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Senior Space Acquisition/Program Management Specialist

Job ID: 202515
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Senior-level Acquisition Specialist/Program Management Expert (SME) to support Senior Leadership and Program Element Monitors (PEMs) working space programs in the Secretary of the Air Force’s Space Acquisition Directorate (SAF/AQS) at the Pentagon. SME  will provide support to PEM for the Space Based Infrared Surveillance and Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Programs.  This SME will have substantial experience with the acquisition cycle and documents required for program execution and DoD milestone decisions.


The Senior Acquisition Specialist/Program Management Expert shall provide program planning and acquisition support to SAF/AQSC and serves as prime consultant to the organization on highly significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities, and long-range goals and objectives. The successful applicant shall serve as a liaison between Program Element system program offices (SPOs) at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), and Air Force and OSD Staff and be responsible for maintaining awareness of and assisting with proper execution of all funding within their designated Program Elements or programs of record.

 

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Provide expert advice to the Program Element Monitor (PEM) and Senior Air Force Leadership regarding acquisition strategies, contracting, and program budgeting.

 

Support the review, vetting, and approval of acquisition documents such as an Acquisition Strategy Document (ASD), Request for Proposals (RFP) and Statement of Work (SOW).

 

Develop annual budget materials to include RDT&E and Procurement budget justification documents, OSD hearing briefings, and congressional staffer briefs.

 

Support the presentation of annual budget materials to key stakeholders and develop and coordinate answers to questions for the record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and nine (9)+ years of relevant experience
  • Qualified applicants must have a current/active Top Secret SCI with a current background investigation within five (5) years and consent to a polygraph examination.



Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

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 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. 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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