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Sr. Acquisition Technical Specialist

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Information on the Program Supporting: Candidate will support of Project Manager, Sensors Aerial Intelligence (PM SAI) and the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S). PEO IEW&S provides tactically relevant manned Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) to the United States Army, U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Army National Guard and Department of Defense (DoD) Aerial Exploitation Battalions (AEBs), Combatant Commanders (COCOMs) and Task Forces (TFs) in support of both persistent missions and current, and emerging, Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).

Candidate will serve as a lead action officer in an Army Acquisition program management office to define, develop, and implement program strategies to execute a wide array of program management and contract management activities for the acquisition of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems in compliance with applicable laws, government regulations, organizational rules, and best practices.

Specific duties include:

- Develop, implement, and manage Army acquisition process strategies to include reviewing policies, guidance, and directives as needed and providing advisory services to program teams; author program documentation (e.g. Acquisition Strategies, Acquisition Management Plans, Program Initiation and Milestone Review Documentation, Systems Engineering Plans, Risk Management Plans, etc.); clearly outline all statutory/regulatory requirements along with options to overcome internal and external challenges; and plan for achieving milestones within performance requirement, cost and schedule constraints

- Lead and strategize multiple Request for Proposal (RFP) development efforts, contract proposal reviews, and support contract awards to include the authoring of Requests for Information (RFIs); Sources Sought (SS); Acquisition Plans; Justification and Approvals (J&As); Performance Work Statements (PWSs); Statements of Work (SOWs); Statement of Objectives (SOOs); Performance Work Specifications (PWSs); Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs); Incentive Plans; Source Selection Plans (SSPs); Evaluation Factors; Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs); Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) Structures; Determination and Findings (D&Fs); Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs); DD Form 254s; Technical Evaluations; and other required documentation

- Serve as a non-government advisor and source selection administrator on competitive source selections to include organizing source selection teams, venues, and materials; ensuring the safe-keeping and security of proposals and selection documentation; prep and training government evaluators/advisors on source selection procedures/techniques; facilitating and guiding the review of proposals in alignment with RFP sections L and M; and creating Selection Recommendation Documents, Cost Realisms Reports, and Source Selection Decision Documents based upon government evaluator ratings/findings

- Support post-award contract execution to include contract compliance and monitoring of all requirement decomposition, development, design execution/assessment, sell-off, and testing activities

- Manage, monitor, and assess program execution through Integrated Baseline Review and Earned Value management techniques, design reviews, and program entrance/exit criteria

- Manage, track, and report on program execution cost, schedule and performance

- Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions

% of Time Essential Function

50% Contract planning and execution

25% Program cost, schedule, and performance management and monitoring

20% Milestone planning and execution

5% Other duties as assigned


Education, Experience & Other Training

Level and type of education required and/or preferred.

- Bachelors degree or equivalent in Business Management or related field preferred

Level of experience required and/or preferred to perform the job. Include years and nature/type (i.e., industry-specific experience)

- Minimum 10 years experience with DoD contracting and acquisition programs and policies

- Experience with ACAT I, II or III programs in multiple phases of the acquisition lifecycle

- Experience developing a variety of acquisition and contracting documents and executing acquisition and contracting activities in a Program Management Office, including both pre-award and post-award contract management experience

- Experience with C5ISR programs or systems preferred

- Ability to self-start, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision

- Possession of excellent team-oriented and team-building skills

- Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Other requirements/abilities.

- Secret clearance required, TS/SCI clearance preferred

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2020-12-26

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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