Procurement Specialist

Accounting, Finance and Procurement


Government Site

Secondary Location:


Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to support the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) in Linthicum, Maryland. This position requires an active Secret security clearance and ability to report to customer site on a regular basis.  



  • Generate Request to Initiate Purchases (RIPs) and Travel Authorization Requests (TARs), track through the approval process, and ensure timely purchase and delivery of goods and services.
  • Responsible to ensure procurements are accurate and processed within the defined Service Level Agreement (SLA) measurements.
  • Record accurate cost and funding data for RIPs and TARs.
  • Maintain logs and generate regular reports on procurement activities, performance metrics, and cost savings for senior management.
  • Ensure that procurement activities adhere to customer and company standards and policies. 
  • Work the vendors to obtain valid quotes.
  • Promptly resolve any discrepancies or issues related to purchases.

Required Qualifications  

  • Active SECRET security clearance.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Proven experience in government procurement or related role.
  • Self-starter and detail oriented with the ability to perform in face-paced environment managing multiple priority procurements at one time. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office365 to include Excel.
  • Experience effectively communicating with Senior Leadership and Federal Acquisition Agency.

Desired Qualifications  

  • Experience working with FEDSIM for Request to Initiate Purchases (RIPs) and Travel Authorization Requests (TARs).
  • Experience using Jira software.
  • Experience with Excel Pivot Tables.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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