Acquisition Program Manager, Senior - EMERALD

Location: springfield, VA

Department: CMX

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Xator is seeking an Senior Acqusition Program Manager to support a customer in Springfield, VA.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience providing acquisition strategy program management services to senior government customers within the Intelligence Community.  

This position is contingent based on contract award. 

Required qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Business or related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification with knowledge of Project Management Institute (PMI) tools and Techniques.

Desired qualifications:

  • Master's of Science (MS) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Acquisition, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Specialized experience in acquisition/project management (focused on Cost, Schedule, Performance, and Risk Management)
  • Technology planning within the DOD/IC.
  • Experience managing various types of contracts such as:  Cost plus Fixed Fee, Cost Plus Incentive Fee, Cost Plus Award Fee, Firm Fixed Price, Time and Materials, or Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity 
  • Experience with lean six-sigma approaches and/or a working knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) agile methods, practices, and execution.
  • Experience performing Cost/Price analysis and generating Independent Government Cost Estimates or similar.

Relevant experiences should include the following:

  • Working across organizational units within a customer Agency to coordinate development/enhancement of operational capabilities.
  • Providing technical guidance to Government Program Managers for programmatic issues related to lifecycle engineering.
  • Knowledge of Geospatial-Intelligence systems, data, users, and products
  • Experience working with teams conducting Agile Engineering and Development.
  • Supporting a Risk Management/Opportunities Management team or sub-team.
  • Working with  Program Objective Memorandums (POMs), and Budget Planning and Execution Controls.
  • Reviewing vendor provided Rough Order of Magnitude costs estimates (ROMs), Engineering Change Proposals for accuracy and reasonableness and providing recommendations to Government Program Management Offices (GPMOs).
  • Experience in performing validation and verification of engineering results

Work Experience Duration:  15 years overall with 12 specialized in the areas listed above.

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