Contract Administrator / Principal Contract Administrator with an active TS/SCI
Annapolis Junction, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available




Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Administrator who has a passion for the Federal/DOD/IC Government Contracting. This person will function as an individual contributor by managing their own contract portfolio in the Cyber Mission Sector, Cyber Intelligence Systems Business Unit, representing complex, and strategic programs. This position requires a high-level of accountability and responsibility. Accordingly, the ideal candidate will need to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment, have a history of strict adherence to policies, and demonstrate a strong business acumen. If this sounds like you, we look forward to having you join Peraton, an industry leader providing innovative solutions for space, critical Intelligence Community missions, and offensive and defensive cyber operations.

**Position will be located in Annapolis Junction, MD, Flexible Work Arrangements may be available**

In this role, you will:

  • Will be providing full life-cycle contract management, including developing, negotiating, administering, and closing out Government contracts and task orders.
  • Support internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and review meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and draft/finalization of contract, to include performing risk analysis of RFPs (identify risks and prepare mitigation strategies) and providing input for pricing strategies, prepare formal contract correspondence and ensure compliance with contract policies, procedures, and standard operating practices to provide successful proposal and contract execution.
  • Analyze, prepare and negotiate contractual agreements such as Teaming, Non-Disclosure, Memorandum of Understandings/Memorandum of Agreements and other binding agreements as the business opportunity presents.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications:

1. Required Qualifications, Band 2:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors degree; 4 years with Masters. 7 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Working knowledge with FAR/DFARS, GSA Federal Schedules, Federal IDIQ and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies.
  • Active Top Secret/SCI w/ Poly security clearance.

2. Required Qualifications, Band 3:

  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with Bachelors degree; 4 years with Masters (10 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree).
  • Working knowledge with FAR/DFARS, GSA Federal Schedules, Federal IDIQ and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies.
  • Active Top Secret/SCI w/ Poly security clearance.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficient working within a Contract Lifecycle Management tool such as GovWin or UNISOM.
  • Knowledgeable of all con tract types and terms.
  • Deltek CostPoint experience.
  • Proficient with Excel (can create and maintain spreadsheets).
  • Have a good understanding of policies and procedures, and can implement these accordingly.
  • Strong work ethic and can effectively work independently, have excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills that are key for a successful team environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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