Acquisitions Support Specialist (TS/SCI)

  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

The Directorate for Mission Services (MS), Chief Information Officer (CIO) established the Enterprise Senior Information Technology Advisors Program to support the Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Enterprise’s mission, CIO’s strategic mission, and the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) strategy and implementation.

The Department of Defense (DOD) Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) is a standard for intelligence systems and applications interoperability within the DoDIIS Enterprise. DoDIIS provides an integrated strategic system-of-systems environment to the DoDIIS customer performing intelligence functions consistent with IC ITE Architecture. Historically, DoDIIS systems have been developed individually by the Services, Agencies, and Organizations and independently funded through the General Defense Intelligence Program (GDIP).

The CIO‘s Strategic Vision is to facilitate and enhance information sharing across DoDIIS Enterprise, Achieve World-class IT Security and Collaboration across multiple networks, develop the CIO workforce, and to operate effectively and efficiently. Additionally, CIO’s focus is to strengthen their commitment to their customers through partnerships and collaboration, delivering consistent and reliable IT services helping the customer to achieve their program mission objectives. This contract will play a critical role in helping CIO achieve that ultimate goal, resulting in greater trust across DIA and DoDIIS.

Clearance: TS/SCI (CI Poly Preferred)

Location: Reston, VA; Bolling AFB; Riverdale Park, MD


  • Provide senior level consulting in support of end-to-end acquisition support services for all CIO customers/stakeholders. 
  • Advise in the preparation of acquisition strategies, purchase request, packages, and documentation such as Performance Work Statements (PWS),  Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), and Justification and Approvals (J&As). 
  • Assist in program governance and oversight of multiple award and multiple task order efforts. 
  • Support acquisition governance boards, working groups, and TEMS. 
  • Plan, prepare, and maintain current acquisition plans and overall program office acquisition administration functions such as program control and tracking. 
  • Coordinate with technical experts and contracting office to ensure project milestones are reflected in contractual documents. 
  • Determine appropriate Government-Furnished Equipment/Information (GFE/GFI) for acquisitions based upon the scope and requirement. 
  • Provide analysis and recommendations to support transition to commercially provide development models for improving acquisition mechanics. 
  • Drive process improvement to DIA’s acquisition processes. 
  • Develop agile business transformation tools and processes to manage activities using agile methodologies. 
  • Assist in the development of acquisition architecture and engineering roadmap. 
  • Work directly with stakeholders to align business and acquisition processes to industry and DIA best practices. 
  • Support Stakeholder Engagement in identifying and developing business needs, requirements, capability, architectures, software design, agile task prioritization, and other requirements as needed. 
  • Educate and guide stakeholders and pilot programs through the full acquisition lifecycle. 
  • Other tasks as required. 


Required Skills:

  • Must have at least 10 years' experience with DoD/IC Acquisition. 
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience. Master's degree preferred with advanced training in DoD/IC Acquisition. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with customer, team, and leadership. 
  • Understanding of the IC, IC ITE, DoD, and DIA acquisition frameworks and architectures. 
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DoD FAR Supplements (DFARs), and/or DoD Acquisition 5000 Series and ICD 801. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DAWIA Level I, II, and/or III certification 

Additional Information

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.  EEO is the Law

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