Federal Contracts Administrator - CTJ

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Reston, Virginia
Job Type:Full Time

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Microsoft Federal

Microsoft Federal delivers a single unified organization centered around our customer: All critical customer functions are brought under the same organizational umbrella. Bringing together the breadth and depth in our space with a razor sharp focus on serving the U.S. Government. Our federal customers expectations of how to contract, interact, and partner with us are changing, and they need to evolve at the pace of the private sector. Launching a nimble, empowered organization with comprehensive resources allows us to work hand in hand with our customers to accelerate their technology innovation, whether through R&D or through direct contracting.

Microsoft Federal serves the U.S. Government (USG), allowing Microsoft to support the growing government business. The organization supports the capabilities and requirements to service USG through direct sales, contracting, and billing with the USG. Microsoft Federal entity will meet obligations of manage contracts with the USG through six business teams and three enablement teams.

We are committed to empowering our teams, building upon our strategic investments, and delivering the technology to achieve federal missions. As our federal customers pursue their work, from defending the nation, to serving its citizens in challenging times, they look to Microsoft to help them innovate, and they expect end-to-end engagement tailored to their needs.

Microsoft has been committed to and continues to heavily invest in supporting our Federal Government. Microsoft Federal offers our full spectrum of products and services, including hardware, software, online products, and consulting and services.

Join us and be one who helps to empower the US government! That’s incredible reach. When you combine that with your own inspiration, plus the freedom and support to make your ideas happen, you can make a huge impact.

Are you a talented professional who can provide world-class full life-cycle contract administration support to our US Federal Government Services business, including transactional contracts excellence, and privacy and intellectual property protection? If so, we may have a compelling new career opportunity for you!

Microsoft U.S. Federal Services is looking for a Contracts Administrator with specific and demonstrated Federal Government contracts support experience and a working knowledge of FAR Part 12, with a proven track record of supporting Contracts Managers with various contract administration activities. You will bring experience providing end-to-end direct contracting assistance to Contracts Managers who support Microsoft Consulting and Product Support Services in a very fast paced, high volume and highly transactional IT Services environment.

You will assist and provide contracting support to Contracts Managers in the development, capture, negotiation, execution and administration of IT services proposals, contracts, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements and subcontracts with our Federal Government agencies. Your performance will require contract administration duties, such as completing representations, certifications, contract reports and close-outs, and instructing Microsoft’s Risk Management on the contractual requirements for the delivery of required insurance certificates, self-insurance letters, and performance bonds. Prompt and regular collaboration and communication with Contracts Managers and our IT Consulting Delivery Managers and Sales Managers and Executives is critical to helping sell Consulting and Product Support Services.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide competent contract and subcontract support necessary to help the Contract Managers drive IT Services contracts for Microsoft Consulting and Product Support Services
  • Provide contract support activities from contract development through contract closure and delivery completion
  • Using web-based tools, track and generate team New Work Sold reports
  • Contract Administration Support of RFP bid responses
  • Assist Contracts Managers with compliance and reporting for Government contracts and subcontracts
  • Assist Contracts Managers with the review, drafting and negotiation of Teaming Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements in support of our U.S. Federal Services business
  • Assist Contracts Managers with drafting contract amendments, extensions and change orders in compliance with Government contract regulations and policies.


Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • A B.A. or B.S. degree, or equivalent experience
  • 3 – 5 years experience providing end-to-end Federal contract administration supporting Contract Managers with the sales of IT Services contracts and subcontracts in the U.S. Federal Government Sector
  • Federal Contract administration experience with working knowledge and practical experience with the various Federal Sector contracting rules and regulations
  • Experience administering Teaming Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.

Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual basis.

Desirable Skills:

  • Direct IT Services Sales Support to Federal Contract Managers (cradle-to-grave lifecycle)
  • Proposal/Solicitation Support
  • Assist with Contract Writing
  • Assist with Partnership/Teaming Arrangements
  • Assist with SOW/Specification review

Location/Travel – You will be based in Reston, VA. You can expect limited travel, less than 20%, for internal meetings, as well as customer/partner meetings.

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