Government Acquisition Specialist

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San Antonio, TX
$1 - $1
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 13, 2018
Job ID
Program Manager: Government Acquisition Specialist  

Location: San Antonio, TX 

Clearance: SECRET 

General Description 

This position will support the Air Force Human Resource (HR) systems Division’s HR Systems Management Branch (AFMCM/HIHS) with focus on moving web-based HR applications to the commercial cloud. The ideal candidate will provide program management guidance and expertise in support of assigned programs to include documentation and reporting. Additionally, the candidate will serve as a sounding-board for various HR application program managers and the Branch Chief in areas related to the day-to-day operations, cloud migration, and best practices.  

Duties and Responsibilities  
Dedicated senior project manager responsible for the program management and technical advice relative to the migration of applications from existing Government hosting facilities to Amazon’s AWS or Microsoft Azure. The project manager supports the planning for the project execution and coordinate across all stakeholder groups inclusive of: Government PMOs, functional user communities, DISA (current hosting environment), AWS or Azure (target hosting environment), multiple test organizations, the Government Capabilities Integration Environment (CIE), and multiple security groups.  

Specialized Knowledge 
  • Establish program management support for the cloud migration program within the HR Systems/AI portfolio. 
  • Assist various HR Systems project managers with planning, organizing, and implementing program execution tasks.  
  • Plan for cloud data center’s Management Service Operations contract support.  
  • Assist in comparing program direction and guidance in program management directives, plans, and other program documents with current in-place contracts and identify discrepancies and recommend actions.  
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and integration of selected documentation, periodic reports, and certifications as identified in DoDI 5000.2, NSSAP 03-01 and other DoD Directives, and recommend and prepare changes.  
  • Assist in reviewing contractor deliverable status together with milestone schedules, status reports, and cost performance reports.  
  • Assist in preparing briefings and reports in direct support of the program management function and program reviews.  
  • Perform analysis of contractor/cost schedule; document and raise issues to management.  
  • Assist in identifying and mitigating risks to the program.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of experience.  
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.  
  • Either currently hold or ability to acquire a U.S. Security Clearance.  
  • 10+ years of experience, with at least 1-2 years of direct experience with application migrations.  
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.  
Skills and Abilities 
  • Experience managing/migrating applications in/to the cloud.  
  • Understanding of Air Force business practices and processes.  
  • Understanding of Agile processes.  
  • Experience in executing programs using Agile process.  
  • Experience managing ERP System (preferably Oracle-based) projects.  
Other Characteristics 

Excellent oral, written, and communication in English. Must be able to work in a team environment with members that include personnel from other companies, Government program management and administrative personnel, and technical staff members. Must be detail oriented and able to keep up changing priorities and have a working knowledge of the principles and practices in the PM Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).  

Working Conditions, Location 

San Antonio, TX 
Client duty hours: Monday through Friday