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Acquisition and Program Management Analyst (Advanced)

Remote Position

Kepler Research is seeking a senior-level (advanced) Acquisition and Program Management Analyst to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Seeking an individual with direct Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and non-FAR based acquisitions. Position supports Agency-wide acquisitions with senior-level acquisition strategy support, critical thinking on acquisition support, senior-level decision products, etc.

Work can be done remote within a one-hour drive of Fort Belvoir, VA (for occasional client meetings).

Required Education: Bachelors Degree

Required Clearance: DoD Secret

Required Experience:

  • Fifteen years of experience directly supporting Acquisition Category (ACAT) I/II programs

  • Experience as an acquisition/program analyst supporting DoD acquisition/contracting operations

  • Experience with the review and development of acquisition and/or contracting policy

  • Experience in conducting independent research of internal acquisition/contracting policies, processes, and procedures

  • Experience reviewing, processing, and formulating local policy and procedures based on higher-level guidance and internal policy change (e.g. Directives, instructions, manuals, templates)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) acquisition processes

  • Previous Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification Level III in Program Management

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