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Job #: R-00028065-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Proposal Analyst located in Reston, VA or Gaithersburg, MD.

Position Summary:

The job of the Proposal Analyst is to serve as a Material Cost Estimator in the Strategic Technology Sourcing organization with oversight over the RFx process on proposals. The ideal candidate will work multiple Proposal Strategic Sourcing initiatives utilizing a combination of supply chain/financial background and project management expertise.  This role will be a direct charge role supporting front end of the business opportunities. Other possible job responsibilities associated with this role could be Supplier Management, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments.  Due to nature of assignments, up to 25% travel is possible.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Responsible for timely and accurate material pricing on proposal efforts.

-Candidate will own the request for quote process, which includes maintaining compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

-Candidate will be responsible for meeting cost savings targets so negotiations skills are a must.

-Candidate will conduct data analytics and analyze large data sets to price Bill of Materials (BOM).

Basic Qualifications:

-College degree relating to supply chain, sourcing, or logistics (or a related field) from an accredited university and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience, OR equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.

-Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook.

-Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel as the team utilizes advanced functions in Excel to conduct data analytics.

-Ability to work in a group environment.

-Good organization skills.

-Keen attention to detail.

-Good oral and written communication skills.

-Basic understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies.

-Basic understanding of creating complex solicitations, supporting proposals, conducting moderate complexity price and cost analysis, negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms.

-Demonstrated time management skills and ability to work under tight time constraints.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in the areas of procurement, pricing or subcontracts, with a demonstrated history of developing RFx’s that comply with the FAR and source selection under tight time constraints with minimal guidance is preferred.

-Basic understanding in acquisition of materials and components, consisting of, but not limited to, non-IT related finished products, raw materials, fabricated parts, electronic components, machines, equipment, and test devices.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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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 33,000 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

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