• Acquisition Policy Specialist, Journeyman - Secret (SAF/AQXS-Acquisition Capability Division)

    Job Locations US-District Of Columbia-Washington
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Professional Services
    Agency/Project
    USAF
    Job ID
    2017-2222
  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.

     

    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.

    Responsibilities

    This contract supports the SAF/AQ organization, other PEOs as directed, and other Headquarters Air Force organizations where it is in the interest of the SAF/AQ to have an acquisition support presence within that organization. The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations.

     

    The Acquisition Policy Specialist supports the Acquisition Capability Division. This team develops and implements tools, training, and policy related to Air Force acquisition management, reporting, structure, and execution; serves as the acquisition domain functional chief information officer developing and maintaining the enterprise architecture, data strategy, and business information technology plans; and manages SAF/AQ portfolio of business systems that support acquisition within the Air Force. This team also establishes integrated life cycle acquisition policy and guidance for Air Force systems, subsystems, end-items, and services; monitors and assess changes to the acquisition process and structure resulting from legislation, regulation, or initiatives and integrates into AF acquisition policy; and support audit readiness and self- inspection by providing process, tools, and policy that ensure a single coherent, integrated, and synchronized implementation of acquisition requirements.  The tasks for this position include:

      1. Preparing and reviewing draft policy and guidance changes and implementation plans; ensuring publications are consistent with guidance.
      2. Reviewing publications and other written communication for clarity; providing editorial inputs to improve clarity.
      3. Reviewing and evaluating the impact of national, DOD, JCS, and civil government policies that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas; providing recommendations to address the impacts of such policies.
      4. Ensuring Air Force interests are fully articulated within guidance.
      5. Reviewing and providing recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation.
      6. Preparing correspondence and staff summaries in support of policy review and preparation

    Qualifications

    Active Secret Clearance.

     

    Bachelor's degree 

    3 years of experience in government/industry technical writing or editing, acquisition and development, or policy preparation/review.

    Personnel shall be proficient in Microsoft Office, and possess good writing and verbal communication skills.

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