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Contracts Negotiator

Requisition ID 142510BR Date updated 06/13/2019
The Surveillance and Targeting Systems (STS) Product Line of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) has an opportunity for a Contracts Professional to join its team at the McKinney, Texas location as a Contracts Negotiator. This growing product line includes industry leading sensors like the Multi-spectral Targeting System (MTS) and Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) systems. This role will support programs that deliver cutting-edge technologies within a growing business area of the company and has excellent opportunity for growth.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Management of contracts throughout entire life cycle (proposal, negotiation, execution, closeout)
  • Participate in and/or support front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, 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.
  • Provide support and consultation on contracting issues, including rights, obligations, and means to mitigate contractual/program risks.
  • Collaborate with multiple functions as part of an integrated team to negotiate and execute contracts with best value and minimal risk.
  • Compile and analyze data, maintain historical information, prepare reports, track contract milestones and deliverables, and perform other duties as required to ensure contract compliance.
  • Ensure transparency of highlights, issues, and concerns for internal stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships to drive results
  • Travel may be required.
Required Skills
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • At least 4 years or equivalent relevant work experience in government contract administration or related field involving proposal preparation, contract negotiation, or day-to-day contract execution.
  • Familiarity with U.S. Government acquisition and related regulations, e.g. FAR, DFARS, etc.
  • Strong desire to learn, take on challenges and achieve stretch goals.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as required.
  • Self-starter and team player with the ability to work with minimal management oversight.
  • High level of critical/analytical thinking skills and sound business judgement.
  • Strong understanding of the financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements.
  • Strong negotiation skills with an ability to lead and define effective negotiation strategies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to effectively collaborate and coordinate.
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferable in Business, Finance, or related field
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type


Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
TX - McKinney

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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