Government Contract Pricing Analyst - Aerostar

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions

Arlington, VA, US, 22202 Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  29243


At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.


Ever focused on connecting, protecting, and saving lives, Raven Aerostar is dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense. Specializing in stratospheric platforms, radar systems, protective wear, deployment operations, and more, our team provides total solutions that support the customer’s mission or scientific research objectives — continuously innovating at the edge of the space and beyond.  


Aerostar Technical Solutions, Inc. is seeking a Pricing and Estimating professional to support defense and aerospace mission. The Pricing Analyst applies in-depth knowledge of government contracting, federal regulations, and industry standards to proposal pricing and proposal development. This position will support project cost analysis for Department of Defense (DoD), federal, and commercial RFPs, RFQs, and task orders.



  • The price analyst will prepare complex cost proposals IAW the Request for Proposal (RFP), work breakdown structures (WBS), and basis of estimates (BOE).

  • Analyze and develop estimates of labor, material, equipment, production, and other direct costs against actual expenses, historical data, or price-to-win data.

  • Lead in the development of pricing strategies for existing and new business opportunities to include business case/profitability analysis.

  • Assist with price/cost analysis on subcontractor proposals.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on contract pricing activities and must be able to articulate this knowledge to management.

  • Ensure FAR/DFAR compliance of proposals and supports proposals through the corporate approval process.

  • Assist and contribute during proposal meetings/discussions and contract negotiations.

  • Develop and maintain product price lists.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or other related field.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a pricing analyst and supplemental agency regulations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of FAR Part 15, Federal cost principles and techniques.
  • Knowledgeable of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Agency FAR Supplements.
  • Knowledge of contract types T&M, Cost-plus, and Firm-Fixed-Price.
  • Ability to work independently in a high-volume contracting environment.
  • Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions, problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.


Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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