“Leading a team that’s making a difference for our future Soldiers.”

Raymond Hacker | Assistant Product Manager

“Solving challenges to enable the mission to continue.”

Rachel Solis | Budget Analyst

“I am so proud of working and being able to provide for the warfighter”

Dorene Hopkins | Human resources Liaison

“I enjoy the team family environment.”

Colby Logan | Budget Analyst

“You can use your ingenuity and background to immediately
help support the warfighter.”

Eric Bell | Product Support Manager

Are you interested in an exciting career? PEO IEW&S believes in investing in you by providing an engaging and uplifting work experience through wellness programs, leadership development, and training opportunities. We fully support work-life integration and balance, alternative work schedules, telework, and other programs to take care of our people.

PEO IEW&S is committed to supporting the development of well-rounded professionals capable of moving into positions of greater responsibility, both in technical and leadership roles. We aim to provide our employees with ample opportunities to perform duties in various occupational/functional areas, and with other agencies. These opportunities are used to broaden capabilities and knowledge and allow employees to gain the necessary skills and experience to be competitive for positions of greater responsibility, as well as managerial and leadership positions within the Army and Department of Defense.

The Army offers abundant opportunities for challenging and rewarding civilian employment in virtually all career fields and in all parts of the world. Whether you are a student, a recent graduate, a veteran, a current Federal employee, or a U.S. citizen without federal experience, the Army has a job for you.

The Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) is charged with a critical mission to cultivate innovation, design the impossible, and provide Soldiers with what they need to be successful. This is done through people – a workforce of approximately 30,000 Army acquisition professionals from scientists and engineers to accountants and program managers who turn Army requirements into products and services, managing everything from cradle to grave. The AAW consists of civilians, officers, and Non-Commissioned Officers in both active and reserve components, who specialize in one of 6 acquisition functional areas and serve in over 20 commands stationed around the globe.

PEO IEW&S offers tuition assistance, student loan repayment, certificate programs, professional and leadership development as well as shadowing and mentoring programs. We support and nurture the growth of our employees and provide the tools to ensure superior performance in all our missions. We offer limitless opportunities for experienced professionals, veterans, current and recent grad students.




As an Acquisition workforce we hire the following career fields to include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Offensive & Defensive Cyber
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics
  • Program Management
  • Science and Technology
  • Test and Evaluation


Recent Graduates

From the classroom to the workplace, PEO IEW&S supports diverse student engagement, recruitment, retention, and workforce development. At PEO IEW&S, we recruit and hire students and recent graduates interested in public service careers in the acquisition workforce. Training and experience is provided to build traditional public service values in strong professionals, who are dedicated to providing the highest quality of acquisition support to the U.S. Army. Through attending college job fairs and registration on college graduate recruiting platforms, we hire positions in various fields, including but not limited to entry level positions in Business Management, Engineering, Financial Management, Information Technology, Program Management, and Science & Technology.

Pathways Internship

The Pathways Internship Program provides year-round paid work experiences for current degree-seeking high-school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Interns may work during the summer, fall, spring or year-round and are eligible for non-competitive conversion upon program completion.

The Pathways Recent Graduates Program is for graduates within two years of degree or certificate completion, and for veterans within 6 years of obtaining a degree. Fellows are placed in a one-year career development program that may be non-competitively converted upon completion of program requirements.

The Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Account

The Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Account (DAWDA) DAWDA Program – USAASC ( is an internship program established to recruit and hire, develop and train, and retain personnel in the acquisition workforce. Its purpose is to devise a comprehensive workforce plan that focuses on a strategic approach to talent acquisition and to conduct competency identification and identify skill gaps to drive alignment, recruitment, and retention of a diverse acquisition workforce. Applications open each fall for students to apply for paid summer internships, which may be extended throughout certain times of that year. Each year a different amount of interns will be allocated for government intern positions.


APG Employee Developmental Assignment Program (ADAP)

The APG Employee Developmental Assignment Program (ADAP) is a nine-month developmental opportunity for Government Employees at the GS 9-13 or equivalent levels. The program is designed to provide an overarching understating of Army activities by gaining experience in different APG organizations. Participants will have the opportunity to learn new skills, be exposed to other jobs and make lasting connections with Army professionals.

