IT Contracts Specialist/Paralegal/Tech Writer

Nashville, TN 37241 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Contract Category: IT/Technical Writing Job Number: 13165

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking an IT Contracts Specialist/Paralegal/Tech Writer.

Our client is seeking an IT Contracts Specialist for the Business Services Division to work on a potentially long-term basis. This position plays a key role in developing and maintaining legal documents for information technology (IT) agreements. The successful candidate is skilled in interviewing team members, vendors, and business associates to confirm technical specifications for IT procurements, and can concisely write this information into legal documents such as contracts, amendments, and statements of work. The IT Contracts Specialist will deliver contract documents on schedule, and ensure consistency and efficiency in legal and technical writing through adherence to State methodology, policies, procedures, and standards. Experience writing complex government or corporate multi-million-dollar multi-year IT contracts is required. Experience writing complex contractor-hosted SaaS contracts is required.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • With limited supervision, review and/or draft accurate contract documents and ancillary documents as required for information technology projects. Effective legal and technical writing.
  • Build and manage productive business relationships. Skillfully facilitate online group meetings with cross-functional teams to gather and document technical requirements for IT contracts.
  • Contract writing and full lifecycle contract administration. Maintain organized project files.
  • Write competitive solicitations to select vendors for complex IT projects using State template documents and various solicitation methods such as Request for Proposal (RFP), Invitation to Bid (ITB), and Request for Information (RFI).
  • Peer review, contract analysis, and audit of contract wording to ensure compliance of all parties with regulatory and legal requirements. Effectively communicate findings. Report project status in written logs and staff meetings.
  • Act as a liaison between internal customers, the State chain-of-command, vendors, and suppliers in support of contract activities. Work effectively with all levels of State staff from clerical to executive management.
  • Create alternative wording in contract language to simultaneously meet internal customer and vendor needs, as well as comply with State and Federal laws and regulations as required.
  • Research IT industry and market developments, analyze research data, and incorporate findings into written technical contract specifications.
  • Effective written communication using electronic communication and conferencing tools.
  • Performs other duties as required
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate is preferred.
  • Four years of increasingly complex and responsible experience relating to contract creation, legal, and technical writing.
  • Any equivalent combination of related education and work experience that satisfy the requirements of the job will be considered.
Qualification - Competency - Required?
  • Contract Creation - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • Legal Writing - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • Communication skills both verbal and written - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • IT Communication Specialist - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • Proposal writing - Proficient (4-6 Years - ) Yes
  • Team work - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • Microsoft Office Professional - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes
  • Microsoft Office - Proficient (4-6 Years) - Yes

Location is Nashville, Tennessee. Position is Fully Remote but Consultants must reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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