• Senior Acquisition SME/DAWIA

    Job ID 2018-2480
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Analyst (Business, Systems, Data)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    NCI: As the Acquisition Analyst, you will provide support for Product Manager (PdM) Soldier Maneuver Sensors (PdM SMS) of PEO Soldier at Fort Belvoir, VA, using your DAWIA and DoD 5000 experience. You will develop and execute strategic plans and policy, determines requirements and needs, investigates and resolves problems, interfaces with other functions and outside personnel, assists in the preparation and execution of budgets and manages staff. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

    Highlights of Responsibilities:
    • Work on complex projects which will require original thinking and new approaches, guides, aids and provides recommendations to others on a major program, sets priorities and ensures that the work products for the group conform to standards.
    • Coordinate projects and tasks relating to acquisition programs for multiple products in varied functions of the life cycle phases. Assist in planning, developing and establishing the contracting strategy for multiple products.
    • Prepare and maintain acquisition plans, milestone charts and pertinent schedules.
    • Support the development of solicitation packages and conduct reviews of contract specifications and changes.
    • Manages preparation of all acquisition documentation required for program milestones (i.e., Acquisition Strategy, Acquisition Plan, Source Selection Plan, and Statement of Work) and oversee the Materiel Release and Type Classification of items.
    • Communicate and coordinate with a wide range of Program Directorate staff, contractors, vendors and Department of Defense test organizations.
    • Coordinate and work closely with DLA TS on maintaining and initiating sustainment contracts for head protection items.
    • Administer long-term, complex contracts for procurements of PdM SPTD initiatives.
    • Maintain and assist in the management of program progress to ensure availability of operable and supportable sub-systems and equipment.
    • Respond to user environment, concerns, and requirements.
    • Coordinate with users to translate operational requirements and system design into a definitive subsystem and product for acquisition programs.
    • Recommend changes to the acquisition program to achieve desired outcomes and goals.
    • Research, write and edit various reports and documents including Power Point briefings, informational papers, Statements of Work (SOW), Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE), Technical Evaluations, Acquisition Plans, TEMPs, APBs, etc.
    • Respond to queries from Project Managers, Budget Analysts, Logisticians, Vendors, and others, relative to problems, status, and questions involving contracts issued in support of the mission.


    • Active SECRET Clearance
    • Must be well versed in DAWIA practices.
    • Must have experience with creating and maintaining Acquisition Documentation.
    • Must have DoD 5000 acquisition experience.
    • Possess knowledge and experience in the areas of Federal acquisition, program or project management.
    • Education and Experience:
    • High School/GED and 20 years of experience
    • Associates Degree and 16 years of experience
    • Bachelor in non-Directly related field and 15 years of experience
    • Bachelor in Directly related field AND 10 years of experience
    • Masters in non-Directly related field AND 10 years of experience
    • Masters in Directly related field and 7 years of experience
    • Doctorate and 5 years of experience.
    Preferred Education and Experience:
    • DAWIA Level II (or equivalency preferred) level I acceptable depending on level of experience


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