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Program Acquisition Specialist

Job ID: 2208112
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
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 Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Program Acquisition Lead on the Horizon Program to support to the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying next-generation and advanced capability space systems under the Special Programs (SP) Directorate at the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) in El SegundoThe position support SMC’s portfolio of programs designed to gain, maintain and exploit space superiority that includes space launch, global positioning, military space vehicle communications, defense meteorological space vehicles, range systems, space vehicle control networks, space-based infrared systems, and space situational awareness capabilities.

The position will provide acquisition support to the Directorate and requires a candidate with excellent communication and team skills and in-depth experience with DoD program acquisition processes and documentation required for rapid prototyping (Middle-Tier Acquisitions - FY16 National Defense Authorization Act Section 804) acquisition planning and execution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert advice to the Program/Project Manager and Senior Air Force Leadership regarding acquisition strategies, contracting, budgeting and execution
  • Develop/coordinate acquisition planning briefings and documents (e.g., ESIS, ASP, ASD, J&A, etc.)
  • Develop/coordinate solicitation planning and execution documents (e.g., RFP, SOW, CDRLs, Incentive Plans, etc.), etc. 
  • Develop/coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents as prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02, and relevant DoD, AF, and SMC policies that pertain to rapid prototyping
  • Provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design / milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements
  • Interact and coordinate daily with numerous stakeholders (Program Managers, Contracting Officers, and external organizations)
  • Manage the Award Fee Process - Collect Inputs/create artifacts to support decision
  • Provide inputs/craft responses for high headquarters level Taskers - related to POM, Funding, Programmatics, Acquisition Strategy
  • Provide Contracting expertise for contracting types/strategies/contracting and fiscal law constraints for various stages of the program

 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  •  Relevant Bachelors degree and fourteen (14) years of related experience; Relevant Masters degree and twelve (12) years of related expereince with acquisition and program management within the DoD community
  • Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP) are a plus
  • Have excellent communication and team skills
  • Expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short-term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs.

Required Clearance:

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance with in-scope SSBI/T5 and have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI for Special Programs.  Must be willing to consent to a Poly.  US Citizenship required.

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to interface with all levels of functional/division acquisition offices to accomplish projects for the government program office

 

 

 


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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