Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 18 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce. MTEQ is seeking a Contracts/Subcontracts Specialist with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA Office. JOB DUTIES Contracts and Subcontracts Supports all aspects for contract and subcontract administration to include contract and subcontract negotiations, contract administration, front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, and customer interactions to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and customer specifications. Process contract and subcontract actions requested by the program management team. Works in conjunction with program management, program control, accounting, security and business development to support all aspects of contract and subcontract administration and management. Ensures compliance with contractual terms and conditions, flow down requirements, and that contracts are in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, and government regulations Manages the contract and subcontract closeout process, prepare closeout documentation, and coordinate the submission of final closeout vouchers Prepares and maintains various reports and tracking mechanisms for both internal and external distribution. Drafts and negotiates terms and conditions for agreements, including consulting service agreements, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc. Reviews and updates standard agreement templates while identifying terms and clauses in agreements that represent compliance risks. Ensures standard contracts practices are utilized across the organization with a focus on continuous improvement. Proposal Support/Pricing Assist in the development of appropriate and creative winning strategies for proposals in response to RFP and task order solicitations. Reads and interprets solicitations, contracts and modifications and directs contracts staff involved in proposal preparation. Assist in the preparation of cost/pricing proposals and the analysis of team proposal submissions. Prepare business proposals in response to RFPs. Assist in the development of proposal pricing strategies and establish sound contractual policy to facilitate successful contract implementation. Review proposals prior to submission to ensure technical compliance. Provide timely contractual advice on critical areas such as OCI, performance-based acquisition and other areas of concern to the Project, Program and Business Leaders. Interface responsively with all levels of the organization and Government officials utilizing strong written and verbal skills. Responsible for preparing/updating and complying with government property procedures. Operate effectively in a team environment collaborating and coordinating within Contracts and across the organization. REQUIREMENTS : BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university. 2 to 5 years of experience in Contracting and/or Subcontracts fields with demonstrated application and interpretation of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the development, negotiation and administration of high-dollar, multi-year, complex contracts and subcontracts. 2 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or management capacity Knowledge of federal government relevant laws, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing assigned contracts, including FAR, DFARS, and other agency regulations required. Thorough understanding of DCAA auditing and compliance related matters. Superior knowledge of total Governmental contracting process Exemplary analytical skills Ability to negotiate complex agreements and communicate effectively with all parties internally and externally Excellent attention to detail, follow-up, and organizational skills Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationships Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in a fast paced challenging environment and manage multiple, and oftentimes competing priorities Solid business acumen Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision under a system of discipline and accountability Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations Fluent in speaking, reading and writing the English language SECURITY CLEARANCE: While a security clearance is not required, it is preferred. Holding an active clearance and the requisite level of clearance is a plus in selection criteria. PRIMARY LOCATION: Lorton, VA SCHEDULE: Full time WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job duties are performed in a manufacturing/office environment utilizing standard office equipment such as a computer, photocopier, and telephone. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. FOR OUR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS: MTEQ values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at MTEQ, please contact Human Resources at (540) 658-2720 Opt 2. FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and are applying for a job with MTEQ, we would like to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please call (540) 658-2720 Opt 2 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.