Senior Acquisition Program Manager
- Job Title
- Senior Acquisition Program Manager
- Job ID
- Arlington, VA 22350
- Other Location
- Offsite - SAFTAS II
Senior Acquisition Program Manager
All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary.
- Support SAF-AQI with regards to cyber warfare.
- Support Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft platforms.
- Maintain and analyze planning, scheduling, and management data.
- Study, analyze, and provide recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.
- Provide honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.
- Research and analyze program trends, identify issues, and recommend solutions.
- Make recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction.
- Track for compliance with stated program direction and identify issues.
- Identify and research programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.
- Review and provide recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation.
- Review and evaluate the impact of national, DOD, JCS, and civil government policies and activities that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas.
- Maintain historical Air Force weapon program documentation and develop summary documents/briefings and training material.
- Provide short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Air Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities.
- Prepare Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program.
- Support the HAF review process - Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.
- Perform the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs.
- Review and document Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
- Review capability area analysis and compare current and programmed capabilities/scenarios to determine and clarify Air Force weapon system acquisition requirements.
- Monitor on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems.
- Support program-specific efforts like Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups.
- Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime.
- Carry out other duties as may be assigned or requested.
- Travel to CONUS locations may be required.
- A Master’s degree and 10 years of acquisition or operational experience in government or industry is required. Additional years of experience may substitute the Master’s degree.
- DAWIA II or III or equivalent certification is required.
- Special experience required includes: MQ-9 REAPER, RQ-4 GLOBAL HAWK, Sensors, Tactical Exploitation and Analysis, Common Datalink, Cyber Warfare, Infrastructure and Crypto Mods, Mission Support Systems, NATO AWACS, NATO ISR, DCAPES, DEAMS, AFIPPS, LOGIT, JSTARS, Strategic C2, Tactical Communications, Operational C2, DELERR/WAS, IFF Mode V with Operational experience, and Air Force business systems such as ABIDES, CRIS, and IDECS.
- Some positions will require Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance and SAP eligibility.
- Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
- Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
Azimuth Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
- Required Skills
TS/SCI required to be eligible; Master's degree and minimum 10+ years experience in acquisitions or operational experience in government is required.