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Acquisition Support Analyst

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Categories: Acquisition Req ID: 2022-6973 Potential to Telecommute: Yes

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an Acquisition Support Analyst to join our team.  

At MTSI, our more than 1,500 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  


MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.


As a recognized "employee comes first" company with over 28 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.


For additional company information, please visit:  www.mtsi-va.com 

Responsibilities:

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an Advanced Acquisition Analyst to join our team.  You will provide full-time dedicated support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Director, Space Systems (MDA/SS), located at Schriever AFB, CO (Missile Defense Integration Operations Center (MDIOC).

You will be supporting an innovative, highly technical and fast-paced space sensor developmental program named the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS).  This critical program will procure, test and deliver a national space asset to the warfighting combatant commands.

Qualifications:

Specific Skills Required:   

  1. Capable of executing tasks associated with acquisition and program management for complex space systems
  2. Experience in cost, schedule and performance management for a space based program and/or a DoD ground system
  3. Demonstrated experience supporting and interacting on a daily basis with high level DoD Officials (O-6 and above, GS equivalent), sitting on-site with the DoD Program Office and ability to deliver products successfully in a fast paced environment (on demand)
  4. Experience working Operational and Developmental Testing programs
  5. Expertise in strategic planning, acquisition strategy development, and development of key acquisition documentation to support acquisition strategy approval and execution
  6. Capable of working independently or leading teams in the solving of problems
  7. Demonstrated capability to develop reports, information papers, decision papers, and briefings for senior leadership and external stakeholder leadership
  8. Experience analyzing acquisition and program management products such as acquisition strategies and plans, program execution data and contract attributes (e.g., contract type, contract structure, award and incentive fee plans)
  9. Expertise applying systems engineering principles and processes to support MDA acquisitions programs. Assist with requirements definition/analysis and reviews
  10. Expertise translating technical requirements into contract requirements
  11. Experience developing and authoring major acquisition and contracting documentation
  12. Experience working Other Transactions and expertise in Other Transaction Authorities
  13. Experience in developing and executing test plans

Desired Skills:

  1. Experience with MDA test activities or other major program system or systems testing
  2. Experience with Command and Control centers
  3. Familiarity (or recent experience) working Space-centric acquisitions including the developing/evolving space architecture structures, national defense satellite programs, U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), and Combatant Commands
  4. Knowledge of DoD/MDA acquisition streamlining initiatives
  5. Experience in one or more MDA program offices highly desirable

The contractor shall support program management activities and prepare programs for execution reviews and reporting.  The contractor shall implement and comply with agency policy issuances and changes.

Requirements:

  1. 4-8 years’ of experience in MDA, Department of Defense (DoD), or other large organizations in Program Management and/or Acquisition
  2. Superior proficiency in MS Office suite and IT tools
  3. Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  4. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred
  5. Current Secret Security Clearance Required
  6. S. Citizenship is required for this position
  7. Ability to travel to support customer under short notice

Please Note:  U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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