Astronomical research facilities

Acquisition Specialist
Location (City/State) VA - Chantilly
Req # 3146
Minimum Clearance Required TS/SCI
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Centauri team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Centauri is seeking an Acquisiton Specialist  to support a government customer in Chantilly,VA.

  • The candidate will lead and/or support acq planning and execution for IT areas such as enterprise IT networks, user facing services, IT security services, enterprise hosting and storage, commercial cloud services.
  • Support the E2E IT acq lifecycle functions. Develop acq strategies, plans, and processes and recommends acq planning process improvements.
  • Draft and review acq documents and supports RFP development and coordination. Support source selection activities.
  • Support non-SETA contract admin activities.  The candidate may also contribute to contract program management performing non-SETA contract transition admin and performance management activities by assisting Govt with oversight of the execution of non-SETA contracts and tracking and perform programmatic and technical review of CDRLs.
  • The QAE functions for the job requires experience with development of a QASP.
  • The  QASP must be developed to directly correspond to the performance objectives and standards (i.e., quality, quantity, timeliness) specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS).
  • It provides specific details on how the Government will survey, observe, test, sample, evaluate, and document contractor performance results to determine if the contractor has met the required standards for each objective in the PWS. The candidate will develop and manage the QASP for the Govt for non-SETA contracts.  
  • The candidate will be responsible for setting up the contract to best track the performance of the non-SETA contract (QASP) and will train the non-SETA contractor on developing and managing the PWS. The candidate will also evaluate the effectiveness of the non-SETA PWS.

Security Requirements:  Candidate must already possess and maintain a TS/SCI with CI Poly.


Centauri is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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