Contracts Administration, Senior Advisor

Legal and Contracts
Top Secret/SCI



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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is currently seeking a Contracts Administrator to support our growing contracts portfolio. This senior position will require an energetic and disciplined contracts management professional providing the following responsibilities:

  • Administers, extends, negotiates and supports contract closeout of standard and nonstandard contracts, task orders and subsequent amendments.
  • Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with Company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Support risk reviews for solicitations, ensure terms and condition compliance, complete proposal compliance checks (color team participation), responsible for completion of any representations and certifications, assist with proposal and pricing strategy, supports the development of the contracts volume (to include any OCI Mitigation Plans), and serve as the negotiator for any resultant contract negotiation.
  • Advises program team of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.
  • Monitors program performance for conformance to original proposal and maintains continual reviews to ensure that all terms and conditions are met and that the contract is in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, and government regulations.
  • Prepares and disseminates information throughout the organization regarding contract status, compliance, modification, deviation, negotiation, and termination.
  • Initiates documentation to authorize and direct work in accordance with contractual specifications.
  • Maintains contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects.
  • Supports non disclosure agreement and teaming agreement negotiations between company and outside sources.
  • Fosters trusting relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ensure the contracts system as well as filing is up-to-date in accordance with policies and procedures and support general ad hoc reporting and tasking.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 12+ years’ of experience or Master’s Degree and 10 years’ of experience.
  • Additional work experience may be substituted for degree. 
  • Experience supporting a range of customers, including federal civilian sector agencies
  • Working knowledge/understanding of FAR
  • Business acumen with ability to think critically and develop creative and practical solutions.
  • Experience with the development and negotiation of bids.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of contract types.
  • Strong writing and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and organization.
  • Highly adaptable to change
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-moving environment.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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