Contracts Administrator

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Requisition ID
Position Category
Legal and Contracts
No Clearance Required
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking a Senior Contracts Administrator to join our Defense Missions and Health Solutions Sector. The Contracts Administrator would be responsible for: 

  • Manage a portfolio of contract of various contract types, complexities, and sizes monitor invoices/budgets against contracts and mitigate cost overruns
  • Ensure project compliance with government contracting requirements
  • Support Project Managers by providing guidance on contractual requirements
  • Manage the start-up and close-out process for all assigned projects
  • Assist with preparing cost proposals and narratives for projects
  • 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/Memorandum of Agreements and other binding agreements as the business opportunity presents
  • Support to internal program teams, to include highly complex problem solving, and providing creative solutions
  • Accomplish Department and Division objectives by promoting sound business principles
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills necessary for working in a team environment.Familiarity with U.S. government Intel Community agencies is required.


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business or related field plus a minimum of 8 years of related work experience (may be substituted for equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience).
  • Experience working proposal responses to Request for Proposal (RFP), participating in RFP and proposal review meetings, contract pre-award meetings, conducting negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract.
  • Experience managing Government contracts and Subcontracts with other Government Contractors under FAR, DFAR, and other agency supplements. 
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets
  • Proficient working within a Contract Lifecycle Management tool such as GovWin or UNISOM
  • Self-starter and independent worker with good organizational and computer skills.
  • Deltek experience is a plus
  • knowledge of contract types and terms
  • Understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills

Peraton Overview

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

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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