Senior Principal, Outcome Lead – Research & Technology Transition

Senior Principal, Outcome Lead – Research & Technology Transition

02 Sep 2023
Ohio, Fairborn, 45324 Fairborn USA

Senior Principal, Outcome Lead – Research & Technology Transition

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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us. The Technical Intelligence Department delivers impactful engineering analyses to rapidly transform current and future warfighter operations in contested and denied environments. We accomplish this through close interaction with our United States Air Force (USAF), United States Space Force (USSF), and other sponsors as well as with senior leadership in the Intelligence, Acquisition, and Warfighting communities. Our engineering analysis is informed by intelligence assessments of both adversarial kill chains and analysis of threats to US kill chains. We conduct engineering assessments of advanced and evolving threats, perform end-to-end effects chain analysis, develop digital engineering architectures for Intelligence applications, identify potential threat mitigation options, and perform experimentation of threat mitigation capabilities.The Technical Intelligence Department is seeking a Mission Outcome Leader to join our leadership team. The Technical Intelligence Department is seeking to accelerate and simplify the technology transition of Research & Development efforts that are enabled and supported by well-developed technical intelligence products as well as expand MITRE work in scale and diversity across AFRLThe Research & Technology Transition Outcome Leader is responsible for work program shaping, definition, executive and management relationship building, financial oversight and management, and defining/executing on the contractual requirements across AFRL Directorates and Sponsors. The Outcome Leader’s responsibilities include work shaping and increasing the scale and diversity of MITRE contributions across AFRL directorates; supporting the selection and mentoring of project and task leaders; providing inputs on strategic hiring needs; and, ensuring the delivery of high-quality technical work products that enable the accomplishment of appropriate sponsor strategic and project level outcomes.Roles and Responsibilities:Outcome Leader roles and responsibilities:

Strategize with Leadership across the A&SFC (e.g., A&SFC Vice President, Managing Directors, Department, etc) regarding the most challenging problems and mission needs shaping them into critical programs

Focus on how MITRE can help AFRL get technology into missions and operational solutions

Expand MITRE work in scale and diversity across AFRL

Work with MITRE labs to increase MITRE-Labs contributions and impacts to AFRL directorates and organizations

Develop and expand MITRE contribution/impact to the Integrated Capabilities Directorate (AFRL/RS) directorate enabling the Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation, or SDPE, office, and Transformational Capabilities Office capabilities

Manage Project Work Statements

Resolve sponsor conflicts regarding ongoing work program

Serve as a core member of the Department management team, providing thought leadership to devise and implement division and department strategies, furthering sponsor outcomes, rapidly assisting in the solving of delivery and quality issues.

Individual Contributor roles and responsibilities:

Apply interdisciplinary competencies in secure systems architecture and design, security operations, threat actor behavior, risk assessment, and network security to business and operational challenges, including technical IT and OT systems and military or other government operations

Develop tailored, engineering-level Intelligence products that provide deep insights into cyber threats and directly enable engineering research, experimentation, prototype development, acquisition, test and evaluation, and operational execution of cyber solutions

Use broad cyber expertise to solve cyber and non-cyber problems

Conduct cyber dependency and adversary analyses

Develop innovative offerings and identify opportunities for cyber capabilities by applying a mix of strategic and technical knowledge of network environments, information warfare, regulations, and specific domain requirements

Work collaboratively across MITRE to ensure that our sponsors benefit from the breadth of corporate expertise

Minimum Qualifications:

12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 10 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 7 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances

Familiarity with AFRL, AFRL Directorates, and AFRL Sponsors

Demonstrated experience leading outcomes and/or large, complex projects

Demonstrated ability to work across organizations and integrate efforts to achieve more impactful projects

Expertise/and or an understanding of relevant technology areas (e.g., systems engineering and software engineering)

Strong business acumen with ability to define new work opportunities

Substantial technical background with experience evaluating maturity of innovation areas for application to the work program

Excellent communication skills with all levels of sponsors and internal management and staff

Familiarity with, application of, and mentoring of MITRE behaviors: taking risks, being agile, and fast responsiveness to high priority needs

Candidate must be willing to operate effectively at high levels within MITRE sponsors and potential sponsoring organizations, recognizing and following through on opportunities in new areas and/or with new MITRE sponsors.Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with MITRE Business processes to include MRT & PWS development

Our culture is a tangible asset that endures through our people and leaders. At MITRE, our leaders must also demonstrate and continually develop a consistent set of shared Leadership Competencies:

Lead with a Strategic Mindset: Drives alignment across MITRE to achieve our mission by engaging across and beyond the enterprise, making and executing decisions, and activating the Good Growth Strategy.

Create Value: Takes a broad approach to solving complex problems using a national and global lens. Unleashes the full capabilities of our people in a relentless pursuit of innovative solutions that are scalable, equitable, transferable, and sustainable.

Cultivate Inclusion: Creates an environment and opportunities, built on trust, where people can be their whole authentic self, feeling welcomed, supported, engaged, and respected for who they are and what they contribute to the organization. Embraces and engages all dimensions of diversity to exponentially expand MITRE’s impact in solving problems for a safer world.

Communicate for Impact: Conveys powerful messages tailored to the unique needs of stakeholders—and desired outcomes—in a style that engages and inspires action. Exemplifies active listening to foster collaboration, understanding, and alignment.

Commit to Action and Outcomes: Holds self and others accountable for acting on and achieving established objectives. Exemplifies cultural attributes while executing and delivering impactful outcomes.

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):Top Secret/SCIThis requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):Top Secret/SCIWork Location Type:HybridMITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster ( and Pay Transparency ( . MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE’s employment process, please email . Copyright © 1997-2023, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.Benefits information may be found here (

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