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Acquisition Manager

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Job Number:
651826
Job Category:
Finance / Accounting / Business Management
Location:
CHANTILLY, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Description:

The Defense and Intelligence Group is seeking a qualified Acquisition Manager in the National Capital Region. This position provides direct support to both the Government Program Manager and Chief Engineer of a major acquisition program of the utmost importance and with a direct impact on National Security. A successful candidate will be a confident self-starter and will have the ability to react to flexible tasking. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, and be comfortable interacting with high-level customer and prime contractor personnel.  Duties may include conducting analyses to ensure completion of requirements and acceptance testing, monitoring cost, schedule, and work completion, and conducting planning to endure a smooth system transition between engineering/acquisition phases.



Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

 

10-15 years DoD PM/SE acquisition experience (with a stronger emphasis on the PM)

Strong bias toward someone with major weapon system acquisition in the Production or Sustainment phases

 

Experience working with a program office in a SETA-type role.

 

BA degree is acceptable from an accredited university

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

15+ years DoD PM/SE acquisition experience (with a stronger emphasis on the PM)

Strong bias toward someone with major weapon system acquisition in the Production or Sustainment phases

 

Some kind of PM certification (PMI, DoD, etc)

 

BA / MA in Project or Engineering Management, Operations Research, Industrial or Production Engineering, or comparable.

 

TS//SCI eligible and willing to take a poly.

 

Location is split between a Leidos location in Chantilly and a Customer location in DC


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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