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Estimating & Pricing Specialist

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700023393 Date posted 11/30/2017
Location Fairfax Virginia United States
Job Description

As an Estimating & Pricing Specialist (Level 3) located in Fairfax, VA, you will be directly involved with cost proposal development including analysis of statement of work requirements, selection of appropriate estimating methodologies, substantiation of estimates/pricing, ensuring estimating system compliance and obtaining appropriate reviews and approvals of submissions to various Government and Non-Government stakeholders.


  • Analyze request for proposal/quotation requirements, provided guidance and recommendations to develop executable proposal plans of action, identify risks/opportunities, and coordinate artifacts required to meet milestones and ensure compliant cost proposal responses.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with proposal teams and cost element functional owners to develop appropriate basis of estimate and substantiation of costs estimates, proposals and other related business decision data.
  • Provide fact-finding, negotiation and audit support of cost proposal artifacts and coordinate responses through proposal teams, as required.
  • Provide Estimating & Pricing subject matter expertise of processes, tools and techniques to maintain compliance with estimating system requirements.
  • Identify, assess and implement changes to processes, tools and techniques to simplify estimating and pricing methodologies and improve cost estimating accuracy.
  • Partner with Program Management, Contracts, Rates Management, Supplier Management/Procurement, Financial Operations and Cost Policy analysts to ensure compliance with new or evolving requirements impacting cost proposals and estimating system.
  • Support, prepare and brief executive-level presentations, as required.


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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • 3 or more years of experience with estimating and pricing systems
  • Strong analytical and insight of cost and non-cost data with sound business acumen
  • Business processes and techniques used in cost estimating
  • Experience supporting proposals
  • Willing and able to obtain a Secret Security clearance; current clearance preferred


Desired Skills:

  • Preference give to candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Working knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations is a plus
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in a highly dynamic and diverse team environment with the ability to work across business units, functions and tailor communication to all skill levels within the organization
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment and be highly responsive to the needs generated by the day-to-day activities of management and the organization

Typical Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Willing and able to obtain a Secret Security clearance

    This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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