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Senior IT Cloud Solutions & Services Contracting Specialist with Security Clearance

Company: Contract Professionals, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Senior IT Cloud Solutions & Services Contracting Specialist Overview: General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.--With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.--Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.-- General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.--EOE/Disability/Veteran -- Responsibilities: Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. -- Qualifications: General Dynamics Mission Systems is currently seeking a--Senior IT Cloud Solutions & Services Contracting Specialist in our Scottsdale, AZ location.-- This position can be remote or local to the site. GDMS is seeking to hire a Senior IT Cloud Solutions & Services Contracting Specialist to develop Supply Chain Management strategies to support transition to the Cloud and lead Cloud procurement initiatives, working with project technical teams, Supply Chain and Corporate leadership, and the IT Hardware and Software Commodity team to support both GDMS customer program and enterprise IT needs. -- What you bring to the table: * A bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Contracts, Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), or a related field, or equivalent experience, plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or a juris doctor or master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience * Broad technology sourcing and acquisition experience in IT hardware and software, particularly Cloud and Cloud-based solutions, such as SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS, and the IoT * Specific experience with AWS GovCloud (US), AWS Marketplace, Microsoft Azure, Azure GovCloud, or Oracle-Enabled Cloud Solutions * Drive to be a thought leader on Cloud and related policy initiatives relevant to the Company's mission and business objectives * Significant experience preparing comprehensive guidelines and templates for Cloud Agreements * Experience working with product development, engineering, and IT teams * Knowledge of Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp) compliance * Significant experience negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts, software licenses, and statements of work, and resolving complex contract issues * Proven experience identifying strategies and associated risks for process changes in migrating on-premise IT infrastructure to the cloud in order to increase agility and speed * Proven experience in previous cloud contracting and developing lessons learned in order to avoid integration problems and security vulnerabilities * Basic proficiency in intellectual property laws as they apply to technology * Knowledge in the applicable contractual flow downs - federal, state, Federal Acquisition Requirements (FARs) / Department of Defense FARs, including data privacy laws and Government cyber security regulations, and the ability to apply them in the procurement of commodities, services and subcontracts * Knowledge of Cloud business practices and IT market conditions sufficient to evaluate supplier bids, * Ability to identify Cloud-related risks and prioritize and communicate effective solutions * Ability to understand the internal and external customers' position as well as the supplier and successfully influence the decision makers to achieve the business and customer's needs * Experience in developing sourcing and supplier management strategic plans to accomplish performance and savings goals that address overall program capture and execution needs * Ability to manage supplier performance and relationship at a high level, including executive-level engagement What sets you apart: * Ability to understand technical concepts and IT environments * Ability to translate highly technical concepts into straightforward language * Informed interest in emerging technology law and corporate responsibility * Ability to develop proficient knowledge of company products, competitive products and services * Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver high-quality, accurate work within targeted deadlines * Develop and implement strategies that ensure positive outcomes and program mission success * Superior business acumen and the ability to address and communicate complex opportunities and issues in creative and effective ways * Ability to exhibit confidence and professional diplomacy, while effectively relating to people at all levels internally and externally * High level of organizational skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills * Ability to identify options for process improvement * Ability to work with limited supervision and possess superior time management skills * Commitment to personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action * Excellent sense of humor US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT: This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens. NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT: No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Keywords: Contract Professionals, Inc., Scottsdale , Senior IT Cloud Solutions & Services Contracting Specialist with Security Clearance, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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