• Customer Contract Administrator

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Legal and Compliance
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will provide customer contract support for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of contract negotiation, administration and proposal preparation. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Participate in proposal preparation, support and transmittal to external customers
    • Negotiation, administration and monitoring of customer contracts
    • Draft agreements and correspondence
    • Evaluate and offer alternative language for contract terms and conditions
    • Interface directly with contract and procurement specialists at customer organizations to track deliverables, monitor contractual obligations, and prepare documentation
    • Advise and mentor Blue team members on contractual issues and requirements
    • Assists in developing policies, procedures and practices relating to customer contract administration
    • Serve as back-up to other contract-administration personnel


    • Bachelors degree Business Administration or appropriate discipline
    • 5+ years experience in a customer contract administration role
    • Working knowledge of contract law and regulations to include FAR, DFAR, CAS etc.
    • Direct experience in proposal preparation, contract negotiation and administration
    • Attention to detail, customer focus and the ability to work with a variety of team members
    • Excellent English-language communication skills, both written and spoken
    • ‘Self starter’ mentality, ability to work independently, take action and deliver results, exercising high level judgement in the absence of explicit direction
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • 8+ years contract administration experience
    • Experience with satellite payload contracting and/or U.S. government contracting
    • Experience working in a large aerospace company and/or an engineering-development organization


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