Rohde & Schwarz is home to in-depth engineering know-how and highly innovative and committed employees. We're recognized as a world market leader in wireless communications. We develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television.


Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. has an opening in the Contracts department of our Columbia, MD office. This position is an entry to junior level opportunity that will handle contract administration for government and commercial customers, perform solicitation reviews, and assist with client negotiations. In this position, you will interface and work with sales, operations, programs and suppliers. The position reports to the Manager, Government Contracts and provides an excellent opportunity to learn a variety of business processes and management skills within our organization. This is an opportunity for a candidate with an aptitude for organization and attention to detail to obtain and develop their skills. This is an opportunity to grow over time into contract management roles with greater responsibility.

Jr. Contracts Administrator

Your tasks:
  • Review, interpret, and facilitate responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs and related acquisition activities (for goods) working in conjunction with the Programs, Sales, and Engineering teams.
  • Ensure corporate commitments are met in accordance with company procedures, guidelines, and practices, as well as legal requirements (e.g. FAR/DFARS).
  • Perform post-award administration and provide guidance to the order management team.
  • Monitor R&S subcontractors to ensure they meet program / project performance requirements.
  • Organize and maintain contract files.
  • Draft and review correspondence.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of company processes.
  • Maintain and enhance professional knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other legal and regulatory requirements applicable to U.S Government contracting.
Your qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and deal with competing priorities in afast-paced environment.
  • Work with supervision and in a team environment.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Detail oriented, analytical, and highly organized

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to Anne Cowper at and reference job number US-BWI-50548936-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

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