Director, Business Development

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Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


BlueHalo Defense is seeking applicants to serve as the Business Development Director for technical and engineering services relevant to US DoD Ground, Air, and Missile Defense.  BlueHalo’s technical services are focused on solving extremely difficult problems for our US Department of Defense customers in the areas of air and missile defense, counter unmanned aerial systems, command, command, control and communications (C3), test and evaluation; and across multiple disciplines including system engineering integration and test, modeling, simulation and analysis, facility and laboratory operations, operations support, and research and development.  

The Business Development Director’s duties will include business development, leading or participating in capture development, bid and proposal activities, and customer interface.

The successful candidate must possess at least ten (10) years of experience in business development with the customer base including but not limited to the Huntsville AL, Fayetteville, NC, Columbia SC, Lawton OK, Detroit MI, and Washington DC areas.  Proficiency in new business opportunity prospecting, experience contributing and managing a business opportunity pipeline, and a track record of proven success in winning contracts.

This position requires excellent communication skills with co-workers, customers, and Government agencies, and a focus on upfront marketing to influence future funding for capture opportunities.  The Business Development Director is expected to bring current and relevant industry and DoD contacts, vision, and relevant technical knowledge to support winning business in the DoD Ground, Air and Missile Defense.

Essential Functions

The Business Development Director’s duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • New business development working from the BlueHalo Huntsville office with travel as needed to succeed.
  • Support to sector and corporate Business Development, capture and bid and proposal functions.
  • Support to Marketing and Communications events including trade shows, conferences, technology demonstrations and other customer engagement activities.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Scientific Discipline from an accredited four-year university
  • Active U.S. Department of Defense Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Business Development and Marketing high technology services and solutions for DoD or National ground, air, and missile defense applications
  • Demonstrated track record for identifying and capturing contracts for a wide range of applications (e.g., OTAs, Broad Agency Announcements (BAA), FAR-based solicitations,  Programs of Record)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with strong communication and customer skills
  • Experience winning contracts with US DoD ground, air and missile defense-relevant organizations
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Scientific Discipline from an accredited four-year university
  • Current access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Programs is desired
  • Experience with the Systems Engineering techniques and applications implemented on large DoD Systems
  • Military and or Government Civilian experience

Primary Location

  • Huntsville, AL


  • Yes, estimate 10-15% of the time.

Relocation Available

  • Yes

BlueHalo offers excellent compensation and benefits:

6% into your 401K, no match required and no vesting period.

Four weeks of PTO.

Eleven paid holidays, all floating holidays.

Compensation time in case you work over, you do not lose hours.

Company paid Heathcare and Dental premiums for family.

Company paid long term and short term disability.

Salary range will be based on experience and degree

Participation in the GDP incentive compensation plan.


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