Contracts Specialist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is seeking a Contracts Specialist in Huntsville, AL. The selected team member will be directly involved in contract and business management activity for the NGB A5 group to include the Air National Sense and Avoid, space, cyber, intelligence, and command and control (C2) projects. A key function of the position is to ensure quality of products and work with engineers to achieve that end goal. The successful candidate for this position will have experience with DoD Acquisition, business, and contracts management, ideally with National Guard Bureau experience, and will provide support for the Air National Guard Ground Based Sense and Detect (GBDAA) program and serve as a Site Logistics Lead for systems fielded to multiple locations.   

  • Providing oversight for contract deliverables to include technical reports, schedules, and cost reports, as well as author, review, and process technical paperwork for contracts.
  • Managing contract vehicles for multiple government agencies, writing statements of work, coordinating funding documentation and required support agreements, tracking spending, monitoring Period of Performance, developing estimates, and acting as a point of contact for contracts-related activity.  
  • Authoring support agreements and coordinating between NGB and the contract provider.  Knowledge of, or experience with, Sense and Avoid, space, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) programs is a plus. 
  • Performing business, financial, and contract-related tasks for our government customer.




  • Bachelor's degree in a business, engineering, finance, or contracts discipline.
  • Three (3) years or more of related experience supporting aviation-related business, contracting or Finance experience required. Will also consider HS and 7 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • All candidates must possess a current SECRET security clearance in order to be considered for employment.


  • Acquisition and contracts experience and work with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is highly desired.
  • Experience with DoD Acquisition, business, and contracts management,
  • ideally with National Guard Bureau experience.
  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter, able to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, and excel at communication and relationship-building. The candidate must have strong problem-solving and communication skills, both written and oral.

LOCATION/TIME REQUIREMENTS: SAIC offices, Huntsville, AL. 40 hour work week with limited travel.