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Job #: R-00008007_35928252067_0
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Contracts
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group within Leidos has a career opening for a Sr. Administrator Contracts to support contracts within the C4ISR Operation. Leidos is looking for an experienced Contracts professional to support various customers. The successful candidate will be required to provide cradle-to-grave contract administration support, support special assignment requests, provide sound judgement and advice on contractual issues, and support proposal generation and reviews. Must be able to work in a team environment and interact with multiple functional organizations.


Candidate will be responsible for overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws. Candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team of contract professionals supporting proposal preparation and a portfolio of contracts.

Candidate must be able to multi-task and prioritize work activities in a fast paced environment and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.

The candidate will frequently interact - written, oral, and face-to-face - with other Leidos contracts and procurement staff, functional peers, Program and Division management, and internal and external customers to include Contracting Officers and Contracting Specialists.

The candidate will need the ability to lead the review and analysis of RFP's, prepare compliant cost/price proposals, and represent Leidos' interests during negotiations and contract administration. The candidate will be required to review and negotiate Teaming Agreements, NDAs, and licenses as required.

The candidate should have progressive experience providing cradle-to-grave contract administration support for various CP, FFP, T&M Government contracts including RFP analysis, hands-on proposal development including the development of terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract/task order administration and execution.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 8 or more years of prior relevant experience OR Master's degree with 6 or more years of prior relevant experience. General experience in Contract Administration may be considered as a substitute for education requirements.

Experience with Federal Government (FAR / DFARS) contracting: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award/Incentive Fee (CPAF/CPIF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.

Must have the ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with short turn-around times, and work independently as well as part of a Team.

The Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

The Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills to include well developed analytical, communication, and presentation skills.

Must have the ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures.

Local travel may be required.

Must have a Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI Clearance


• Experience with OCI identification and mitigation,

• The ability, willingness, and leadership skills to mentor less experienced staff,

• A working understanding of the idiosyncrasies associated with contracting for hardware and software products and the associated intellectual property issues,

• Ability to work special access programs,

• Membership in NCMA with either a CFCM or CPCM, and

• Familiarity with international contracts and knowledge of EAR and ITAR

External Referral Eligible

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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