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Job #: R-00128682
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Contracts
Schedule (FT/PT): Part Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Leidos, Inc. is seeking a part-time Contracts Specialist to support its National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC IV). The NISC IV program provides diverse and critical support the Federal Aviation Administration. The Contract Representative will provide overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws.

The Contracts Specialist should have progressive experience providing cradle-to-grave contract administration support for Government contracts including RFP analysis, hands-on proposal development and review including the development/review of terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, and contract administration.

This position will possibly telework approximately 25% of the time but must be within commutable distance of L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC to attend in person meetings with the NISC client groups. 

Provide contract support to the entire mobile asset portfolio, including, Mobile Air Traffic Control Towers (MATCTs), Mobile Terminal Radar Approach Control (MTRACON) facilities as well as the Mobile Asset Deployment Centers (MADCs). The Mobile Asset Sustainment Program is responsible for acquiring, maintaining, and deploying the FAA’s mobile assets to support the continuity of National Airspace System (NAS) operations during emergencies, routine facility maintenance, major facility improvements and significant public events requiring air traffic control augmentation.

** While a clearance is not required to be considered for the position, the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance (i.e., Public Trust) is required if hired.

Contracts Specialist Primary Responsibilities

Candidate must be a motivated self-starter able to work independently. The selected candidate must be detailed, solutions and goal oriented. The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in written and verbal communications with other contracts and procurement staff, functional peers, Program management and external and internal customers.

The day-to-day:

  • Support assigned task orders and subtasks, to include assisting in contract negotiations, resolve performance issues, ensure compliance with Leidos policies, procedures as well as government and contract requirements.

  • Work with Senior Contracts staff and senior managers to meet established goals and objectives.

  • Develop solutions to complex problems and issues that are unclear and require thorough analyses and understanding of acquisition processes.

  • Regularly interact with Task Order managers, contracts, and with customers as required.

  • Attend early capture sessions to determine specific information and requirements in order to apply the correct contracts requirements, techniques, methods and resources.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Contracts Specialist Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field and 8 to 12 years prior relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 6 to 10 year of prior relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of government contract procedures including a working knowledge of Acquisition Management System (AMS), FAA Acquisition System Toolset (FAST), Defense Acquisition Regulation (DAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) with particular emphasis on proposal support preferred.

  • Experience with negotiating complex terms and conditions.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.

  • Demonstrated success in establishing partnerships and using interpersonal skills to deal effectively with executive management and staff.

  • Ability to establish relationships internally and within the customer community.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Prior work experience with US government mangers, employees and programs required.

Contracts Specialist Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working with the FAA highly desired.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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