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Cost Analyst in Edgewood, MD at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job Description

CALIBRE, an employee-owned Management and Technology Solutions Company is seeking a Cost Analyst for the following activities:

  • Prepare and conduct comprehensive cost analyses and modeling in support of requirements for acquisitions/systems managed by the JPM, providing independent analysis of requirements in order to estimate life cycle costs.
  • Apply appropriate cost estimating methodologies, in accordance with the US Army Cost Analysis Handbook, Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG), DODI 5000.73 (dated 9 June 2015), DODI 5000.02, and Military Handbook 881 WBS for Defense Material Items.
  • Develop┬áLife Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs) using ACEIT.
  • Develop logical cost estimates that are defensible and supportable.
  • Perform and document a variety of cost and economic analyses (i.e., parametric cost estimates, cost and schedule estimates, life cycle cost analyses, cost estimating relationship development, model development, cost risk analyses, project forecasting, risk assessment, cost-benefit analyses, and software cost estimating) in order to determine costs and risks involved, as well as approaches to minimize both.
  • Develop and maintain cost estimating/program documents, including:
    • Cost Analysis Requirement Documents (CARD)
    • LCCEs
    • Affordability assessments
    • Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs)
    • Cost sensitivity analyses
    • Business Case Analyses (BCAs)
    • Program office estimates
    • Cost-benefit analyses
    • Trade-off studies (as part of system engineering requirements)
  • Develop matrices to track Will Cost/Should Cost in LCCEs and provide data analyses.
  • Develop briefings and present them to senior staff.


Required Skills

Preferred certification: Certified Management Accountant (CMA)



Required Experience

The preferred candidate will have five or more years of relevant experience with cost estimating within the Department of Defense, and experience with the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) suite.

Candidates must have a Secret Clearance

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