BAE Systems Director, Army Customer Requirements & Advocacy, Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Job Description

Director, Army Customer Requirements & Advocacy, Aberdeen Proving Ground provides expertise to the Electronics Systems Sector Leadership involving marketing, business development and support of current business activities with US Army APG customers. This position requires that applicants be uniquely qualified by demonstrating expertise in Aviation, Ground, Communications, Networks and Signals Intelligence functions of the US Army.

The position will contribute to the identification, qualification and creation of new business opportunities, to the prioritization of new business and to the development of marketing plans and capture strategies for new US Army business opportunities.

The Director, Army Systems & Requirements will report to the VP of Customer Requirements & Advocacy and support the business areas of the ES Sector.He/she will regularly interface with the US Army units, requirements and acquisition organizations.

The position requires development of and maintaining close trusted partner relationships with current and prospective end users, staff of senior military and civilian US Government customers, customers, as well as industry partners, competitors and suppliers.

The customers would include all relevant Army mission areas associated with current and future Army Strategy.All acquisition life cycle phases forBAESystems products will be supported from concept development to retirement.The position will coordinate with and support ES Business Areas by presenting briefings highlighting customer strategy, requirements and needs.

When facing the US Army customer, the Director, Army Systems & Requirements will highlightBAESystems capabilities and solutions.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information as well as maintain BAE Systems highest ethical standards.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 15 years work experience or equivalent military experience

Required Skills and Education

  1. Ability to obtain at least a top secret level government clearance to classified information

  2. Bachelor s Degree required, Master s Degree desired

  3. Operational Experience with US Army Units with expertise in Aviation, Ground, Communications, Networks and Signals Intelligence functions of the US Army

  4. Thorough knowledge of DoD Requirements, Acquisition and Budget development processes.

  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education

  1. Thorough understanding of the US Army marketplace, its customers and the ability to think strategically and champion future opportunities

  2. Experience with US Army Aviation, Ground, Command and Control, Communication & Data Networks and Tactical Signal Units.

  3. US Army acquisition experience or requirements development

  4. Experience in program development, requirements generation and the JCIDS process

  5. Expertise in strategy and lifecycle management

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Director, Army Customer Requirements & Advocacy, Aberdeen Proving Ground


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