Director, Technology & Innovation

Our client is a quality-driven, professional services company that specializes in providing technology, scientific, and management solutions to government, international and commercial clients.  Our client’s vision is to develop innovative solutions in response to requirements, pursue maximum value for its customers, and be the company of choice.

Client initiatives include the creation of integrated, innovative-industry solutions for clients in the areas of defense, homeland security, transportation, energy and health; and, the creation of new growth platforms in such areas as cost/data analytics, C4ISR, cyber, and critical infrastructure protection and others.

Our client seeks to accelerate growth by leveraging external assets that can enhance competencies, create new capabilities and solutions, and insource disruptive technologies utilizing the ideas and assets of innovators globally.  Our client is unique in bringing six key skill sets to innovation engagements: Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics, Program Management, Software Development and Statistics. Our client’s staff of world class subject matter experts along with a staff of engineers, analysts and technologists, who brings significant value added perspectives to innovation challenges.

Our client is currently recruiting for a senior executive with a strong science or engineering background with a passion for technology and innovation. The candidate must have experience in identifying disruptive technologies and bringing them to life in products and services that are successful in market.  This position is located in Alexandria, VA.

Job Description

This is a senior position working directly for the SVP of Corporate Development and with the VP of Sales & Solutions and the Group VP competency leads. As such, we want individuals that are at that level – or operating at such a level in divisions/business units of mid-size to major corporations.

Job Requirements


Specific skills and traits necessary for this position include:

  • Deep science background with an advanced degree as well as experience recruiting, managing, and developing individuals with such a background.
  • Experience effectively working from within Corporate Development, across marketing and operations within complex organizations, to bring innovations to market
  • Experience with leading/directing technology programs including IR&D
  • A passion to think outside the box, challenge conventional wisdom, and the creativity to provide solutions to a variety of problems

Our client is a systems engineering company providing consulting and technical support to help clients meet their operational challenges. Consulting experience to go with these critical needs is required.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a growing mid-tier company. Come join our client’s team of experts that apply analytic sciences and engineering discipline to our clients’ most complex challenges to enable critical decisions, manage risk, and deliver optimal solutions.