SAIC's Horizon program is seeking a Principal Program Mgmt Acquisition Specialists with varying levels of experience and backgrounds to support the U.S. Space Forces mission of delivering warfighter capability via the Space Systems Command's Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power and Battle Management, Command, Control and Communications weapon system portfolios. Positions are available in El Segundo, California and/or Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Horizon program is supporting Government weapon systems program offices with subject matter experts that have a background with the Department of Defense major capability acquisition process. Horizon team members provide systems acquisitions and program management support on various capability development programs that are intended to protect and defend the Nation's most valuable space assets. Our team is at the forefront of the advising and assisting the Government throughout the full lifecycle of systems acquisition processes that enable in most instances, rapid fielding to meet warfighter needs.
Fun stuff you will do on the job:
Provide advice to Program/Project Managers regarding acquisition strategies, schedules, contracting, budgeting, and execution
Prepare periodic status reports, coordinate, and execute periodic staff meetings and technical interchange meetings, and develop acquisition plans, schedules, and executive program briefings
Develop, draft, and coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents asAc prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02 / Acquisition Framework, and relevant DoD, AF, and local unit policies that pertain to rapid prototyping
Provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design/milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements
Provide program element coordination, staffing and monitoring; advise and assist government customer regarding funding commitments, obligations, and expenditures as well as drafting and supporting delivery of program funding documentation and monthly financial reports
This is you:
Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent business-related discipline and nine (9) or more years in government weapon systems acquisitions and program management and, or Contracts management within the Department of Defense
Must have an in-scope background investigation (SSBI/T5) and the ability to obtain Sensitive Compartment Information and Special Access Program accesses as well as be willing to consent to a polygraph examination \
Experience with Department of Defense Major Capability Acquisition System process
Experience with Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System process
Experience in Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution process
You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
Master’s degree in business management, technical management, and/or engineering
Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP)
Experience in the National Security Space and, or the Space Control mission area
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Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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