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Red Cell Partners is an incubation firm building and investing in rapidly scalable technology-led companies that are bringing revolutionary advancements to market in three distinct practice areas: healthcare, cyber, and national security. United by a shared sense of duty and deep belief in the power of innovation, Red Cell is developing powerful tools and solutions to address our Nation’s most pressing problems. 


DEFCON AI, an insights company, is developing a next-generation modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A) toolset tailored for mobility and logistics operations across various environments. Leveraging our extensive expertise in artificial intelligence (AI), mathematical optimization, analytics, and world-class software engineering, we are poised to revolutionize the industry. Our technology, accompanied by a diverse array of optimization algorithms, empowers planners and leaders to formulate strategies for mobility, sustainment, and logistics operations, and equips them with tools to visualize, assess, and mitigate the potential impacts of disruptions. 

Client Engagement – Air Force 

Air Force Client Engagement Deputy Director will be on site (Scott AFB) 50% of the time and remote the remainder or time.  

As the Air Force Client Engagement Deputy Director , you will pull from your operational experience and history at Air Mobility Command, 618th Air Operations Center and US Transportation Command to communicate with and understand the client’s needs with respect to new capabilities and features in our modeling, simulation and analytics environment. You will communicate those client requests to our Product, Analytics and Engineering teams for action and prioritization. Additionally, you will report to the Director of Air Force Client Engagement and work with the client and contracting to define requirements, track and respond to contracting actions with Scott AFB clients.  

A strong candidate for both positions will have AMC/A35, 618 AOC/ALD and/or TRANSCOM J3. Experience in PACAF or USAFE A35 or AOC functions is also valuable.  

Core Skills (Required): 

The Deputy Director should be a former SNCO, FGO with HQ-level program management experience. Information Technology (IT) program management highly valued, as is requirements generation and tracking experience.  


  • Daily, work with client to shape and frame future requirements and communicate those to DEFCON AI Product, Analytics and Engineering.  
  • Weekly, meet with client program management to ensure support is in place and DEFCON AI is responsive to needs. 
  • Monthly, provide program management reports to government and company leadership.  
  • Semi-annually, support client exercise, wargame or operational needs. 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Active SECRET clearance required. TS/SCI desired.  
  • The Deputy Director should be a former SNCO, FGO with HQ-level program management experience. Information Technology (IT) program management highly valued, as is requirements generation and tracking experience. 


  • 100% employer paid, comprehensive health care including medical, dental, and vision for you and your family. 
  • Paid maternity and paternity for 14 weeks at employees' normal pay. 
  • Unlimited PTO, with management approval. 
  • A fully remote, results-based work environment. 
  • Opportunities for professional development and continued learning. 
  • Occasional travel to our offices in Washington D.C or alternative locations to collaborate with your team in person. 
  • Optional 401K, FSA, and equity incentives available. 


We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer: You’ll receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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