PAE, Inc Senior Pricing Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

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Senior Pricing Analyst

Senior Pricing Analyst

Security Clearance: TS, Top Secret, Top-Secret


Position 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.

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From our founding in 1955, PAE has offered enduring support for the essential missions of a wide range of customers, including the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. To support our customer’s complex missions around the world, PAE’s current portfolio includes capabilities in aviation, capacity building and stabilization, critical infrastructure, expeditionary logistics, identity and information management solutions, integrated security solutions, test and training ranges, and training solutions; and enterprise-level technology products and software.

Over the past several years, PAE has increased the breadth of services we offer our customers by integrating companies with proven capabilities and a customer-focused workforce culture. Today, the approximately 20,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in over 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world’s most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations.

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  • 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


  • 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


  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting from a four year college or university and minimum five years related experience in the development and submittal of spreadsheets and cost proposals to US Government or commercial customers for products and/or services.

  • 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.

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

Security Clearance: TS, Top Secret, Top-Secret

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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.

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