Sr. Pricing Analyst

February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$101,837 - $152,755
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description

Summary The Sr. Pricing Analyst prepares various types of proposals for development, production, and competitive contracts. This position will work on large/complex proposals and requires a strong understanding of estimating & pricing principles. In this role, the Sr. Pricing Analyst will lead and support reviews of all estimates prior to delivery and review by senior management.

This person can work remotely from CA. However travel to our Northern CA office in Petaluma will be required for 1 week per quarter.

Position Responsibilities

  • Reviews Requests for Proposals (RFP) and proposal documents for compliance to customer specifications/requirements and adherence to company policy
  • Provides regular and ad hoc pricing analysis and presents costs estimates to management, customer representatives and government audit agencies
  • Prepares and validates cost estimates for sustainment, engineering and manufacturing labor, materials, subcontracts and vendor data, parts & equipment
  • Identifies cost and price risks and applies to estimates where applicable
  • Supports DCAA audits and assists with contract negotiations as necessary and liaises between operations and other support organizations for estimating instructions and pricing
  • Performs analysis of cost estimates identifying inconsistencies and issues. Develops different cost estimation projects and procedures for final approval by management
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum 8 – 12 years of related experience in Estimating and/or Finance in the Aerospace / Defense industry.
  • Experienced in and knowledge of MS Office Suite (intermediate Excel skills required)
  • Requires strong project management skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet proposal milestones
  • Is working-group oriented and possess the following: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret complex data and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) analytical, verbal and written communication skills; (3) strong computer skills
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Demonstrates competency in effective team leadership and driving projects
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Demonstrates effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Consistently demonstrates teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Constant)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $101,837 - $152,755

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


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