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Federal Acquisitions and Contracts Subject Matter Expert

Office: Arlington, VA
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: S20-0775

JOB TITLE: Federal Acquisitions and Contracts Subject Matter Expert


Provides senior SME support for Federal Contracts and Acquisition Management. Support as an adviser and consultant to software developers and government administrators managing acquisitions through the entire contract cycle.


  • Support federal customers with analyzing current acquisition processes, recommending opportunities for streamlining and enhancing acquisition processes, and developing and implementing solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Attend and participate in meetings with client stakeholders
  • Conduct analysis on problems independently, research and recommend solutions, and execute resolution steps to address client issues
  • Provide functional support for testing such as developing test scenarios and documentation and performing validation testing for the core Momentum application and reports
  • Provide functional support for new initiative implementation activities, such as requirements analysis, development of design, and configuration documentation
  • Provide support for federal government mandated initiative


  • US Citizenship; eligible to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Former Contracting Officer with >3 years of federal contracting experience
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) guidelines and US Government contracting
  • Experience conducting a wide range of acquisition lifecycle activities, including:
    • Acquisition planning
    • Contract awarding and closeout activities
    • Source selection
    • Firm fixed-price contracts
    • T&M contracts
    • Cost and price analysis and negotiation experience
    • Cost plus and cost reimbursement
  • Experience using a modern contracting writing system
  • Willingness to be active and “hands-on” in configuring and testing the new solution
  • Open to implementing new acquisition strategies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and interact with senior level management and clients
  • Interest in business process improvement and modernization of acquisition processes at a large federal agency
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An outstanding ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude, works independently and good work ethic, the successful candidate will be a team player who is proactive


  • >10 years experience in federal contracting/acquisitions
  • Comfort working at client offices and participating in internal corporate quality assurance processes
  • Familiarity with ISO 9000.1 processes
  • Secret Clearance or higher



KEY WORDS: Contracts, Federal Acquisition Regulations, FAR, Contracting Officer, Acquisition, Contracting Officer

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.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

WBB does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of WBB and WBB will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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