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Peraton Corporation Mid/Senior Contracts Administrator with Cradle-to-Grave Prime Government Contracts Experience in Jefferson City, Missouri


Peraton is seeking an experienced Contracts Administrator with cradle-to-grave prime government contracts experience who will support our Defense and Solutions sector.

This person will function as an individual contributor by managing their own contract portfolio within the Defense and Solutions Sector, representing multi-million dollar, 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,one of the most impactful Government missions and IT solutions provider in the market.

100% Remote opportunity



  • Manage full life-cycle contract activities, including developing, negotiating, administering, and closing out Government contracts and task orders.

  • Monitor invoices/budgets against contracts to assist in mitigating cost overruns

  • Ensure project compliance with government contracting requirements

  • Provide guidance and leadership on contractual requirements to Project Managers and cross-functional business team members.

  • Support to internal program teams, to include highly complex problem solving, and providing creative solutions, including ability to meet schedules, cost and technical requirement concerns, and requirement changes.

  • Assist with preparing cost proposals and narratives for projects

  • Prepare and coordinate formal contract correspondence and ensure compliance with contract policies, procedures, and standard operating practices to provide successful proposal and contract execution.

  • Develop strong customer relationships, interacting frequently, and working as a team leader to resolve issues and streamline processes

  • Analyze, prepare and negotiate contractual agreements such as Teaming, Non-Disclosure, Memorandum of Understandings/Memorandumof Agreements and other binding agreements as the business opportunity presents

  • Accomplish Department and Division objectives by promoting sound business principles

  • Leverage your experience to make independent assessments on the level of escalation required as it relates to the contractual problem.

  • Demonstrate your ability to meet multiple team deadlines and to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business related field plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience or Master's Degree plus a minimum of 3 years of related experience or a PhD plus related experience is required

  • Must have Cradle-to-Grave Prime Government Contracts experience

  • Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security experience is required

  • Government contracting industry experience is required

  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance after hire is required

  • Solid experience leading internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and RFP explanation meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract

  • Experience preparing, maintaining, retrieving, and communicating records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate and Contract Management requirements

  • Experience performing closeout of contracts, finalizing outstanding contract issues, issuing final modifications & invoices, and coordinating completion of contractor performance evaluations

  • Experience interfacing with all levels of the project team (includes representing and interfacing with all levels of internal and/or external management and corporate organization person’s documents

  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Currently Active Secret level security clearance

  • Strong work ethic and can effectively work independently with limited supervision

  • Superb organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills that are key for a successful team environment

  • Ability to conduct internal audits, review and analyze resulting data and develop effective reports and documentation of results

  • You have a familiarity with U.S. Government agencies

Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act:

  • This position pays$95,000 - $125,000based on required experience and market factors

  • For information about Peraton’s benefits, please visit https://careers.peraton.com/why-choose-us/benefits/

About Peraton

Peraton 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 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 can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

EEO Statement

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 Locations US

Posted Date 5 days ago (6/9/2021 2:57 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-10957

Category Contracts, Procurement & Legal

Clearance Status Ability to Obtain

Security Clearance Secret

Mission Area Defense, Homeland Security