PAE, Inc Senior Pricing Analyst in Falls Church, Virginia

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Senior Pricing Analyst

The Senior Pricing Analyst will be responsible for preparing cost and price proposals of medium to high complexity utilizing the principles of cost accounting standards and the Company’s Estimating System Description. This includes working in a close team environment with the capture/proposal teams to develop pricing strategies, identifying risks, interpreting solicitation requirements, and calculating profit and loss statements for each proposal. This person gathers cost data and studies which provide detailed cost information used in developing proposals and conducts proposal peer reviews. This position will be required to effectively achieve results with minimal supervision and reports to the Director of Pricing.


  • Determine Price Proposal requirements in regards to pricing; cost build up, CLIN structure, and any additional submittal requirements.

  • Plan, study, and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as material purchases, equipment, subcontract, labor and Basis of Estimates.

  • Review data obtained and develops pricing models for large proposals with minimal supervision.

  • Act as team leader, coordinating and directing other members of the pricing staff on larger complex proposals.

  • Ability to write a cost narrative in line with company pricing methodologies and Government Request for Proposal guidelines.

  • Perform cost analysis and estimates for proposal efforts, consistent with company policies, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), other applicable regulations and solicitation requirements.

  • Participate in pricing reviews with upper management and generate Business Case Analysis

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with workload subject to fluctuation

  • Ability to work independently and meet hard deadlines, and work with all levels of the organization


  • An active Secret Clearance is required for this position; an active TS/SCI Clearance preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting from a four year college or university

  • Minimum of three years related experience in the development and submittal of spreadsheets and cost proposals to the US Government or commercial customers for products and/or services.

  • Requires experience with CPFF, CPAF, T&M, FFP, and FPLOE.

  • Experience in developing Price Proposals that include Service Contract Act Wage Determinations, and Collective Bargaining Agreements associated with labor unions

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of cost estimating. Knowledge of FAR and CAS preferred.

  • Superior skill level with MS Excel and MS Word Office with some knowledge of Power Point and Adobe Acrobat

  • Attention to detail with an ability to handle multiple tasks independently

  • Excellent mathematical skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.