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Company: SAIC
Location: Reston, VA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



The Director of Competitive Intelligence (CI) will manage the day-to-day activities of the CI team as well as operate as a member of the SAIC competitive intelligence team and be responsible for conducting competitive analysis on a full range of SAIC pursuits with a focus on both the customer and competitor environments. Primary focus will be on Priority 1 and 2 top deals.

This individual will have responsibility for generating competitive insights focused on Defense, Federal Civilian and Health customer trends, competitor activity, and other market intelligence that will inform SAIC's competitive positioning.  This individual will lead a wide range of research and analysis, leveraging open-source research and federal data, as well as SAIC's proprietary databases, to produce insights that are broadly applicable to SAIC's continued growth in digital products, solutions, and services that drive digital transformation and IT modernization across the federal government.

CI practitioners collaborate closely with capture leadership and becomes a critical thinker, competitor expert and customer SME within the capture team. He/she will synthesize research and data into presentations for senior executives and capture leaders in customer-facing Business Units. This person will have a strong ability to serve as a leader and facilitator promoting a data-first and strategy-first culture of planning and analysis for near-term and long-term pursuit planning. 


  • Requires Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and eighteen (18) years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and thirteen (13) years or more experience.
  • 15+ years' related experience including 10+ years' work experience in Government contracting environment focused on US Government Defense, Civilian and Health market areas.
  • Strong knowledge of  US Government competitors (traditional systems integrators and non-traditional competitors such as cloud service providers), market positioning and investment areas, key capabilities and differentiators, program portfolio, bid tendencies, contract vehicle usage, capture strategies, ability to leverage their partnership ecosystem, and more. 
  • Industry experience in developing competitive strategies related to Enterprise IT services and IT modernization; software and application development; data analytics; systems integration and modernization of hardware systems and sub-systems; cyber-security, as they are broadly applicable to the US Government.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information, identify trends in data, and link to implications for SAIC's markets and business outlook.
  • A passion for research, modeling, and detailed data analysis – understanding the “so what!” as well as a genuine interest in digital technologies and digital transformation.
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly and provide recommendations and influence to senior audiences. Demonstrated excellent written and presentations skills required. 
  • U.S. Citizen eligible to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $200,001 - $225,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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