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2019-033-EGR: Transition Liaison
DirectorateEngineering & Support Solutions
LocationPortland Joint Reserve Intelligence Center

Riverside Research is seeking a Transition Liaison in Portland, Oregon to introduce new science and technology into customer portfolios and initiatives and facilitate the transition of activities between developing organizations and end-user communities.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee technology development, rapid prototyping, and technology transition initiatives
  • Lead change across a wide range of research and development activities in support of emerging multi-domain mission requirements
  • Formalize relationships across government organizations and entities conducting technology development and linking new capabilities with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure current and emerging research efforts deliver best return on investment of research and development programs
  • Leverage scientific and technical program management experience to plan and conduct research and development, define resources, mitigate risk, provide technical guidance, and report results to management on new and evolving technologies of interest
  • Fuse scientific and technical expertise with operational experience and knowledge of air and space research and development across a variety of government organizations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Qualifications:
    • TS/SCI clearance required
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study (Master’s preferred)
    • 10+ years of relevant experience
    • Operational/deployed experience
    • Previous experience working with Space, Special Operations, Research Operational/Developmental Test, and Evaluation organizations
    • Prior Air Force experience working in MAJCOM Headquarters or Headquarters of United States Air Force
    • Experience with space/multi-domain technology development programs
    • Knowledge of current and emerging strategic guidance, national defense, and intelligence priorities


    Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

    All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

    This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

    This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
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