Category /Procurement Engineer at Leidos

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Employer: Leidos

Expires: 06/30/2020

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Category /Procurement Engineer located in Reston, VA.Position Summary:The job of the Category /Procurement Engineer is to support multiple Strategic Sourcing and business capture initiatives utilizing a combination of technical background and project management expertise. Work location is flexible, but selected candidates must reside within driving distance of Reston, VA. Due to nature of assignments, up to 25% travel is possible.Primary Responsibilities: Serves as Category /Procurement Engineer in the Strategic Technology Sourcing organization with interaction with numerous HW, SW, Cloud & Cyber OEM’s.This role will also have job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Proposal Strategy Development, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments.The successful candidate will be solving problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions.Key Skills for Success in this Role:Multi-tasking, can handle multiple program interfaces simultaneously with minimal supervision.Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and 0 – 2 years from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.2 years-experience in areas of project planning, scheduling, coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical solutions that meet program requirements. Must possess background in Technology.Understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologiesExperience with supplier coordination including hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution.Ability to work under tight time constraints.Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearancePreferred Qualifications:Active TS/SCI security clearance