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The MITRE Corporation Principal Health Domain in Windsor, Maryland

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

Congratulations on taking control of your career! We are pleased you are exploring opportunities to evolve and adapt your professional life. MITRE's diversity of sponsor missions, research areas, and cross-corporate capabilities translates into hundreds of meaningful projects at any given time. We invite you to discover how your unique combination of strengths and experiences can benefit our work program in new ways.

Work you will do:Lead large, complex Sponsor engagement teams in delivery work related to CMS policy and program operations in the areas of Medicare Part C, Medicare Part D, and/or the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (including the marketplaces and commercial insurance market reforms).

Be prepared to work in a collaborative team environment, delivering policy advice, operations, and systems information expertise to our Government Sponsors.

  • Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the Sponsor; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with executive sponsors participating in develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key Sponsors, organize and lead pursuit teams, participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process, contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies.

  • Be responsible for people development serving as a counselor and coach, provide input and guidance into the staffing process, actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities, provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff.

  • Provide expertise and experience-based insightful recommendations and data-based strategies to help our Sponsors address some of their most complex business issues.

If you have experience working in a collaborative culture and delivering value through the application of technology, strategy, policy, and process improvement, you may be a great fit for our team.

Required skills and qualifications include:

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience

  • Deep policy and operations experience in the areas of Medicare Part C, Medicare Part D, and/or the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (including the marketplaces and commercial insurance market reforms), including experience in analyzing, interpreting and implementing legislation, statutory and regulatory requirements, and subregulatory guidance.

  • Experience leading and delivering large, complex Sponsor engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business solutions for government entities or large companies.

  • Experience identifying key Sponsor business issues, determining Sponsor needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the Sponsor in the context of the overall engagement.

  • Experience implementing and overseeing the quality of deliverables and effectively managing the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance.

  • Experience in participating in the development and presentation of proposals, briefings and recommendations to government and business executives.

  • A track record of leading large complex engagements according to the scope, work plan, quality standards and budget.

  • Ability to support development of others by delivering key performance feedback, coaching, and demonstrating role-model behavior.


  • Ability to work independently; lead large complex teams focused on specific work streams.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including executive leadership presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff.

  • An advanced degree is preferred.

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