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Program Acquisitions Specialist

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Job ID: 2209773
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a seasoned project manager and/or systems engineer with agile experience to support the United States Space Force - Space Systems Command - Special Programs Directorate in El Segundo, California, which equips our warfighters with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. This directorate leads 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 an individual with strong technical project management skills and experience in the space control mission area. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, team skills and DoD Program Management experience. They will be expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short deadlines and rapidly evolving customer needs.
Duties Include:
  • Provide technical project management support enabling the Government to execute agile programs, oversee software development, and field systems and applications.
  • Establish and define program planning requirements; monitor and report on contractor performance given technical, cost, and schedule objectives
  • Draft technical evaluations and function as advisor in source selection activities
  • Facilitate and enhance program management and related processes throughout Program Office
  • Support Government and contractor reviews to assess progress, risks, issues, and metrics and provide the Government with timely decision data.
  • Ensure logical and systematic conversion of program requirements into total solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints


  • Bachelor's degree or relevant discipline and 14+ years of technical project management, systems engineering, or Agile/DevSecOps software development activities
  • An active TS/SCI clearance with willingness to consent to a polygraph examination
  • 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
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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