IT Acquisition Consultant

# of Openings
Program/Project Management
Minimum Clearance Requirement


Are you an IT acquisition expert looking to make a significant impact on the future of IT for the DOD?  Are you looking for a career opportunity with a balance of independence and leadership support who will help you grow and develop?


What You Will Be Doing

Supporting our customer a fast moving team of change agents that operate across the department of defense and consistently works with senior leadership.


  • Providing acquisition expertise and advice to all stakeholders to develop Acquisition Strategies, and align needs documents, business cases, and requirements with the Acquisition Strategy
  • Assist customer in developing overall strategic plans for achieving acquisition objectives and fulfilling mission requirements by precisely defining how IT acquisition will be implemented
  • Seek business process improvements to streamline end-to-end acquisition lifecycle processes and to gain significant efficiencies in schedule, scope, cost and quality measures related to organizational objectives
  • Guiding IT staff to help shape acquisition strategy and related documentation to ensure efficient and effective acquisition lifecycles statements of work and other related documentation
  • Acting as the liaison between IT professionals and contracts staff
  • Working with IT professionals to support major IT infrastructure acquisitions within the Department of Defense
  • Recommend program structure and contracting approach
  • Use market research and industry analysis to guide the acquisition process


At Suntiva we are driven by our passion for helping clients improve the performance of their organizations in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways. Would you like to be a part of an organization with the expertise of a large firm AND the agility and personal attention of a small firm?

What's In It For You

When joining Suntiva, you can expect:

  • The opportunity to address client challenges that matter and have fun in the process.
  • A values-driven culture. Our corporate values include: Embody great minds and great hearts, Assume good intentions, Foster collaboration and teamwork, Hold ourselves accountable for results, and Do the right thing all the time!
  • A team-oriented environment with some of the smartest colleagues you’ll ever work with.
  • Growth and development opportunities.

Suntiva provides all the elements of a great place to work with career opportunities in an environment that demands and rewards your best every day. We know that our employees are our most valuable asset. Here are few highlights of our comprehensive and highly competitive total compensation package:

  • Holidays and Personal Leave: Suntiva’s Personal Leave policy is among the best in the DC area. We combine vacation and sick days into a single plan. New full-time employees earn over four weeks per year of personal leave and 10 holidays per year. Part-time employees are also eligible to earn personal leave based on number of hours worked per pay period.
  • Tuition, Training and Professional Development: Reimbursement is available for work-related certifications, training, conferences, and/or college level credits at an accredited undergraduate or post-graduate institution. We also provide up to 40 hours of paid professional development time provided for training, conferences and certifications.
  • Insurance: Suntiva offers medical, dental and vision insurance to all full-time employees, and to regular, part time employees working a minimum of 30 hours per week. Employees are offered a choice of two different medical plans; two dental plans; and a vision plan. Suntiva additionally offers short and long term disability insurance to full-time employees.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: Suntiva offers you a 401(k) retirement plan, including both traditional and Roth 401(k) options and a company match subject to a vesting schedule. The 401(k) matching program will match 100% of the first 1% of employee salary deferrals plus 50% of the next 5% of deferrals.

What You Need For This Position

  • Active Secret Security Clearance 
  • Minimum five years of Federal and/or DOD Acquisition services experience
  • Experience developing acquisition strategy for IT project implementation 
  • Expert knowledge of a variety of DOD and Government-wide contract vehicles 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, in acquisitions or a related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of acquisition regulations including both the FAR and DFAR
  • Experience with Federal government clients at multiple levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, understand, react to and provide creative solutions to challenges within those environments
  • The ability to explain complex acquisition concepts and requirements to non-acquisition professionals
  • Strong facilitation skills and the ability to build relationships and interface with senior level government leaders

If You Have This, It Is A Plus

  • Broad Management Consulting experience
  • Experience with GWACs
  • Experience in a contract specialist capacity at one time, supporting both Federal and DOD contracts
  • Interpreting DoD 5000 series program guidelines and regulations
  • DAWIA and/or FAC-C III certification
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

Who We Are

Suntiva is a business transformation and technology company located in Falls Church, VA, serving Federal Government agencies.  We enable our clients to improve performance through people, process, and technology in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways.  We provide mission critical information technology, digital transformation, organizational performance, human capital, and acquisition lifecycle solutions—with great minds and great hearts. 


Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Job: Project Analyst
Primary Location: United States- Washington DC

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC 

Job Segments: Consulting, Acquisition, Project Management, Financial Management, Government


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