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Acquisition Support Specialist

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Job ID: 2302434
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring an Acquisition Support Specialist with an active Top Secret clearance to conduct acquisition planning and support activities for current and future programs in accordance with Federal, DoD, Air Force and JWAC laws regulations, policies, directives and instructions. This position is located in Dahlgren, VA.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Support various program actions and activities to include Integrated Project Team (IPTs) meetings, requirements matrix to capability planning and development, vendor performance tracking, milestone planning, staff coordination, and decision document preparation.
  • Provide acquisition planning and support required for project monitoring, financial monitoring, project planning and scheduling; financial management support, budget analysis support, obligation and budget execution tracking, and daily funds monitoring.
  • Support the government acquisition managers by ensuring programs are in conformance with current DoD directives (i.e. 5000 and 8000 series), the program’s approved Acquisition Program Baseline document, and current JWAC policies.
  • Perform program management functions to monitor cost, schedule and performance of contractors, contracts and higher level taskings in support of JWAC capabilities.
  • Provide assistance in the coordination of Integrated Project Teams (IPTs), various program actions and activities to include but not be limited to requirements development, solicitation development, source selections, pre- and post-award monitoring and activities.
  • Maintain a current status of all acquisition activities and perform analysis on the delivery performance, maintaining metrics and reports for distribution to government management. The contractor shall identify areas where the acquisition process is slowing down and develop remediation action plans. This is currently performed in a government database.


Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience. 
Required Clearance:
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Required Skills

  • Relevant experience with DoD acquisition processes, procedures, and functions to support the procurement and management of capabilities in JWAC’s portfolio of programs
  • Program management experience
  • Knowledge of the FAR and DFAR
  • Excellent communication and writing skill
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

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 approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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