Contracts Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
What’s YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Business has an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Specialist to support an important radar development program under the Missile Defense Programs portfolio. This program supports a valuable Missile Defense Agency customer, with which Raytheon has a long-existing relationship. We are looking for a passionate Contracts professional to support the daily contracts administration and transactions that will enable the sustainment and further development of the program requirements and customer relationship.

The Contracts Specialist will provide contracts administration and management support in the following key focus areas: proposing, negotiating, administering contract change orders, customer correspondence, interface with internal and external customers on contractual matters, flow down of contractual requirements to performing organizations. The selected Contracts Specialist will perform duties in the Missile Defense (MD) group of the Mission Systems and Sensors (MSS) mission area of IDS.


  • Change management - effectively manage contractual scope and terms and conditions to ensure work is performed to the overall contract scope
  • Take leadership in contract closeout and coordination with DCMA on related activities
  • Assist with financial reconciliation between old and new Task Orders
  • Support establishment of Proprietary Information Agreements in support of program activities
  • Act as interface for Contracts with Program Management, engineering, and external customers
  • Support and interface with internal functional organizations (Finance, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain, Pricing) in the daily administration and proposal process and work as a team to develop solutions to complex program and contractual issues
  • Collaborate with multiple functions as part of an integrated team to negotiate and execute proposals and Requests for Equitable Adjustment with best value and minimal risk
  • Draft and submit contractual letters based on the scenario after receiving approval from Program Management

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in contracts, subcontracts, legal or similar field
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • Understanding of regulatory policies to include: US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to develop effective and sustaining relationships with customers internally and externally
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrated desire and ability to quickly learn and understand new contractual and legal topics.
  • Experience in Defense Industry Contracts or a discipline related to Contracts
Required Education (including Major):
  • BS/BA is required in one of the following majors: Business, Finance, or Related Field

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 145756

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.