Principal Proposal Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description

Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) is seeking a candidate for a Proposal Analysis position. The qualified candidate will lead and coordinate support for finance proposal activity for GBS supporting Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) at the Raytheon Precision Manufacturing (RPM) site and or EOI facility on various critical pursuits and engagements in the North Texas area. This position provides a tremendous growth opportunity for an ambitious individual to collaborate with the program leadership team, as well as Program / Capture Managers, Finance, Technical Leads, and functional support. In addition, this role will provide the opportunity to increase exposure to multiple facets of not only the finance organization but also RPM’s growing product portfolio and strategic endeavors.
The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the results and effectiveness of the Estimating and Pricing function for various programs within the RPM’s portfolio.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to Capture team(s), early rough order of magnitude support, cost proposal planning, creation and packaging of compliant cost volumes, compliance reviews, and support of Customer negotiations, fact-finding, and audit
  • Develops solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives
  • Gathers the most pertinent information from other parties (program management, program finance, Contracts, Engineering, Subcontracts, etc.) in order to accurately and efficiently execute E&P tasks
  • Adequately identifies risks or problematic issues that surface in proposals under one’s service, notifying proposal management accordingly
  • Analyzes BOMs and BOEs ensuring reasonableness, adequate rationale and proper backup data
  • Ensures all aspects of cost (e.g., Material, Labor, Other) are represented in the cost proposal
  • Uses knowledge of successful proposal execution to increase efficiency of the proposal process, increasing opportunities and minimizing risks
  • Ensure all applicable parties (e.g., Engineering, Subcontracts, program management and other E&P colleagues) collaborate toward accurate, current and complete proposal submissions

Required Skills

  • The candidate must have project management and collaboration skills with ability to lead project teams by influencing without direct authority
  • Prior experience with industry pricing tools or the ability to rapidly master ACES Pricing tool
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Products, especially Excel
  • Detail oriented and capable of producing current, accurate, and complete cost proposal documents on which the corporation can rely for significant decisions or offers to sell
  • Ability to ensure projects completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause serious delays in proposal schedules and result in substantial expenditure of additional time and resources and jeopardize future business activity
  • Solid experience and ability to analyze statement of work and RFPs on proposals of moderate size and complexity in order to meet customer expectations
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of the flow and timing of data inputs during proposal development

Desired Skills:

Experience in functional estimating, program business and/or functional business roles is highly desired

  • Advanced working knowledge of industry pricing tools such as ProPricer or ACES, the Raytheon pricing tool
  • Basic understanding of, and be capable of applying, the FAR, Part 15 requirements, and the requirements in our Cost Estimating Manual, in the development of proposals
  • Respond effectively to requests from DCAA & DCMA
  • Ability to apply Raytheon Six Sigma tools and methodologies to continually improve the process
Required Education/Experience:
  • 6 or more years of related work experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related major, or 4 years with related Master’s degree
US Citizenship Required:
  • This position requires access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.