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Acquisition Support Specialist

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Job ID: 2115543
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2022
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Acquisition Journeyman with an active TS/SCI to conduct acquisition planning and support activities for current and future programs in accordance with Federal, DoD, Air Force and JWAC laws regulations, policies, directives and instructions in Dahlgren, VA.
Job responsibilities:
  • Support various program actions and activities to include Integrated Project Team (IPTs) meetings, requirements matrix to capability planning and development, vendor performance tracking, milestone planning, staff coordination, and decision document preparation.
  • Provide acquisition planning and support required for project monitoring, financial monitoring, project planning and scheduling; financial management support, budget analysis support, obligation and budget execution tracking, and daily funds monitoring.
  • Support the government acquisition managers by ensuring programs are in conformance with current DoD directives (i.e. 5000 and 8000 series), the program’s approved Acquisition Program Baseline document, and current JWAC policies.
  • Perform program management functions to monitor cost, schedule and performance of contractors,
    contracts and higher level taskings in support of JWAC capabilities.
  • Provide assistance in the coordination of Integrated Project Teams (IPTs), various program actions and activities to include but not be limited to requirements development, solicitation development, source selections, pre- and post-award monitoring and activities.
  • Maintain a current status of all acquisition activities and perform analysis on the delivery performance, maintaining metrics and reports for distribution to government management. The contractor shall identify areas where the acquisition process is slowing down and develop remediation action plans. This is currently performed in a government database.


  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience with Air Force acquisition processes, procedures and functions with a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or related course work.
  • Relevant experience with Air Force acquisition processes, procedures, program management expertise, and functions to
    support the procurement and management of capabilities in JWAC’s portfolio of programs
  • Active TS/SCI clearances and comply with all aspects of the Privacy Act (PA) and safeguarding of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in the execution of their duties.

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SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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