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There are some great reasons to join the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) - starting with what we do.

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Our mission sets us apart from just about everyone else. As a DoD Combat Support Agency, DCMA ensures the integrity of the contracting process, and provides a broad range of contract-procurement management services for America’s Warfighters. Our job is to get the very best for the very best. We make sure that only the absolute best equipment, supplies, support, and services are provided to the absolute best fighting force in the world–the U.S. military.

Fulfilling our mission means the difference between victory and defeat. It’s what inspired our motto - Optimus Obligare - which means “Excellence is our Obligation.” Excellence in the work we do. Excellence in the products we deliver. Excellence as an employer.

People are the Key fulfilling our mission; DCMA employs more than 11,500 dedicated civilian and military personnel working around the globe to support our nation's warfighter. So key are people to DCMA's success that the Agency’s #1 Human Capital Strategic Goal is to “Attract, recruit, shape, and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce representative of the public it serves, encompassing the right workforce size and mix with the right competencies”. Successfully executing this goal requires a top-down culture of diversity and inclusion which DCMA is proud to maintain.

Why choose DCMA? Because of our virtually limitless career opportunities paired with competitive salaries, full Federal benefits, and high levels of personal satisfaction.

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DCMA News

The Online Aerospace Supplier Information System, or OASIS, provides up-to-date quality management system contractor certification information, allows for customer and supplier monitoring, and provides feedback to certifying auditors.
OASIS allows agency to shift resources to more high-risk areas
By Tonya Johnson | June 22, 2018
OASIS allows DCMA to transition from conducting in-depth product surveillance to providing multifunctional analytical oversight.

While ever-developing technology affords short-term preparation, DCMA experts hope team members will utilize long-term planning to ensure preparedness and personal safety during the 2018 hurricane season.
Experts encourage proactive preparation for hurricane season
By Thomas Perry | June 21, 2018
DCMA experts encourage team members to focus on long-term planning to combat potential dangers of storm season.