• Acquisition Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/29/2018 5:10 PM)
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  • Overview

    For a proposal LMI is seeking senior, mid-level, and junior acquisition specialists to support a federal program management office (PMO) charged with planning, acquiring, and managing the operation of technology and capabilities to keep our borders safe and facilitate travel and trade.  We are seeking energetic self-starters who are focused on practical and efficient solutions delivered by a multi-dimensional collaborative team.  These individuals will provide full-time support to the client’s program management office, located in Northern Virginia.


    These individuals will conduct acquisition activities required by the DHS system acquisition life cycle across all process stages for multiple programs.

    Specific responsibilities may include:

    • Developing program management plans
    • Developing and updating life cycle cost estimates
    • Developing market research plans and analyses, as well as acquisition plans
    • Developing cost estimation and acquisition program baseline documentation
    • Providing services for the planning, programming, budgeting, and accountability process for resource allocation planning, congressional justifications, and acquisition planning.
    • Developing artifacts required by DHS MD 102-02 and the systems engineering life cycle (SELC)


    • Highly Preferred: Active U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI
    • Senior Acquisition Specialist:
      • 10+ years’ experience and a MS degree in a related discipline
      • Experience supporting multi-functional technical engineering support services teams for large, complex programs
      • Experience with DHS MD 102 and acquisition support for complex system acquisitions
    • Mid-Level Acquisition Specialist:
      • 3-10 years’ experience and a BS or MS degree in a related discipline
      • Knowledge of or experience with DHS MD 102
      • Experience supporting complex systems acquisitions preferred
    • Junior Acquisition Specialist: 0-3 years’ experience and a BS degree in a related discipline
    • Certification in acquisition management such as DAWIA is desirable
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, SharePoint
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a wide variety of stakeholders
    • Ability to effectively problem solve
    • Possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Possess strong organizational skills
    • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a comprehensive government security investigation must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. The background investigation includes financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, and employment verifications.


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