Principal Acquisition Specialist (Horizon)

Engility Corporation El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 1 month ago

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SAIC is seeking a Principal Acquisition Specialist/Program Management Expert to provide acquisition support to the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Special Programs Directorate (SMC/SP). SMC/SP equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment, and sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space superiority capabilities of the highest national priority.

The position requires a candidate with in-depth experience with DoD program acquisition processes and documentation required for rapid prototyping (Middle-Tier Acquisitions - FY16 National Defense Authorization Act Section 804) acquisition planning and execution. The candidate will interact and coordinate daily with numerous stakeholders (Program Managers, Contracting Officers, and external organizations). The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide expert advice to the Program/Project Manager and Senior Air Force Leadership regarding acquisition strategies, contracting, budgeting and execution.

  • Develop/coordinate acquisition planning briefings and documents (e.g., ESIS, ASP, ASD, J&A, etc.).

  • Develop/coordinate solicitation planning and execution documents (e.g., RFP, SOW, CDRLs, Incentive Plans, etc.), etc.).

  • Develop/coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents as prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02, and relevant DoD, AF, and SMC policies that pertain to rapid prototyping.

  • Draft technical evaluations.

  • Provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design / milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance or in-scope SSBI and with willingness to consent to a polygraph examination.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS/BA Degree- Business or Engineering.

  • BS and 9 years or MS and 7 years years of experience in acquisition and program management within the Air Force DoD community and CFCM certification.

  • Experience with rapid capability prototyping and/or fielding.

  • Must be able to interface with all levels of functional/division acquisition offices to accomplish projects for the government program office.

  • Must be able to work independently.

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Principal Acquisition Specialist (Horizon)

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