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SMX Capture Manager C5ISR in Boston, Massachusetts

Capture Manager C5ISRat SMX(View all jobs) (

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Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX C5ISR Business Unit is seeking an experienced and accomplished Capture Manager to lead diverse program and technical personnel in the successful capture of a mixture of recompete and new business captures. The Capture Manager is part of the BU Business Development team and will be responsible for coordinating efforts across the enterprise including BU Leadership, Program Execution Teams, BU Solutions Group, and Corporate Chief Growth Offices, in order to efficiently capture of qualified opportunities spanning the DOD and IC markets.

The successful candidate will foster collaboration within the BU as well as across the Corporation as needed to execute the responsibilities outlined below. The candidate will share overall responsibility for opportunity development, capture strategy, planning, and execution. The candidate will be expected to operate independently to foster an opportunity through the capture process, while providing regular status updates, preparing and executing decision briefings, and managing schedule in accordance with corporate processes.

The associated Smartronix market segments include Engineering, Integration & Mission Solutions, Information Technology and Solutions, and Platform Integration, Logistics, Readiness & Sustainment. Capture opportunities will be targeted towards Managed IT services, Hardware/Software Integration & Logistics, Mission Engineering, and Program Support, Cyber, Cloud & Data Analytics, and Sciences, C5ISR.

This position reports to the BU Director of Business Development.


  • Identify, develop, and execute a pipeline of qualified opportunities in support of Smartronix growth objectives to include a full array of capture strategies (new capture, incumbent capture, sole-source, etc.). Must have a proven track record of closing deals

  • Build, develop and foster relationships with key agency decision-makers, stakeholders, industry partners, and influencers to pursue and win new opportunities

  • Must work collaboratively and proactively across the organization to achieve broader company growth objectives while maintaining connectivity to the program/contract executing managers

  • Engage in industry events and serve as liaison for memberships and event participation

  • Continually conduct market research and analysis of the latest trends in funding and mission priorities across the agencies

  • Provide capture strategy guidance and actively engage/support proposal efforts

  • Coordinate priorities and resources between multiple opportunities

  • Prepare and update Smartronix’ authoritative tracking tool for all tracked opportunities and be able to defend justification for pursuit

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • Clearance Required: Secret

  • Current Secret clearance required, as well as ability to pass investigation needed to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree, business (preferred) or a related discipline

  • 10+ years well-rounded experience conducting business development activities across the federal market

  • Demonstrated success and proven, sustained ability and reputation of winning contract awards of over $100M while maintaining high levels of client satisfaction in the DOD and IC markets

  • Knowledge of the federal acquisition process, procedures, and associated regulations

  • In-depth knowledge of the competitive landscape and existing contracts within the DoD Market Place

  • Experience interacting with and briefing senior government and industry acquisition officials

  • Knowledge of business development standards and best practices (Shipley Based) to include process improvement techniques and the ability to lead and direct improvement initiatives.

  • Established relationships with influential clients, stakeholders, and influencers, with demonstrated ability to develop and foster new relationships

  • Experience with C5ISR related Hardware/Software Engineering and IT solutions and services including Agile Transformation, Cloud Solutions, and Data Visualization and Analytics

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations

  • Experience in managing multiple opportunities at various stages of the pipeline

Vaccination is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042. If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position. The accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated. For candidates in TN, KY, and OH where there are stays in place vaccination may be a requirement of the position post court decision.



SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.