Contracts Administrator II

Administrative · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Administrative
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $52,000 - $89,000

Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.

Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for an experienced Contracts Administrator II to join our team. This Contracts Administrator II will be providing administration of current and new contracts for existing customers and new business development.

Title: Contracts Administrator II

Full Time - Exempt

Pay Range: $52,000 - $89,000 (salary to be determined by education, experience, knowledge and skills).

Location: Boulder, CO


  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a 6% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks, drinks, expresso machines and ping pong.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the preparation, review, negotiation and administration of complex, multi-phased sales contractual instruments. 

The following are some typical responsibilities for this role:

  • Analysis and negotiations of terms and conditions of contracts
  • Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and applicable laws
  • Interprets and ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other applicable regulations.
  • Reviews contracts and agreements for product export, liability and risk, intellectual property, compliance with applicable laws, regulations and BCT policies
  • Reviews contracts and agreements for product performance, quality, and delivery requirements, and flows those details to the cognizant project manager, mission assurance manager, and production manager
  • Performs in-depth price/cost analysis using several variables and methods to determine the reasonableness of proposed pricing
  • Serves as the liaison with outside agencies, other funding sources, as well as the internal management, corporate attorneys, and other BCT personnel
  • Works closely with accounting, program management, and other personnel to resolve issues related to contract provisions


  • 3-8 years of experience in Business Administration or a related discipline is required
  • Strong working knowledge and experience administering government contracts/subcontracts with FAR/DFAR regulations
  • Extensive experience directly managing various contract (Fixed, T&M, Cost Reimbursable, etc.) types
  • A Team Player with the ability to manage the dynamics of competing priorities
  • Excellent organization, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent Proof-reading and communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Working conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filling cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or

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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $52,000 - $89,000