Cost Analyst in Alexandria, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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    OSMIS 2728-585

Job Description

CALIBRE is seeking a Cost Analyst to work as part of a team that analyzes data involved in the tracking of fielded Army weapons and materiel systems and developing operating and support costs for systems to be used in the Army cost analysis and budgeting processes. The Analyst will participate in data collection, modeling, analysis and product generation. Organize and translate data into useful automated information. Conduct analyses including defining parameters of requested data output and analysis. Assist in preparation of reports, briefings, and documentation deliverables. The ideal candidate should be able to learn and provide input on how to create new sources of data-driven innovation through technology and analytics that would add value for our customers. They will explore new ways to analyze data using statistical methods, machine learning and predictive models.

Candidate must be passionate about helping others solve problems, gain insights, and make decisions using data. They will display deep technical knowledge and be able to communicate it to a wide-ranging audience.

Job Requirements

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
  • Must be a lifelong learner, willing to share and grow the knowledge of those around them
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills
  • Passion for solving problems with data and a high level of curiosity
  • Experience with data cleaning, model testing, results presentation and documentation
  • Ability in one or more programming languages for data analysis such as R or Python (Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-learn)
  • Experience using SQL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Train on software and reporting systems.
  • Support requirements and metrics development, definition, data quality assessment, and strategic analysis.
  • Collect and analyze data to produce forecasts, assessments, recommendations, and reports.
  • Role may include serving as a subject matter resource on project, updating project databases, and researching/analyzing program management matters.


  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or QLIK
  • Experience in budgeting or cost-analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Army’s PPBE process
  • Experience with Army Acquisition costing and enterprise data
  • Ability in one or more programming languages for data analysis such as R or Python (Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-learn)
  • Experience developing forecasting models

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at Come join our dynamic team!

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