Systems & Technology Research is hiring a

Principal Contracts Administrator

Arlington, United States

Systems & Technology Research (STR) is seeking a highly motivated candidate with more than 5 years of federal government contract administration experience in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence acquisition space to join our growing Contracts team. This role offers unparalleled opportunities to lead contracting activities with a growing and diverse set of customers, take on project oversight responsibilities, and grow and to gain valuable experience. This position requires high energy, commitment to excellence, strong leadership skills and a proven track record of success in federal government contracting.

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development for the defense and intelligence communities. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving U.S. Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.


  • Perform life cycle contract administration for a high volume of government contracts within a diverse portfolio
  • Lead and develop business proposals in collaboration with Program Management and Program Finance as well as with subcontractor partners
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and with legal, regulatory, and customer requirements in day-to-day execution and also during audits
  • Review, negotiate and execute non-disclosure agreements, associate contractor agreements, teaming agreements, license agreements, and other types of agreements
  • Provide guidance on contract and regulatory requirements
  • Support purchasing system compliance activities, including customer communications with the DCMA and leading Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs)
  • Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers, partners, and stakeholders
  • Recommend process improvements to scale and optimize contracting activities and practices
  • Participate in special projects