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Proposal Pricing Analyst, #3719

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Proposal Pricing Analyst to join our team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. This position will be within LinQuest’s Pricing and Program Control organization.


LinQuest is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong work ethic to excel in a high-paced Government contracting environment. The individual will play a key role in pricing strategies and will lead, develop, update, and maintain cost proposals for Government procurements. The cost proposals will consist of a cost model and narrative in accordance with estimating standards, procedures, and processes. We are seeking candidates with excellent communication and quantitative skills as this position will require frequent interactions with the Business Development Capture Team, Program Managers, Contracts, Subcontracts, Human Resources and other functional staff. This position is within an evolving team in a fast growing company with double-digit growth since the inception, and there are many opportunities for skill diversification and career advancement.



  • Pricing support to both internal and external customers 
  • Development of cost models using Microsoft Excel to support proposal efforts
  • Proposal narrative development 
  • Gathering, validation, and organization of finance data for estimating and analysis
  • Performing budget calculations/analysis/forecasts
  • Cost estimating of subcontracts, materials, and other direct costs
  • Cost estimating of travel in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations (JTR)
  • Reads and understands Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requirements on proposal substantiation, basis of estimates, fact-finding, and negotiations
  • Participate in cost and pricing reviews with the capture team and management

Required Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Intermediate level of Excel knowledge (SUMIF, VLOOKUP, combination formulas, etc.)
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft knowledge 
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate Microsoft Excel data
  • Ability to prepare and present cost findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, and price auditors
  • Understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)


Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced level of Microsoft Office 
  • A strong knowledge of the FAR and current TINA disclosure requirements.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years' relevant experience in the following areas: price/cost analysis, material estimating, proposals, accounting, finance, cost estimating, pricing, procurement, contracts or subcontracts
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required


Preferred Experience:

  • 5 years' relevant experience in the following areas: price/cost analysis, material estimating, proposals, accounting, finance, cost estimating, pricing, procurement, contracts or subcontracts
  • Experience with Government approved business systems


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.



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Los Angeles, California
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