SOS International LLC Senior Contracts Administrator in Reston, Virginia

Company Overview

For 29 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

CORPORATE-180904-7739: Senior Contracts Administrator

Location U.S. - Virginia - Reston

Open Date 9/4/2018



The Senior Contracts Administrator will support the mission of the SOSi Contracts Department by providing excellence in Contracts Administration to internal and external customers. They must possess expert knowledge and understanding of professional Contracts Administration within the Federal Government Agencies. The Senior Contracts Administrator supports the bid, capture, and contract negotiation processes. This role will provide overall contract compliance in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws.

This is a fast-paced job that demands that flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances. This role requires strong organizational and time management skills Must be able to work independently with little supervision.


  • Work with the Sr. Contracts Manager and other functions including Business Development, Communications, Finance, and the Legal team on bid and proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract review and administration
  • Ensure compliance with contracting policies, laws and regulations, including but not limited to Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplements, Cost Accounting Standards, Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  • Perform as point-of-contact for assigned customer portfolio and serve as customer interface
  • Manage and monitor performance of contracts and agreements. Analyze and concisely summarize contractual obligations, commitments and performance. Analyze impact of modifications and revisions to contract terms and prepare recommendations and risk reviews for management.
  • Coordinate flow-downs of terms and conditions with the necessary functional departments
  • Provide customer status and other reports as directed by the Sr. Contracts Manager.
  • Prepare contract briefs
  • Work with Program Management to submit CDRL data deliverables to customers
  • Redline contract Terms and Conditions on RFPs, RFQs, Subcontracts, etc.
  • Participate in proposal planning
  • Provide the highest customer service experience to our external customers and internal customers
  • Maintain an accurate audit file for each contract, which will include original contract, all correspondences, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications, etc.
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external partners
  • Work with other Contract Specialists to identify and consolidate critical contract data.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required
  • Minimum of 6 years’ of full life cycle contract administration experience of Federal Government contracts, teaming agreements, NDAs, consulting agreements and other contractual agreements
  • Detailed knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS and related agency implementing regulations are required
  • Experience with all types of contracts, including Cost-Reimbursable, Fixed Price, Time and Materials, and IDIQ contracts is required.
  • Seasoned negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized individual with the ability to conduct business in a professional manner. Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously without sacrificing quality or timeliness.
  • Excellent critical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of contractual terms and conditions and high-risk terms.
  • Knowledge of ITAR, EAR and related U.S. regulations
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Familiarity with finance and accounting procedures.


Work Environment

  • Normal office working conditions