Company Overview

For 30 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-190308-8663: Senior Subcontract Administrator (SCA)
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Reston
Open Date4/7/2019

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Senior Subcontracts Administrator responsible for proposal support and the issuance of subcontracts in support of U.S. Government and Commercial Contracts. Actively involved in drafting, negotiating and administering Independent Contractor Agreements (ICAs) and related modifications. Develops, negotiates and administers subcontracts and other agreements of mid-high dollar value, risk, and complexity, consistent with client requirements and procurement policies/procedures. Creates solicitations, supports proposals, conducts price and cost analysis, negotiates price/cost and related terms and other subcontract or other agreement provisions. Supports our small business relationships via sourcing, reporting, and networking.


  • Performs procurement and subcontract administration functions in support of U.S. Government and Commercial Contracts
  • Develops solicitations to include Requests for Information, Requests for Quotations and Requests for Proposals
  • Performs analysis of supplier proposals with respect to T’s & C’s, appropriate FAR clause flow-downs, proposed price/cost, schedules, and coordination of the technical response as it relates to the specifications/statement of work
  • Works with other program staff, plays a significant role in ensuring compliance with required performance
  • Represents Procurement in interactions with program management personnel on a variety of subcontracting matters
  • Provides advice and counsel to business counterparts, specifically as it relates to risk identification and risk mitigation
  • Participates on multi-functional teams to obtain business solutions on complex, nonstandard subcontract agreements
  • Interacts with other procurement organization staff, functional peer groups, suppliers and internal customers
  • Evaluates proposals and/or bids and ensures pre-award source selection requirements are met (best price and/or value, supplier suitability, financial stability, etc.); determines adequacy of source selection documentation
  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates and administers non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, subcontracting agreements, independent contractor agreements, and consulting agreements; interprets terms, assesses business and legal risks, redrafts contract clauses, if necessary, and provides strategies to minimize loss and liability
  • Performs cost/price analysis and negotiates cost/price with suppliers
  • Maintains information in databases including the Costpoint financial system

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Six to nine years’ of subcontract administration experience in support of U.S. Government and Commercial Contracts
  • Experience in developing solicitations, qualifying and selecting suppliers/subcontractors (including performance of price and cost analysis), and negotiating complex contract terms
  • Ability to draft, review, negotiate and administer various contractual documents
  • Familiarity with all U.S. Government Contract types and related subcontracts
  • Sound understanding of U.S. Government Contract flow-down clauses
  • Excellent working knowledge of standard concepts, rules, regulations, and practices relating to U.S. Government Contracting, including familiarity with the FAR, DFARS, Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) requirements, Procurement Integrity
  • Experience with US Government, commercial and international Subcontract Administration
  • Experience with supporting international contingency operations and logistics support contracts
  • International Vendor Management (Risk, Vetting, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain processes from requirements generation through receipt
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to switch-task, adapt to shifting priorities
  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager and / or Certified Federal Contracts Manager
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work independently to support internal customer


  • Fluency in a foreign language

  • Working conditions as normal for an office environment
  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs