Senior Space Acquisition Life Cycle Logistician (Top Secret)

    • KBR
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Technical writing
Systems design
Product support
Problem solving
Research and Development
Organizational skills
Status reports
Program development
Requirements management
Project planning
Program management
Integrated circuit
Internal communications
Systems engineering
Rapid prototyping
Mergers and acquisitions
Security clearance

Job Details


Senior Space Acquisition Life Cycle Logistician (Top Secret)

KBR is searching for a Senior Space Acquisition Life Cycle Logistician to provide Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) across the development of several first-of-kind space and ground systems. Responsibilities span the development and implementation of product support strategies throughout the system life cycle while driving optimization for the key performance outcomes of reliability, availability, maintainability, and reduction of total ownership costs. Candidates will need to understand requirements development, all acquisition phases, and have a good working knowledge of other functional areas for total life cycle product support of the systems being fielded. They will apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.

In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space RCO at Kirtland AFB, NM. The Space RCO is one of three US Space Force acquisition organization and is the one specializing in delivering first-of systems to fill quick-turn needs to deliver operational capability to the USSF. For each project, they set up small, agile, and empowered teams to include program manager, technical specialists, contracting, finance, security, and the use right acquisition strategies to set the effort up for success. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of these high performing teams in a high-profile, fast-paced environment.

Role and Responsibilities*

  • Provide logistics planning, analysis, assessment, requirements verification, technical writing and review of documentation, and integration for Space RCO programs during the acquisition lifecycle.
  • Assess programs against the 12 Integrated Product Support Elements.
  • Evaluate system design and testing of reliability, availability, and maintainability-cost metrics to achieve user requirements in mission capability and monitor system performance for improvements.
  • Develop, assess, evaluate, and coordinate logistics planning documents to implement a logistics life cycle integrated product support strategy for system fielding and support program milestones.
  • Report progress statissues/risk/potential impacts and resolution options; manage tasks/actions to closure; and capture information and present in an integrated schedule of events and milestones for senior leadership review.
  • Regularly participate in and facilitate integration/schedule/logistics forums for existing and emerging programs such as logistics working groups and Integrated Logistics Support Management Teams.
  • Support transition to operations, sustainment activities, and assess operations and maintenance readiness for program Depot activation, Operational Acceptance (OA) decisions, and Initial Operational Capability (IOC) declaration.
  • Performs independent work to provide logistics and support system effectiveness analysis, studies, and evaluations.
  • Confers with other SETA, FFRDC, and teammates to provide advice and to assist with problem resolution.
  • Supports management and execution of programs across multiple projects and ensures programs are properly coordinated and efficiently accomplished with the best available resources.
  • Drafts, reviews, and edits final program reports, documents, and briefings.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy. Often briefs government senior leadership.
  • Coordinates with external agencies to include operational units, higher headquarters, Combatant Command (COCOM) staffs, other acquisition activities, and research and development functions. This will include producing, tracking, coordinating all agreements and documentation necessary to transition seamlessly into a framework for organizing, training, and equipping the USSF.
  • Develop Monthly Status Report on all efforts including updates on major activities, challenges, opportunities, deliverables, and subcontractor performance.


Required skills:

  • Minimum of ten years of proven experience in DoD and/or IC system life cycle sustainment.
  • Proficiency in Integrated Life Cycle Management (AFI 63-101/20-101) to include documentation generation, presentation preparation, and supporting programmatic-focused discussions.
  • Knowledge of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) products, Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP), Depot Source of Repair(s) (DSOR), Depot Maintenance Activation Plan(s) (DMAP), and associated policy/instructions.
  • Understanding of ground systems supporting space operations and operational environments and corresponding mission user needs.
  • Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs.
  • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition.
  • Experience with requirements management and project planning.

Desired skills:

  • Fifteen plus years of proven program management experience in DoD and/or IC system life cycle sustainment.
  • Experience in supporting ACAT I/II level acquisition programs.
  • Experience in the development and fielding of satellites and associated ground systems.
  • DAWIA certification in Life Cycle Logistics.
  • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) experience to Government program offices.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and transition to operations.
  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, Statements of Work, and Performance Work Statements


  • Relevant BS and MA/MS degrees


  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility.
  • No less than two (2) years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience with at least 1-year within the last 5 years.
  • Must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph.

Location & Travel:

  • This position is full-time, on site at Kirtland AFB, NM and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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