Acquisition Program Manager

  • Bedford / Hanscom AFB, MA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated moments ago

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On Site
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Specification
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Job Details

Overview

Acquisition Program Manager

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Acquisition Program Manager to support the Aerospace Management Systems Division (AFLCMC/HBA) which is within the USAF Digital Directorate and located at Hanscom AFB, MA.

This position will specifically support the Aloha/Air Route Surveillance Radar Version 4 Replacement - Hawaii (ARSR4R-HI) program. This program will support the replacement of the current Hawaii Air Route Surveillance Radar Version 4 (ARSR-4) to include prototype development, test, site preparation, and installation. The replacement radar will address DoD capability gaps driven by new threats and provide dual use for Hawaii for Air Traffic Control (ATC) and weather monitoring. It is a key component of the USAF's defense of Hawaii as a high priority mission for the DoD and supports NORAD/NORTHCOM and PACAF/INDOPACOM Deterrence Initiatives.

This is a full time / salaried position located at Hanscom AFB, MA.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, research, analyze, and assess system acquisition in terms of development, production, and deployment of weapons systems and associated equipment as well as formulate plans and recommend effective strategies in meeting cost, schedule and performance objectives
  • Support and develop acquisition reports, including statutory and regulatory reports (i.e., DAES, MAR, etc.)
  • Support program management reviews, senior level meeting/reviews, and IMP/IMS reviews
  • Support and develop various briefings/schedules of program status and acquisition tasks to senior management
  • Correlate EVM Cost Performance Report analysis with the monthly IMS CDRLs for programs
  • Provide expert Program Management inputs to Request for Proposal (RFPs) including systems specs, Electronic Warfare Systems (SRDs), Statement of Work (SOWs), and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), and other RFP products
  • Provide services critical to Life Cycle Logistics and operational supportability
  • Interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate acquisition project assignments and make recommendations to Government Program Manager regarding problems with unique or controversial items that may have a major effect on the overall performance and execution of acquisition & sustainment projects
  • Compare program direction and program plans for consistency.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing, providing quality acquisition and program documentation (briefings, documents, plans, etc.)
  • Outline policy disconnects, policy interpretation, and management of all acquisition effort


Qualifications:


Clearance: Must have an active US secuirty clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 20 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 10 of which must be in the DoD OR 30+ years of directly related experience, 12 of which must be in the DoD
  • Experience on DoD or Air Force acquisition programs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles, policies and practices of systems acquisition and program management, as defined in DoDI 5000.02 and 5000.75, as well as knowledge of roles and relationships within the DoD and the Air Force
  • Possess knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for gathering, analyzing, and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of acquisition programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic team environment meeting end users' requirement
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities


What We Offer
  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to "Be the Difference". This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.

We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.

Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!

Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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