Contract Specialist, #2018-198

Defense Point Security Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 5 months ago

Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you!

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Contract Specialist in Fairfax, VA.

You will manage the overall contract and subcontract lifecycle and is able to support various projects from cradle to grave: pre-award activities through project closeout.

Contract Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Contract and Subcontract Management and Project Management teams to support contract compliance and ensure risks and issues are resolved and/or escalated to the Contract Management Lead

  • Ensure the maintenance of complete and accurate contract and subcontract records in company's financial and tracking systems.

  • Work with DPS Project Management teams to track funding, periods of performance and other contract related terms.

  • Maintain and develop strong relationships with Customer/Subcontractor contracting authorities.

  • Support complex, US Government and commercial proposal and Contract Management efforts.

  • Initiate, negotiate and manage contract and subcontract agreements with some oversight.

  • Negotiate and form Non-Disclosure and Teaming Agreements.

  • Ensure contract/subcontract compliance and ethical business practices are consistent with DPS policies.

  • Assist in preparing and submitting pre-award documents to the Customer and subcontractors during the proposal process.

  • Establish and maintain strong customer and vendor relationships.

  • Complete accurate financial and contract tracking systems entries.

  • Participating in Training activities for DPS Contract/Subcontract Management (both internal and external).

  • Periodically act as a back-up to others within the Contract Management team.

Contract Specialist Job

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field required. Advanced degree in business or Contract Management certification a plus

  • 2-4 years of dedicated experience in Contract and Subcontract Management.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of FAR (including Subparts) and industry best practices

  • Experience with GSA IT Schedule 70

  • Strong understanding of all contract types, including but not limited to: T&M, FFP, CPAF, CPFF and IDIQs.

  • Current knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office as an intermediate user.

  • This Contract Specialist will need to have the ability to work independently and communicate effectively with all levels of a company.

  • Must be a team player willing to ensure projects are completely accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Must have a high degree of integrity, work well with others, protect the company's interests while assuring customer satisfaction

Job Location: Fairfax, VA

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in government-focused security solutions. Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the advancement of cyber security. Defense Point Security offers a competitive employment package including medical, vision, and dental insurance (among others).

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents

  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS

  • Life Insurance paid by DPS

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS

  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Commuter Assistance

  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)

  • 10 paid Federal Holidays

  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area

  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses

  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Contract Specialist, #2018-198

Defense Point Security