Principal Contract Administrator/Sr. Principal Contract Administrator

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary
Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.

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Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or a Senior Principal level.

Security Clearance

This position supports the National Security Space portfolio of contracts. Ideal candidate has active TS/SCI level clearance, eligible candidates must be clearable.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Contract Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years related experience; Masters with 4 year related experience; in lieu of a degree 10+ years of related work experience will be considered.
  • Must have experience working on DoD and/or Intelligence Community programs
  • Must be able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge working a variety of contract types, including FFP, CPFF, incentive and award fee contracts, and IDIQ task order contracts.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications for Principal Contract Administrator:
  • Active Top Secret clearance.
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to foster strong relationships, both internally and with their customers.
  • Must have great written and oral communication skills

  • Must be an experienced negotiator.


  • Aerospace experience.


  • Prior/Current Northrop Grumman experience.



Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Contract Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years related experience; Masters with 8 year related experience; in lieu of a degree 14+ years of related work experience will be considered.
  • Must have experience working on DoD and/or Intelligence Community programs
  • Must be able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge working a variety of contract types, including FFP, CPFF, incentive and award fee contracts, and IDIQ task order contracts.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications for Sr. Principal Contract Administrator:
  • Active Top Secret clearance.
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to foster strong relationships, both internally and with their customers.
  • Must have great written and oral communication skills

  • Must be an experienced negotiator.


  • Aerospace experience.


  • Prior/Current Northrop Grumman experience.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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