Chief Acquisition Specialist

  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


USD 200,001.00 - 225,000.00
Full Time


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Job Details

Job ID: 2312678

Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, US

Date Posted: 2023-09-13

Category: Program Management

Subcategory: Project Analyst

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Potential for Remote Work: No

SAIC is seeking a Chief Acquisition Analyst (PM Support) to support cyber programs within the Program Executive Office's Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power portfolio in El Segundo, California .

Fun stuff you will do on the job:
  • Provide advice to Program/Project Managers regarding acquisition strategies, schedules, contracting, budgeting and execution
  • Prepare periodic status reports, coordinate and execute periodic staff meetings and technical interchange meetings, and develop acquisition plans, schedules, and executive program briefings
  • Develop, draft, and coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents as prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02 / Acquisition Framework, and relevant DoD, AF, and local unit policies that pertain to rapid prototyping
  • Provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design/milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements
  • Provide program element coordination, staffing and monitoring; advise and assist government customer regarding funding commitments, obligations, and expenditures as well as drafting and supporting delivery of program funding documentation and monthly financial reports


This is you:
  • Bachelors and 18 years or more of related experience in government weapon systems acquisitions and program management and, or Contracts management within the Department of Defense or 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree
  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance with in-scope SSBI/T5 background investigation. Ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information and Special Access Program accesses. Must be willing to consent to a polygraph.
You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
  • Master Degree in Business Management, technical management, and/or engineering
  • Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP)
  • Experience in the National Security Space and, or the Space Control mission area

Target salary range: $200,001 - $225,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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