, Engineering, Mathematics preferred.
MS or PhD preferred. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $144000 - $199000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.