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DOT Business Executive

Job ID: 2116269
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2021
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Business Dev
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and client oriented leader to join our team in Washington, DC to begin an exciting and challenging career.  

The DOT Business Executive will work with a senior leadership team responsible for maturing and growing the DOT account.  The Business Executive is responsible for two key areas: Business Development, to include identifying key points-of-contact, positioning, pursuing new opportunities and growing the DOT business per our business plan; and Client Relationship Management, to include successfully establishing and managing key client relationships at the senior leader and executive levels in the Department and Operating Administrations, ultimately resulting in being recognized as a trusted business advisor by key client decision makers.

The DOT Business Executive will communicate in an open, candid, clear, complete and consistent manner. Listen well and give full attention to understanding our client’s environment and potential needs. Demonstrate maturity, self-confidence and self-control in formal and informal interactions.


• Fifteen years’ experience with at least five years’ senior leadership experience with DOT. This includes significant experience with large programs including: experience starting and leading stakeholder engagements; program and business operations; scheduling; and information sharing.

• Bachelors of Science degree or higher in a related discipline

• Direct experience with Department of Transportation; preferred FHWA, FRA, NHTSA, FMCSA, FTA, OST-R. -     Understanding of legislative, political, socio-economic, regulatory trends in the transportation market place to help drive business growth.

• Strong interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to gain the confidence, respect and trust of peers as well as of senior executives in Government

• Ability to coordinate appropriate support from internal organizations, including procurement, contracts, finance, legal, sales, and account leadership

• Experience developing or evaluating winning proposals and associated services and solutions in the Federal Government marketplace

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong reputation for fairness, dependability and adherence to high ethical standards

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Skills:

• Experience with enterprise IT at DOT, which could include application modernization, cloud computing, security, and/or data analytics

• Experience with Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), including their evaluation, testing, governance, and implementation

• Understanding of environmental impact and sustainment as it relates to DOT

• Excellent financial management skills, including an understanding of large IT programs

• Active in Government/Industry partnership organizations

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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