• Senior Advanced Software Buyer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Taunton | USA-AZ-Scottsdale
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or related field with at least 8 years of professional experience in a related field with demonstrated leadership to meet the managerial expectations, or a Master's degree and 6 years of relevant experience .  Experience in DOD environment preferred.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.


    GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Advanced Software Buyer to join our Taunton, MA team.  The Software Solutions Team within Supply Chain Management acquires commercial-off-the-shelf software products and software maintenance services for all direct programs, government and commercial, and for indirect departments such as Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology (IT) and Engineering.  We are looking for a qualified and highly motivated IT procurement and contracts professional to interface effectively with supplier personnel (including sales people, all levels of management, and legal counsel), and GD internal customers (including Engineering, Program Management, Legal and Contracts).


    Individual must have:

    • In depth knowledge and experience in key software suppliers and technologies, such as IBM, Oracle and Microsoft
    • Working knowledge of software licensing and cloud contracts
    • Strong, independent contract negotiator able to review, draft, and negotiate business and legal requirements in the best interest of multiple customers. 
    • Strong writing skills and PC skills 
    • Ability to work independently and strategically, solving problems, in a fast-paced, demanding environment 

    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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