The MITRE Corporation Lead Contracting/Acquisition Analyst, McLean, VA - (Polygraph ) in Herndon, Virginia
Lead Contracting/Acquisition Analyst, McLean, VA - (Polygraph )
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MITRE’s Center for Acquisition and Management Sciences (CAMS) provides solutions for our nation’s complex challenges with innovative acquisition strategies, risk and program management, and data-driven cost and business analytics. We are seeking Lead Contracts/Acquisition Specialists with Top Secret/SCI/Polygraphs to join CAMS and become a recognized subject matter expert to the Intelligence Community (IC) by providing contracting and acquisition recommendations, guidance, and support to IC Sponsors.
Key Job Functions:
Work in a unique, and fast-paced environment with numerous security constraints and accelerated delivery schedules
Ability to solicit and capture technical requirements from multiple key stakeholders with various levels of expertise and translate into a coherent requirements document or SOW
Ability to analyze technical requirements, identify gaps and provide recommendations to the Sponsor to ensure they obtain the right expertise and communicate effectively with industry
Assess, recommend and develop acquisition strategies to mitigate risk and improve efficiencies in the acquisition process
Document and present, defend, and reconcile analytical results to both MITRE management and Sponsor personnel
Work as an acquisition expert to assist the Sponsor in developing requirements and acquisition documentation including Statements of Work (SOW’s), Source Selection Plans, Sole Source Justifications, Sections L&M, etc.
Support various large and complex acquisition and requirements developments efforts in a security constrained environment
Apply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment
Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks and work requirement
Participate in and facilitate source selections and support analysis and evaluation of proposals, as required.
Minimum of 8 years of experience in the defense or intelligence acquisition or program management field
Knowledge and experience with the government acquisition process
Demonstrated skills and experience in presenting analytical results both verbally and in writing
Proficiency with MS Office tools
Understanding of the acquisition process and cycle
Understanding of systems engineering processes
Demonstrated skills and experience in precisely and concisely communicating and defending complex analytical results verbally and in various forms of written products
Candidate must possess a current TS/SCI clearance with poly to be considered for this position.
Experience as a U.S. Government Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) is highly desired.
Experience with classified acquisitions is desired.
Experience in some technical engineering domain.
- BS and 8 years related experience.
Job Econ Analysis & Acquisition Mg
Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean
Other Locations United States-Virginia-Chantilly, United States-Virginia-Herndon
This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Aug 1, 2018, 10:37:56 AM
Req ID: 00049116