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Government Contract Pricing Analyst

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions

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

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  25684

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Aerostar is a world leader in lighter-than-air, stratospheric, and situational awareness technology. Committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology, we design and manufacture niche products that enhance security and connect the world. We are working on a number of exciting projects — and looking for extraordinary talent to join our team.


The Government Contract Pricing Analyst is responsible for developing product costing, quotations, price volumes and contractual elements in development of Government and Commercial proposals.

Essential Functions
• Collect and analyze supplier quotations, standard cost, labor estimates, actual average cost to produce in support of developing product costing.
• Develop and maintain product price lists.
• Analyze and develop estimates of labor, material, equipment, production, and other direct costs against actual expenses, historical data, or price-to-win data.
• Prepare cost proposals IAW the Request for Proposal (RFP), work breakdown structures (WBS), and basis of estimates (BOE).
• Participate in pricing strategies for existing and new business opportunities to include business case/profitability analysis.
• Assist with price/cost analysis on subcontractor proposals.
• Assist and contribute during proposal meetings/discussions and contract negotiations.
• Respond to government audit requests and interact with government auditors, including DCAA.

• 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.


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

Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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

Job Segment: Pricing, Engineer, Pre-Sales, RFP, Operations, Engineering, Sales