KL: Herndon, VA

  • Mid Level Program Management Support Specialist

    Security Clearance
    Regular Full-Time
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    A Day in the Life

    Knowledge Link is seeking a Mid Level Program Management Support Specialist to assist in developing acquisition documentation (Acquisition Strategies, Statements of Work, Requests for Proposal, and acquisition and source selection plans) and present those documents for Government approval. The contractor shall serve in an advisory role on source selection panels, document source selection findings, and if necessary support the Government in the defense of protest.

    Time Well Spent


    • Provide the Exploitation Services Division with analysis based on independent review of deliverables provided by entity contractors. The contractor shall provide project management support to include, but not limited to: program/project definition, planning, budgeting, cost control, earned value management, coordination, monitoring, and performance assessment/evaluation; and technical review of proposals, ECPs, RFCs, and CDRL items submitted to the Government.
    • Prepare, edit, review, and/or submit financial documentation and artifacts as requested by the Government, including, but not limited to: Air Force 9 generation and submission in PRISM or other agency systems, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request generation and submission in PRISM or other agency systems, program and entity spend plans, funding line item or Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) tracking, spreadsheets, and other funding tracking and processing mechanisms, systems, artifacts, and documentation.
    • Provide support in the oversight, test monitoring and verification, and agile backlog management of programs within the division.
    • Participate in the planning, execution, oversight and/or review of government and contractor program test activities and events, including, but not limited to: Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Site Acceptance Testing (SAT), Operational Readiness Reviews (ORRs), Operational Acceptance Reviews (OAR), regression testing, user testing, Discrepancy Report (DR) verification and testing, and DR resolution testing. In addition, the contractor shall assist in the verification of new or existing requirements.
    • Participate in technical exchange meetings, program reviews, acquisition panels, and configuration boards as required to ensure the active participation and representation of the Exploitation Services Division.
    • Support the program office in the identification and mitigation of risk in accordance with the NGA Risk Management process and other specific program risk management processes.
    • Provide support in the outreach to customers, stakeholders, foreign partners, and NGA and Intelligence Community offices.
    • Support the Exploitation Services Division in the formulation and analysis of new requirements. The contractor shall support the Request for Change (RFCs) activities and work with NGA review boards, systems integrators (SIs) and segment contractors to support impact statements for RFCs affecting Exploitation Services Division programs and entities.
    • Provide the Exploitation Services Division with analysis and recommendations. The contractor shall demonstrate and apply exploitation systems domain knowledge, as well as knowledge of NGA, the DoD, and the Intelligence Community.  The contractor shall demonstrate communication skills when providing recommendations, via memorandums, briefings, and oral discussions to NGA and Exploitation Services Division stakeholders in all manners concerning the operations, the responsibilities, and the plans and actions of the PMO.

    Qualified Candidate

    • Demonstrated experience in acquisition, acquisition planning, and the development of acquisitions.
    • Bachelors degree in an associated area such as, but not limited to, program management, business, computer science, management, geography, geospatial information systems (GIS), or cartography.

    Exceptional Candidate

    • Experience with and knowledge of cloud computing technologies.
    • Experience with Military, Department of Defense, or NGA acquisition.
    • Experience with agile software development, and the possession of agile certifications such as, but not limited to, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification.

    As a premier technology integrator Knowledge Link provides full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. Our employees are driven by integrity and mission-focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Dulles Corner, Virginia, KL’s senior management has real-life hands-on experience working on site and with the customers.


    Knowledge Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Vet/Disability


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