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Acquisition Support Engineer

Job ID: 2017307
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 19, 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 with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for an Acquisition Support Engineer to support our dynamic program located in Chantilly, Virginia. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly. 

 

 

The Advanced Plans Acquisition Support Engineer requires a detailed understanding of government satellite systems acquisitions.  The position requires an ability to assist the customer with defining technical spacecraft and ground systems requirements, defining a coherent acquisition strategy, and initiating major contracts with industry partners.  The position requires that a successful candidate demonstrate a technical understanding of space systems, a working knowledge of government budget requirements, a sound understanding of contracting regulations, and a familiarity with the NRO's systems engineering practices.

 

Specific duties include:

 

  • Draft acquisition documentation to include acquisition plan, fee plan/milestone payment plan, statement of work, contract data requirements list, and other documentation required for a competitive source selection.

  • Monitor performance requirements and identify disconnects with Request for Proposal (RFP) intent and available budget.

  • Support processes to track and report progress on the accomplishment of all contract actions.

  • Identify critical program milestones and match them with appropriate contract requirements.

  • Develop artifacts and briefings in support of critical oversight reviews to include National Intelligence Acquisition Board (NIAB), Acquisition Strategy Councils (ASC), Contract Review Panels (CRP), and Quarterly Program Reviews (QPR).

  • Support technical evaluations of contractor proposals.

  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR and other customer personnel.

  • Liaise with mission analysis and technical requirements teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition.

  • Coordinate with other acquisition offices to ensure “end to end” acquisitions that reflect sound systems engineering practices.

  • Other duties as specified by the COTR and Program Manager. 

                   

 

 

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. 

 

10+ years of experience

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering discipline

  • Previous experience developing a variety of acquisition strategies

  • Basic understanding of satellite systems and architectures

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills



Overview

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 saic.com 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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