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Contracts Administrator II

  •  Posted 9 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Englewood, CO
  •  R0009522

We are seeking a Contracts Administrator with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or other related field of study and at least 3 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As a Contracts Administrator, you will be responsible to conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned programs with our suppliers, partners, and customers. You'll be using your skills and expertise in supporting contract negotiations to ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


  • Secondary point of contact for the customer on all assigned contractual matters; primary point of contact for assigned spares/repairs programs, CDRL’s and closeouts
  • Provides coordination with other departments as necessary in the preparation of responses to customer correspondence and other requests
  • Maintain close, professional interface with internal and external customer personnel (technical, administrative and business)
  • Assists in the review of RFP requirements for contract risk, discussing appropriate exceptions/fall-back positions accordingly with manager
  • In conjunction with Contracts Manager reviews all assigned bids, proposals and contracts, including changes, modifications and amendments thereto, prior to negotiation and execution to ensure that they are complete, responsive and correct in all aspects.
  • Under the direction of the Contracts Manager, administers the development of risk mitigating terms and conditions and preparation of proposals and manages all proposal contractual activities for assigned programs
  • Assists in negotiations with the customer’s representatives; provides information in accordance with established guidelines regarding the status of negotiations
  • Responsible for 'posting' all contract documents, data, deliverables, funding, etc.  to the Teamroom; to include the development and updates to Contract-specific matrix
  • Ensures contract files are up-to-date and audit-ready with all contractual data, correspondence and status. Update MOCAS, DQI Validation, CDRL Report, Weekly Data Collection, Projects ATP/UCA/At-Risk, BOA/IDIQ Spreadsheet, Program Cost/Revenue, Account Report, AR Aging, and Unbilled Reports
  • Works with internal customers (program managers, program directors, etc. ) ensuring all communication with external customers is concise and consistent from both technical and contractual personnel
  • Administers the preparation and delivery of customer required data and reports in compliance with contractual requirements; monitor status of day-to-day deliverables and preparation of all contractual documents to include DD250s, DD-1149s. Assist with WAWF duties. Track submission of DD-250s, ensuring prompt review/approval/payment
  • Ensures compliance with shipping schedules, design specifications, legal requirements and other contractual commitments
  • Monitors assigned contract(s) by maintaining a continuing survey of progress to verify compliance with shipping schedules, design specifications, legal requirements and other contractual commitments
  • Monitors, in conjunction with the Program Manager, performance against the original cost allocation and contract requirements in order to anticipate necessary changes in contract funding or scope of work
  • Ensures that all customer notifications as required by contract are submitted in compliance with contract terms
  • Assists Finance in billing preparation; accuracy of contractual requirements (i. e. , T&M contracts (rates and categories); cost-type contracts (cost and scheduled); milestone and CLIN liquidation)
  • Directly participates in tracking, reconciling, closing and reporting unbilled status; lead in resolution of Invoice issues
  • Monitors Accounts Receivables on assigned contracts, ensuring prompt payment receipt
  • Initiates, in conjunction with the Program Manager, contract close-out process; initiates close-out process based on contract schedule and completion of deliverables
  • Monitors close-out process; ensuring contracts are closed expeditiously
  • Submits for review NDA, Teaming Agreements, etc.  associated with assigned business area
  • Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing, posting and routing for approval; and prompt execution of agreements - ensuring protection of SNC interests in all agreements
  • Additional responsibilities include tracking and statusing all agreements
  • Reviews and coordinates all requests for data to ensure protection of Company and customer interests
  • Provides status to Contract Manager for use in monthly Program Management Reviews (PMRs)
  • Maintains awards log - responsible for accuracy of contract awards and validation of loading awards in CostPoint.
  • Provides support to all Contracts Department personnel, in individual's areas of expertise
  • Develops and Maintains working knowledge of FAR, DFARS and all other customer specific procurement rules and regulations
  • Maintains close working relationship with Contracts Management staff, ensuring all tasks are performed within SNC stated guidelines and processes, as well as government guidelines (i. e. , FAR, DFARS, etc. )


  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field of study and at least 3 years of relevant experience
    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Previous Government Contracting Experience, Preferably in the Defense/Aerospace industry
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of FAR/DFARS
  • Working knowledge of export relations ( ITAR / EAR) desirable
  • Requires originality, creativity and initiative
  • Requires working with all levels of the company management
  • Capability to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to interpret considerable data of a technical/programmatic nature in order to adequately perform duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to plan, organize, integrate, control, and measure


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC