Strategic ACI has an immediate opening for a full-time Business Analysis Manager. This position is located in Hanover, MD but requires regular trips to Ft. Meade, MD to support our customer, the Defense Information System Agency (DISA).
Provides customer service support to existing and prospective users of commercial satellite services from start to finish.
Review new requirements for Fixed Satellite Services (MSS) with mission partners, submitting service orders, maintaining quality control on orders, and monitoring the status of orders through the provisioning process.
Develops requirements documentation for the customer, participates in technical evaluation of proposed solutions to customer requirements, coordinates and communicates with existing and new customers throughout the acquisition lifecycle.
Crisis/contingency response as directed to support all DoD-level responses to military action and natural disaster relief.
Manage FSS databases and prepare associated reports and briefings.
Assist mission partners with technical questions, service requests, architecture questions, and billing issues.
Provides acquisition analysis support for all aspects of the program.
Assist the government in performing Analyses of Alternatives (AoA) or Cost Benefit Analyses (CBA) of COMSATCOM to determine the recommended acquisition strategy
Collect, complete, organize and interpret technical data and financial information relating to acquisition and product programs.
Participates in discussions with DISA and DoD offices on matters concerning the requirements development process and the impact on acquisition policy and processes.
Gathering, generate, review, and assess data to update acquisition status reports, readiness reviews, and life cycle management reports
Interface with both customers and vendors in providing information on COMSATCOM products and services.
Provide technical support to the customer in preparation of the required acquisition documentation (i.e., Task Order, Performance Work Statement, Surveillance Plans, Source Selection reports, Memorandum of Agreements, Inter-Services Support Agreements, Letters of Intent, and Justification and Approvals (J&A).
Provide customer feedback on the ordering process and assist the Government in developing solutions to ordering issues as required
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
Minimum of 6 years’ experience with satellite communications.
Experience with COMSATCOM preferred.
Experience with the DoD 5000 acquisition process, federal acquisition regulations, and related policies and procedures, including cost accounting standards (CAS), its supplements, and agency policies is preferred; individuals will be required to enroll in and complete Defense Acquisition University Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition (ACQ101) within 90 days of hire.
Experience with writing acquisition documentation, including acquisition strategies, and preparing briefings to pass major milestones is preferred.
Knowledge of DoD National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) requirements is preferred.
Excellent writing, speaking, and organization skills
Possession of technical writing skills
As position requires extensive direct client contact, excellent attention to detail and communication skills are a must.
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and will be required to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.