Abacus Technology is seeking a Contract Administrator to prepare, examine, analyze, negotiate and revise business and federal contracts that involve the procurement of goods and services. This is a full-time position at NASA Headquarters and local offsite facilities.
Administer, extend, negotiate, terminate standard and nonstandard contracts, and ensure that the terms and conditions of contracts are followed. Ensure compliance as well as documenting and agreeing on any changes or amendments that may arise during its implementation or execution. Prepare bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information. Monitor and review the status and fulfillment of contractual obligations. Ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examine estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Flow down Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon contractual requirements to subcontractors.
Positions available at multiple experience levels including entry (0-2 years), intermediate (2-5 years), senior (5-11 years), specialist (11-16 years), and senior specialist (16+ years). Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s or graduate degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience. Must have or be willing to attend training in the following areas: CMMI; cybersecurity and sensitive unclassified information awareness; IT security awareness; and NASA elevate privileges. Understanding of federal acquisition regulations and contract administration. Able to provide solutions to a variety of contractual issues. At the specialist and senior specialist levels, must be able to develop and manage complex solutions with minimal supervision or guidance and handle a wide degree of latitude. At the specialist level, capable of representing the organization and acting as a consultant to management on matters concerning contracts. At the senior specialist level, able to serve as the organization spokesperson on projects and/or programs and act as an advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies. Solid communication skills are critical. Must be a US citizen and hold an active Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.