Contracts Administrator - Military Veterans Wanted

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) Contracts has an opening for a Contracts Administrator in the Strategic and Naval Systems (SNS) product line supporting the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) IIA program. SM-3 is an important ballistic missile defense system that provides layered protection around the world.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the SM-3 IIA program team and responsible for contractual support to ongoing production and development efforts. This includes Request for Proposals (RFP) analysis; proposal development, review and coordination of contract modifications; contract negotiations; and general contract management duties.

Responsibilities include working closely with Program Managers and Business/Estimating functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals; providing support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues; ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies while creating quality business results; and advising management of contractual rights and obligations and possible mitigation of contractual/program risks. Some travel is required.

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA in Business, Finance, or related field
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements; ability to contribute to negotiation strategy and possess strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a teaming environment both internally and externally
  • Capable of handling several assignments concurrently
  • Focus on responsiveness with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Ability to obtain a USG issued security clearance
Desired Skills:

  • Existing US Government issued security clearance
  • JD and MBA a plus
  • Relevant internship in Industry, Government, or Think Tank/Institute

Security Clearance
This position requires the eligibility to obtain security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.