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Sr. Acquisition Advisor - Systems Engineer

Company Name:
Arca24.com
Salary period: Annual
Additional classifications: Engineering
We're hiring a Sr. Acquisition Advisor to support our client (Restricted Customer in Springfield VA/Ft. Belvoir) with procuring Infrastructure Services. You'll be responsible for working with the client to advise them on the technical aspects of creating various procurement documents. You will participate in all aspects of the assessment of technical reviews, to include: briefings, conferences, studies, trade analysis, monthly progress reviews, monthly business reviews, contract data deliverables, performance models/simulation trades supporting legacy system and future system performance analysis. In addition, you will help identify the "best engineering" practices and ensure that they are applied across programs and projects. The ideal person for this role would be someone with an Engineering background that wants to move into an advisory role, or someone with a very strong acquisition background that has helped procure services in the areas of:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Data Centers
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Desktop Services
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Enterprise Management
Additional Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Collect and apply "lessons learned" across supported projects, as applicable.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Support and/or lead various technical meeting and boards, take and distribute minutes, as required.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Participate in internal and external forums and develop recommendations relating to program direction and guidance.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Maintain knowledge of current technology and provide advice to the program leads on technology advancements.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide expertise in the integration of multiple contract activities.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide expertise in the management of risks (to include risk identification, quantification, and mitigation).
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide expertise in the evaluation of IT service performance processes.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Review and evaluate proposals and ECPs and provide technical evaluation positions, as required.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Assist government program lead in monitoring and tracking program schedule, action items and discrepancy reports, create and maintain master schedules of projects.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Review Agency Enterprise and infrastructure portfolio requirements/documents/plans and other related items as appropriate, for consistency and compliance with the Enterprise documentation.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Prepare graphics, reports, engineering data and analysis in support of Government directed studies, reviews, conferences and briefings, as required.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Plan and conduct studies and analyses required to support/identify long-term management and/or technical issues, as required.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide direction/guidance to junior systems engineers supporting efforts.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Evaluate and report on the performance of assigned junior systems engineers supporting ITEMS efforts.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Producing Acquisition Artifacts for an Infrastructure Functional Area, either Data Center Services, Enterprise Management Services, or User Facing Services, IC DTE Task Order.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Lead team meetings and efforts to ensure milestones leading to the release of an RFP for those services desired by the customer.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Meet with and interact with Agency and Community Stakeholders to ensure capabilities are covered under the PWS, CDRLs, QASP, Transition Plans, and Award Fee Plan
Required Qualifications:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Top Secret Clearance with SCI TS/SCI
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Bachelor's degree in systems engineering or related discipline.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Familiarity with Agency and mission partner data and architecture systems.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Understanding of and experience with a managed services approach
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience with Pre-Acquisition Activities
Desired Skills:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ 1 to 3 years experience with the current Agency organizational structure, Acquisition policies, and ITIL processes.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Ability to communicate and work effectively with other contractors and government civilians.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Ability to work independently and as a team member under tight deadlines with changing priorities.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience in implementing managed services approach in a multiple service provider environment.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Advanced degree in systems engineering or related discipline.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ ITIL v3 professional certification.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ PMP Certification
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Familiarity with IC ITE, GovCloud, IC ITE DTE, IC ITE EMT.

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