AeroVironment Director Of Business Development in Arlington, Virginia

About AeroVironment

Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems, tactical missile systems and electric vehicle charging and test systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we’ve been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 40 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world’s most widely used military drones, pioneered today’s advanced EV charging technologies, created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of solutions from small UAS and tactical missile systems to tomorrow’s electric vehicle charging and test systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

Brief Description

The Director of Business Development for Maritime and Marine markets reports directly to the Director of the TUAS Domestic Business Area. This position will work closely with the domestic team to capture new and follow-on orders in this market space. Candidate must reside in either Washington D.C. or Southern California.

Specifically, qualified candidates will be responsible for:

  • Developing customer relationships and leads.

  • Developing orders forecasts.

  • Developing Capture Plans.

  • Capturing new and follow-on Domestic business.

  • Directly supporting AOP and 3-Year Strategy Planning.

  • Market Analysis and Competitive Assessment.

  • Prioritizing investment decisions for review.

  • Working with the Business Unit’s program management and engineering staff to identify product/technology needs and connecting them with funding sources.

  • Building partnerships with domestic companies to pursue specific opportunities and enhance AV product offerings.

Additional Details

AeroVironment is a technology solutions provider that designs, develops, produces and supports an advanced portfolio of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and electric transportation solutions. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s electric-powered, hand-launched unmanned aircraft systems extensively to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance and communication. AeroVironment’s electric transportation solutions include a comprehensive suite of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems, installation and data services for consumers, automakers, utilities and government agencies, power cycling and test systems for EV developers and industrial electric vehicle charging systems for commercial fleets. More information about AeroVironment is available at

AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.

Job Title: Director Of Business Development

Location: Arlington, VA, US