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Posted Date 5 days ago(4/2/2020 9:57 AM)
The Team Lead provides management and oversight of XLA personnel supporting our DHS client. Reporting to the Assistant Program Manager (APM), the Team Lead provides supervision, leadership, and accountability of team’s personnel. The Team Lead is responsible for all duties and responsibilities assigned by our DHS PSU client and APM in support for the processing and maintenance of Personnel Security Files (PSFs).    Activities and Duties: -  Provide management and oversight of XLA personnel supporting the PSU requirement to process personnel security actions for Entry-On-Duty (EOD), suitability, eligibility for access to National Security Information (NSI). - Coordinate with APM, Federal supervisor and Section Chief on all section activities and directions. - Follow time keeping procedures (verify and approve), facilitate and promote training to include cross training, prepare and conduct XLA personnel performance evaluations, assist APM/PM, Section Chief as necessary. - Clearly define expectations and advice on a formal/informal basis regarding performance and maintain personal effectiveness. - Performs the duties of a Personnel Security Assistant (PSA) Team Lead Requirements: Coordinates with PSU, XLA personnel, and XLA corporate management on all PSU activities and directions; liaises with Government and XLA as required. - Monitors and assists XLA personnel with time keeping procedures (verify and approve), facilitates and promotes XLA required trainings, prepares and conducts personnel performance evaluations, and facilitates necessary actions to XLA corporate. - Coordinates with APM and Govt. stakeholders on all contract activities, direction and special requests. - Provide leadership, direction, development and employee supervision - Provides APM with daily distributions of personnel and workload. - Assists with the handling and assignment of workload. - Recommends process improvement and efficiency as needed. - Provides weekly and monthly deliverable reports to APM. - Attend scheduled meetings with APM and other Team Leads to address issues, concerns, and areas of process improvements. - Inspires confidence and motivation, clearly defines expectations and advices on a formal/informal basis regarding job performance, and maintains personal effectiveness. - Monitors contract performance through the daily use of applicable reports, reporting systems and/or authorized databases to ensure success in meeting frequent changes in operational demands. - Use judgment to anticipate customer service needs, resolve non-routine issues and take action accordingly. - The ability to direct multiple tasks and projects; plan, control, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates; provide administrative, legal, and technical support.
Job ID
2020-3217
Location
US-TX-Farmers Branch
Posted Date 3 hours ago(4/7/2020 1:08 PM)
XLA is looking for an Administrative Assistant to work at a federal agency in Lexington, KY.  The Administrative Assistant’s duties may include, but not limited to: - Assembling, copying, faxing and scanning a variety of materials and ensuring proper distribution of copies as required - Maintaining a variety of office logs and files - Maintaining calendars and schedules - Greeting visitors, answering the main office phone, and taking messages as required - Maintaining main staff directories - Preparing, writing, and editing a variety of correspondence including letters and memos - Preparing, creating, formatting, and editing spreadsheets, presentations, and charts - Assisting with performing searches of electronic and hardcopy files and databases for records, supportive data, and historical documents - Assisting in preparing or drafting initial correspondence in response to requests and in preparing an array of other documents for release in response to requests - Responding to first line inquiries from a wide variety of key public, internal, and external constituencies - Submitting and following up on requests for services (i.e. telephone, key request, and help desk, etc.) - Arranging for housekeeping, facility, and vehicle services - Ensuring office equipment is maintained and functional - Preparing all types of travel orders using DEA specified travel process - Preparing vouchers and making travel arrangements - Answering/Researching general travel related questions - Maintaining travel associated files - Organizing and supporting workshops and meetings - Coordinating with DEA travel office to make travel arrangements for meeting attendees - Preparing notebooks, invitations, agendas, and support documents - Reserving space for meetings - Coordinating logistical and administrative arrangements for guest speakers and meeting attendees - Providing administrative support during meetings, including arranging for audiovisual displays, taking meeting minutes, and following up with summary minutes or reports from meetings - Receiving and processing incoming mail including preparing requests for FedEx shipments, UPS, and other priority mail services, and couriers - Preparing purchase requests for office supplies - Preparing purchase requests for office equipment and services and Division Procurements - Answering questions and investigating discrepancies related to purchases - Entering payment information into internal and external administrative databases - Requesting property passes and property transfers - Answering questions, assisting with tracking, and maintaining associated files - Assisting personnel with equipment inventories - Preparing personnel packages as needed - Assisting with various logistics required for recruitments - Processing and entering training requests - Assume timekeeper responsibilities, including preparing all paperwork associated with overtime requests
