Job title: Acquisition Support SME (PID 1775, 1776)
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Skills: Acquisition Statements of Work Technical Writing White Papers Lists of Assumptions Requirement Refinement Security Checklist COR Nomination IGCE QASP
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: negotiable
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Job published: 07/16/2021
Job ID: 32440
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Job Description


LCAT      Data Scientist II            

Role      Acquisition Support (PID 1775,1776)

Location      1100 1st St., Washington, DC

Support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program in an Acquisition Support role to create statements of work, white papers, and lists of assumptions, cost models, and informational briefings. Collaborate with VHA Acquisition Centers, VA TAC, and OEHRM TIO Leads to guide task order development and ensure timelines are met through the delivery of tangible work products (e.g. technical writing and editing, professional PowerPoint presentations, and infographics). Assist with government led analysis and alternatives utilizing critical thinking skills, ROIs, market research, and planning activities ranging from tactical to strategic. Track and shepherd acquisitions through the OEHRM Investment Justification Process (IJP).

Deliverables include:

•   All Acquisition Package Documentation including:

•   Requirement refinement

•   Performance Work Statement

•   Product Description

•   Security Checklist

•   GFE Memos

•   QASP

•   IGCE

•   Justification and Approval

•   Market Research Worksheet

•   Acquisition Plan

•   COR Nomination Worksheet

•   Inherently Governmental and Critical Functions Memo


Basic qualifications:

•   Minimum of 4 years of experience is required. An additional 8 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements

   Knowledge of appropriate data sources to address the specific requirements of projects for monitoring, characterization, analysis and modeling

•   Able to perform scientific research, scientific writing and editing, including the writing and editing of project products to established government standards for the targeted science and lay audiences, proofreading of draft and final documents

•   Able to work independently

•   Able to present project work and participate in discussions at meetings and workshops


Additional qualifications:

•   Experience in the VA

•   Experience implementing Electronic Health Records


Educational requirements 

Masters degree in Healthcare, Science, Computer Engineering or related scientific, technical or clinical discipline