Careers at the Acquisition Services Directorate

Looking for a challenge and an opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic acquisition team? AQD offers professional opportunities and excellent training to ensure our acquisition workforce is the brightest in the field. AQD provides acquisition services for agencies and organizations across the Federal Government, giving our employees unique opportunities to utilize a wide range of acquisition knowledge.

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Why Work at the Acquisition Services Directorate?

AQD offers excellent growth opportunity, extensive training and development resources, and a unique and complex customer base providing employees with a chance to hone and develop skills and advance in a positive and energetic environment. With a wide range of customers across the Federal Government, AQD offers experience and exposure unlike any other acquisition office.

Our Benefits

  • Job security
  • Great benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Student loan repayment
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Training and development
  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • Generous vacation and leave policies

Our People

AQD values diversity and our employees reflect and respect those values every day. We provide a flexible work environment that supports continuous education and work-life balance. Our commitment to training is an excellent way to take advantage of lifelong learning opportunities.

Five Offices, One AQD

AQD specializes in Federal acquisitions, with contract officers, contracting specialists, and support staff that guide clients through the entire acquisition lifecycle. We have auditors and accountants with expertise in the field of indirect cost negotiation services. AQD offices are located in five states throughout the country. Yet, as an organization, we are One AQD, government helping government.

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The Acquisition Professional

A career in Federal acquisitions is an exciting opportunity to contribute to innovative new projects in support of the infrastructure of the U.S. Government. AQD's acquisition professionals support advances in information technology, research and development, and aviation, as well as the procurement of the goods and services needed to operate the Federal Government of the United States.

The acquisitions profession is highly competitive with excellent growth potential and a high demand for experienced personnel. Contract Specialists can enter the field with a Bachelor's Degree and/or 24 business credits from an accredited college or university. Experience in Federal acquisitions is highly desirable, but AQD also participates in internship programs and other entry level and developmental opportunities.

Contract Specialists at the GS-13 level and above must have both a college degree and 24 business credits. Additional positions in AQD span a wide range of Federal careers including program management, business development, and customer support opportunities.