Strategic Analysis, Inc. BAA Coordinator-DSO in Arlington, Virginia

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Job Description

Strategic Analysis is seeking a well-rounded individual to satisfy a requirement for a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Administrator position. In this position you will be part of a team supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO's) solicitation activities. You will ensure compliance, perform database administration and support all DSO BAA efforts. It is of paramount importance to be detail-oriented, proactive and customer focused.

Required Skills:

  • 3-5 years of general experience, which should include at least 2 years of specialized experience in Acquisition Support.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include grammar, punctuation, and editing skills

  • Excellent research skills with the ability to research and fact-check answers when none are readily available

  • Experience managing large data sets

  • Intermediate Level - Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, anticipate client needs and be proactive in response

  • Ability to multi-task and respond to quick turn-around requests and the flexibility to efficiently prioritize workload

  • Must excel in a team environment and be able to work independently

  • Minimum SECRET clearance is required

    Desired Skills:

  • 3-5 years of specialized experience in Acquisition Support with demonstrated expertise in the creation of Broad Area Announcements (BAAs) and processing receipt of proposals

  • Strong research and policy interpretation skills

  • DoD contracting knowledge/exposure

  • Experience in utilizing the BAA Tool Support (BAAT)

  • Experience in utilizing the BAA Process Management (BAAM)

  • Advanced Level - Microsoft Access

  • Active SECRET is required

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts degree

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support and coordination of all of DARPA DSO solicitation activities.

  • Draft for review letters, documents, and program data reports reviewing for accuracy and quality control.

  • Support the formation, proofing, editing, and preparation of all DSO Solicitations, Scientific Review Memoranda (SRMs), Special Notices (SNs), Requests for Information (RFIs), announcements, briefings and other BAA documents.

  • Assist in tracking and entering proposal submission information and awards data into the BAA databases, file management, managing assignments and access to proposals, COIs (Conflict of Interests), and Non-Disclosure forms.

  • Work closely with the DARPA Contracts Management Office (CMO) and the Web Portal support team to answer frequently asked questions, and ensure that updates and announcements are provided to the external science and technological communities.

  • Prepare and send routine correspondence and respond in a timely manner via email, mail, and telephone to program inquiries in support of all DSO programs.

  • Work with the PM and their SETAs to maintain and track BAA calendar of events, monitor the DARPA and DSO solicitations web pages, and revise and update BAA tool support materials.

  • Additional administrative duties as required to support DSO.


  • Medical & Prescription Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account Program

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401K

  • Long & Short Term Disability

  • Lift Insurance

  • Gold's Gym Corporate Membership

  • Sick Leave

  • Annual Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement