Sr. Contracts Administrator

Contracts · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Contracts
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications.  Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.

Position Purpose: The Senior Contracts Administrator will prepare, review, and administer contractual proposals relating to projects. You will be the subject matter expert on all contract administration functions within the project life cycle. You will develop the audit standards process for contract organization including the maintenance of contract files and the contract preparation process. You will audit files and processes in the field for compliance of standards. In addition, you will act as the point of contact in the field for all contract administrators. You will train, coach and mentor contract administrators.

Title: Senior Contracts Administrator

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $87,000-$117,000

(Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

Location: Lafayette, 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 minimum 5% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave.

Job 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
  • May include personnel management responsibilities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications/Education:

  • 5-10 years of experience in Business Administration or a related discipline
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, or related
  • 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
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education

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, filing 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. 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.

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 Melissa Po at 720-450-8252 or

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