Gryphon Technologies

  • Lead Project Support Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/7/2020 12:06 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Gryphon Technologies is a premier engineering and technical services provider supporting National Security programs. Gryphon is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


    Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    We provide administrative, programmatic, systems engineering, research analysis, and scientific support services to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office.


    We have immediate openings for a Lead Project Support Specialist to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office Acquisition Division.


    Duties will include but are not limited to:

    • Develop acquisition strategies and supporting program managers in program execution
    • Prepare program documentation such as acquisition plans and Requests for Proposals to support program execution and governance; prepare briefings, status reports and similar documentation to support Acquisition Division, CWMD Office, and DHS leadership requirements
    • Interpret and apply DHS and CWMD Office acquisition guidance and suggesting tailoring and streamlining where appropriate
    • Establish, update, maintain, and track execution of budgets; provide inputs to support the CWMD Office Future Years Homeland Security Program (FYHSP)
    • Coordinate program reviews and interface across a broad stakeholder community and different functional areas: federal, state and local mission partners; DHS HQ; inter-agency; industry; and requirements generation, R&D, and sustainment



    • Active DoD Secret Clearanc with the ability to obtain DHS Suitability
    • Bachelor’s Degree 
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience providing program management, acquisition, contract execution and life-cycle support to programs 
    • Demonstrated experience working as an acquisition specialist supporting a multi-disciplinary team in a complex government system development and acquisition environment
    • Knowledge of government acquisition and systems engineering process frameworks and experience contributing to the development of key systems engineering life cycle (SELC) artifacts


    • Master’s Degree (may partially offset the 10 years of experience requirement)
    • Prior support to a major DHS, DOD, or other federal agency program
    • Experience in Logistics support and Integrated Life Cycle Support Plan (ILSP) Development
    • Cybersecurity experience
    • Experience in Systems/Equipment Deployment


    One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required. U.S. Citizenship required.



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