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Acquisition Specialist, Senior - Contingent

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


  • Possess Army systems or acquisition program support experience associated with contract management, acquisition program planning, requirements development, cost estimating and analysis, budget and financial management, systems and software engineering, logistics support planning, and test and evaluation support.
  • Support development and the preparation of acquisition requirements packages (ARP) for all contract actions as required.
  • Provide program analyses and assessments, technical studies/reports, and work-related products.
  • Prepare, review and update program documentation in support of milestone decisions and other acquisition process reviews.


  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • 10+ years of related work experience Preferred Required Experience Experience with Procurement Portfolio Management Tool (PPMT)
  • Experience developing Acquisition Requirement Packages, PALT metrics, Procurement Portfolio Management Tool databases, and contract strategies.
  • Experience in establishing of contract milestones in coordination with the requiring activity and the Army Contracting Command (ACC).
  • Experience in document writing during the Integrated Product Team process.
  • Experience participating with Program Status Reviews through the Program Executive Office and their staff.
  • Participate with various milestone and programmatic reviews.
  • Act as a liaison between the PMs and ACC.
  • Experience with risk analysis on contracting milestones.
  • Subject matter expertise in impacts of new contracting regulations/guidance. Ability to initiate acquisition strategies and plans.
  • Experience developing, maintaining and tracking acquisition program baseline documents.
  • Ability to develop spend plans and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to initiate long range plans and program accomplishments relating to program objectives, taking into account any known or potential budgetary, schedule or technical constraints.
  • Knowledgeable with DoDI 5000.02 and all acquisition streamlining reform initiatives. Experience with systems life cycle performance requirements.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting
  • A minimum of six (6) years experience as an Acquisition Specialist is required
    • Substitutions: Four (4) additional years of related experience will substitute for Bachelor's degree

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess and be able to maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-01-19 Expires: 2021-02-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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