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Job #: R-00011311
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Pricing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Principal Pricing Analyst will assume responsibility for a variety of cost volume, estimating, and pricing activities. This is a fast-paced position requiring attention to detail, demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and thrive in a deadline-driven environment, and a willingness to work extended hours as needed to finish the job and see a proposal through to completion. Primary location will be the Reston VA headquarters - travel to this site may be required as proposal demands require.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Will provide oversight for all functional participation in the development of cost volumes, and will lead the effort to produce cost volume deliverables. This will involve close coordination with Contracts, Pricing, Procurement, Program Office & Capture Management, Finance and Technical Estimators.
  • Ability to analyze an RFP, identify questions for submittal, and advise Proposal Team of unique requirements.
  • Ability to lead the Pricing effort associated with the requirements of an RFP.
  • Will be responsible for coaching and reviewing work of lower level professionals.
  • Must be knowledgeable of pricing tools, templates, and have the ability to quickly model business cases and develop strategic RFP responses.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an area emphasizing quantitative analysis methods, with 8+ years' experience in a related area or a Master's degree with 6+ years of related experience. Additional years of pricing related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
  • Must be proficient with math, advanced finance principles and desktop applications (ie - MS Office Suite, especially MS Word & MS Excel).
  • Experience in Cost Volume and Proposal Development. A demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements, to apply contracting principles, and to produce high quality proposals.
  • Ability to teach and train other members of the Pricing staff in cost volume development.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Must possess professional demeanor, and excellent communication skills.
  • Expertise in government contracting and services business models.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret level clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Propricer.
  • Basis of Estimate (BOE) writing experience.
  • Active Secret level clearance.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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