Cost Analyst

Job Description:

Develop realistic life cycle cost estimates, cost analyses, budgetary support activities, trade studies, Agency source selections, and other special studies as required and associated documentation to support all work effort. Develop and document the cost infrastructure and estimating processes that enables the CA and EVM Office to provide enhanced cost estimating support to Agency programs and organizations. Provide management, performance, and reporting of the following activities: data collection, database updates and maintenance, cost estimating methods development, and cost model development including risk analysis.

Qualifications:

Senior Cost Analyst 1

Seven (7) years of acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding EVM experience and cost performance report analysis experience), demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates and/or cost research projects. At least four (4) of the seven (7) years of acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C4I or Business MIS.

 

BS/BA degree with 18 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses. Society of Cost Analysis (SCEA) certified. Four (4) additional years’ experience may be substituted for the BS/BA degree.

 

Preferred Experience: Has developed and documented a realistic Life Cycle Cost Estimate (LCCE) as an Independent Cost Estimate (ICE), Component Cost Analysis (CCA), or a Program  Office  Estimate (POE) within the DoD or similar Acquisition Framework. The individual has developed a realistic LCCE for the purpose of an Acquisition Milestone Decision, Program Office budget build, or studies (Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) or Economic Analysis (EA)). The individual has documented the estimate and the bases of the estimate (BOEs), and presented and defended the estimate to a program office and to other cost estimators. The individual has experience with the development and analysis of a Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD) or an Intelligence Capability Baseline Description (ICBD). Performed research in the cost analysis field for the improvement of cost estimating methodologies to include but not limited to the development of cost factors, cost estimating relationship (CER), and risk analysis.

 

Cost Analyst 2

Four (4) years of acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding EVM experience and cost performance report analysis experience) demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates/analysis.

 

BS/BA degree with 18 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses. Society of Cost Analysis (SCEA) certified. Four (4) additional years’ experience may be substituted for the BS/BA degree.

Preferred Experience: Has developed and documented a realistic Life Cycle Cost Estimate (LCCE) as an Independent Cost Estimate (ICE), Component Cost Analysis (CCA), or a Program Office Estimate (POE) within the DoD or similar Acquisition Framework. The individual has developed a realistic LCCE for the purpose of an Acquisition Milestone Decision, Program Office budget build, or studies (Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) or Economic Analysis (EA)). The individual has documented the estimate and the bases of the estimate (BOEs), and presented and defended the estimate to the program office and to other cost estimators.           The individual has experience with the development and analysis of a Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD) or an Intelligence Capability Baseline Description (ICBD). Performed research in the cost analysis field for the improvement of cost estimating methodologies to include but not limited to the development of cost factors, cost estimating relationship (CER), and risk analysis.

 

Required Skills: Positions require TS/SCI clearance with full scope polygraph.

 

Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries commensurate with education and experience. We have an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, life, long and short-term disability insurance
  • Generous vacation and holiday plans
  • Tuition assistance

 

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