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Contract Compliance Analyst III

TDA Research
$72,000- $97,000
Posted Mar 19
Full Time
Wheat Ridge, Colorado

TDA Research, Inc., located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden, is seeking an experienced Contract Compliance Analyst III to join their dynamic team. The company has a staff of over 125, which consists of mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy, and chemical industries. We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in supporting the company’s mission to develop new technologies, advanced materials, and processes to provide solutions to unique challenges. An ability to learn quickly and adapt to shifting priorities is essential as operational needs change constantly.

Taking primary guidance from the Contracts and Legal Manager, the Contract Compliance Analyst III will be responsible for ensuring the company’s large portfolio of federal contracts and subcontracts are compliant with contractual terms and applicable federal laws and regulations throughout the full contract lifecycle. This position is best suited for an experienced professional with a proven ability to identify and analyze complex terms and legal authority and develop and implement compliance policies and procedures and employ corrective action as required.

The successful candidate will take a proactive and strategic approach to managing deadlines, internal audits, preparing and submitting reports, and process improvement efforts. The Contract Compliance Analyst III will collaborate with the company’s finance team and directly engage with internal senior technical staff and executives, as well as federal officers. Additional responsibilities include document management, maintaining accurate records, and advising on general contractual inquiries.

_Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the subject matter expert and advise staff on federal laws and regulations that govern federal contracts across multiple federal agencies including but not limited to the Department of Defense, NASA, USDA, and the Department of Energy
  • Assist with developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with contractual terms and applicable federal laws and regulations; develop and conduct internal training sessions for all levels of staff
  • In collaboration with contract analysts and accounting team, prepare and submit high volume of ongoing reports and closeout items for prime awards and subcontracts.
  • Manage the company’s inventory management program for property acquired with government funds, including conducting internal audits
  • Work with internal staff and third party vendors to implement and monitor cyber security measures.
  • Develop corrective action plans as required and collaborate with internal staff to implement the plans
  • Assist technical staff with risk assessments and selection criteria for subrecipients of the company’s prime contracts; ensure subrecipient insurance coverage conforms with contractual and company requirements
  • Support contractual tasks including fielding contract inquiries and advising on terms and conditions, assisting with contract negotiations, and submitting proposals in accordance with solicitation requirements
  • Maintain documents and records according to departmental conventions and established practices
  • Actively participate in process improvement efforts including creating and implementing solutions and streamlining processes
  • Perform other duties as necessary

_Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (or related degree) required; masters or J.D. preferred. Higher level degree may substitute for two years of experience
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Recent “hands-on” government compliance responsibilities
  • A history of performance illustrating skills in time management, being a self-starter, having excellent interpersonal and communication, and ability to work independently and with a dynamic team
  • Experience in analyzing complex contractual terms and legal authority, proposing solutions, and effectively communicating the same to senior leadership.
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail
  • Team player with a drive for excellence and ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization

_No sponsorship or relocation offered, local candidates only.

Pay Range is $72,000-$97,000 per year, with the full benefits package.

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, actual compensation is subject to variation due to factors as education, experience, skill-set, and/or location.

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401(k) plan with employer match after a year, and a bank of paid time off (PTO).

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TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

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