Procurement Specialist I

Clearance Level
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ88901

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

GDIT has partnered with NASA to consolidate select Procurement, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology activities from the ten NASA Centers into a single shared services center located at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi.  Our work depends on a Procurement Specialist I to support our team. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide entry-level knowledge and experience in procurement practices and principles such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and preparing contracts for award; administering contracts; and analyzing and evaluating cost and price proposals.

  • Maintain excellent communication with customers. 

  • Exercise of independent judgement and discretion on matters of significance. 

  • Processes requests for proposals RFP’s, RFQ’s, and bids for products and services of a complex nature that are typically high profile, non-routine, large-in-scope, or multi-year requests. 

  • Coordinates and serves as a resource in the distribution of procurement work for buyers.

  • Comply with company guidelines for Quality Control and Federal laws. 

  • Maintain an understanding of policies, procedures and regulations relevant to company policies. 

  • Performs other procurement-related duties as required. 

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


  • High school diploma and 0 years of experience.  Previous experience in professional procurement, purchasing, or contracts is a plus.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Possess a working knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.

  • Strong math, analytical, organizational, and communication skills are essential. The candidate should be detail-oriented, a team player, possessing negotiation skills and the ability to work independently as needed. An understanding of business operations and processes is important to their work. Additionally, the candidate needs strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as team members, customer, managers and supervisors. 

  • Demonstrate ability to utilize database network software, financial and procurement software applications, and web development software. 

Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 


Autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and team environment


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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT 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, or veteran status, or any other protected class.