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Director of Strategic Growth

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a Director of Strategic Growth to lead the Air Wing of the Future efforts within the Autonomous Collaborative Systems division. The selected candidate will help lead a $50M portfolio of R&D projects, including SRC’s largest internal investment. SRC’s Autonomous Collaborative Systems division is responsible for planning and executing the executive vision for SRC’s product and revenue roadmap, ensuring that SRC's growth is coordinated and on track in both domestic and international market segments. The Strategic Growth Director will report directly to the AVP, Autonomous Collaborative Systems. 
What You’ll Do 
  • Build and execute a cohesive, data-driven strategy to shape, capture, and close strategic growth opportunities in new or existing ACS markets that allow SRC to penetrate, expand, and deliver SRC’s airborne capabilities to bot the DoD and close allies 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with critical service and joint program office stakeholders to identify new business opportunities, proactively communicate and resolve program issues, and provide strategic direction to SRC’s ACS division 
  • Serve as a senior growth leader for programs critical to future SRC’s long term success, and lead large capture campaigns against Program Executive Offices (PEO) within the joint community and across defense senior leadership 
  • Collaborate closely with C-suite executives and Division growth and engineering leads to develop and execute coordinated approaches to new business opportunities across the SRC ACS portfolio  
  • Foster a culture of trust, open communications, customer focus, innovation, and continuous improvement 
  • Develop and implement execution strategies that maximize synergies with other program and technical areas 
  • Support business unit, division, and business development in the development and implementation of a comprehensive Collaborative Combat Aircraft (CCA) strategy 
 What You’ll Bring 
  • Intimate understanding of government contracting, fielding, and requirements generation for the purposes of transitioning prototype capabilities to production 
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on opportunities that span the spectrum of SRC’s ACS R&D programs and products
  • A leader who can build, adapt, and implement new and innovative approaches to both domestic and international markets
  • Demonstrated high-energy leader who will drive performance and exhibit strong management skills with a high level of emotional intelligence
  • MS degree in an DoD acquisition discipline or business administration with 15+ years related experience, including 5+ years management experience 
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Electronic Warfare (EW), Radar, Intelligence Mission Data (IMD), or Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA). Technical experience in Airborne Systems is preferred 
  • Prior international program experience is required 
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Must be available to support meetings with Australia outside typical US business hours 
  • Must have strong skills in communications and coordination of efforts across multiple functions 
  • Candidate must have a Top-Secret clearance and preferably be able to obtain a SAP/SAR clearance in the future 
  • 40 percent travel is anticipated (domestic and international to Australia) 
  • Must be able to obtain a valid US passport 
What Sets Us Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.

Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $164,254 to $207,086 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website. 

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  • Location United States
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Masters Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement TS/SCI
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