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Raytheon Technologies Principal Cost Estimator in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Integrated Estimating and Pricing solution Team is seeking a high-energy Analyst that supports the Modernization Mission Solution product line under the Secure Sensor System Mission Area. This position will support proposals out of the Chesapeake and Indianapolis locations and will report to the team lead in the Indianapolis location.

Job Description:

  • Support all phases of the proposal process from pre-RFP activities through proposal negotiations and TINA Sweeps.

  • Provide Pricing and Cost Proposal development for new business and follow-on opportunities.

  • Plan and schedule proposal efforts. Compile cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with the request for proposal (RFP) specifications and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

  • Prepare pricing instructions for proposal kick-off.

  • Extensive collaboration with all proposal team members to ensure accurate, current and complete proposal submissions.

  • Set up pricing structure in ACES; manage access, inputs and subdomains.

  • Conduct detailed analysis as necessary to support and impact proposal quality, cost realism and reasonableness via basis of estimate review, historical program analysis and comparison.

  • Support development of custom cost formats and cost models to meet RFP requirements.

  • Support DCAA/DCMA audit requests and customer requests during fact-finding.

  • Participate as a member of the contract negotiating team.

  • Provide training and mentoring to junior pricing analysts to ensure organizational capabilities are attained and personal growth is accomplished.

Required Skills:

  • Experience working as a member of an overall proposal/program implementation team including business development, program management, finance, contracts and functional organizations.

  • Working knowledge of the laws and regulations that govern acquisitions and program implementation for US Government procurement (FAR, DFARS, CAS, TINA) .

  • Must possess excellent MS Word and MS Excel critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication, presentation and teamwork skills.

  • Excellent time efficiency and organization skills.

  • Ability to work in a very enthusiastic environment and adapt quickly to changing requirements.

  • Self-motivated and ability to problem solve.

  • Ability to adequately identify risks or problematic issues that surface in proposals under one’s service, notifying proposal management accordingly.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to deliver final work products within a defined time frame.

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced working knowledge of industry pricing tool such as ProPricer or ACES, the Raytheon pricing tool.

  • Experience in functional estimating, program business and/or functional business roles.

  • Excellent knowledge and ability to lead complex cost proposals.

  • Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Excel (functions and formula creation)

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering.

  • Minimum of 6 years of applicable experience.

    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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.