Lead Technical Acquisition Specialist (Polygraph Clearance)

Econ Analysis & Acquisition Mg
00051452 Requisition #
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As part of MITRE’s Intelligence Program Division, the Advanced Technologies Department is looking for a passionate and talented acquisition expert to join our team. 


Key Functions:

  • Work in a unique, and fast-paced environment with numerous security constraints and accelerated delivery schedules

  • Ability to solicit and capture technical requirements from multiple key stakeholders with various levels of expertise and translate into a coherent requirements document or SOW

  • Ability to analyze technical requirements, identify gaps and provide recommendations to the Sponsor to ensure they obtain the right expertise and communicate effectively with industry

  • Assess, recommend and develop acquisition strategies to mitigate risk and improve efficiencies in the acquisition process

  • Document and present, defend, and reconcile analytical results to both MITRE management and Sponsor personnel

  • Work as an acquisition expert to assist the Sponsor in developing requirements and acquisition documentation including Statements of Work (SOW’s), Source Selection Plans, Sole Source Justifications, and Sections L&M.

  • Support various large and complex acquisition and requirements developments efforts in a security constrained environment

  • Apply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment

  • Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks and work requirement

  • Participate in and facilitate source selections and support analysis and evaluation of proposals, as required.



Position Requirements:


• Working knowledge and experience with the government acquisition process

• Minimum of BS/BA Degree, TS/SCI with Polygraph, 8 years of experience in the defense or intelligence acquisition or program management field

• Demonstrated skills and experience in presenting analytical results both verbally and in writing.

• Proficiency with other MS Office tools

• Understanding of the acquisition process and cycle

• Understanding of systems engineering processes

• Demonstrated skills and experience in precisely and concisely communicating and defending complex analytical results verbally and in various forms of written products


Preferred Qualifications:

• 12 years' related experience.

• Experience as a U.S. Government Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) and classified acquisitions is desired.

• Experience in some technical engineering domain.


Travel Requirements: This position will require overnight travel up to 5% of the time as well as some local travel.



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