Contract Specialist (Senior)

CONTRACTS, DAWIA, NEGOTIATION, PRICE, ACQUISITION, SECRET, TOP SECRET, TS/SCI
Contract W2, Contract Independent, C2H W2, C2H Independent, Full Time
$105000 - $115000 yr

Job Description

Data Systems Analysts has an immediate opening for a Senior Contracts Specialist that can integrate tightly into a Government team working on a high-visibility, high-value Program providing a suite of equipment that performs firewall functions, intrusion detection and prevention,enterprise management, virtual routing and forwarding (VRF), and a host of network security capabilities. This position requires a Senior Contracts Specialist who can quickly adapt to rapidly changing priorities, identify and help develop integration between various efforts; experienced in working with engineers to define the hardware, software, maintenance, shipping, and delivery required to support an approved architecture design. The successful candidate must be able to identity, document, and present both traditional and non-traditional approaches to acquiring the products in the most economical way for the Government.

This work is expected to be accomplished from a Ft Meade, MD Government location with potential infrequent local travel .
Expert knowledge of DoD contracting procedures
Firsthand operational experience in wide range of contracting methodologies (commercial acquisition procedures, competitive contracts, sole-source, simplified acquisitions, cost/price analysis, and negotiation)
Demonstrated knowledge and experience applying Federal and DoD Acquisition concepts, regulations, and statutes (e.g., FAR, DFAR, acquisition directives, policies, and procedures)
Experience working with and advising program managers on high-value, high-visibility Programs on procurement policies, regulations, and procedures that result in cost savings for the Government
Experience reviewing architectural products and working with engineering staff to develop BOM and contract for hardware and software for expedited delivery worldwide
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with external contracting executives at all levels
Ability to identify and develop decision paper on alternate contracting approaches to include traditional and non-traditional approaches
Strong problem-solving, analytic and interpersonal skills
Willingness and ability to work in a high-tempo, rapidly changing environment and readiness to think "outside the box " to identify optimum contracting approaches
Demonstrated knowledge and experience applying Federal and DoD Acquisition concepts, regulations, and statutes (e.g., FAR, DFAR, acquisition directives, policies, and procedures)
Experience with major contract writing systems is highly desirable.
Bachelors degree and 6-8 years DoD experience in Contracting, a DAWIA Level 1 or 2 or 3 contracting certification or the equivalent Certified Professional Contract Manager or Certified Federal Contract Manager certification.
Preferably the candidate would have experience in IT and hardware/software contracting.

DSA recognizes that the global spread of COVID-19 is a challenging time for everyone. Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our workforce, guests and candidates, and we provide the necessary supplies to maintain safety in the work place. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our response time and scheduling of interviews may increase. DSA islooking to fill various positions despite the COVID-19 and are managing our workforce within the compliance of all state requirements.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET DOD CLEARANCE ; this will be verified prior to interview. Therefore, can be considered for this position.

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embracestraining and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforceDSA's guiding principlessince 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSAemployees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.
DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Dice Id : 10119839
Position Id : 21-00028
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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