The MITRE Corporation Lead Technical Acquistion Specialist (Polygraph Clearance) in McLean, Virginia

Lead Technical Acquistion Specialist (Polygraph Clearance)

Description

As part of MITRE’s Intelligence Program Division, the Advanced Technologies Department is looking for a passionate and talented acquisition expert to join our team.

Key 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, and Sections L&M.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • Working knowledge and experience with the government acquisition process

  • Minimum of BS/BA Degree, TS/SCI with Polygraph, 8 years of experience in the defense or intelligence acquisition or program management field

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in presenting analytical results both verbally and in writing.

  • Candidate must possess a current TS/SCI clearance with poly to be considered for this position.

  • Proficiency with other 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12 years' related experience.

  • 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.

Travel Requirements: This position will require overnight travel up to 5% of the time as well as some local travel.

Job Econ Analysis & Acquisition Mg

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Mar 23, 2018, 1:38:36 PM

Req ID: 00049832