Defense System Acquisition Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Support a Navy program office, including assisting the client with analyzing and evaluating acquisition strategies and performing analyses across a portfolio of 20+ acquisition efforts. Develop and review documentation and apply expertise in defense systems acquisition to support developing, acquiring, and fielding Navy systems. Analyze acquisition guidance and policy for the client. Serve as a developer of program acquisition information for programs of record and review acquisition program information submitted as part of a program's milestone decision package and other program reviews. Perform milestone or decision review planning and analysis. Research and implement all higher echelon guidance and mandates defined in DoD and Navy document series and JCS documents. Monitor and report program office compliance with DoD and PEO acquisition processes, procedures, and policies.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with DoD acquisition programs, including ACAT I-IV and AAP performing systems acquisition

-Experience with DoD or SECNAV 5000 instructions and the development of associated acquisition documents

-Experience with executing schedule requirements

-Experience with risk management

-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with ACAT I program

-Experience with Navy acquisition program office or program management a plus

-Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and DFARS

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent organizational skills

-MA, MS, MBA, or JD degree a plus

-DAWIA Level III in Program Management or PMP Certification

-PMI RMP Certification


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

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