Contract Specialist
Lanham, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Advanced Decision Vectors, LLC (ADV) was established in 2009, provides superior program management, program support, strategic planning, and systems engineering to the Federal and Commercial sectors. Located in Alexandria, Virginia, ADV is a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) contractor that has roots established in the Department of Defense and support agencies. At ADV, At ADV, our company values are Integrity, Distinction, Experience and Achievement.

We are seeking a Senior Contract Specialist for a federal client in the Washington Metro Area. This role is remote/home office but the selected candidate must reside in the WMA.

Position Overview:

Successful candidates will provide a wide range of professional acquisition and contract support services supporting the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Information Technology (IT) operations and their customers in the areas of requirements development, acquisition planning, acquisition tracking and reporting, communications and presentations development and delivery, source selection, and contract administration.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Full life cycle ("cradle to grave") Information Technology (IT) acquisition and contract management support.
  • Assist agency contracting office with drafting various contract documents including base contracts, modifications, limited competition justification, purchase orders, market research and market surveys, and provide acquisition monitoring and contract administration support.
  • Provide acquisition planning and technical evaluation support, prepare Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs) and requirements documentation.
  • Review acquisition packages for compliance with policies and procedures, maintain a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplemental regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of communications and briefings on contracts and contract administration activities.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. / B.A. Degree is required.
  • At least 8 years of federal acquisition experience is required.
  • Ability to pass and maintain a federal background check for facility access is required.
  • Knowledge of the Federal acquisition process and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Strong background in researching and acquiring commercial IT-related supplies and/or services for the Federal Government.
  • Experience as an 1102 in the Federal Government is highly desirable.
  • Experience with major contract writing and acquisition tracking systems is highly desirable.
  • DAWIA /FAC-C and CFCM or CPCM certifications are highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • All candidates shall be thoroughly familiar and proficient in the use of commercial software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, possess excellent writing skills, and be able to communicate clear and concisely orally and in writing.

ADV employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If a covered exemption is requested, it must be approved by our government customer and in line with contractual terms and conditions. You will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination, if selected.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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