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Sr Acquisition Professional

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Job ID: 1928287
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2020
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: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide acquisition support on functions of program management. Assist program managers in developing program documentation, creating program schedules, tracking program status, evaluating operational and technical alternatives, performing risk assessment and managing integrated product teams. Provide expertise on the myriad of factors that influence cost, schedule, performance, and risk. Advise in the interpretation and tailoring of DoD/NSA acquisition regulations/memorandums, and ensure affordable, supportable and effective systems are delivered to the customer. Provides assistance in analyzing and developing improved policies, plans, methods, procedures, and systems of acquisition management programs.


Activities include:


  • Work with government project personnel and contracting, as appropriate, ensuring that all required documentation is completed and included (e.g. verify Section 508 information; acquisition security form and/or Contract Security Classification Specifications.

  • Support Government PM (GPM) in the identification and collection of Minimum Acquisition Requirements.

  • Assist the government project personnel with coordination and advice in the areas of acquisition and program management for Tier I and Tier II Programs.

  • Assist in monitoring program execution and provide recommendations to GPMs on addressing issues early to prevent escalation.

  • Assist GPM in developing Major System Acquisition program documentation and preparing for Milestone Decisions.









TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Fifteen (15) years of demonstrated combined experience in DoD acquisition management, program management, and/or contract management is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in an acquisition related field is required and professional certification at any level from a recognized institution is desired but not required. In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, Project Management Institute PMP certification, or Contract Manager CPCM certification, or DAWIA Level III in any other 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. Minimum of two (2) years acquisition experience supporting Major System Acquisition programs during preparation for Milestone Decisions (Milestone Decisions A, B, IOC, and/or FOC).


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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