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Acquisition Program Manager

Arena Technologies LLC

This is a Contract position in New York, NY posted September 12, 2021.

Acquisition Program Manager CHANTILLY, VIRGINIA /GROUND ENTERPRISE DIRECTORATE – ACQUISITION /FULL-TIME APPLY FOR THIS JOB Thrive in a Solution-Oriented Environment About the Position This Acquisition Program Manager position will provide specialized engineering expertise supporting the acquisition analysis of multi-intelligence (multi-INT) solutions and services.

The qualified candidate will assist and advise Government managers responsible for the complete end-to-end life cycle of the customer’s Ground Enterprise.

This position will be actively performing engineering and analysis to ensure programs successfully develop and deliver core mission processing services in all phases of the acquisition life cycle.

Functions will include providing day-to-day collaboration with development contractors, other Government program office personnel and Government Customers on systems engineering and acquisition functions in the domain area of GEOINT collection, mission management and mission processing.

This position provides management, leadership and oversight within a highly diversified team that support Ground Intelligence acquisitions providing cutting-edge capabilities to the intelligence community.

•Interface directly with development Prime Contractors in the role of oversight, monitoring of software development and integration activities and ensuring alignment with Government requirements and objectives
•Retain cognizance of wide variety of GEOINT mission projects including, technical baseline, project schedules, dependencies, risks and cost
•Advise Senior and Mid-Level managers on architectural decisions to include investment strategies, acquisition portfolio priorities, risk assessment of project execution
•Conduct Strategic planning for both mission architecture needs (technical trade studies, definition of future architecture planning, software service recommendations etc.) and programmatic (Program Budget Guidance, cost estimation, generation of acquisition schedules)
•Accomplish performance assessment and provide estimates of cost, schedule and risk impacts to existing Ground architecture implementations
•Provide technical and cost assessment of vendor proposals, review technical reports, design artifacts and program plans
•Support the implementation of SAFe agile process evolution across Government teams, development contractors, user engagement teams, and stakeholders.

About You As subject matter expert, your skills and experience will be valued on a team with a clear mission and purpose.

Your experience and expertise will provide critical time-sensitive intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to an Intelligence Community agency.

Arena seeks to connect workers like to you a committed community in support of “the man in the arena”.

You will be challenged, engaged, and valued.

Your focus, drive and communication skills will allow you to develop and leverage strong working relationships that directly impact national security.

About the Must Haves Active TS clearance (with SCI eligibility with CI Poly or willing to take a CI Poly) Experience in acquisition of IC / DoD systems; knowledge of acquisition roles, processes and/or experience in IC / DoD Project or Program Management Experience as a Federal Government Contracting Officer Technical Representative or Contracting Officer, overseeing the acquisition of engineering services and/or advanced technology Expertise and experience with the IC acquisition cycle, requirements processes, budgetary practices, and acquisition documentation Experience monitoring developer progress via agile metrics, identifying risks, discrepancies, and performance issues About the Desired 2 years of experience supporting system architecture, design or development in an AWS / C2S environment Strong engineering background with domain knowledge in Agile software development practices and Cloud computing architectures Experience supporting of Intelligence Community’s (IC) GEOINT systems and capability development Strong technical fundamentals of Intelligence Community (IC) GEOINT systems Demonstrated understanding of GEOINT mission user needs and operational environments About the Perks Arena offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, along with a positive work environment enabling the success of our staff, company, and customers.

We know, everyone says that, right?

Well, let’s outline some specifics to illustrate our commitment to you:
· 401k with company match…no vesting
· Medical, Prescription, Dental, Disability, Life…all available from highly rated carriers
· The training and certification opportunities are there for the taking…you make the case for how it will improve your ability to do the job, we cover the cost
· Work-Life Balance…15 days of PTO and 10 holidays out of the starting gate
· Staying healthy just got fun…and easy.

We’ll cover the monthly cost of your health club membership (up to a point, of course…don’t go getting crazy on this one)
· New iPad when on-boarded, and it’s yours to keep after a year of service…we want you to have a fun way to stay connected
· To learn more: About Us Joining Arena Technologies puts you in the driver’s seat of your career.

We pride ourselves in providing critical and focused business and technology consulting support to the agencies and industry partners of the defense and intelligence communities.

Specializing in transformative change on behalf of all of our customers, our Team is full of talented people committed to providing vital support to our nation…if you’re interested in working in a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment, Arena Technologies is the place for you Arena Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About Applying Go ahead, apply You know you want to.

There’s excitement in the air and a feeling in your gut that this is going to be a great adventure and you’re looking forward to becoming a part of the committed and distinguished Arena Team