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Director of Government Programs


Nimbis Services, Inc. is growing, and we are looking for a Director of Government Programs to work from our office in Northern, VA, Bowie, MD or Scottsdale, AZ. You will be responsible for business development and program strategy along with day-to-day management of an exciting portfolio of emerging secure cloud-based value-added services.  Create and build client relationships while sponsoring interaction to obtain projects. Responsible for identifying and pursuing strategic goals within our target markets of Smart Manufacturing, Department of Defense and Department of Energy. This role will assist in developing and facilitating the proposal process for specific clients/sponsors including budget and pricing development, proposal writing, contract negotiations and client presentations. Our ideal candidate will have a strong track record of leadership, successfully delivering complex projects and experience working on government programs in the cloud services domain. This position will require 40% travel throughout the United States.


What You'll Do

  1. Primarily responsible for identifying new business development opportunities in the DOD, DARPA, DOE, and Smart Manufacturing market.
  2. Build a sales pipeline and generate new revenue by identifying, qualifying, and capturing new awards by leveraging a solid small business portfolio of SBIRs and Phase 3 IDIQs.
  3. Responsible for the identification, evaluation, cultivation and capture of new business in federal government and commercial industries.
  4. Seek out, evaluate, and interpret RFIs, RFPs, RFQs, etc. to determine customer requirements and to develop winning strategies.
  5. Assist with proposals in response to RFPs, etc. and unsolicited opportunities.
  6. Demonstrate a commitment to working with customers, subcontractors, consultants, and R&D community.
  7. Work with customers to get information, assess needs, and resolve issues and concerns, and consistently act with the customer in mind.
  8. Maintain status of Business Development opportunities and forecasts.
  9. Establish and maintain on-going client relationships with the various parties to anticipate and resolve potential problems. Participate in site visits and project reviews.
  10. Demonstrate ability to grow expand an existing cloud services portfolio by exceling in program execution, customer satisfaction and emerging trends and requirements.
  11.  Ability to successfully provide oversight of a portfolio of programs in cooperation with the internal technical leadership team and the ability to manage the complexity of satisfying a multitude of end customers and users.
  12. Determine short- and/or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them.
  13. Coordinate with internal and external communities of interest.
  14. Monitor progress and evaluates outcomes


Job Closing Date:
Position is open until filled.

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What we need:

  • Must be eligible to access export controlled (ITAR) equipment and data. To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, the applicant must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years’ experience in a technical, business or financial discipline.
  • 5 plus years’ experience in all phases of government (DOD, DARPA & DOE) and/or smart manufacturing business development, including planning, strategy development, bid and proposal budgets and resource allocations. 
  • 5 years of program management and/or business development experience.
  • Experience with IDIQ wins with revenues greater than $25M.
  • Experience developing and maintaining strong opportunity pipelines.
  • Strong skills working with both internal and external proposal resources.
  • Knowledge of the federal/DoD government acquisition processes. 
  • Ability to coordinate and develop detailed proposal documents in response to RFPs.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively across a wide spectrum of people with varying degrees of experience and knowledge.
  •  Ability to generate effective oral and written presentations

Preferred  Qualifications

  • MBA/Master's Degree 
  • Minimum 10-years of directly related experience in DoD
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


Nimbis Services, Inc. is a privately held software company delivering web-based technical computer application services hosted on cloud and high-performance computing (HPC) platforms. Our software development environment is an open and collaborative one that is team oriented, creative and fun, with a focus on high integrity and customer satisfaction. Our goal is to outperform the competition in the areas of employment, service, security and safety. We strive to provide high quality products and services to our customers. We consider the employees of Nimbis to be our most valuable resource. The work and attitude of our employees is important to the success of Nimbis. 

We offer competitive benefits that include a flexible work schedule, competitive salary and full benefits. The benefits include medical, dental, vision and 401K. In addition, you will receive paid time for holidays, vacation, sick days and end of year shutdown.

Nimbis Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

If you are interested in joining the team, please fill out our online application. We look forward to talking to you further!