Acquisition Specialist (Onsite) (Intelligence Center)

Employer
The MITRE Corporation
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Oct 04, 2022
Closes
Oct 07, 2022
Ref
674318994
Function
Analyst, Intelligence
Hours
Full Time
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us. The MITRE Intelligence Centers Enterprise Cybersecurity and IT Infrastructure Solutions department is looking for a government Acquisition Subject Matter Expert (SME) who wants to drive innovative solutions, thought leadership, and evidence-based recommendations so the Intelligence Community (IC) can deliver the benefits and services our Mission Partners depend on to make a positive impact in the world. Job responsibilities include: Work on or lead acquisition efforts throughout their life cycle, including conceptualization, requirements definition, procurement, and post award contract management activities to ensure the expected benefits of each procurement action is realized. Lead and advise the government sponsor on acquisition strategy, roadmap, repeatable processes, and develop actionable acquisition solutions to achieve desired outcomes. Develop acquisition artifacts to include requirements documents (SOW, SOO, PWS), requests for proposals, source selection plans, acquisition plans, risk management plans, cost estimates, and other documents as necessary. Provide acquisition support, including market analysis, cost analysis, requirements, rough orders of magnitude, and contract changes. Support efforts to research, develop, and implement innovative acquisition solutions to bring capabilities to the programs faster and more cost effective. Collaborate with team members to effectively define acquisition products that meet technical, schedule, and programmatic requirements. Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree and 8 years of related experience. Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with ability to obtain/maintain Polygraph. Experience developing repeatable acquisition process, acquisition artifacts (eg, requirements documents (SOW, SOO, PWS), requests for proposals, source selection plans, acquisition plans, risk management plans, cost estimates, and other documents as necessary). Experience providing pre- and post-award acquisition support, including market analysis, cost analysis, requirements, rough orders of magnitude, and contract changes. Ability to translate operational mission needs into acquisition, technical, and programmatic requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience working on or leading customer facing engagements emphasizing managed service acquisitions and IT Modernization. Experience as a US Government Contracting Officer, Contracting Specialist, or Acquisition Program Manager on large-scale, enterprise system acquisition programs Demonstrated experience and be capable of advising the federal government on all aspects of the acquisition life cycle to implement and adopt innovative acquisition solutions Experience in acquiring managed services (technical and business) to achieve business process outcomes. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. 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