Visit the ADAP Website


Where can I find information about PEO IEW&S vacancies?

USAJOBS is the official job site for all government jobs, including positions within PEO IEW&S. For internal candidates, PEO IEW&S vacancies are also posted on the PEO IEW&S Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

What is a vacancy announcement?

Vacancy announcements are the means by which an agency advertises its vacancies. The announcements describe position information, including the title, salary, duties, qualification requirements, closing dates and application procedures.

What is a closing date?

The closing date is the last day you can apply for the job. The vacancy announcement will specify the acceptance period for electronic submission. For positions requiring a hard copy, the vacancy announcement should specify whether your application should be received or postmarked by the closing date.




Employees receive competitive salaries that include locality pay. Employees are paid on a broadband pay system based on performance and contributions to the Acquisition mission. View more details at:

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. PEO IEW&S is an eligible employer for the purposes of PSLF.


Annual Leave (Vacation)

Full-time employees with less than three years of service earn four hours of annual leave each pay period. After three years of service, but less than 15, will earn six hours per period and 15 or more years of service will earn eight hours of annual leave per pay period.

Sick Leave

Full-time employees earn four hours of sick leave each bi-weekly pay period with the ability to carry over existing sick leave to the following year.

Federal Holidays

There are 11 paid federal holidays. View more details at:

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave (PPL) is a new paid leave category that provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of PPL in connection with the birth of an employee’s son or daughter or the placement of a son or daughter with an employee for adoption or foster care. Note: An employee must meet Family Medical Leave Act eligibility requirements based on their appointment.

Military Leave

Full-time employees are entitled to time off at full pay for certain types of active or inactive duty in the National Guard or as a Reserve of the U.S. Armed Forces. Upon request, National Guard members and Reservist are provided 15 days per fiscal year for active duty, active duty training, and inactive duty training. An employee can carry over a maximum of 15 days into the next fiscal year.


Health Benefits

Employees enjoy the security of Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) insurance to cover themselves and their families. Employees choose from a number of options to include Consumer-Driven High Deductible, Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) or Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). View more details at:

Life Inusurance

Employees are eligible for the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), which is the largest group life insurance program in the world! They may choose from the Basic Insurance option and three forms of Optional Insurance. Flexible Spending Accounts – Employees may contribute a portion of their salaries on a pretax basis to pay for health care or dependent care expenses.

Dental & Vision

Employees have the option of enrolling in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). View more details at:

Long Term Care

Full-time employees are eligible to purchase Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) coverage for themselves and/or eligible family members to provide financial relief should they require lengthy or lifelong assistance with activities of daily living.



One of the most valuable benefits for our employees is their coverage under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a retirement plan that provides benefits from three different sources: a Basic Benefit Plan, Social Security, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Two of the three parts of FERS (Social Security and the TSP) can go with you to your next job if you leave the Federal Government before retirement.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

The TSP is a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans.



Telework is a work place flexibility that enables an employee to work during regular paid hours at an approved alternate worksite. Telework will either be regular recurring, routine or situational and subject to supervisor approval.

Alternative Work Schedules

Employees may fulfill their 80-hour bi-weekly work requirement utilizing an Alternative Work Schedule. AWS is available for use in conjunction with telework and requires supervisor approval.

Employee Wellness Program

PEO IEW&S supports health and physical fitness programs for Federal employees because of their relationship to enhancing performance, minimizing absenteeism and other health related problems, and strengthening the Government’s ability to recruit and retain qualified staff.

Student Loan Repayment

Eligible employees may be offered this benefit as a recruitment or retention incentive. An employee receiving this benefit must sign a service agreement to remain in the service of the paying agency for a period of at least 3 years.

Leadership Development, Training & Education

Employees have the opportunity to take leadership courses both online, and in the classroom, to broaden their technical and leadership skills. PEO IEW&S supports the continuation of advanced education and training that relates to the employee’s work and organization mission.

Acquisition Certification

Employees in acquisition positions are eligible for resident and distance learning courses of varying lengths designed to meet your acquisition career field core certification standards as well as specific assignment developmental needs.