PROGRAM MANAGER, DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
|Department||COMM - Div of Econ Dev - MD Cyber Dev|
|Date Opened||11/5/2019 10:05:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/25/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$60,514.00 - $97,159.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Michelle Martin|
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Program Manager – Disruptive Technologies (Administrator V), within the Office of Strategic Industries and Entrepreneurship (OSIE) – Cybersecurity and Aerospace Unit.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Program Manager will understand the various components of the industry in Maryland to act early and effectively to foster new businesses arising from such fields as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Sciences, Blockchain Technology, Virtual Reality/Artificial Reality, 5G Networks, and the Internet of Everything. This position will conduct customer outreach, identify transformative technology areas in Maryland; identify resource requirements for state investment; connect businesses applying disruptive technologies to resources; help to build forums and networks; assist in creating an industry voice in the state; create and sustain industry groups to advance the Maryland brand, including overseeing the creation of collateral branding materials in the development and deployment of disruptive technologies.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects; and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software. This position involves travel throughout the State and occasional national and international travel.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or a related STEM field
Experience: Six (6) years of experience in business or economic development or related business and technical experience in a technology field.
Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable:
1. Additional experience as described may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.