Acquistion Support Engineer, CHANTILLY, VA


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Acquistion Support Engineer

KBR is seeking an Acquisition Support Engineer with technical expertise in government satellite systems acquisitions to support the Advanced Plans branch with the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Division. SE&I provides technical and programmatic support to define technical spacecraft and ground systems requirements, define a coherent acquisition strategy, and initiate major contracts with industry partners.  The position requires that a successful candidate demonstrate a technical understanding of space systems, a working knowledge of government budget requirements, a sound understanding of contracting regulations, and a familiarity with the NRO’s systems engineering practices. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

Specific duties include:

Draft acquisition documentation to include acquisition plan, fee plan/milestone payment plan, statement of work, contract data requirements list, and other documentation required for a competitive source selection.
Monitor performance requirements and identify disconnects with Request for Proposal (RFP) intent and available budget.
Develop plans for competitive source selections and facilitate the technical evaluations of multiple proposals
Support processes to track and report progress on the accomplishment of all contract actions.
Identify critical program milestones and match them with appropriate contract requirements.
Develop artifacts and briefings in support of critical oversight reviews to include NRO Acquisition Board (NAB), Acquisition Strategy Councils (ASC), Contract Review Panels (CRP), and Quarterly Program Reviews (QPR).
Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR and other customer personnel.
Liaise with mission analysis and technical requirements teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition.
Coordinate with other acquisition offices to ensure “end to end” acquisitions that reflect sound systems engineering practices.
Other duties as specified by the COTR and Program Manager.


10+ years of experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering discipline
Previous experience developing a variety of acquisition strategies
Previous experience managing competitive source selections
Basic understanding of satellite systems and architectures
Experience in NRO, IC, and DoD acquisition and program management processes
Experience in the development of Statement of Works (SOWs) and in the ability to perform technical evaluations on SOW’s and BOE’s
Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills
Ability to travel domestically

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBKBR-R2061197 2023.07.16

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