Job ID
2020-3215
Location
US-KY-Lexington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/26/2020 9:52 AM)
 XLA is looking for a Contract Specialist, with an active clearance, to support our client. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.   Here is what you need to know about the responsibilities: - Develop acquisition plans and procurement  milestone schedules - Coordinate tasks and attend meetings related to the development of a procurement  package - Prepare procurement packages, including preparation  and review of requirements  documentation (e.g., Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Statement of Need (SON), Performance  Work Statement (PWS)), market research documentation, independent  government cost estimates (IGCEs), draft evaluation factors, applicable pre-award determinations and findings, and applicable pre-award clearances  and reviews (e.g., Small Business  Set-Aside Review and Information  Technology  Checklist) - Provide recommendations concerning the selection of contract type and method of acquisition - Prepare and assist with the preparation of Justifications  for Other-Than-Full- and-Open-Competition (JOFOCs) - Prepare or assist with the preparation of Determinations and Findings - Draft or assist in drafting and issuing applicable pre-award synopses - Present or assist in presenting acquisition planning documentation for higher level reviews and approvals - Review of acquisition requirements documents - Review and improve customer statements of work and other pre-award documentation - Participate in working groups - Review and participate in training development and delivery - Develop briefings and position papers, review drafts, and finalize documentation  
Job ID
2020-3214
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/24/2020 11:09 AM)
XLA is looking for a Facility Project Manager to work onsite at a federal agency in Arlington, VA (metro accessible). Responsibilities include: - Serving as the facility project manager for centrally managed activities, performing the full range of program/project management. - Overseeing project budgets and reviewing funding proposals to meet the requirements for new facilities and/or renovation or expansion of existing facilities. - Evaluating and resolving problems or issues with widespread impact on the organization's large procurements, some of which have new or unusual. - Serving as the facilities services to the Domestic Field offices on various repairs and upgrades to the existing office. - Travel on market surveys with federal employees to survey office sites for future office. - Travel to various field offices for inspection of new construction and renovations of ongoing projects. - Preparing space utilization and layout design plans using the Computer Aided Design (CAD) to develop and prepare detailed drawings and specifications for telecommunications, furniture, electrical and other. - Reviewing facilities design criteria, guidelines, and procedures to assure optimal effectiveness in meeting specialized organization. - Preparing space layouts and basic building plans from landlords awarded leases and reviews closely for deviations from. - Discussing plans with lessors, contractors, and federal employees. - Developing project milestones and reviews cost estimates and project Determining technical project requirements and design specifications and concepts.  - Applying the rules and regulations governing the acquisition, construction and/or alterations of leased or owned. - Analyzingproposals considering numerous factors related to ability to meet requirements, utility access, cost, employeeconveniences. - Acquiring space based on the development of program requirements, preparing design, reviewing technical drawings, specifications and cost estimates, and working with occupancy agreements and tenant improvements. - Conducting pre-construction meetings to assure complete understanding of space designs and technical. - Advising all parties of requirements and modifications (exterior and interior) in more detail, such as specifications for technical operations, security, acoustics, wall specifications and coverings, color coordination, etc. - Overseeing construction and renovations, assuring all requirements and expectations are Discussing plans with lessors, general contractors, architects, and management. - Considering the General Services Administration (GSA) offers of buildings and sitesproposed for buildings built to specifications. - Preparing furniture packages and procure funding to outfit the space and manages the delivery and installation. - Developing life cycle office relocation/renovation schedules and attendant funding plans and proposals to assure facilities meet specialized requirements with maximum cost effectiveness.
Job ID
2020-3213
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/18/2020 11:30 AM)
XLA is looking for a Junior Financial Auditor to sit onsite at our customer's offices in Washington, D.C. Duties and responsibilities include: - Knowledge of Federal Financial Management systems. - Basic understanding of financial management evaluations and reviews. - Support the development of recommendations related to financial audit reviews and the associated corrective action plans. - Field and assist Mid Professional Auditor with answering questions regarding finance, budget, and auditing matters. - Assist/support strategic planning efforts for audit/financial plans. - Proficient in Microsoft Office. - Excellent communications and interfacing with various levels of management. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Detail-oriented, with strong attention to detail. -   Must be willing to travel to all Distric Offices as needed.  
