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Contract Specialist 1 (Entry-Level)- EST

Remote
  • Orlando, Florida, United States
Contracting

Job description

About NSTXL

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better 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.


Currently, our OTAs have more than 900 corporate, non-profit, educational, and financial institution members. For these members, NSTXL offers opportunities to bid on government contracts, education and training, and live/virtual forums covering a wide variety of topics.


Job Description

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) is seeking a Contract Specialist 1 in support of the Microelectronics Commons Other Transaction. The Contract Specialist 1 will report to NSTXL’s Senior Contracts Manager and will be responsible for an array of tasks in support of a team of specialists, government clients, and consortium members throughout all project phases of our prototypes. This opportunity is intended for qualified candidates seeking an entry-level role and requires strong customer service and problem-solving skills.


Responsibilities

  • 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

Location: 

Remote

Job requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of proven work experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract/Data Analyst, or relevant role
  • Data entry expertise, with an emphasis on accuracy & timeliness
  • Demonstrably strong communication skills (to include writing correspondence & verbal explanations)
  • Proven organizational skills as it relates to file management & deadline tracking
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Office suite, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Currently holds or is eligible for a Secret-level security clearance
  • Strong problem-solving and writing skills
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers, external partners
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar


Preferred Skills/Experience

  • DAWIA Level I, II, or III certification
  • Department of Defense government contracting/acquisition experience
  • Knowledge of legal requirements & protocols involved with defense contracting
  • Familiarity with R&D and/or prototype-based projects
  • Experience with 10 U.S.C. 4021 and/or 4022 (Research and/ or Prototype-based Other Transactions)
  • Familiarity with U.S. Navy and/or Microelectronics/ Hypersonics/ Spectrum Programs

Travel

Travel for this position is estimated at 10%


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 salaries 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.

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