Artificial Intelligence And Autonomous Systems, Systems Director

THE Aerospace Corporation Crystal City , VA 22202

Posted 5 months ago

Requisition ID: 43040
All Locations: Crystal City, VA (Virginia)
A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, youll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, youll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?


Civil Systems Group, a division of The Aerospace Corporation, brings engineering expertise and valued capabilities to our civil customers. In this Systems Director role you will provide overall technical and managerial leadership for CSG support in the emerging fields of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. You will work collaboratively with NASA senior managers and staff, other civil agencies, as well as our Aerospace engineering and program development staff in establishing, executing, and developing these lines of business. The advisor will be responsible for strategies to understand customer needs, develop customer awareness and coordinate with Aerospace Engineering and Technology Group (ETG) to provide specialized analyses.


Provide overall day-to-day technical and managerial guidance and direction to direct reports local and remote.

Provide technical leadership, oversight and direct support for all work and deliveries, and coordinate with subject matter experts and engineering support across interdisciplinary and geographically distributed teams.

Support the development and documentation of corporate capabilities into service line offerings.

Work with the civil customers, partner organizations, and Aerospace technical experts in formulating overall strategy, defining requirements, and evaluating capabilities, in developing and broadening Aerospaces reach in AI and autonomous systems.

Assist in strategic planning and establishing external strategic relationships with potential partners, customers, and collaborators.

Apply Aerospace technical expertise in structuring support objectives, plans (scope, cost, schedule, resource) for on-going support efforts and strategic studies.

Represent the organization and internal meetings and externally at customer venues.



Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution

A minimum of 12 years relevant experience that includes program office and technical leadership.

Previous technical and management experience in AI and autonomous systems.

Demonstrated business acumen in planning, executing and managing tactical and strategic business plans in support of business goals and objectives, including planning managing scope, cost, schedule, resources.

Demonstrated experience in hiring, developing and managing qualified staff.

Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across different levels of customers, contractors and corporate staff.

Demonstrated initiative, independent action, mature judgment, outstanding verbal and written communications skills, excellent liaison and coordination capabilities, effective teaming skills, and ability to interact effectively with all levels of Aerospace, government, and contractor personnel.

Experience with developing strategic plans that transition the leadership, workforce, product lines and assets for our civil customers.


Advanced Degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution

Supervisory experience managing technical staff, broad experience across the program life cycle, and experience working with senior level customers.

Experience working within a systems engineering matrix environment.

Experience in developing and delivering research and study proposals for grants and related solicitations.

Transcript Requirement


Additional Requisition Details
Clearance Requirement: None
Access: None
Polygraph: None
Relocation Available: Yes
Employment Type: Regular
Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement
The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.
From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment
The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If youre an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at or by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Director AccountBased Marketing/Sales (Abm/Abs)


Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 1/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-05T00:00 <p>At Trustify you will join a passionate and talented team of experts working tirelessly to make truth, trust, and safety accessible to every man, woman, and child on Earth via our network of intelligence analysts and licensed investigators. We do this mission and values-based work on both a pro bono basis as well as commercially in both the B2C and B2B markets. We also perform this work out of a deeply personal mission and calling inspired by our founders Jen Mellon and Danny Boice.</p><p><br></p><p>If having a core impact on a mission and values-based organization that is literally saving lives excites you then we would love to hear from you.</p><p><br></p><p>First, a little about our culture<br></p><ul> <li>We are democratizing access to private investigation and intelligence services for every individual, family, household, business and non-profit in the World</li> <li>We are woman co-founded and woman led.</li> <li>Thousands of pro bono cases helping victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, unjust incarceration, abuse and more.</li> <li>Our staff is more than 70% female</li> <li>Read more about our new Crystal City office <a href="" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener" class="external">here</a>.<br><br> </li> </ul><p>We are looking for a leader to join our Account-Based Marketing/Account-Based Sales team (ABM/ABS) selling B2B SaaS products and services to the Enterprise.<br><br> </p><p> You will report to a C-Level Executive and will have full autonomy to generate leads and acquire accounts at scale while optimizing for LTV:CAC ratio. This is an ideal position for someone who enjoys taking a scientific / quant approach to lead generation and customer acquisition and who loves to try out creative out-of-the-box growth tactics or hacks while also running the playbook of tried and true techniques. As an ABM/ABS leader you will lead and build sales and marketing plans consisting of multi-touch, multi-dimensional programs including both inbound and outbound tactics as well as managing 3rd party vendors to meet pipeline requirements of account segments.<br><br></p><h3>RESPONSIBILITIES<br><br> </h3><ul> <li>Own B2B lead generation and customer acquisition across the entire company</li> <li>Fully responsible for planning, organizing and executing programs that generate new prospects and advance existing opportunities for the B2B sales teams within specific, targeted accounts and contacts.</li> <li>Own the Account Based Marketing (ABM) practice as a whole across the entire company</li> <li>Develop 1:1, and 1: few tactics designed to penetrate targeted accounts.</li> <li>Constantly try new and creative tactics/hacks that may or may not have ever been done before</li> <li>Fully own ad creative, copy, assets and landing pages so that you are fully empowered and unhindered to succeed in your job</li> <li>Optimize conversion rates at all times</li> <li>Run lots and lots of A/B tests</li> <li>Manage your own pre-defined budget with full autonomy</li> <li>Identify, engage or hire any and all resources needed to be successful</li> <li>Identify, purchase, or subscribe to any and all tools, products and services needed to be successful</li> <li>Report frequently to CEO and C-level product exec using actual data to compile unit economics and cohort analysis overall and by channel, campaign, tactic</li> <li>Liaison between marketing and inside, partner, and field sales teams </li> </ul><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><ul> <li>Minimum of 5 year’s experience in a high-tech B2B demand generation, ABM, or field marketing role</li> <li>Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or comparable education/experience</li> <li>Best in class marketing, demand generation, and channel experience with a B2B tech company or SaaS product</li> <li>Proven track record executing innovative and multi-part event and demand generation programs</li> <li>Proven track record with account-based marketing programs and large account selling teams</li> <li>Measurable success creating and executing integrated marketing campaigns using tactics that include live events, webinars, digital advertising, PPC, SEO, and social</li> <li>Measurable success building, launching and reporting on campaigns using best-in-bread tools</li> <li>Successful track record of developing and managing multiple marketing programs simultaneously</li> <li>Prior success targeting, segmentation and list acquisition to build prospect lists for demand gen campaigns</li> <li>Strong understanding of how to use inbound marketing and content marketing to generate more qualified leads</li> <li>Familiarity with the technical sales cycle and how to employ marketing communication strategies to nurture leads, drive adoption, and accelerate growth</li> <li>Ability to operate in a fully autonomous manner i.e. to be a "one woman" or "one man" show. Should be able to execute unencumbered by dependence on internal copywriters, designers, developers when necessary or prudent</li> <li>Expert in content marketing and content magnets</li> <li>Expert in landing page and conversion rate optimization tactics </li> <li>Data-driven mindset and practitioner of the build -&gt; measure -&gt; learn -&gt; cycle</li> <li>ABM experience in the legal, finance, or political verticals is a huge plus</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><ul> <li>Diversity is critically important to us, hence why our staff composition is &gt; 40% ethnic minority</li> <li>Nursing mothers rooms in the office, liberal maternity/paternity leave, adoption stipend benefit</li> <li>Competitive base salary &amp; equity plan</li> <li>Health, dental, &amp; vision coverage</li> <li>Casual work environment</li> <li>Great location in Crystal City and Metro accessible</li> <li>Commuter benefit stipend</li> <li>Free gym access</li> <li>8 for 8 Community Service Policy</li> <li>Relocation package available</li> </ul> Trustify Arlington VA

Artificial Intelligence And Autonomous Systems, Systems Director

THE Aerospace Corporation