Portsmouth, Rhode Island


Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user

If your skills include outstanding analytical and communication skills and a track record of success in offering solutions to critical issues, and if you___re happiest working in a dynamic, change-oriented environment, this opportunity may be just what you___re looking for!

As a Contracts Negotiator you___ll provide sound contracts leadership to Fleet Readiness Services Programs/Contracts to the Naval Surface and Undersea Systems/Naval Power Mission Area. In addition, you___ll adhere to company policies and procedures and ensure their application to contract structures. Also in this role, you___ll use your business acumen, program knowledge and skill in recognizing contractual issues early in program to help drive program performance, provide guidance in solution implementation and influence outcomes to achieve desired results.

Overall responsibilities will include working with multiple services and logistics support contracts with the U.S. government and international customers.

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Management of all aspects of the contracting process, including proposal preparation, fact finding, negotiation, contract administration, and contract closure. Focus on Product line growth and capture activities.
  • Engagement with program teams and customers to ensure that the program executes to contract requirements (including cost, funding, schedule, and deliverables),
  • Working with a variety of business agreements, including strategic and proprietary information agreements, while interacting closely with management, organization, planning and controls
  • Negotiating sound business deals with customers and provide governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract
  • Applying tenets of Raytheon Missile & Defense principles of Customer Focused Marketing to establish and maintain effective customer relationships based on professionalism, responsiveness and ethical conduct.

Approximately 10% domestic and international travel required.

A remote work arrangement with periodic visits to the Portsmouth, RI facility will be considered for this role. Onsite attendance at certain critical meetings may be required, and employee is responsible for any commuting expenses between their home office and the Portsmouth, RI facility.

This position can be a salary grade G08 or G09 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, education and responsibility requirements for the position.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of experience in the field of Contract Management, Negotiations, Finance, Supply Chain, Program Management or related fields
    • At a Grade G08, 2+ years of experience in the aforementioned areas along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
    • At a Grade G09, 4+ years of experience in the aforementioned areas along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
  • Experience working with complex proposals/contracts.
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Experience working with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, etc. and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Ability to problem solve, develop solutions, and support the business leaders in achieving their financial and performance goals and objectives
  • Experience in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, or Project)

Required Education:
  • Bachelor___s degree. 8+ years of professional experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor___s Degree.


The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center with locker rooms, a dining center, research library and a fully staffed medical facility. There___s an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET,) one of Raytheon Technologies___ employee resource groups, with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities. And it___s just a five-mile trip to the famed beaches of Newport, Rhode Island, or that short drive north to Boston.

This job is posted internally as: Contracts Negotiator

Here at Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that___s shared by our employees across the globe ___ a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What We Offer: Whether you___re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

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