Senior Acquisition Systems Analyst

Washington, DC
May 30, 2023
Jun 14, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Senior Acquisition Systems Analyst to support a multi-project/multi-task Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services contract with the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ). The Acquisition Systems Analyst will be familiar with the Air Force requirements development process and streamlined acquisition practices, supporting the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to assist stakeholder Government organizations.

This senior-level, full-time position is located in Washington, DC. This is a remote position but may require attending meetings in person. This is a contingent hire position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzing and assess potential export agreements to prevent international transfer of U.S. military technology when such transfer is not in the best interests of the U.S.
  • Analyzing and summarizing arms control treaties and activities.
  • Maintaining current information on U.S. and international policies, treaties, laws, etc., on the control of missile technology and related weapon delivery systems.
  • Developing and maintaining a database of Air Force acquisition munitions export applications and applicable regulatory information to facilitate/support reviews and recommendations.
  • Researching, analyzing, and providing draft recommendations on cases and conducting export-related issue and policy studies.
  • Recommending export policies and actions that enhance the security of Air Force weapons systems.
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and providing recommendations on international technology transfer issues and policy to include such specialized topics as manufacturing technology, industrial espionage, country-to-country agreements, and national security.
  • Monitoring and reporting on foreign disclosure limitations and FMS/NATO-related issues.
  • Researching and evaluating relevant issues.
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years acquisition or Air Force operational experience and Master's degree in a Business or Engineering discipline.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance required. Active Secret Clearance strongly preferred.
  • Experience in managing and conducting complex federal contract assignments preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Consulting experience supporting large, complex Cabinet-level federal agencies.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Experience supporting federal government in acquisition efforts preferred.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

Client Information

The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ) is responsible for acquiring weapons systems for the Department of the Air Force (DAF) and serves as the Senior Procurement Executive, the Service Acquisition Executive (SAE) and acquisition representative on the Air Force Council. SAF/AQ oversees the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) and procurement of major Air Force platforms and systems across the full breadth of air and space capabilities. SAF/AQ reports to the Secretary of the Air Force, serves as an agent of the Secretary within assigned policy and program domains, and provides guidance, direction, and oversight for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, and execution of plans, policies, programs, and budgets within the AQ area of responsibility.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

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