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Sr Pre- Award Acquisition Specialist - FAA

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Job ID: 192594
Location: WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, DC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2019
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Strategic Plng
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Sr. Acquisition Specialist to generates quantifiable contract requirements based on customer descriptions, system planning and design, and acquisition strategies for a joint agency surveillance and weather program.  Assess program artifacts and translate technical capabilities and system development strategies into specifications and program requirements.  Work with multi-disciplined acquisition technical teams to develop detailed solution development, production, and solution implementation requirements.  Develop acquisition documents to include statements of work (SOW), evaluation criteria, technical performance parameters, and other required solicitation/contract attachments. Provide support to Screening Information Request (SIR)/Request for Proposal (RFP) development and coordination activities. Assess vendor responses using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, coordinate development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall program, requirements development, and acquisition strategies. Perform in-depth editing of acquisition documents for clarity, completeness, accuracy, continuity, readability, grammar and punctuation.


  •  20 + years of experience  with BS/BA in Business or related technical field (Aerospace, Computer Science, Electrical, Math, or similar;) or 17+ years with MS/MA in Business or related technical field (Aerospace, Computer Science, Electrical, Math, or similar); or 25+ years related experience. 
  • Experience with FAA and/or DoD prime mission equipment or major systems acquisition development and execution.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and translate programmatic and technical objectives into contract requirements.
  • Experience with acquisition, system and software development, test procedures, implementation, configuration management, and full system lifecycle processes.
  • Ability to provide feedback, guidance and recommendations.
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain consensus with multi-discipline teams across organizational/functional lines.
  • Ability to understand complex joint program organizational responsibilities and maintain appropriate contact.
  • Proficient in technical writing and able to successfully communicate with both technical and acquisition specialists.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze data sets, determine trends, and recommend plans of action.
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forms.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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