Job ID
2020-3212
Location
US-DC-
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/17/2020 10:08 AM)
XLA is seeking a Senior Network and Systems Administrator in support of DHS/ICE in St. Paul, MN. The ideal candidate must be proficient in systems administration, using Windows operating systems and high-level Active Directory administration.  The selected candidate shall be able to plan, design, implement, test, and support network solutions between multiple platforms. The selected candidate should have excellent experience in an engineering discipline designing LANs or equivalent experience, overseeing the implementation and test/troubleshooting activities, reviewing and approving changes/modifications to the design and implementation, documenting the installed system, and recommending and operating the network management and control systems to maintain the LAN hardware and software.   Principle Duties - Must be proficient using Storage Area Networks (SAN)/Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) and removable storage media, including compact disc/digital versatile disc (CD/DVD/BLU-RAY), and Magneto-Optical (MO) Disks - Proficient with optimizing system operation and resource utilization, perform system capacity analysis and planning, resolve performance problems with the servers and network, supervise the monitoring of CMP facilities / equipment, supervise testing and analysis of all elements of the network facility (including hardware, software, power, communications, lines, routers, switches, and terminals), and serves as a key contact for local / remote locations and customers to obtain clarification of problems and provide resolution of system failures and degradations - Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Storage Infrastructure Support (NetApp) - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems. - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls. - Architect, drive changes and improvements for the backup area - Transform Backup architecture requirements to working solutions - Manage storage allocations and Backup configurations - Evaluate and recommend new storage/backup products and technology - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment. - Familiarity with Linux and a general understanding of enterprise virtualization for desktops and servers is desirable - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - SAN integration support for Windows/Linux systems to provide end to end high availability - Able to handle storage hardware management and support assistance for all storage devices, Hitachi, EMC, Netapp, etc. - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3210
Location
US-MN-St. Paul
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/17/2020 10:05 AM)
XLA is seeking a Senior Network and Systems Administrator in support of DHS/ICE in Seattle, Washington. The ideal candidate must be proficient in systems administration, using Windows operating systems and high-level Active Directory administration.  The selected candidate shall be able to plan, design, implement, test, and support network solutions between multiple platforms. The selected candidate should have excellent experience in an engineering discipline designing LANs or equivalent experience, overseeing the implementation and test/troubleshooting activities, reviewing and approving changes/modifications to the design and implementation, documenting the installed system, and recommending and operating the network management and control systems to maintain the LAN hardware and software.   Principle Duties - Must be proficient using Storage Area Networks (SAN)/Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) and removable storage media, including compact disc/digital versatile disc (CD/DVD/BLU-RAY), and Magneto-Optical (MO) Disks - Proficient with optimizing system operation and resource utilization, perform system capacity analysis and planning, resolve performance problems with the servers and network, supervise the monitoring of CMP facilities / equipment, supervise testing and analysis of all elements of the network facility (including hardware, software, power, communications, lines, routers, switches, and terminals), and serves as a key contact for local / remote locations and customers to obtain clarification of problems and provide resolution of system failures and degradations - Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Storage Infrastructure Support (NetApp) - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems. - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls. - Architect, drive changes and improvements for the backup area - Transform Backup architecture requirements to working solutions - Manage storage allocations and Backup configurations - Evaluate and recommend new storage/backup products and technology - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment. - Familiarity with Linux and a general understanding of enterprise virtualization for desktops and servers is desirable - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - SAN integration support for Windows/Linux systems to provide end to end high availability - Able to handle storage hardware management and support assistance for all storage devices, Hitachi, EMC, Netapp, etc. - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3209
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/17/2020 10:03 AM)
