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Policy and Government Affairs Manager

Policy and Government Affairs Manager
Organization: Rebellion Defense
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11/16/2023

Rebellion Defense: Policy and Government Affairs Manager Position

Rebellion Defense is at the forefront of building mission capabilities tailored for the software-defined era of defense. Our mission is to empower warfighters with cutting-edge software, enabling them to detect, deter, and outpace adversaries in the rapidly evolving landscape of modern warfare. We bring together technologists and defense experts to develop technology exclusively for defense and national security.

Policy and Government Affairs Manager

Location: Washington, DC

The Policy and Government Affairs Manager role is based in Washington, DC, with an expectation of regular work from our headquarters office. Occasional travel may be required.


  • Work collaboratively with the Rebellion leadership team to formulate government outreach strategy and establish relationships with key stakeholders in the government.
  • Lead, develop, and execute engagement efforts, managing outreach campaigns and interacting with senior officials in Congress and the Administration.
  • Dedicate time to cultivate Rebellion’s policy voice internally and externally.
  • Contribute to the shaping of legislation and policy proposals, fostering the adoption of cutting-edge capabilities in the national security sector.
  • Collaborate with the Rebellion leadership team to position Rebellion as a thought leader in the application of AI technology for defense and national security.


  • Professional experience in Government Relations and Public Affairs in the national security or technology sectors.
  • Previous work experience on Capitol Hill with a demonstrated ability to navigate the legislative process.
  • Experience working with Washington think tanks, legislative, and administration landscapes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and generate technical and legislative language.
  • Basic understanding of modern technology, including cloud services, artificial intelligence, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Law, Public Administration, or Business Administration.
  • Active Top Secret US Security Clearance.

Diversity and Inclusion:

We embrace diversity and difference, believing that broadening team perspectives enhances innovation and leads to better outcomes. We encourage applications even if all preferred qualifications are not met, fostering a collaborative environment supporting professional development.


The annual salary range for this role is $150,000 to $165,000 within the United States, irrespective of the candidate’s location. The final salary will be determined based on education, qualifications, skills, experience, and calibrated against relevant market data.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Rebellion Defense is an equal opportunity employer, making employment decisions based on merit and business needs. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

Export Controls:

Rebellion’s products are subject to export controls, including ITAR and/or EAR. To work with our products, you must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, a protected individual, or eligible to obtain required authorizations from the US Department of State or US Department of Commerce.

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