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Principal Acquisition Professional

Job ID: 2316646
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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


Come be a part of the SAIC team in Fort Meade MD, where we help address the nation’s most pressing and complex challenges. SAIC works with our customers on missions that strengthen security and safety and protect the basic values of our society.

We have an opening for a motivated, dedicated and energetic Principal Acquisition Professional to support a recently awarded program supporting the Intelligence Community (IC).

The Acquisition Professional drafts pre-solicitation requirements documents; acquisition strategy documents; and assists in implementing the strategies. The selected candidate advises in the interpretation and tailoring of IC acquisition regulations/memorandums and ensure affordable, supportable and effective systems are delivered to the customer. In addition the candidate provides assistance in analyzing and developing improved policies, plans, methods, procedures, and systems of acquisition management. 

 Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and schedule pre-acquisition meetings, to include Integrated Planning Teams (IPTs),
  • Draft and conduct market research and document findings,
  • Assit with writing requirements documents to include Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Technical Task Orders (Completion and LOE), Labor Categories, and Performance Work Statements (PWS),
  • Assist the Government in documenting, and implementing contract/acquisition strategies including preparation of briefing slides,
  • Assist in providing oversight and compliance review of acquisition documentation at all levels of preparation, and
  • Assist in developing Major System Acquisition program documentation and preparing for Milestone Decisions



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a business or technical focus is required. In lieu of a degree, DAWIA Level II in any focus area and an additional three (3) years of directly related experience for a total of eighteen (18) years may be substituted.
    • In lieu of certification, an additional three (3) years of directly related experience for a total of twenty-one (21) years may be substituted.
  • Fifteen (15) years of demonstrated combined experience in DoD/IC acquisition management, DoD/IC contracting, or DoD/IC contract management is required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience writing pre-solicitation documents in compliance with IC acquisition policy.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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