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Contracting Officer

We're in need of an individual, who has a deep background and subject matter expertise in Federal Acquisition. This person will have previous experience working in a Federal Government Agency as a Contracting Officer, Deputy Director, or other senior acquisition leadership function. The incumbent will provide leadership of a team and aid the Program Manager as we seek to support the entire Acquisition Organization of one of our Federal clients.The position requires senior-level Federal Acquisition knowledge and expertise, acquisition experience, and project management experience in the full-acquisition lifecycle. 


  • Assisting the government acquisition program office with acquisition planning and execution for loan and mortgage services.
  • Evaluating different approaches to and sources for acquisition support for banking, mortgage, and loan requirements.
  • Providing senior level advice and recommendations for all elements in acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedules, and researching existing Government-Wide Area Contracts (GWACs) for available products and services.
  • Provide expertise and knowledge in finance specifically related to banking, securities, and mortgages for development of requirements documentation including Performance Work Statements (PWS) and Statements of Work (SOW).
  • Researching available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers.
  • Assisting in the evaluation process and written documentation to support both informal and formal source selection procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • MUST possess a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency-specific regulations
  • Knowledge of performance-based contracting, source selection plans, and procedures
  • Proven problem-solving abilities and a tangible track record of results
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet
  • Ability to work directly with clients and executive stakeholders
  • Ability to work without direct supervision

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Purchasing/Contracting Methods and Techniques including small purchasing techniques, basic Federal acquisition, research and interpretation of laws, regulations, and policies and routine negotiated procurement actions.
  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques, methods, and procedures of Government contracting to perform pre-award, post-award procurement actions and aspects of contract administration.
  • Applicant must be eligible to obtain a security clearence


Centeva offers a full array of benefits, following a probationary period, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance; Centeva pays 80% of all premiums
  • PTO
  • All 10 Federal Holidays are paid holidays
  • 401k  with employer matching up to 4% annual contribution
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