Pricing Analyst, Associate Principal (GSA FEDSIM Pricing Experience Required) - 36644 - Military Veterans

at Alion Science and Technology

Fairfax, Virginia

Job Description

Alion Science & Technology is seeking to fill an important role for a FEDSIM Pricing Lead (Pricing Analyst, Associate Principal) at our Fair Lakes, VA location. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of proposal process and pricing within the DoD and related market segments, with attention to detail and awareness of current market dynamics. The candidate MUST have GSA FEDSIM pricing experience. This is a high visibility position that will interact with leadership across the entire matrixed organization. It is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who is strategic-thinking and can perform with minimal direction and/or oversight.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leads the preparation of a fully compliant and competitive cost model, coordinate pricing review meetings; and cost/price model development.

Lead Pricing efforts of FEDSIM bids.

Work closely with capture and proposal teams, program staff and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure that all labor and non-labor BOEs are captured, compliant and competitive.

Develop pricing and financial strategies to improve overall probability of win.

Reads, comprehends and explains RFPs and prepares clarifying questions related to pricing. 

Participate in cost proposal peer-review process and ensure quality control prior to submission to the government. 

Develops subcontractor pricing requirements and data calls in coordination with subcontract team. 

Performs advanced analysis, modeling and what-if analysis for management decision making. 

Hands-on role in developing and maintaining pricing models and other relevant tools. 

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Operations, or Business Administration plus minimum of 7 years of experience in pricing and cost estimating, or a Master’s degree and 5 years of experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Strong understanding of FAR, DFAR, DCAA, TINA, and CAS, with regards to cost proposal preparation, review, submission and negotiation. 

Strong knowledge of all types of contracts (T&M, CPAF, CPIF, CPFF, FFP) and cost/price analysis. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Advanced proficiency with MS Excel; Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint 

Attentive to detail, highly organized, maintains complete and orderly files to ensure an audit-ready posture. 

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple deadlines, and respond to urgent requirements. 


Security Clearance: None

Fairfax, Virginia

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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