Mid-Level Acquisition Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River
Full Time
Career Pathing Stream
Consulting / Direct


AVIAN is seeking a Mid-Level Acquisition Analyst to Provide support for an advanced research and development program in reviewing, assessing, and complying with MDAP policies, standards, and procedures established by DoD, DoN, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition (ASN(RD&A)).  Advanced Development Program is at the cutting edge of capabilities in support of the future of Naval Aviation.


At AVIAN (pronounced *a-v-yin*) we believe in the extraordinary potential of every individual. As an employee owner at AVIAN, you will find that we have cultivated an employee-first mentality. By prioritizing talent over experience, we ensure that every hire we make is as unique as the position that they will be filling.


Here on our team, we embrace new challenges and focus on continuous learning which fosters growth mindsets in all our employee owners; whether you are joining the workforce for the very first time or if you’re a seasoned professionals who has their eyes set on retirement.


Our commitment to providing our customers and employees with an unmatched experience sets us apart. We believe that every team member has a stake in the success of AVIAN, and we strive to ensure that each member of our team knows that their contributions matter. You can be sure as an employee owner you will celebrate both your individual and our collective triumphs.


Taking care of each other is a cornerstone of the AVIAN philosophy. Being part of the AVIAN team means being part of a team that takes pride in being expansive in our community because our impact doesn’t stop in the workplace. We actively engage in community initiatives, empowering our employees to make a meaningful difference.


We believe that employee investment shouldn’t be a one-way street, so we offer benefits that normalize balancing mental wellness and family time with work responsibilities. From Flexible Time Off to Wellness Reimbursements we want all our team members to achieve the highest levels of life/work balance.


AVIAN - where creative, talented minds flourish, and where proactive, productive, proficient professionals feel valued.



Our ideal candidate will be responsible for the following: 

  • Provide support for planning, developing, monitoring, and executing procurement and contractual actions and associated documentation. 

  • Candidate will be responsible for coordinating with team leads to support pre-acquisition and post-acquisition strategy planning and implementation. 

  • Prepare procurement request packages and activities, this includes contracting documentation such as Statements of Work, CDRLs, acquisition plans, etc. 

  • Ensure documents are complete and proactively track through the approval process. 

  • Candidate should be experienced with writing acquisition documentation and also be ASDN hierarchy. 

  • Monitor and track the status of contracts to include analyzing obligations and expenditures, spend plans, periods of performance, coordinating with Procuring Contracting Officers, Administrative Contracting Officers, Contracting Officer Representatives, and vendors relative to outstanding issues.  

  • Prepare various Excel spreadsheets/reports to be used as tracking tools for program management and data management.  Support technical and financial teams in responding to various data drills.

  • Travel (~10%) is required for this position.


  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Experience can be substituted for education.
  • Experience:  Candidate must have at least five (5) of experience in with the DoD acquisition process.
  • Candidate should be proficient in all Microsoft Office products and Adobe.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Candidate should be knowledgeable of Navy contracts and financial processes.
  • Candidate should have experience working in a dynamic, schedule constrained, complex security environment, and have the ability to respond to drills with a short turnaround time.
  • Clearance Requirement:  A current SSBI or Federal Investigative Standard Tier 5 (T5) or Tier 5 Reinvestigation (T5R) within the last 6 years.  A final DoD Top Secret clearance.  Eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI) in accordance with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 704 and Special Access Program (SAP) in accordance with SAP Nomination Policy (SAPNP) with no disqualifying security issues that will deem a candidate ineligible for access.
  • Work Location:  Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD


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