Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Analyst, Contract Administration

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Job ID
    Contract Administration
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense and advance hypersonic propulsion.

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Level 2 Contract Administrator to join our team in Redmond, WA (Seattle area).


    This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The Level 2 Contracts Administrator performs entry level professional assignments under direct supervision.


    20% Assists in the administration of major contracts.  Supports proposal development and negotiations and associated contract awards, change orders and/or modifications.  Responsible for preparing a variety of reports, documentation, justification, and recommendations as directed.  Coordinates with a multi-disciplined Program Management team for preparation of proposal documents in response to external customers proposal requests. Performs review and evaluation of terms and conditions of contracts for contractual requirements and risks.  Coordinates with Program Management team and Accounts Receivable to provide timely invoicing and payment for assigned contracts.


    20% Interfaces with internal and external customers to answer inquiries, conducts fact-finding discussions, and interprets contract terms for problem resolution 


    15% Prepares weekly status reporting to management of work in progress, prepares response to internal data calls as required.


    15%  Performs contract closeout activities to include physical and electronic filing and interaction with multi-functional teams. 


    10%  Organizes and assumes responsibility for maintenance of files, records and other documents. 


    10%  Stays current on changes to government regulations and industry practices. 


    10%  Fosters ethical conduct, practices and personal integrity throughout the Company to ensure the ability to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive environment


    This is a Level 2  position requiring a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline with three (3) years experience,  or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Desirable Qualification: Familiarity or working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Regulations (DFAR), related federal and state legislation and regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Prior contract administration experience within the Aerospace & Defense industry.  Positive attitude, ability to self-initiate and take ownership of assignments.


    US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).




    Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

    • Must have excellent knowledge of personal computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database.
    • Possess substantial knowledge of standard office procedures, filing systems, related office machines and general aspects of the job.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with individuals representing outside organizations and or within the company.
    • Ability to work well under constantly changing deadlines and priorities expected.
    • Basic understanding of operations control and proposal evaluation desired.
    • Full understanding and application of contract administration principles, concepts, practices and standards a plus.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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