Contracts Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
Security Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Regular Full-Time


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted. 


The Space and Intelligence Division provides professional services to the US Space Force, Combatant Commands, Intelligence Community, and NASA. Our work includes enterprise architectural assessments, systems engineering and integration, test, planning and execution, cost estimating and analysis, acquisition support, and cybersecurity.  We are trusted partners developing approaches and concepts to meet emerging high priority needs, assessing cutting-edge technologies, and supporting capabilities for our National Defense.  Come join the fastest growing Division at Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.!


The Intelligence Programs Group, part of Systems Planning and Analysis Inc.’s Space and Intelligence Division, is a specialized provider of systems engineering and trusted advisory services to the Space and National Intelligence community.  We utilize mission-proven, data-driven advisory tools and capabilities.  We provide highly technical support to ensure the government acquires cutting edge technology necessary for our National Defense.  Our portfolio includes the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  Come where you will be part of our high-caliber team!


SPA has an immediate or near term need for a Contracts Specialist to support contracts, and related business processes, throughout all stages of the procurement cycle.  


The successful candidate will be able to work independently and function effectively as part of a team, as well as interact with people from junior to senior-most levels. This individual should have experience meeting deadlines, and prioritizing contracts related items across large organizations. Responsibilites will include: 


Pre-Award Acquisition Support: Provide advice recommendations, and document preparation support to multiple disciplined offices in all areas of the acquisition pre-award phase.
Acquisition Pre-award Support: Statement of Works (SOWs) & Statement of Objectives (SOOs), Acquisition Strategy Support, Cost Estimates, Market Research & Market Surveys, Quality Assurance Plans, Requests for Proposals (RFPs) /Request for Quotations (RFQs), Source Selection, and other miscellaneous pre-award documentation.
Award/Selection Support: Provide support  to the Contracting Officers and various technical offices in all types of source selections including formal, informal, and vendor screening processes. Sources selection/award support includes: Contract Award Documents and Contract Award Acquisition Support


Required Qualifications:

5-10  years' experience in contracts or acquisition experience

Bachelor's degree

TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly


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