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Parsons Corporation Contract Administrator, Senior (Telecommute) in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Sr. Contracts Administrator (Telecommute)

Target Markets: DC, MD, VA

Your enthusiasm for collaborating makes you a vital part of our team

Collaboration can stimulate your best thinking and sparks the best in everyone you work with. You're open to different perspectives and helping to synthesize them into solid solutions. We value your ability to work with people with different points of view to reach solutions that everybody understands and respects. You will be a boon to our workplace.


  • Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects. Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts, as appropriate for the Company business.

  • Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval.

  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions.

  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.

  • Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts.

  • Generates and maintains documentation for negotiating change orders. Prices and drafts change orders and amendments. Follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.

  • Prepares letters to clients requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.

  • Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.

  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.

  • Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.

  • Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client.

  • Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.

  • Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution.

  • Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Give and get the support that builds futures

Amazing how important encouragement is for us to function at our best. Here, you'll find support when you need it to master a task or to motivate your best work. Here, people from all backgrounds are welcomed and included. If you can give as well as get support, we'll welcome you.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 5+ years of contract administration experience is required

  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration

  • Must be willing to support in person customer meetings, as needed.

  • Must be willing to travel to MD/VA/DC office locations to support the receipt of customer correspondence and contractual documentation, as needed.

Our decision-makers want to hear your insights and opinions

You have thoughts to share and you want to convey them to the people who make decisions. In this dynamic organization, our Open Door Policy empowers you to be heard. The feedback of every member of our diverse staff is welcomed and appreciated. Here, everyone's voice is heard. Just bring your professionalism and you'll have our attention.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today. With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , and LinkedIn .

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $100,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.