Astronomical research facilities

Business Operations Specialist
Location VA - Chantilly
Req # 4617
Minimum Clearance Required CI Poly
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Centauri team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Centauri is seeking a highly motivated Business Operations Specialist to support the NRO’s SIGINT Directorate.  The successful candidate can guide and lead the financial management, budgeting process, program control, and monitoring tools such as earned value management.  The SIGINT Directorate is looking to address future intelligence collection challenges with innovative solutions.  The successful candidate understands the mission needs to overcome development and operations limitations of current systems and can guide revolutionary change in how the NRO conducts its mission. 

 

Duties:

  • Support development of Statements of Work, RFPs, CDRLs, and other acquisition-related material.
  • Support financial management of the SIGINT portfolio, including the fiscal year budgeting process.
  • Develop, implement, execute, and train others on tools, techniques, and processes to manage business operations within the NRO SIGINT Directorate.
  • Coordinate review schedules and timelines with Government customer.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have technical and analytic capabilities in business operations to support management of a directorate-level organization. 
  • BS degree.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with space systems acquisition and / or sustainment financial or business management.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter who can partner with multiple teammates.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business discipline or financial management.  
  • 5-10 years’ experience with space systems acquisition and /or sustainment.
  • Understanding of acquisition and operations technology best practices.
  • Specific knowledge of the NRO space and ground systems and processes.

 

Required Clearance: TS/SCI + poly

 

Centauri 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, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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