Contract Administrator - Entry Level (Remote - CA)

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Contract Administrator - Entry Level (Remote - CA)

Job description

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL), a fast-growing provider of acquisition services to the US Department of Defense, is looking for a Contract Administrator to join our team. NSTXL designs, develops, issues, and manages innovative solutions for the military through Other Transaction (OT) consortia. Through our innovative acquisition approach, we issue clearly defined solicitations through our OTs that garner interest from a broad array of traditional and non-traditional vendors. Our Acquisition/Contract Specialists support our Acquisition Managers and work directly with DoD program and contracting offices, as well as industry, to identify, refine, and clarify requirements; craft and implement acquisition approaches; support the issuance and management of project solicitations; and finalize contracts with selected performers.

Key Responsibilities

The Contract Administrator will support an NSTXL Contract Manager and a team of Specialists while working directly with government clients, consortium members, and our consortium directors throughout all project phases of our prototypes. This opportunity is intended for qualified candidates seeking an entry-level role.

  • Conduct a range of data entry functions using cloud-based collaboration tools on a daily basis
  • Coordinate with internal & external stakeholders and schedule engagements
  • Provide administrative support for a geographically dispersed team
  • Manage the organization of business documentation and contract files
  • Perform cursory reviews of written deliverables & briefings
  • Perform data entry process using applicable software applications & program management tools

Job requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar
  • 1+ years of proven work experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract/Data Analyst, Contract Manager or relevant role
  • Data entry expertise, with an emphasis on accuracy & timeliness
  • Well-versed with Microsoft Office suite, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Ability to gain Secret-level security clearance
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and writing skills
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers, external partners
  • Location: Remote in California

Preferred Skills/Experience (Not Required)

  • DAWIA Level I Certification
  • Department of Defense government contracting/acquisition experience
  • Knowledge of legal requirements & protocols involved with defense contracting
  • Familiarity with Air Force and/or space-related programs
  • Experience with 10 U.S.C. 2371b, Other Transactions

What We Offer

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities. We offer a unique and simplified approach to rapidly develop, demonstrate, and assess prototypes that address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual Warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects. NSTXL delivers technology to the Warfighter by serving as a one-stop shop to match government requirements with innovative private-sector and academic solutions.

We strive to be one of the best places to work in America. We offer competitive salary and benefits including flexible work hours, paid sick leave, work from home accommodations, a 401(k)-profit sharing plan, a wellness plan, floating holidays and much more.