Job Details

Contracts Specialist

Company name

Red Hat, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 11,2019

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Apr 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


McLean, VA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contracts Specialist
The candidate responsibilities will include: Draft, review, and negotiate master software subscription agreements, master services agreements and statements of work (SOWs), and partner agreements for resellers, distributors, and cloud providers. Review and analyze unique government contract requirements, solicitation provisions, and terms and conditions to ensure Red Hat’s compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, federal policies, and Red Hat’s business model. Work with department lawyers to support government compliance efforts, including assisting with identifying and assessing potential organizational conflicts of interests and providing compliance training. Support bid and proposal efforts, including preparing representations and certifications, addressing issues related to price reasonableness evaluations, teaming agreements, etc. Review, revise, and negotiate procurement contracts and non-disclosure agreements. Structure and negotiate agreements for direct and channel sales for software subscriptions and consulting services offerings. Educate customers about open source licensing and Red Hat’s subscription business model. Support and coach our global sales organization. Work with product and finance teams to resolve contractual issues. Serve as a point of contact for contract-related questions. Provide support and assistance to Red Hat’s commercial attorneys worldwide. Must have Bachelor's degree or higher. Should have 4+ years of professional experience with commercial and U.S. federal, state, and local government and education market contracting and procurements that include FAR Part 12. Must have experience with commercial Item contracting and channel partner support in the IT or technology industry. Should have knowledge of a wide range of U.S. government procurement issues that support proposal preparation of various contract types, including NDAs, requests for proposals (RFPs), teaming agreements, GSA schedule contracts, and various types of channel agreements and subcontracts. Should have working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) set of rules and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance measures is essential. Knowledge of other laws and regulations (EAR, ITAR, and intellectual property and data rights) impacting federal procurements is a plus. Must have experience with revenue and sales contracts. Paralegal experience, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) accreditation, or legal degree are a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 67704.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Red Hat, Inc.
1801 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC

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