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Acquisition Program Manager - SpRCO

Office: Kirtland AFB, NM
Location: Kirtland , NM
Job ID: S20-0663

JOB TITLE: Acquisition Program Manager - SpRCO


"This position is contingent upon contract award"

Support a small, highly empowered team to development, test, and field highly classified space projects.

Apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for advanced space systems, while also e?ectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.


  • Serves as program advisory lead for extremely time critical technical projects, test projects, or tasks requiring appropriate level technical expertise
  • Assists acquisition planning, market research, and drafting technical requirements and documents
  • Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to verify program needs and identified to meet project goals
  • Helps the government assess the technical sufficiency, cost, quality, and timely delivery of program deliverables
  • Supports management and execution of programs consisting of multiple projects--ensures overall program is properly coordinated and efficiently accomplished with the best available resources
  • Aids in the development of a Monthly Status Report on all support efforts including updates in status and performance, major activities, challenges and opportunities, deliverables, and subcontractor performance
  • Drafts, reviews, and edits final program reports, documents, and briefings
  • Supports acquisition planning and development of documents required for systems acquisition.
  • Supports and advises acquisition and program management functions, advises government management on design challenges, operational delivery and integration, and supports system program reviews
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written


Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Requirements

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 5 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph
  • Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license
  • Relevant Master's degree (MA/MS/ME) degree


  • Fifteen (15) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience
  • Exceptional and/or unique qualifications in development and fielding satellite systems
  • Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
  • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition
  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management
  • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)

Travel Requirements:

  • Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States


  • Ten (10) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience with SAP and/or SCI
  • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program o?ice
  • Experience with rapid prototyping
  • Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
  • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software
  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
  • Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space systems



KEY WORDS: Space Acquisition, Space program management, SMC, NRO, satellite, ground systems,


WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

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