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Chenega Corporation Contracting Specialist II in Bolling AFB, District Of Columbia



Company Job Title: Contracting Specialist II

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: Joint Base Anacostia Bolling (JBAB), Washington DC

Reports To: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Contract Specialist II support the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO), the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Special Programs Division (SAF/AQL), and US Air Force combat and sustainment activities. The Contract Specialist II will follow applicable Federal, Department of Defense and Air Force acquisition policy, law, regulation and guidance procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Contracting Officer in planning and managing acquisitions for a variety of products and services for the contracts division

  • Provide cradle-to-grave contract support, such as conducting market research, preparing solicitation documentation (pre and post award), reviewing proposals for compliance, performing cost/price evaluations, assisting with negotiating positions, reviewing and processing invoices

  • Ensure consistency across acquisition documentation.

  • Facilitate program execution and decision-making.

  • Work with the Contracting Officer in developing acquisition strategies, including determination of contract method/type

  • Perform contract administration, including, but not limited to maintaining contract file folders and preparing contract modifications

  • Work with the Contracting Officer in the oversight of contract performance

  • Responsible for mentoring and providing quality review of work products and deliverables of more junior staff.

  • Support the integration of acquisition planning, requirements development, and resourcing into executable project plans, synchronized with program objectives and strategic vision.

  • Assist in communicating project status and issues, and developing acquisition and policy recommendations

  • Assist the Contracting Officer in acquisition of critically needed national security capabilities by performing contract administration from the description of the requirements to contract delivery, and participating in oversight of contract performance.

  • Ability to procure large IT systems

  1. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field such as accounting, business administration, contracts, economics, finance, law, purchasing, or related discipline required; Master’s Degree preferred. Non-business degree must have 24 hours of business related courses.

  • Additional experience may be used in lieu of a degree, contingent upon customer approval.

  • 10 years of government contracting experience in private sector or 5 years as a GS1102-13 Contract Specialist or higher grade.

  • Additional education or relevant higher level certifications may be used in lieu of experience, contingent upon customer approval.

  • Experience to include:

  • Expertise in managing contract actions from conception to implementation

  • Extensive experience in performing source selections, cost or price analysis, negotiations, and preparation of related contract documentation in accordance with directives and policies

  • 10 years’ experience in acquisition of DoD systems, R&D or related activities

  • Special Access Program (SAP) experience.

  • Experience on similar types of programs may be used in lieu of SAP experience, contingent upon customer approval.

  • DAWIA or equivalent required

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to successfully complete a Government Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CI Poly)

  • Knowledge of contracting for a variety of products and services for major systems, research and development (R&D), and/or complex programs using a wide range of contracting methodologies such as negotiated contract and commercial acquisition procedures in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other applicable supplements

  • Ability to work under aggressive schedules with demanding performance requirements

  • Ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS

  • Proficient in ConWrite preferred

  • Expertise in large systems acquisition

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Bolling AFB

Organization: Chenega Decision Science (CDS)
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Thomas Orner
Req ID: 2000001756