Sr. Principal Contract Administrator-20005885

Location: Redondo Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (within the NG Space Sector) is seeking a Sr. Principal Contract Administrator to join our team. We are the Mission Control Systems Operating Unit within the Payload and Ground Systems Division.   This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Roles and Responsibilities:

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. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information. Position includes frequent customer interface, program/project review participation and contract closeout activities.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years directly related experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years directly related experience. 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Must be able to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Must be a team player, independent, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving, oral and written communication, and organizational skills.  
  • Must be able to secure a DOD clearance.  
Preferred Qualifications: 
 Candidates with any of these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Contracts Administration in a FAR/DFARS environment
  • Strong preference for TS/SCI 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 ID: 20005885

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Top Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position