Zel Technologies
  • 01-Feb-2018 to 02-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent     / Noncontingent  X 

Job Summary:  The position is located in Reston, Virginia supporting the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) J-6.  The applicant will serve as the technical lead for the JIDO J6 program responsible for the development, testing, and production of an ACAT III software program, including DoD acquisition documentation.  The individual will overseeing the technical aspects of the program - development, acquisition, testing, life cycle support, resources management, scheduling, personnel and facilities.  DoD acquisition certificates preferred; applicant must have and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance.     

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsibilities will include developing official program documentation in line with regulatory (i.e. DoDD 5000.02) and legislative guidance.
  • Prepares technical program and acquisition documents and correspondence, including briefings, talking points, read ahead material, information papers, and staff packages are prepared, coordinated, and consolidated for executive level review.
  • Offers operating advice and assistance on technical issues such as methodologies, asset management, records management, planning, strategic and operational planning, and technical process improvement.
  • Authors and develops program submissions to include Provide programmatic and technical advice and decision support for senior level decision bodies, Integrating Integrated Product Teams (IIPTs), Overarching Integrated Product Teams (OIPTs).
  • Provide quarterly Defense Acquisition Executive Summary (DAES) assessments, Critical Change certification and Nunn McCurdy certification, author and updating Acquisition Program Baselines (APBs) and assessing program acquisition as appropriate for the individual program and ACAT level.
  • Provide authoritative advice on technical aspects of the program within the lens of an intelligence analyst.
  • Oversee the technical processes, procedures, improvements and tools for program execution.
  • Prepare and coordinate technical program reviews and analysis.
  • Plan, supervise, and execute test and evaluations.
  • Develop technical project management policies, planning, requirements and direction.
  • Lead and review all software and engineering issues, solving complex problems and providing solutions.
  • Participate in the development of cost, schedule, and performance objectives and their subsequent achievement.
  • Perform a full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties.
  • Performs other duties as required.     


  • Oversee daily activities of area or customer
  • Support development of company policies, procedures, and guidance (may not apply to all job families)
  • Ability to research technical issues & prepare reports to management
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to manage time & resources
  • Ability to delegate implementation plans to subordinate members of group
  • Contact with the customer/provide customer support (may be internal or external customer)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator with excellent writing skills         


  • Required: Education and Experience: BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent degree required.  3-5 years acquisition experience required with at least 3 years in a program office.
  • Desired: MA/MS degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent degree     
  • In Lieu: 4-9 years acquisition experience required with at least 3 years in a program office.     

Special Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance is required.
  • 3-5 years acquisition experience required with at least 3 years in a program office.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of DoD acquisition and life cycle management.
  • DoD acquisition certificates preferred.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers with experience using Microsoft Office Suite and web based applications are required.
  • Experience briefing senior and executive level leadership.
  • Desired - Certifications in project management and/or software development (Project Management Professional, Scrum Master, etc.)   

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer "This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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