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Jacobs Sales Strategy Lead - Defensive Cybersecurity in Reston, Virginia

Sales Strategy Lead - Defensive Cybersecurity

Description

FUNCTION OF POSITION

Directs, plans, and implements sales, pricing, and/or sales support strategies in alignment with the Aerospace, Technology, and Nuclear (ATN) business plan.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Aerospace, Technology and Nuclear (ATN) line of business has an immediate need for a Sales Strategy Lead for our Defensive Cybersecurity pipeline. This position reports to the ATN Growth and Sales Strategy Director for Cyber and partners with operations leaders to profitably grow Jacobs’ Federal defensive cybersecurity business by capturing opportunities including security operations, information assurance, security engineering, vulnerability assessment, and threat intelligence supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Civilian clients. The core function of this position is to direct, plan, and implement sales, pricing, and/or sales support strategies in alignment with the ATN business plan.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, nurtures, and manages defensive cybersecurity federal sales pipeline to meet growth objectives. Maintains sales forecasts and partners with senior leadership to determine pipeline requirements for sustained organizational growth.

  • Conducts research and analysis of business opportunities within identified target market(s).

  • Develops business plans and strategies and evaluates results.

  • Provides senior leadership, critical subject matter expertise, or unique qualifications key to sales initiatives and frequently serves as the final authority in field of specialty. Applies technical proficiency to drive thought leadership in public forums with business and technical leaders through selected speaking engagements and involvement in key industry events.

  • Partners with operational SMEs to research and drive new security solutions for pre-sales engineering to address client challenges.

  • Assesses competition and potential markets by analyzing growth strategies.

  • May serve as capture manager with responsibility for capture strategy, proposal preparation, submittal, and/or implementation upon award. Effectively engages with operational and sales resources, channel management, and marketing to develop and deliver requisite sales products.

  • Creates or approves value propositions that enhance Jacobs’ competitive position and achieve client objectives.

  • Generates and fosters positive client relationships, including developing and executing a focused Client Engagement Plan.

  • Recommends, reviews, and approves policies and procedures for area of responsibility and/or application across ATN.

  • Provides professional and technically sound programs that accomplish work objectives, satisfy clients’ requirements, and fall within overall constraints for resources.

  • May serve as an advisor on major projects and programs.

  • Serves as an official company representative to clients.

  • Leads implementation of quality, safety, and BeyondZero program in area of responsibility to promote an incident- and injury-free culture.

Directs, plans, and implements sales, pricing, and/or sales support strategies in alignment with the Aerospace, Technology, and Nuclear (ATN) business plan.JOB DESCRIPTIONOur Aerospace, Technology and Nuclear (ATN) line of business has an immediate need for a Sales Strategy Lead for our Defensive Cybersecurity pipeline. This position reports to the ATN Growth and Sales Strategy Director for Cyber and partners with operations leaders to profitably grow Jacobs’ Federal defensive cybersecurity business by capturing opportunities including security operations, information assurance, security engineering, vulnerability assessment, and threat intelligence supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Civilian clients. The core function of this position is to direct, plan, and implement sales, pricing, and/or sales support strategies in alignment with the ATN business plan.Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, nurtures, and manages defensive cybersecurity federal sales pipeline to meet growth objectives. Maintains sales forecasts and partners with senior leadership to determine pipeline requirements for sustained organizational growth.

  • Conducts research and analysis of business opportunities within identified target market(s).

  • Develops business plans and strategies and evaluates results.

  • Provides senior leadership, critical subject matter expertise, or unique qualifications key to sales initiatives and frequently serves as the final authority in field of specialty. Applies technical proficiency to drive thought leadership in public forums with business and technical leaders through selected speaking engagements and involvement in key industry events.

  • Partners with operational SMEs to research and drive new security solutions for pre-sales engineering to address client challenges.

  • Assesses competition and potential markets by analyzing growth strategies.

  • May serve as capture manager with responsibility for capture strategy, proposal preparation, submittal, and/or implementation upon award. Effectively engages with operational and sales resources, channel management, and marketing to develop and deliver requisite sales products.

  • Creates or approves value propositions that enhance Jacobs’ competitive position and achieve client objectives.

  • Generates and fosters positive client relationships, including developing and executing a focused Client Engagement Plan.

  • Recommends, reviews, and approves policies and procedures for area of responsibility and/or application across ATN.

  • Provides professional and technically sound programs that accomplish work objectives, satisfy clients’ requirements, and fall within overall constraints for resources.

  • May serve as an advisor on major projects and programs.

  • Serves as an official company representative to clients.

  • Leads implementation of quality, safety, and BeyondZero program in area of responsibility to promote an incident- and injury-free culture.

Qualifications

  • Educationand Experience: BS/BA degree and eight (8) years related experience. Possession of Certified Information Systems SecurityProfessional (CISSP) orrelated cybersecurity certification is strongly desired.

  • Technical:Capability in Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce. Demonstrated leadershipskills as evidenced by prior supervisory experience.

  • Language:Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (and otherlanguages, as applicable).

  • Other:Work may be required after hours and on weekends, and sometimes on shortnotice. Must be willing and able to travel up to 50%.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Public Trust/Secret or higher security clearance.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements of Position: Work may involve sitting or standing for extendedperiods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from acomputer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to:bending, reaching, turning, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timelyand efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability andlocation of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment : Generally an office environment but can involve inside oroutside work depending on task. An inside environment may be a cubicle(considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dimlighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions includingwarm and cold climates. Needs to be able to work well with co-workers,customer, and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusualenvironmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines : Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer,printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment includingdesk supplies and other work-related tools as required.

Attendance: Regular hours will be Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm. Regularattendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, exceptfor deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary tomeet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surgesituations based on critical mission requirements. With exceptioin of approvedleave and holidays, attendance is mandatory. The QM shall be on-site during theGovernment's regular working hours and shall be available on-site within twohours after the Government's request after regular hours. Overtime may berequired. Position or alternate shall be available on-site within one hour ofcustomer's request.

Other Essential Functions: Mustdemonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers,management, and co-workers. Must have clear, concise, and accuratecommunications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dressmust be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk toemployees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving andcommunicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation tooffice or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations andthe test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airlinetravel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, ifnecessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat beltand in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.Must take and pass a drug test and background check. Must put forward aprofessional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork andcooperation. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and inwriting. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levelsof the organization. Must be willing to travel as needed.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Reston

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE0004LP

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