Acquisition Specialist SME - REMOTE!

Clearance Level
Business Process Analysis
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ133735

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Acquisition Business Analyst/SME is responsible for the working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Acquisition Teams to define system modernization business requirements and translate them to Agile application user stories.

In this role, you will provide SME-level support in acquisition management processes, ensure repeatable processes, identify opportunities for improvement and provide a structured approach from planning through operations.

*This position requires federal government acquisition/procurement experience to be considered*

This role is fully remote!


  • Work with CDC Acquisition and Technology SME’s within the business to analyze current operational procedures, identify areas for improvement and offer possible solutions

  • Facilitates the gathering, analysis, prioritization, and complexity categorization of business requirements.

  • Document and model ‘as is’ and ‘future state’ business processes. Analyze and optimize requirements to match guiding principles of future state

  • Effectively and efficiently organize and facilitate interviews and workshops

  • Communicate and translate requirements effectively between business areas and IT

  • Act as a liaison between business end users and IT development teams. Consultant on analysis, design, configuration, testing and maintenance to ensure optimal operational performance.

  • Responsible for collaborating with the business to create detailed use cases, process flows, prototyping, test cases and test scenarios to implement quality solutions.

  • Participate (and sometimes lead) testing activities, providing input into test plans, writing test scripts and test cases


  • 5+ years and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government Acquisition or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in federal government procurements required

  • Deep understanding of the FAR and various agency regulations

  • Advanced capability in research, writing, training, and revision of professional content related to federal acquisitions

  • Intermediate level of expertise using Microsoft (MS) Office, MS Teams, and SharePoint (i.e.: creating documents, editing documents, loading files to Teams and SharePoint, using MS collaboration tools such as track changes, comments, and sharing documents)


The likely salary range for this position is $96,000 - $144,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.