Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
El Segundo,CA,US
Additional Locations:
  • San Diego, California, USA
Contracts Strategist

The Opportunity:

As a contract specialist, you use your sharp negotiation tactics and talent for organization to help manage critical documents. We need you to bring your contract management knowledge to consult on contract negotiations and development processes and practices on behalf of the U.S. Space Force. You’ll be a trusted advisor and a valuable collaborator who finds creative solutions to complex problems.

You’ll use your expertise to capture, implement, and assist in a diverse range of proposals, new contracts, and existing contracts across a breadth of contract types, and renew strategic alliances. In this role, you’ll touch every element of government acquisition, from beginning stages to completion. You’ll review and analyze solicitations for potential risks, guide suggested proposal strategies, and advise leadership on risk mitigation strategies.

You'll apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and full industry knowledge, and develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Work without considerable direction and mentor team members across a breadth of contract types.

At Booz Allen, you’ll work with a collaborative team where you’ll leverage your acquisition knowledge to make a positive impact.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in contracts negotiation, award, and administration  

  • 1+ years of experience with major weapons systems acquisition contracting  

  • Experience with engineering service, research and development, production, and software contracts

  • Experience performing price analysis, cost analysis, and cost realism

  • Experience with cost reimbursable and firm fixed price contracts

  • Experience interpreting and applying complex acquisition rules and regulations, and providing actionable recommendations to clients, including senior government executives

  • Experience drafting, reviewing, or editing contractual documents as Determination and Findings, Justification and Approvals, Statement of Works, Performance Work Statements, Contract Data Requirements List, Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans, Technical Evaluations, Memo to Files, and Procurement Contracting Officers Letters

  • Experience maintaining contract files

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with a $5M+ contracting warrant

  • Experience as a Procuring Contract Officer (PCO)  

  • Experience as a federal government contract specialist or contract administrator

  • Experience negotiating, awarding, and administering Acquisition Category (ACAT) Level I through III  

  • Experience negotiating, awarding, and administering Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF) Pathway contracts

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) Certification

  • DAWIA Contracting Level II Certification

  • DAWIA Contracting Level III Certification  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required. 

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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