Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Principal Prime Contract Adminstrator

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field and 8 years of professional level experience, or equivalent training and experience.
    • OCI knowledge in a high-tech industrial organization, government laboratory, or federal agency.
    • Ability to rapidly produce analyses on subject research and to offer products in a form prompting management decisions in various media, styles, and formats.
    • Understanding of intellectual property; legal, regulatory, and contractual constructs.
    • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and local government, and DOE legal frameworks and regulations to develop and promote beneficial federal or non-federal partnerships and agreements.
    • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts and mission needs.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel and to build effective business relationships.
    • Ability to anticipate, understand and react to potential and current sponsor or customer needs.
    • Ability to translate OCI concepts into action plans and follow through to mitigation strategies.
    • Leadership and project management skills, including the ability to exercise initiative and to manage and complete multiple priorities.
    • Ability to work with sensitive or classified information.
    • Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted.
    • Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.
    • Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required.
    • Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.” Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.”


    MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    • Execute a continuum of Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) and Personal Conflict of Interest (PCI) functions to support MSTS LLC M&O across the Prime Contract area of responsibility including technical programs and the execution of mission and research strategies.
    • Employ technical knowledge and business acumen to engage MSTS LLC M&O and other NNSS entities, such as programs and divisions, to support the development and execution of business and partnership strategies when an OCI or PCI concern is identified.
    • Collaborate with business development functions such as intellectual property management, sponsor interface, proposal development, Contracts, Procurement, Human Resources, and Legal in the negotiation of OCI and PCI risk management strategies.
    • Advance OCI and PCI integration through innovative policies and best business practices, and supports institutional partnerships.
    • Collaborate with divisions, program, and line management and interacts directly with other federal agency sponsors or non-federal entities, other NNSS Prime Contractors, including industry, universities, and state, local, or foreign governments to support NNSS programs and partnerships, including communicating OCI-PCI-related Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) requirements.
    • Interpret and analyze Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and contract clauses to ensure compliance and to support technical work programs.
    • Collaborate with MSTS Legal and others to prepare and provide MSTS OCI-PCI training and Policy/Procedure monitoring and updates to ensure maximum compliance with DEAR and FAR.
    • Assess OCI-PCI health of MSTS and NNSS and reports findings to MSTS Legal and Leadership.
    • Review requests for OCI-PCI related reviews, discovers and monitors situations that could potentially create OCI-PCI. 
    • Work with MSTS Legal to respond to OCI-PCI requests and claims identified by any party, and any method.
    • Negotiate and develop OCI-PCI determinations, in partnership with divisions, program, business development and partnership entities and line management, to implement the appropriate OCI-PCI controls, audit, and disclosure that enable mission work and prevent an unfair competitive advantage and/or providing the government with biased technical advice.
    • Support the development of strategies and business development plans in collaboration with, and as advisor to, NNSS entities when an OCI-PCI concerns are identified.
    • Establish, direct, and coordinate OCI-PCI related mitigation plans and strategies, electronic resources, implementation plans, and communications plans.
    • Keep informed about technical trends and developments in government, economic, scientific, and other fields related to division and program mission objectives.
    • Provide proposal development consultation and support for OCI-PCI related elements and facilitates corporate OCI-PCI administrative requirements.
    • Implement operational concepts to protect government and third-party data.
    • Develop strategies to maintain fairness of opportunity for third party access to Sandia capabilities and ensure bias-free technology transfer and product commercialization.
    • Work with federal organizations to advance legal and regulatory partnership frameworks.
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers. 
    • Comply with established regulations and procedures for environment, safety, health, and quality and perform duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environment, safety, health, and quality regulations.
    • Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision.
    • Understand the principles associated with the MSTS safety concept.



    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).