Project Manager
Dod Operational Energy
Posted on 8/18/2023
Riverside Research

501-1,000 employees

Non-Profit scientific research institution
Company Overview
Riverside Research’s mission is to move science from the laboratory to the field for the benefit of the nation. The independent nonprofit laboratory builds teams of recognized experts in a variety of fields from machine learning, electromagnetics, and other fields to deliver effective, efficient, high value solutions and services to sponsors.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





Arlington, Virginia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Business & Strategy
Operations & Logistics
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Education and relevant training in an engineering, scientific, business, or finance-related field
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in product, project, program management in a commercial technology or DoD capacity
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, analytical, interpersonal and client-handling skills
  • Ability to work independently as part of a large and dispersed team, and report progress in a timely and succinct manner
  • Ability to execute to the highest standards to drive quality, build relationships and protect the DIU brand and reputation
  • Prior experience supporting R&D prototypes for government clients (DOD, DOE, etc.) in a management, development, or acquisitions capacity
  • Lead collaborative teams in the design, execution, and management of rapid prototyping projects focused on applying and integrating innovative commercial energy solutions to DoD and other government problem-sets to demonstrate value to end users on compressed timelines
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support prototype projects in a myriad of technological fields related to operational energy and energy resiliency
  • Identify DoD problems that could be solved by commercial solutions and actively lead problem curation processes with customers and diverse stakeholder communities
  • Participate in outreach, collaboration, and mentorship with commercial vendors, industry, academia, other non-traditional vendors, DoD entities, program offices, and recognized technical experts throughout the execution of DIU's acquisition and prototyping phases
  • Assist with the business and technical evaluation of commercial technologies
  • Serve as the lead facilitator of the DIU Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) process, ultimately leading to the award of an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) prototype contracts and management of multiple awarded efforts at any given time
Desired Qualifications
  • Active TS with SCI eligibility
  • Direct prior DoD (military or civilian) experience that allows the candidate to curate problems and build relationships with stakeholders across USG
  • Direct prior experience supporting and leading government and commercial vendor collaborative teams to rapidly iterate and deliver project tasks and milestones