Acquisition Analyst SME - PEO AVN

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not just an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you enjoy developing solutions to support Acquisition in Army Aviation Systems? We are looking for exceptional candidates for an Acquisition Analyst position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet.


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking an experienced Acquisition Analyst Subject Matter Expert to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama.



Responsibilities include performing programmatic support to a product line with centralized life-cycle management through programmatic, managerial, and technical/operational recommendations. This position will be responsible for developing, updating and maintaining Acquisition Milestone documentation, formulating recommendations for decision-makers, performing detailed and complex analyses thru the integration of schedule, budget, and technical/performance activities.


  • Will perform day to day Contract Administration of various contracts (CPFF, FFP, CPIF).
  • Will have a thorough understanding of contract terms and conditions.
  • Will interface with internal and external personnel regarding contracts.
  • Will assist in preparing recommended contract amendments and modifications.
  • Will assist in recommending, preparing, and reviewing negotiation positions.
  • Will assist in coordinating the review/analysis of prime contractor proposals and provide consolidated positions to Government personnel.
  • Will review proposed contract actions with regard to applicable policy, regulation, and laws.
  • Will provide recommendations to senior staff regarding contract issues and alternative acquisition strategies.
  • Will prepare contract requirement packages (CRP); to include preparation and assistance with the development of the Statement of Work, Justification and Approvals, Contract Data Requirement Lists, contract award schedule, and other pertinent documents required for the CRP.
  • Will participate and support program IPTs.
  • Will prepare input to all acquisition program documentation, to include, but not limited to: acquisition strategy, acquisition program baseline, integrated master schedule, and milestone documentation.
  • Will objectively evaluate and assess business, technical, logistics, and operational concepts, reports and plans to ensure compliance and cohesiveness with Program Executive Office, Aviation (PEO AVN) and Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM).
  • Will assist the customer with requirements analysis, implementation, and compliance with directives and procedures.
  • Will prepare programmatic and technical documentation such as letters of agreement, MOUs, MOAs, DD1144s, requirements documentation, system specifications, and training documentation.


Requirements (minimum):

  • BS in engineering, business, or operations research AND 10+ years in Acquisition Analyst concentrated in the functional responsibility area of the position
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Contracts/Subcontracts terminology and business practices.
  • Must have experience administering various contract types (Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Cost Plus Incentive Fee, Firm Fixed Price).
  • Must have strong skills and depth of experience in the development of an array of alternative solutions for program management challenges relating to cost, schedule, production, fielding, and sustainment.
  • Must have the ability to digest complex technical issues and evaluate those issues to assess the impact to the contract.
  • Must have the ability to work in a teaming environment and the interpersonal skills to interface with numerous Government and contractor personnel in a rapid-paced environment.
  • Must have demonstrated experience working individually as well as organizing and facilitating working groups.
  • Must have experience preparing detailed written reports and briefings suitable for presentation to senior level military and corporate leadership, as well as experience presenting material orally.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office suite of products.

 Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Familiarization with Army aviation platforms.
  • Army Product Office experience.
  • Level III Certification.


Special Requirements:

  • Applicant selected must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant selected must possess Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Some travel may be required


 Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.



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