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Job #: R-00017412
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Logistics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Senior Material Purchasing Specialist TS/SCI with polygraph

Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Sr. Property/Purchasing Specialist in Columbia, MD.

Program Summary
This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies. 

Position Description:

The successful candidate will join our Leidos team and focus on supporting purchasing needs for our customer. They will be responsible for compiling procurement packages for our customer including BOMs, Acquisition Security Forms (ASF)/Hardware Security Forms (HCF), Baseline Exception Reports (BER) / Purchase Authorization Requests (PAR) when required, Power/Space/Cooling Requirements, Sole Source Justifications (when applicable).

Responsibilities will also include

Collecting Requirements & Specs for material purchases (BOMs)

Obtaining quotes

Providing justifications to include sole source

Tracking budgets

Working with the customer administrative officers to get packages approved.

Working with the customers' business financial managers to get reqs submitted.

Tracking the Reqs through approval.

Tracking the purchases through to shipment/receipt.

Making sure the equipment makes it to the final destination.

Tracking Funding expenditures and purchase statuses.


Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

A minimum of 8 years of material handling/planning/purchasing experience in support of customer programs. 

Bachelors Degree in Logistics Management or related field can be substituted for one year of experience

Completion of the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) courses is highly desired may be substituted for one year of experience

RESM 1510 – Property Accountability Awareness Training

RESM 2530 - Property Accounting For Property Officers

RESM 2550 – DPAS Training

Experience with customer property processes


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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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