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Washington, DC 20020
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Infleqtion delivers high-value quantum information precisely where it is needed. By operating at the Edge, our software-configured, quantum-enabled products deliver unmatched levels of precision and power, generating streams of high-value information for commercial organizations, the United States, and allied governments.
With 16 years of ColdQuantas pioneering quantum research as our foundation, our hardware products and AI-powered solutions address critical market needs in PNT, global communication security and efficiency, resilient energy distribution, and accelerated quantum computing. We currently have offices in Austin, TX; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Louisville, CO; Madison, WI; Melbourne, AU; and Oxford, UK.
Learn how Infleqtion is revolutionizing how we communicate, navigate, and discover at . We are recruiting for a Senior Director/VP of Government Affairs role.LocationThis full-time position is based in the Washington, D.C.
metropolitan area to conduct frequent meetings with U.S. Government entities. The newly hired government affairs leader will begin as work from home and the person selected will be expected to do the work to establish a DC-based Infleqtion office and scale it over time.
Additionally, we will consider candidates in the Austin, TX metro area.Position SummaryReporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Senior Director/Vice President of Government Affairs will be responsible for developing and implementing corporate policy through strategic partnerships and liaising with government and industry groups aligning with business objectives. The newly hired person will be expected to work with the Infleqtion team to set U.S. Government affairs strategy and execute on that strategy by conducting policy outreach and briefings, providing written feedback and testimony to Congressional committees and government agencies, and providing thought leadership and recommendations on quantum, dual-use technology.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include, but are not limited to:Design government engagement strategy and execute on that strategy via high pace of meetings and correspondence with government officialsLead the drafting and circulation of position papers and provide policy briefings, presentations, and legislative testimony for pending legislative actions based on extensive engagement across the company, industry, and with government entities and policymakersIdentify, engage, and execute MOUs and joint statements with strategic partners in government and industry that advances company and industry objectivesImplement public policy activities, conduct government and industry lobbying efforts, advocate for government funding initiatives, and identify new opportunities to advance company objectives with limited oversight based on extensive experience engaging US policymakers and US government agenciesPartners with internal and external stakeholders to ensure strategic government and policy objectives are aligned with business operationsRequirementsKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesBachelor’s degree in directly related field (Business, Finance, Accounting).
MBA (or other related master’s degree) preferredMinimum of ten years professional experience in U.S. Government agencies or on Capitol Hill, including senior level, strategic role(s). Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and vendorsEffective verbal and written communication skills, able to effectively share information with technical and non-technical staffDemonstrated ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, team-oriented, and matrixed environmentEntrepreneurial drive, intellectual agility, and personal eagerness to develop with the needs of the businessSelf-motivated, energetic individuals with strong problem-solving and technical skills who don’t wait to be told what to do but go out and do itDemonstrated ability to learn new and complex topics quicklyDesire and demonstrated ability to thrive and produce results in a fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced environmentAn open mind, willingness to learn, admit mistakes, change course when necessary, and tackle hard problems, sometimes under tight deadlines amid ambiguityStrong EQ skills to engage with teammates and high levels of judgment and discretion to know what to brief, how to brief it, and whenProfessional proficiency in MS OfficeAbility to travel domestically and (potentially) internationally up to 30%This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license.BenefitsWe offer a generous Total Rewards program which includes:100% company paid Employee coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short/Long Term Disability insurance programsEmployer funded Health Savings AccountUnlimited Paid Time Off401(k) safe harbor contributionCompany paid Life and AD&D InsuranceFlexible Savings AccountPaid FMLA LeavePaid Maternity/Paternity LeaveEmployer Assistance ProgramStudent Loan RepaymentEqual OpportunityHere you have freedom to embrace your whole self:
who you love, your gender identity and expression, skin color, age, appearance, disability, neurodiversity, DNA, military/veteran status, citizenship, and other factors that make up who you are. Your uniqueness is valued, welcomed, and appreciated here.
We are dedicated to providing a positive workplace and base all employment decisions on your qualifications, performance, merits, as well as business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Contact InformationIf this opportunity interests you and you fit the job description, please submit an application.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please feel free to contact us at hr@. #J-18808-Ljbffr.