Federal Contracts Manager

Public Sector



Orbital Insight’s mission is to understand what we’re doing on, and to, the Earth. This includes all economic and social trends that impact us. In order to see these details and work at scale, we leverage advanced computer vision and machine learning techniques at scale. Many of our customers are Commercial as well as Federal clients in the DoD or IC that use our platform in large critical applications which require integration work and, in some cases, advances within the platform to make both strategic and tactical decisions.

Orbital Insight is seeking a Contract Manager 2 or 3 to support its Federal business team. This position will be located in Arlington, VA. The Contract Manager is responsible for supporting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration and customer contact activities to provide and ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer requirements. You will be an embedded member of the Federal team, supporting program success and new growth opportunities across the portfolio.

What We're Looking For:
• Self-starting teammate
• Success adapting in fast-growing and changing environments
• Success orchestrating and aligning decision makers around a common objective

This position will be based in our Arlington, VA office. Currently, Orbital Insight is fully remote (working from home) until at least the end of the year. Later, we will adapt a hybrid model with flexibility.


  • Act as primary interface with customer and partners for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.
  • Participate in contract proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contract activities to manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Work under general supervision to develop solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.
  • Ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes and maintain historical information.
  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
  • Assist management in achieving financial goals related to cash management, EBIT and sales.
  • Prepare and manage written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.
  • Enter and maintain contract data into Contract Management System and/or Enterprise Accounting System.
  • Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables and submission of invoices
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree - 3+ years of experience in contracts-related field
  • Current Top Secret Clearance.
  • Familiarity with FAR, DFARS and/or government regulations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and/or government regulations.
  • Experience with Cost-Type and/or Firm Fixed Price contracting types
  • Additional Information

    Orbital Insight is a fast growing provider of geospatial data and geo­-analytic services to commercial, nonprofit and public sector clients across the globe. Leveraging advancements in computer vision and cloud computing, Orbital Insight is turning millions of images into a big picture understanding of the world that is quantitatively grounded in observation, creating unprecedented transparency, and empowering global decision makers with new sources of objective, quantified socio­-economic insights.

    We are backed by marquee investors such as Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, In­-Q­- Tel and Bloomberg Beta, Orbital Insight is rapidly expanding its commercial and public sector capabilities. Come join us if you are unafraid to try new approaches and relentlessly seek to push the state of the art, taking projects all the way from prototype to production-ready.

    At Orbital Insight, we believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our planet is the way to achieve our mission: to understand what is happening on and to the Earth.  Orbital Insight is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Orbital Insight.
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