XLA is seeking a Senior Network and Systems Administrator in support of DHS/ICE in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate must be proficient in systems administration, using Windows operating systems and high-level Active Directory administration.  The selected candidate shall be able to plan, design, implement, test, and support network solutions between multiple platforms. The selected candidate should have excellent experience in an engineering discipline designing LANs or equivalent experience, overseeing the implementation and test/troubleshooting activities, reviewing and approving changes/modifications to the design and implementation, documenting the installed system, and recommending and operating the network management and control systems to maintain the LAN hardware and software.   Principle Duties - Must be proficient using Storage Area Networks (SAN)/Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) and removable storage media, including compact disc/digital versatile disc (CD/DVD/BLU-RAY), and Magneto-Optical (MO) Disks - Proficient with optimizing system operation and resource utilization, perform system capacity analysis and planning, resolve performance problems with the servers and network, supervise the monitoring of CMP facilities / equipment, supervise testing and analysis of all elements of the network facility (including hardware, software, power, communications, lines, routers, switches, and terminals), and serves as a key contact for local / remote locations and customers to obtain clarification of problems and provide resolution of system failures and degradations - Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Storage Infrastructure Support (NetApp) - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems. - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls. - Architect, drive changes and improvements for the backup area - Transform Backup architecture requirements to working solutions - Manage storage allocations and Backup configurations - Evaluate and recommend new storage/backup products and technology - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment. - Familiarity with Linux and a general understanding of enterprise virtualization for desktops and servers is desirable - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - SAN integration support for Windows/Linux systems to provide end to end high availability - Able to handle storage hardware management and support assistance for all storage devices, Hitachi, EMC, Netapp, etc. - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3208
Location
US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/4/2020 2:58 PM)
XLA is looking for a Program Manager to oversee a large contract with a law enforcement agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The functional support will span multiple areas, including project management, engineering, software development and maintenance, data management, systems analysis and integration, program management assistance, daily operations, and customer service. Deployment of capabilities and support of systems at locations worldwide is required. The Program Manager is responsible for the team to be innovative, comprehensive, and executed as an integrated team with the Government.   Responsibilities: - Overall manager for the contractor effort who will serve as the Contractor's authorized point of contact with the Contracting Officer Representative. - Provide overall, on-site, day-to-day managements of the program and it inherent projects, personnel planning, and quality control necessary to ensure effective contract performance. - Ensure personnel accessing information systems meet the applicable training and certification requirements. - Responsible for managing scope, budget, schedule and performance. - Provides direction, prioritization, coordination, and conflict resolution while managing project teams that accomplish project objectives. - Routinely conduct in-depth reviews to identify progress, risks, and other issues that impact the success of the project. - Provide status reports and other deliverables as required. - Routinely identify and execute recommendations that are innovative ideas for process efficiencies that facilitate improved service delivery. - Develop, update and brief project plans as required. - Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team of technical and technical support staff for Government customers in the information technology domain.
Job ID
2020-3201
Location
US-VA-Quantico
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/27/2020 3:40 PM)
XLA is looking for a Jr. Financial Analyst to work onsite at a federal agency in Arlington, VA (metro accessible).   Requires two (2) years of relevant experience. Relevant experience may include, but is not limited to strategic, business and action planning for the cost and schedule performance of programs. Duties will include: - Coordinate with government representatives and vendors to verify billing charges and periods of performance; - Record a variety of source documentation information into financial management and other systems, spreadsheets, and databases; - Audit, analyze, and track expenditures on funding accounts to meet current legal funding requirements; - Utilize financial management and data systems to process, verify, and submit payments; - Initiate account replenishment requests and dispursement of funds.  
Job ID
2020-3200
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/20/2020 2:23 PM)
XLA is looking for a Financial Analyst to sit onsite at our customer's offices in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have experience with federal financial management, including the following:   - Proficient in Microsoft Office and Access, with advanced knowledge of Excel. - Experience in conducting financial analysis and communicating results. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Highly organized, with strong attention to detail. - Experience with processing vendor invoice payments.  
Job ID
2020-3194
Location
US-DC-
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/15/2020 10:46 AM)
XLA is looking for a Financial Auditor to sit onsite at our customer's offices in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will display financial management systems and auditing knowledge. - Knowledge of Federal Financial Management systems. - Basic understanding of financial management evaluations and reviews. - Support the development of recommendations related to financial audit reviews and the associated corrective action plans. - Field and answer questions regarding finance, budget, and auditing matters. - Assist/support strategic planning efforts for audit/financial plans. - Proficient in Microsoft Office. - Excellent communications and interfacing with various levels of management. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Detail-oriented, with strong attention to detail.  
