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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Contracts Administrator in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Contract Administrator 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Roy UT and support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

The successful candidate will possess leadership qualities and be able to provide responsible advice and counsel on a wide range of contractual and business issues under moderate supervision and perform in all matters involving the interpretation and application of company contracting policies and procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting senior staff members to manage defense contracts, working new business proposals, and performing contract closeouts.

  • Working closely with program office staff and other disciplines to accomplish program and company goals.

  • Exhibiting strong communications with internal and external contacts.

  • Interpreting and applying Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) Supplement, and other federal agency regulations.

  • Working with various Government and prime contractor customers.

  • Working with various Government agencies including the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).

  • Managing internal and external audits relating to contract matters.

  • Understanding assigned contract scope and terms to identify and manage changes to the contract baseline.

  • Conducting 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.

  • Resolving a wide range of issues demonstrating good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Leading project teams to achieve milestones and objectives.

  • Working on complex problems with diverse scope where analysis of data requires thoughtful evaluation and resolution.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.





Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Contract Administration or related area with 9+ years of combined experience in Contracts - OR - a Master's degree with 7+ years of related professional experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences.

  • Knowledge and understanding of pricing principles and FAR/DFARS as well as associated Federal Contracting regulations.

  • Experience with proposal strategy, contract formation and customer relationships.

  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Active Secret level security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Management