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Marine Engineer/Naval Architect

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Job ID: 208279
Location: MACDILL AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


Join SAIC’s team, in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command's  Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Support Services (SOF AT&L), in meeting its mission by providing rapid and focused acquisition, technology, and logistics support to Warfighters, through the delivery of the most effective capabilities to our Special Operations Forces.

The candidate selected for this position shall:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.

  • Ability to perform as part of a diverse team
  • Strong working Knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Office Suite software.

  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of fact-finding, analysis and resolution of complex contracting problems, and the ability to develop concrete action plans to solve problems.

  • Working knowledge of the Defense Acquisition System as directed by DoD Instruction 5000.02, “Operation of the Defense Acquisition System”

  • Working knowledge of the Defense Acquisition Framework process.

  • Knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable to program and - technical acquisition requirements.

  • Knowledge of price and cost analysis sufficient to review proposals, actual and estimated expenditures and established rates to determine price reasonableness or to determine a negotiation position.

  • Ability to properly apply funding rules associated with the obligation of multiple types of appropriations.

  • Ability to apply precedents found in government contracting case law to specific contracting situations to ensure that legally binding contracting officer decisions are consistent, justifiable and will be upheld at appellate courts or boards.

  • Knowledge of contracting negotiation, administration and termination principles, policies, procedures and technical requirements applicable to the full range of contracting actions for a variety of contract types.

  • Working knowledge of Project management/scheduling software programs such as MS Project.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of teambuilding. Ability to establish performance goals and assess progress toward their achievement.

  • Ability to adjust work operations and program objectives to meet emergencies, changing programs or production requirements within available resources and with minimum sacrifice of quality or quantity of work.


  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience.

  • Must possess a DoD Secret clearance.
  • DAWIA Level III Equivalency IAW the PWS, and in the Engineering, Program Management, or Science and Technology (S&T) fields.

  • Knowledge of SOF-unique acquisition processes is desired. Maritime experience is valued.



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