Job ID
2020-3190
Location
US-DC-
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2020 2:04 PM)
XLA is looking for multiple Administrative Security Assistant to support our government customer in Farmers Branch, TX.  Please note that all applicants must be eligible to obtain a US Government Security Clearance.    The Administrative Security Assistant will initiate, receive, review and determine the accuracy and completeness of personnel security forms.    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Manages the security application process and assist applicants through the process. - Supports the development of contract deliverables. - Conducts database checks, inquiries, and performs data entry using a variety of U.S. Government database systems. - Prepare personnel security files (PSF).  - Receive, review and determine the accuracy and completeness of applicant forms required for Background Investigations (BI). - Determines the accuracy and completeness of the personnel security questionnaire. - Runs credit reports, processes fingerprint cards, conducts agency checks, and evaluates results. - Identifies potential reciprocity and previous investigations, issues on security forms and obtains any missing information from applicant. - Verifies the appropriate level of background investigation being requested. - Processes requests for clearances, withdrawal letters, declination letters, and prepares email notifications. - Performs general clerical functions to include:  data entry, database and file maintenance. - Provides customer service to internal and external customers via email and phone. - Maintains the PSU file and mailrooms. - Ensures all documents required for suitability processing are included, completed and ready for EOD (Entry on Duty). - Assists other teams (Investigations, Intake, EOD, File Room, etc.) on special projects as needed.
Job ID
2020-3179
Location
US-TX-Farmers Branch
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2020 4:44 PM)
XLA is looking for an Information Security Assessor to work at National Archives (NARA) in College Park, MD. The Information Security Assessor will perform security assessments to ensure compliance with internal policies, controls, and standards, as well as client and regulatory security requirements. These assessments include evaluating technological, operational, and process controls in order to evaluate the design and implementation of security controls. The individual will be responsible for risk and compliance management and reporting to include risk assessments, System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, Vulnerability Assessment Reports, POA&M management, ISO 27001 requirements, NIST 800 Series Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), FedRAMP Authorizations, and other regulatory compliance requirements. The individual will be responsible for assisting in federal audit that may occur during their employment.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Using the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) to conduct assessments of Information security controls in order to measure the effectiveness of controls and identify control gaps - Ensure compliance to guidance, standards and regulations such as NIST Special Publications, FIPS, FedRAMP, and other federal regulations and policies - Preparing Security Authorization Packages and including documentation such as Authorization Official Out-briefs, Security Authorization Recommendations and Security Authorizations memorandums - Identify, assess, and prioritize identified risks - Collect evidence, artifacts, and document findings to support conclusions - Report on compliance with internal policies, controls, and standards Provide recommendations for remediation of identified deficiencies - Track and report on Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs) (i.e., findings/deficiencies to closure) - Coordinate third-party risk assessments and IT audits - Manage remediation efforts and report on the status of control deficiencies - Support security initiatives and global policy adherence and awareness efforts - Support global information security metrics and reporting program(s) - Provide security expertise to business units and key stakeholders - Enforce policy adherence and manage formal policy exception requests - Provide timely status updates/reporting on assessments and assigned project
Job ID
2020-3176
Location
US-MD-College Park
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2020 4:38 PM)
XLA is seeing a mid-level Cyber Security Engineer with a broad knowledge of the domain including network security, system security, vulnerability scanning, web-based application scanning, risk assessments, security engineering, etc. This position will be working at National Archives (NARA) in College Park, MD.  Experience configuring, managing and running Security Operation Center (SOC) type tools (e.g., Tenable Continuous View, FireEye Threat Management System, Snort, etc.) SME will support a Federal Civilian Agency with vulnerability management and incident response work. The position involves working in a small focused team that follows the Federal Continuous Monitoring strategy for prioritization of resources and providing support that provides the greatest impact with limited resources. Team members have a large set of cross-functional abilities to support all aspects of Cyber Security.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Conduct vulnerability scans and assessments against agency information systems, web applications and web services - Conduct assigned activities within the security Incident response and handling lifecycle. These activities could include: detection, triage, analysis, containment, recovery and reporting. - Coordinate response, triage and recovery activities for security events affecting the agency’s information assets - Assist with expanding and maturing existing vulnerability management and incident response processes and activities. - Coordinate with system owners and IT operations to remediate and resolve issues discovered during security scans, system assessments, system audits, and cyber security investigations. - Conduct security assessments and testing for agency’s different cloud platform types (i.e., IaaS, SaaS, PaaS) - Conduct on-demand scans, assessments, and audits to assess the cyber security posture of the various on-premises and cloud-based NARA information systems. - Provide security engineering reviews and recommendations to agency System Owners and Information System Security Officers - Develop and implement technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities - Analyze network and host-based security logs to identify potential security threats - Develop/review documentation for Security Operations procedures
