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Principle SSDS Program Acquisition Analyst

Req #: 243212
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Consulting
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

CACI has an immediate opening for a Principal Acquisition Analyst in our Washington, DC Navy Yard location.

What You Will Get To Do:

  • This individual will provide senior technical support to the overall Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) Combat System (CS) effort, primarily supporting the SSDS Major Program Manager (MPM) (PEO IWS 10.0) in the execution of the following priorities/responsibilities:

More About This Role:

  • Provide inputs for: high level strategic planning going out 1, 3, and 5 years, policy/process/procedures development, Total Ownership Cost (TOC) reduction planning, business process improvements, Modernization Planning, review of programs for compliance with acquisition processes, and overall PEO performance metrics that are required to align all functional and product funding and resources of the Command. This includes program analysis, monitoring, control, acquisition, and procurement support of individual and aligned programs. The contractor shall provide acquisition support to PEO IWS in the efforts of maintaining contract databases, data management instructions, plans, reports, presentations, and action item listings. In addition, the contractor shall provide modification of, review of, and submission of Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs), Defense Acquisition Executive Summary (DAES) reports; Earned Value Management (EVM) monitoring; updates to Program Life Cycle Cost Estimates (PLCCE); support of quarterly acquisition reviews (PEO and Program Office levels of portfolio planning and execution), and review of budget exhibits.

  • Provide procurement support to the government and reconcile contract and financial data for use in leadership decision meetings. Support includes administration of and financial status of each contract and ensures procurement documentation follows DOD directives.

  • Assess Procurement Request packages, RFPs, and Small Business Innovative Research initiatives for compliance with the Open Architecture Guidebook.

  • Perform market research on requirements development tools to standardize development of Statements of Work, Procurement Requests, and other procurement-related products to improve quality in producing inputs to Requests for Procurement packages.

  • As necessary, develop and document a training program to improve the quality of procurement package submissions from PEO IWS.

  • Support the coordination of inputs for Procurement Requests (PR) packages in support of the PEO IWS contracts/task orders to minimize disruption in service (excluding, at a minimum, any contracted support services (CSS) competition).

  • Assist in the preparation of Procurement Requests and related documentation to be entered into the Standard Procurement System (SPS), and its follow-on or other like Business IT systems.

  • Assist the government in the preparation of acquisition, program, and system life-cycle management documentation.

  • Provide strategic and quarterly acquisition health assessment support to obtain periodic datasets to promote biennial trend analysis for capture in a Strategic Plan and for development of IWS-specific best management practices. Analysis of program schedule health, shall, at a minimum, include identification of Multi-Program Capability Initiatives, programs, projects, estimated effort to complete, availability of obligated funds, availability of critical Government employees, gaps in their professional development and business partners.

  • Provide recommendations for Program Office Milestones and verify that program documentation follows Government and DOD directives. Maintain and update information residing in the Defense Acquisition Management Information Resource (DAMIR) and/or RDAIS.

  • Assist with developing methodologies to conduct and support the reviews of the PEO IWS acquisition documentation (e.g. Acquisition Strategies (AS), Acquisition Program Baselines (APB), Acquisition Plans (AP), Single Acquisition Management Plan (SAMP), Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Interoperability Support Plans, and Program Environmental, Safety, Health Evaluation Plans, System Engineering Plans, etc).

  • Provide program analysis support for Integrated Baseline Reviews, ASN(RD&A) Portfolio Sufficiency Reviews, and other management reviews as necessary. The contractor shall ensure Science and Technology (S&T) (i.e. Technology Readiness Assessments), Engineering, and ILS specific reviews are being assigned to appropriate functional lead in PEO IWS.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and 7 years of related experience. This experience must include:

  • Business and technical strategy knowledge/experience.

  • Acquisition experience w/working knowledge of DoD 5000 and Earned Value Management (EVM).

  • Must have a current Secret clearance

  • Strong relationship management and conflict resolution skills.

  • Exceptional communication(oral/written/presentation/facilitation) and problem-solving techniques.

  • Ability to think independently with minimal oversight and work with individuals with varying skillsets

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Established technical leader with acquisition experience.

  • Working knowledge of the SSDS MK combat system.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent DAWIA certification.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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