Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Business Development
  • Greenbelt, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking an experienced Solutions Architect to support Proposals and Business Development.  Position is located at our Greenbelt headquarters office.

Position Summary:

The Solutions Architect will principally support business development and diversification efforts across the organization through individual actions and in collaboration with GST senior leadership. Initial target goals include but are not limited to, the identification of and expansion into various agencies throughout the federal government and diversified department of defense organizations.

The Solution Architect will focus on expanding GST opportunities within a variety of identified areas to extend the organizations presence to achieve customer diversification and general corporate growth. To that end, this position is responsible for working within the team to analyze, design and develop viable end-to-end technical solutions for prospective customers. This includes continuously surveying the market landscape for solution insights, direction, methods and competitive information in order to provide the best solution. The Solutions Architect will also translate customer needs, and technology opportunities into detailed technical offerings, solutions and proposals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scoping, defining & designing solution offerings
  • Driving end-to-end technical solutions
  • Developing technical presentations and proposals
  • Supporting deployment of solutions

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in the Physical Sciences or Information Technology and eight or more years of experience developing solutions and writing proposals for Federal Government customers  with demonstrable results
  • Strong understanding of federal government contracts, contracting process, customers, contractors, and environment
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written instruction, especially as this applies to government solicitations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to write high quality proposals and market facing materials

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Background in business development and architecting solutions in response to requests for proposal
  • Experience understanding and identifying customer "hot buttons" and developing a plan/approach that addresses each
  • Experience leading and building team consensus and conveying the necessary messages in a compelling proposal volume
  • Strong writing skills

Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective leader with the ability to manage, motivate, and drive results
  • Team player able to build consensus, see the big picture, and work across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Broad business and technical knowledge to digest complex requirements
  • Experience working in a small company and serving in multiple business development team roles as needed.
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (301) 474-5970.  If you need assistance, please call (301) 474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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