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Contracts Specialist
Title:Contracts Specialist
Location:Washington, DC

Contracts Specialist (190023)

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) is currently seeking a Contracts Specialist to work in Washington DC to support a Navy Program Executive Office. The successful candidate will be part of a highly professional, results-oriented company and will provide post-award contract support including actionable recommendations to government clients and senior government officials

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience with DoD contract management, including contract and procurement planning, pre–award documentation preparation, post-award contract administration support, and contracts closeout in a government or client support role.
  • Experience delivering thorough contractual advice to a government client, including researching, analyzing, and interpreting complex acquisition rules and regulations and providing actionable recommendations to government clients and senior government officials
  • Experience generating full contract documentation as well as POs, including Cost Plus contracts (CPAF/CPFF) and FAD sheets/ERP
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), and DoD 5000 series regulations and laws, including executive orders, statutes, policies, principles of acquisition planning, and requirements to the contracting process necessary to accomplish assigned duties
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • BA or BS degree preferred, or relevant work experience.

Additional (Highly Desired) Qualifications:

  • Experience with contract writing systems, including SPS
  • Experience with Navy contracting procedures and regulations
  • Experience with preparing briefings and reports appropriate for senior government executives
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including using computers proficiently to effectively communicate complex procurement regulations, contract strategy, processes, and procedures


Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, VISTA will consider only applicants with Secret security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

VISTA offers a strong compensation package and a competitive leave package. A generous benefit plan includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, tuition assistance and employer matching 401(k) plan.

Government executives utilize VISTA for information technology, management consulting, decision support systems and a broad portfolio of analytical services.

To learn more about VISTA and to apply for this position, please visit our website at

VISTA is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Disability/Veterans Employer

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