Principal Specialist, Contracts (Remote)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Work Remotely
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) has a position for a Principal Specialist, Contracts supporting efforts on the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, (AMRAAM) program within our Air Power Mission Area. AMRAAM is combat proven air to air missile and is a high-visibility program supporting the U.S. and numerous international partners. Under these program contracts, RMD supports the U.S. Air Forces mission by performing U.S. and Foreign Military Sales work across the entire development, production and sustainment effort lifecycle of the AMRAAM system. This position provides visibility and interaction with various levels of management. This is a remote position. Some travel will be required.

The successful candidate will be a vital member of the AMRAAM team and a key customer interface for contracting matters. The ideal candidate possesses skills and strengths in contract management, finance and program management. The candidate selected for this role should possess strong analytical skills, excellent interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate should work well independently and within a team environment. The role requires multi-tasking in a fast-paced setting so strong time management and organizational skills are critical. The work is performed with minimal oversight.

We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Work closely with Program Managers and other functions to assess Request for Proposals and construct, submit and negotiate proposals
  • Ensure that business deals comply with company policies
  • Recognize contractual issues and advise management of contractual rights/obligations and the means to mitigate contractual and program risks
  • Provide sound contract management to meet customer obligations, achieve company goals and comply with company policies
  • Develop and maintain trust and cooperation with internal and external customers to ensure program performance and influence outcomes in order to achieve desired results
  • Support program management and execution reviews

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, or a related field
  • 5 years of applicable business-related experience or an advanced degree with 3 years of experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Department of Defense contracts experience or Department of Defense experience in a contracts-related field
  • Existing Department of Defense Secret Clearance
  • Experience with proposal preparation, ability to contribute to negotiation strategy and possess strong negotiation skills
  • Experience managing US Government contracts valued at $50M or higher
  • Experience in various contract types (FPIF, FFP, CPIF, CPFF)
  • Experience with US Government regulations such as:
    • Federal Acquisition Regulations [FAR]
    • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement [DFARS]
    • Truth in Negotiations Act [TINA]
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as a collaborative team member in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, mission critical environment where prioritization is required to be effective
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to unusual and complex contracting issues

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
This is a remote position. Some travel will be required.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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