Assistant Director, Government Affairs

Washington DC - Baltimore Metro Area

Armis is looking for a few of the very best people in their field to join our A-team of big thinkers, doers, movers, and shakers. This unique opportunity truly offers the best of all worlds—start up culture, enterprise level benefits and security, and top pay for the industry. Got your attention yet? Good, keep reading, it only gets better.

Ok, so what exactly does Armis do?

Connected assets are growing at an explosive rate, across every industry and every geo. In today’s world of smart devices and BYOD, these assets come from every direction and are found in every possible environment and industry. And they’re critical to success for every enterprise. And because every single asset represents a very real potential vulnerability, they’re also the last line of defense against today’s sophisticated cyber criminals. 

Armis gives companies of every size—across every industry and geo—complete asset visibility, contextual intelligence, and continuous security. We have partnerships and integrations with the planet’s leading tech and cybersecurity players. And we’re building an incredibly smart and diverse global team of thought-leading technologists, creative visionaries and proven game changers who are ready to take Armis to the next level.

Assistant Director of Government Affairs

We are currently looking for an Assistant Director of Government Affairs based in Washington D.C. This position will report to the Vice President of External Government Affairs and will be an integral part of our alignment and growth in the Public Sector community.

The team is focused on engaging in the development and implementation of legislation, policies and programs aligned with Armis' strategic interests. We also build trusted relationships with government officials to create meaningful partnerships while expanding visibility and reputation as a global cybersecurity leader.

Your Experience:

  • Understanding of government affairs activities, especially related to the cybersecurity and technology industry
  • Understanding of critical topics such as 5G security and software supply chain security, and their national security and homeland security implications
  • 5+ years of applicable professional experience, including work on Capitol Hill, in the U.S. Executive Branch, private industry and/or trade associations
  • Experience developing content for and managing senior-level participation in high-profile conferences and public events
  • A strong network and reputation on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. Executive Branch
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

The Role:

  • Maintaining professional working relationships with congressional staff by utilizing congressional and legislative affairs, principles and methods that effectively communicate activities relevant to our business.
  • Identify partnerships, regional, policy or business alliances, and association alliances that enhance the capabilities of the organization.
  • Cover and review congressional hearings relevant for cybersecurity issues
  • Organize, prepare and deliver executive level communications on relevant bills, topics and actions that align to the goals and objectives of Armis
  • Monitoring congressional activities and work with Vice President, Government Affairs to take action when appropriate, to ensure Armis corporate interests are protected and advanced
  • Monitoring proposed legislative actions and providing advice on intent, scope and impact to business
  • Maintaining monthly communication update on legislative and funding elements relevant to our business
  • Create consistent reporting function pertaining to funding, policy and legislative activity that impacts Armis worldwide
  • Maintain schedule of key events and activities that align to Armis business objectives
  • Represent the company in external forums, and collaborate with trade associations on areas of common interest
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required. Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ensure all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Armis.

Salary range guidance for this position is: $150,000-$175,000

The salary range listed does not include other forms of compensation or benefits (e.g. i.e. bonuses, commissions, stocks, health insurance benefits, etc.) offered to candidates. Visit our careers site for more information on benefits at Armis.

The choices you make in your career journey matter. You want to do interesting work in an important field while also having time to live your life, which is why we place so much value in your life-work balance. Armis sets you up for success with comprehensive health benefits, discretionary time off, paid holidays including monthly me days, and a highly inclusive and diverse workplace. Put your unique experiences and perspective to work in an environment where they will enable you to thrive, grow, and live your life with integrity.

Armis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We never discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected (or not) status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to submit satisfactory proof of identity and legal authorization.

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