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Acquisition Program Analyst, Sr. Principal (Horizon)

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Job ID: 2015320
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
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 with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is seeking a Senior Acquisition Specialist to support United States Space Force (USSF) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Special Programs (SP) Directorate in strategic acquisition planning and execution for advanced capability space systems. The position requires broad experience with the Department of Defense (DoD) program acquisition processes and documents required for acquisition planning, program execution, and DoD milestone decisions (as tailored from DoDI 5000.02).

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

  • Provide expert advice to the Materiel Leader (ML) / Program Manager (PM) and Senior USSF and Air Force Leadership regarding acquisition strategies, contracting, budgeting and execution

  • Develop Program Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs to attain necessary resources and assist in applying those resources appropriately to the program(s) within the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process

  • Develop/coordinate acquisition planning and pre-award briefings and documents, including: Early Strategy and Issues Sessions (ESIS), Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASP), Statements of Objective, Statements of Work, Performance Work Statements, Requests for Information (RFI), Justifications and Approvals (J&A), Determination and Findings (D&Fs), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs), Source Selection Plans/Strategies, and business clearances

  • Develop/coordinate solicitation planning and execution documents, including: Requests for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Task Order Proposals (RFTOP), Requests for Prototype Proposals (RPP), and all associated documentation

  • Develop/coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents as prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02, and relevant DoD, AF, and SMC policies

  • Draft technical evaluations and function as an advisor in source selections


  • Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; Masters and thirteen (13) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • Requires an active TS/SCI clearance



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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