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Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical, and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. 

Redwire, (via our subsidiary Redwire Space Inc.), is accelerating humanity's expansion into space through specializing in-space manufacturing technologies, developing space-optimized products to improve industrial machines on Earth, and developing advanced manufacturing technology that can support space exploration.

Summary of Role 

We have a current opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to join our team onsite at our facility in Littleton, Colorado with occasional assignment in the Longmont, Colorado office. The Contracts Administrator is responsible for a range of contractual administration tasks to implement and monitor contract agreements, analyze contract performance, report on contract commitments, support a variety of project related reviews, reduce/mitigate risk to support the program execution and business units profit objectives. 

The Contract Administrator is responsible for reviewing and analyzing solicitations, supports Contract Manager on the preparation of major proposal documentation and compliance checklist. Provides Project Managers assistance in interpreting contract terms and conditions. Compose contract correspondence and responds to questions from customer. Supports the development of the negotiation strategy and negotiates various less complex contract actions with program/contract management guidance. Provides daily administration of assigned contract portfolio which will include Contracts, Subcontracts, Change Order management and internal work orders. Singly responsible for the data entry and contract tracking, modification document control, contract correspondence, coordination with program management. Preparing contractual data for internal and external audits.


  • Serve as the as the internal primary point of contact for assigned programs and the secondary point of contact for the customer on all assigned contractual matters
  • Provide coordination with other departments in the preparation of responses to customer correspondence and other requests
  • Maintain close, professional relationships with internal and external customers
  • Assist in the review of RFP requirements for contract risk
  • Help review all assigned bids, proposals, and contracts, including changes, modifications and amendments prior to negotiation and execution
  • Assist in negotiations with the customer’s representatives, providing information in accordance with established guidelines regarding the status of negotiations
  • Responsible for posting and processing all contract documents, data, deliverables, funding, etc. and processing in the contracts management tool
  • Administer the preparation and delivery of customer required data and reports in compliance with contractual requirements, monitoring the status of day-to-day deliverables and preparing all contractual documents.

Ideal Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline (or an equivalent of 10+ years of experience without a degree)
  • Minimum of 8+ years related experience
  • Experience compiling, reviewing, editing, organizing, tracking/storing contract documents or similar
  • Experience communicating with external customers
  • Experience interfacing with all levels and disciplines within the organization including leadership
  • Prior experience in a deadline driven environment in order to meet scheduled deliverables
  • Strong experience with MS office suite and/or data management tools
  • Experience working with and interpreting large amounts of data
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Some travel will be required

Desired Skills 

  • Previous Government Contracting Experience, preferably in the Defense/Aerospace industry
  • Working knowledge of FAR based contracts
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, CLM tools, government portals and websites
  • Security clearance

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 

Pay Range
$115,000 - $130,000 

How We Determine What We Pay (Compensation Philosophy)

Redwire determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for our locations throughout the US. We will evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index, in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company.
For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth.  Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.  

All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here

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