El Segundo, CA

Contracts Manager at GoGuardian

| El Segundo
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Safer Students. Better Learning. At GoGuardian, we work hard to help K-12 educators understand learning and equip them with the tools they need to help their students thrive. From cloud-based filtering and self-harm alerts to teacher/student chat and screen-sharing, GoGuardian’s software helps integrate technology with classroom instruction to improve learning. It's easy to see why GoGuardian was recently named Inc. 500's fastest growing Education company and 5th fastest growing Software company. 
We need you, a Public Sector Contracts Manager, to help promote company growth and protect our interests. You will help us grow by overseeing and managing the pre-and post purchase process, including competitive bids. You are knowledgeable about government / public sector competitive bidding and purchase documents, especially at the state and local levels, and ideally you have experience working in K-12 education technology space.


  • Overseeing and coordinating team review of all customer contractual and purchase documents, supporting the competitive bid process in reviewing RFPs and ensuring ability for contract compliance
  • Experience with the above in direct sales and indirect sales through resellers/distributors or other purchasing consortiums
  • Experience and judgment identifying legal, compliance and third party risk management concepts across, competitive bids and RFPs, insurance, government pricing, FOIA and state equivalents, commercial non-discrimination, conflict of interest, etc., and then appropriately addressing identified concepts (including escalating to the appropriate legal channels for review)
  • Maintaining, managing, and tracking contracts and other related records to ensure compliance with all contractual obligations
  • Acting as a liaison with sales and other cross-functional teams


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of contracts management or other comparable experience with government contracts in the technology space
  • State and local government bidding and contract experience is a huge plus, but if not, comparable federal government experience
  • Experience pre- and post-government contract award
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with the desire and ability to partner across company departments
  • Comfort and skill working in a fast-paced, high-growth technology environment


  • Paralegal certification
  • Experience working in the K-12 education space
  • Passionate about youth education

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Where we are

2030 E Maple Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245

Technology we use

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What are GoGuardian Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
GoGuardian participates in local volunteer activities such as AngelHacks Hackathon, Teens Exploring Technology (TXT) and LA Food Bank.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
On-site meditation twice per week
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Team fitness initiatives include weekly in-office yoga classes
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for all parents
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We offer a flexible time off policy for full-time exempt employees. Full-time non-exempt employees accrue 3 weeks of PTO annually. We also offer a paid 2 week end of the year holiday break.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a $1200 learning stipend annually for personal & professional growth

Additional Perks + Benefits

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes & guided aromatherapy meditation. Whether you're a golfer or a gamer (or both), there's probably a weekly activity with your name on it.

An Insider's view of GoGuardian

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Exciting! We’ve had tremendous growth and have gone through a lot of changes over the last couple of years, but have maintained the supportive, passionate, and energetic foundations that made me join the company in the first place. The vibe is simultaneously feels relaxed and open, and like everywhere you look, people are solving difficult problems


Director, Customer Success

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our vision brings tall challenges; one of which is finding ways to sift through nearly insurmountable amounts of data, finding the important nuggets of information, then surfacing it to the right people. By using a combination of machine learning and cutting-edge data science (really), we're building better products for our users.


Senior Designer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Career growth is something that is talked over, thought through and planned out in open conversation and full collaboration between the team members and the manager of the team. It is clearly defined, from the very first day, as a line connecting your current areas for improvement to when they become areas of excellence.


Data Scientist

What are some things you learned at the company?

Come in with an open mind, and you will find yourself in a breeding ground for self-discovery. By being given a high level of autonomy to do meaningful work, I have learned what it means to be authentic, lean into my fears, find my voice, build trust, and experience the greatest joy that life has to offer—connecting with others!


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