Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Contracts Operations Specialist

Location US-MD-Clarksburg
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/19/2020 8:10 AM)
Job ID
Contracts - All
Experience (Years)
Candice Debrah
Minimum Degree
Not Required


Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to fill the Contracts Operations Specialist role within our Contract’s Department in our Clarksburg, MD Campus.


Top Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Yearly Incentive Bonus Program
  • Generous 401K program (up to 7% company contribution) with 100% immediate vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid sick, vacation, and holiday leave
  • Paid family, paternity, and parental leave
  • Alternative work schedule (every other Friday off)


  • Assist the Contracts Operation Analyst and Data Processing Contracts Associate in daily functions.
  • Process repair shipments
  • Data entry and submit requests for shipping instructions via multiple Government and third party websites and software tools
  • Routine interface with the Shipping, Quality and Finance Departments
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures and guidelines.





  • U.S. Citizenship required.  Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Must be able to access and use VIM-ASAP
  • 2+ years of administrative or shipping experience and Associates degree
  • Proficient computer skills and accurate data entry
  • Keen problem solving skills – see a problem create a solution or ask for help
  • Experience with PeopleSoft a plus
  • Experience in contracts or finance a plus
  • Excellent verbal/ written communication and customer service skills – English Proficiency Required
  • Attention to detail/ able to multi-task and work to daily deadlines



For specific questions about this job posting, candidates may contact the recruiter at


Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Thales is an E-Verify employer.


Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please call Human Resources at 240-864-7630.

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