Acquisition Analyst Sr - 27099 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

Provides acquisition support to NAVSEA by coordinating the flag-level approval of required documentation for complex acquisition requirements, and, developing acquisition plans and requests for proposals (RFP) for US Navy surface ship modernization, availabilities, and contracting projects. Works with SEA21 Acquisition Director and team to determine procurement strategies to effectively meet SEA21 program needs in accordance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities           

  • Develops initial drafts of required documentation in support of the NAVSEA 21 acquisition planning efforts for maintenance, repair and modernization of non-nuclear surface ships, including US Navy cruisers, destroyers, and amphibious class ships.
  • Develops procurement initiation documentation, including request memoranda, Statements of Work, supply lists, personnel qualifications, justifications, and modifications.
  • Tracks and monitors the writing, proofreading, coordination, and routing for flag-level approval of acquisition documents, including:  acquisition plans (AP), source selection plans (SSP), solicitations and request for proposals (RFP).
  • Conducts financial trend analysis, life cycle acquisition tracking, including data entry, file maintenance, and data retrieval and reporting functions. 
  • Coordinates entry of purchase requests (PR) into the Standard Procurement System (SPS), in support of the solicitations and request for proposals (RFP).
  • Supports SEA21 customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures.
  • Provides support to upper management in acquisition planning, solicitations for services, contract development and award, due diligence and other business development or alliance development projects.
  • Participates in meetings with the SEA21 acquisition team.
  • Prepares documentation, reports, and project plans to describe activities planned and accomplished, status reports, letters, memoranda, messages, and contact reports.
  • Prepares and presents formal briefings and staff seminars.
  • Demonstrates superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.  
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail. 
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned¿

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience in a government administrative or contracting environment. 

Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.


  • A Secret Security Clearance is required for employment.
  • Strong knowledge of government or other contracting environment.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of the defense acquisition process to support customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures.
  • Excellent MS Office skills to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.




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