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F-35 Acquisition Specialist

Company: ACT I
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Introduction:F-35 Acquisition SpecialistReady to take ACTION in your career? -Ready to launch your future forward with an organization certified as a Great Place to Work? - ACT I is seeking an Acquisition Specialist to improve the F-35 Joint Reprogramming Enterprise in Arlington, Va! - #ACTIinACTION #HiringACT I in ACTION is all about taking bold, innovative actions to deliver for our customers and our workforce. Every day, members of the ACT I team drive creative solutions on the most challenging problems facing customers across the Aviation, Space / Intelligence, Acquisition Management and Security Cooperation portfolios. -Overview / Job Responsibilities:At ACT I, our people make the difference. - As an Acquisition Specialist, supporting the F-35 Joint Program Office's Combat Data Systems Program Management Office, you will be trusted to assist in upgrading and improving the performance of F-35 Reprograming Laboratories that integrate threat intelligence information and mission planning to produce Mission Data File Sets (MDFS). MDFS are a critical part of the F-35 weapon system and enable the pilot's offensive and defensive situational awareness and effective combat employment of F-35 on-board mission systems.In this role, a typical day will include: Analyze Reprogramming Laboratory systems, requirements, and capabilitiesIdentify upgrade requirements for Reprograming Laboratory hardware and softwareDevelop acquisition plans and contract strategies for Reprogramming Laboratory capabilities improvement and sustainmentCollaborate with the F-35 prime contractor to incorporate Reprogramming Laboratory improvement and sustainment plans into the Capability Upgrade and Refresh ContractAssist the Reprograming Laboratory Program Manager in managing the Capability Upgrade and Refresh ContractMinimum Qualifications:WHAT YOU'LL NEED:Bachelor of Science Degree or Bachelor of Arts Degree DAWIA Program Management (PM) Level II certification or Industry certification equivalent to DAWIA - PM Level II At least 6 years of defense acquisition experience with 5 years of experience in program management roles in aviation related systemsUnderstanding of DoD Acquisition processes, requirements development, and technology insertion planningAble to communicate effectively orally and in writingSECRET Clearance with eligibility for SARAdditional Information:WHAT ACT I CAN OFFER YOU:Medical/Dental/Vision InsuranceCompany Paid Life and AD&D InsuranceCompany Paid Short-Term DisabilityHealth care flexible spending accounts401KPaid Time OffPaid Holidays -ACT I is a federal contractor covered by Executive Order 14042 "Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors". As a covered contractor ACT I employment is contingent upon the ability to provide proof of vaccination status or receive an approved accommodation. If this requirement is not met employment with ACT I will be impacted.ACT I is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Job Summary

Keywords: ACT I, Arlington , F-35 Acquisition Specialist, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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