Job ID
2020-3175
Location
US-MD-College Park
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/24/2020 3:05 PM)
XLA is looking for a Sr. Acquisition and Assistance Specialist to support USAID in Washington, D.C.    Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: - Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and interagency agreements  - Provide assistance in the development of solicitations and approval memos - Develop  and publish Requests for Applications (RFA) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) - Participate in the review of proposals, analysis of costs and recommendation of agreement conditions in accordance with current regulations and policies. - Respond to applicant/offeror questions - Facilitate the technical evaluation process - Prepare award documents - Notify unsuccessful applicants/offerors - Negotiation and award - Award administration
Job ID
2020-3171
Location
US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/31/2020 11:19 AM)
 XLA is looking for a Jr. Contract Specialist to support a federal agency. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.   Here is what you need to know about the responsibilities: - Supports the analysis of acquisition plans and procurement milestone schedules - Attends meetings related to the development of a procurement package - Supports oversight and compliance of procurement packages, including requirements documentation (e.g., Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Statement of Need (SON), Performance Work Statement (PWS)), market research documentation, independent government cost estimates (IGCEs), draft evaluation factors, applicable pre-award determinations and findings, and applicable pre-award clearances and reviews (e.g., Small Business Set-Aside Review and Information Technology Checklist) - Provides recommendations concerning the selection of contract type and method of acquisition - Supports oversight and compliance reviews of Justifications for Other-Than-Full- and- Open-Competition (JOFOCs) - Assists compliance experts in reviews of Determinations and Findings - Drafts or assist in drafting and issuing applicable pre-award documentation analyses - Presents or assists in presenting oversight and compliance for acquisition planning documentation for higher level reviews and approvals - Reviews acquisition requirements documents - Reviews and improves customer statements of work and other pre-award documentation. - Participates in working groups - Reviews and participate in training development and delivery - Develops briefings and position papers, review drafts, and finalize documentation  
Job ID
2019-3143
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/4/2020 11:36 AM)
XLA is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a Senior Acquisition Specialist performing the full range of acquisition services in support of the Department of State (DOS) Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Consular Systems and Technology. These services include, among other things, developing acquisition packages, supporting source selections and providing post-award contract support. Must have an active SECRET Clearance.     Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Providing advanced acquisition guidance to federal agencies, and in particular, to DOS; - Working with program offices to develop requirements for Statements of Work (SOWs); - Facilitating meetings, including working with stakeholders to develop agendas; - Conducting market research; - Providing cost and price analysis; - Developing acquisition documentation that includes requirements documents, acquisition strategies, independent government cost estimates, determination and findings, evaluation criteria, and milestone plans; - Advising Technical Evaluation Teams; - Assisting Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) in ensuring their contracts comply with applicable laws and terms and conditions and that deliverables meet contractual requirements; - Assisting CORs with submitting timely Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPARs); - Assisting CORs with contract close-out; - Interacting and communicating effectively and professionally with government officials; - Reporting on project status in internal and client meetings; - Reviewing contracts, and preparing award modifications; and - Performing other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3115
Location
US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2020 10:48 AM)
XLA is looking for a Technical Writer on a temporary basis to assist FEMA in a disaster recovery area (Mid-West/Texas Region). Responsibilities include: - The contractor shall provide technical recommendations, technical editing, graphic development, and formatting for PA documents.
Job ID
2019-3086
Location
US-
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2020 10:47 AM)
XLA is looking for a Computer Specialist on a temporary basis to assist FEMA in a disaster recovery area (Mid-West/Texas Region). Responsibilities include: - Provide administrative, technical, and program management support for information technology services. - Recommend solutions that meet current and future Public Assistance requirements in support of FEMA’s missions and functions. - Assist in the creation and maintenance of database systems. - Assist with file migration, Information Management, and document review. - Develop data reports, reporting tools, and data analysis documents. - Assist with SharePoint and other programmatic system development systems and/or tools.
Job ID
2019-3085
Location
US-