Acquisition Support Engineer - TS/SCI Cleared
- Military veterans preferred
2020-02-12 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC is seeking an Acquisition Support Engineer who will assist
the customer with defining technical spacecraft and ground systems requirements,
defining a coherent acquisition strategy, and initiating major contracts with
The position is located in Chantilly, VA and tied to the NXLS3 contract, which provides full life-cycle systems engineer & acquisition support for multiple Major System Acquisitions to a Government satellite program office. The incumbent SETA team was just awarded a 11 year contract from March 2020 through February 2031!
If you can demonstrate a technical understanding of space systems, have a working knowledge of government budget requirements, a sound understanding of contracting regulations, and a familiarity with the NRO’s systems engineering practices then this is the job for you!
Specific duties include:
end-to-end system capabilities.
acquisition strategy and timelines to benefit mission needs and architecture.
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.
performance requirements and identify disconnects with Request for Proposal
(RFP) intent and available budget.
processes to track and report progress on the accomplishment of all contract
critical program milestones and match them with appropriate contract
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).
technical evaluations of contractor proposals.
complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback
to the COTR and other customer personnel.
with mission analysis and technical requirements teams to ensure completeness
across the acquisition.
with other acquisition offices to ensure “end to end” acquisitions that reflect
sound systems engineering practices.
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
Bachelors in Business or Engineering discipline
14 years or more professional experience
Previous experience developing a variety of acquisition strategies
Experience in NRO, IC, and DoD acquisition and program management
Detailed understanding of government satellite systems acquisitions
Experience in the development of Statement of Works (SOWs) and in the
ability to perform technical evaluations on SOW’s and BOE’s
Basic understanding of satellite systems and architectures
Program Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification
Ability to travel domestically
Advanced Engineering degree (MS or PhD)
Previous experience in the program office
Insight into mission utility of program office systems and interfaces to external components