• HQ - Pricing Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
  • Overview

    SMS is seeking a Pricing Analyst to join our growing proposal team.  We are a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

    Submit your resume today!


    Responsibilities Include:

    • Assists in developing, analyzing, evaluating, coordinating, preparing, and supporting cost proposals to government and commercial customers.
    • Review Requests for Proposals (RFP) and proposal documents for compliance to customer specifications/requirements and adherence to company policy.
    • Provide interpretation of RFP requirements.
    • Interact with personnel and management at all levels
    • Review estimates prior to delivery and review by senior management.
    • Assist in preparation of costs estimates presentations to management, customer representatives and government audit agencies.
    • Ensure adherence to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) policies and procedures with regard to cost proposal preparation, review, compliance, submission, updates/revisions, and negotiations.
    • Support audit requests, fact-finding, and negotiation discussions.
    • Support various departmental business management & operations functions.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Economics or closely related discipline
    • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant professional experience in Pricing, Project Accounting/Project Control, Contracts, and/or Budget & Forecasting
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, math skills, and general finance acumen
    • Demonstrated self-starter with strong attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and communicate with a variety of stakeholders
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Pricing and Proposal Analyst Experience
    • Earned Value Management Experience
    • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other Government Regulations
    • Knowledge of the Service Contract Act and other government-related applicable standards and regulations 

    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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