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Acquisition Engineer

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Job ID: 2212843
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


DESCRIPTION:  SAIC is seeking an Acquisition Engineer to assist the government plan and manage contracts and associated services and capabilities in the Springfield, VA area.  If this sounds exciting, we want to interview you and tell you more about our program culture and environment and see if this will be a good fit for both of us.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform as Government’s trusted advisor in successfully planning, acquiring, and executing non-core contracts
  • Support overall technical and programmatic execution of enterprise contracts and task orders
  • Develop integrated assessments and products describing status of contracts and associated management activities
  • Support development of various acquisition products, technical elements of engineering change proposals, award fee briefs, statements of work, etc.
  • Contribute to program management reviews, technical exchanges; provide sound analysis and recommendations for successful program execution
  • Craft presentations, white papers, technical/programmatic analysis, status reports, etc. for a variety of audiences; conveys information in crisp, articulate manner


Required Education and Experience:

Contract requirement:  Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and minimum 9 years of experience  


Required Qualifications:  

  • Innovative, and highly motivated Acquisition Engineer well-versed in acquisition process, contracts management, budget planning
  • Experience with National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and associated acquisition policies and manual
  • Familiar with overall GEOINT and SIGINT space and ground architecture
  • Familiar with systems engineering and systems development processes
  • Strong data analysis and data visualization skills
  • Polished communicator and proven collaborator; demonstrated ability to coordinate across all levels of government to ensure contracts effectively deliver required services and capabilities
  • Self-starter, proactively addressing customer requirements with no supervision; expert at defining solutions for broad, abstract topics
  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly


Desired Experience:

  • Familiar with Jira and Confluence; Digital Engineering
  • Familiar with systems development methodologies (e.g Agile, DevSecOps, Spiral, Waterfall, etc.)

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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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