Job Description

San Diego,CA,US
Remote Work:
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Defense Acquisition Management Professional, Senior

Key Role: 

Determine an appropriate acquisition approach for a Defense program, or programs, based on DoD 5000 adaptive acquisition framework. Analyze, assess, and coordinate acquisition program documentation based on selected adaptive acquisition pathway, including an Acquisition Strategy, Acquisition Program Baseline, and Acquisition Decision Memorandums, and leverage expertise in acquisitions for integrated product teams regarding all statutory, regulatory, and policy analysis updates impacting acquisition documentation requirements. Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including the Resource Sponsor, Requirements Officer, and Operational Test Authority to ensure successful program execution and obtain concurrence on an acquisition way ahead. Execute acquisition requirements, including the DoD 5000 series, OMB circulars, Defense Acquisition Guide, and DoD Guide to Planning and Scheduling, as demonstrated by expertise in contents and application of each in the acquisition life cycle across all adaptive acquisition pathways. Analyze the development of acquisition documents, including the Initial Capabilities Document, Capability Development Document, Acquisition Strategy, Acquisition Program Baseline, Program Management Plan, Acquisition Decision Memorandum, Affordability Estimate, Analysis of Alternatives, and Cost Analysis and Requirements Description.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience with DoD Acquisition in an acquisition program office, Program Executive Officer’s office, or DoD Acquisition command

  • Experience supporting an ACAT, BCAT or SCAT or DoD adaptive acquisition framework program

  • Experience with DoD acquisition documentation, including Acquisition Strategies, Acquisition Program Baselines, Acquisition Decision Memorandums, or Milestone Decision Review briefs

  • Experience with DoDI 5000 series and SECNAVINST 5000 policies and documents

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to self-start and multitask in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with a Navy acquisition program office or program management

  • Experience with Urgent Capability, Middle Tier, or Software acquisition pathways or Defense Business Systems

  • Experience with Risk Management

  • Experience with Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS)

  • Experience taking a program to a Milestone or Production decision

  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedule and Microsoft Project

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and DFARS

  • Master’s degree preferred; Doctorate degree a plus

  • DAWIA Level III in Program Management or PMP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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