Acquisition Program Management SME

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2024 10:57 AM)
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Acquisition Program Management SME

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Acquisition Program Management SME to support the Tactical Data Networks Enterprise (TDNE) program office, which is within the Aerial Networks Division (AFLCMC/HNA) and located at Hanscom AFB, MA.

The position provides expert (SME) level acquisition program management support to the Tactical Data Networks Enterprise (TDNE) branch and the Second-Generation Anti-Jam Tactical Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Radio (SATURN) program.

The Tactical Data Networks Enterprise (TDNE) contributes to the development, delivery and deployment of the next generation aerial layer network through a portfolio of legacy and advanced waveforms and airborne network management/development efforts that advance interoperability and connectivity



JOB STATUS:  Full time; salaried

TRAVEL:  CONUS travel up to 10% may be required

SECURITY CLEARANCE: A Top Secret security clearance is required



  • Investigate, analyze, plan, evaluate, draft and/or recommend solutions for project/program efforts.
  • Provide expert level issue resolution and recommendation support to achieve desired program outcomes.
  • Apply broad knowledge of organizational missions and programs, such as acquisition management and modernization planning.
  • Apply knowledge of and expertise with acquisition management, program management, budget/finance principles and methodologies, modernization planning, and the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Executing (PPBE) process.
  • Review initial and revised acquisition documents and provide the enterprise level perspective to ensure consistency and accuracy.
  • Provide comments on acquisition documentation that add value from an enterprise perspective and facilitate an integrated, system-of-systems approach across the division.


  • Master’s degree and 15 years of general work experience, 10 years of which must be in acquisition program management
  • Knowledge of defense acquisition policies outlined in DoDI 5000.02
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly, communicate effectively, and remain organized in order to monitor progress toward the accomplishment of various taskings and initiatives.
  • Work proactively, with minimal supervision, and effectively communicate orally and in writing, providing quality acquisition and program documentation (briefings, documents, plans, etc.).
  • Superior competency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams) and Adobe (Acrobat)



What We Offer 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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