Senior Cost Analyst in Fort Meade, MD at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Finance
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    CMA 2376-585

Job Description

CALIBRE Systems Inc., an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Services company, is looking for a Senior Cost Analyst to provide assistance within the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Cost Analysis Branch. The support efforts will include: developing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Cost Element Structure (CES), cost data research and archiving, estimate documentation, risk and schedule analysis, and briefing support. Additionally, the Cost Analyst will review and comment on the accuracy and integrity of cost related documents, such as Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD), and Acquisition Program Baselines, and other Acquisition and cost related documents.

This support includes, but is not limited to:

  • Provide reviews and comments on the accuracy and integrity of cost related documents, such as Cost Analysis Requirement Description (CARD), Acquisition Program Baselines, and other Acquisition and cost related documents.
  • Support a team in the development of an Economic Analysis cost model.
  • Assist with Independent Cost Estimates (ICEs) and Component Cost Estimates (CCEs) in accordance with DoD 5000 Series requirements, and in conjunction with technical and programmatic supporting documentation.
  • Support a team in the development of Cost Benefit Analysis (CBAs), Business Case Analysis (BCAs) and Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs).
  • Support Cost Analysis Branch at all levels of analysis to the Agency Program Offices and the Component Acquisition Executive, for program reviews and major milestone decisions.
  • Participating in Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Acquisition/Cost IPT, preparing status briefings, identifying cost issues, and supporting action item research and solution recommendations.

Job Requirements

  • Active Secret security clearance required.
  • Minimum 4 years’ related cost estimating experience in DoD. Related experience in other organizations will be considered.
  • Level III Defense Acquisition University (DAU)- Business Cost Estimating Level III criteria or equivalent and Software Cost Estimating Certificate or equivalent
  • Proficient skills in MS Office applications, especially Excel.

Desired:

  • Working knowledge of DoD financial databases and processes.
  • Familiarity with Information Technology (IT) and Automated Systems (AIS) programs.
  • Skills in developing, implementing, and/or advising on DoD Acquisition policy and procedures for conducting Life Cycle Cost Estimates; Independent Cost Estimate (ICE), Component Cost Estimate (CCE).
  • Experience developing DoD Life Cycle Cost Estimates in Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) using a variety of cost estimating methodologies and data analysis techniques.
  • Experience developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships.
  • Certified as a Cost Estimator by an accredited agency or by the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement
Required Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in a related field
  • 7-10 years of cost estimating experience in DoD
  • Working knowledge of DoD financial databases and processes
  • Familiarity with Information Technology (IT) and Automated Systems (AIS) programs
  • Experience using cost estimating software tools (i.e. ACEIT, @Risk…..etc.
  • Skills in developing, implementing, and/or advising on DoD Acquisition policy and procedures for conducting Life Cycle Cost Estimates; Independent Cost Estimate (ICE), Component Cost Estimate (CCE)
  • Experience developing DoD Life Cycle Cost Estimates in Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) using a variety of cost estimating methodologies and data analysis techniques
  • Experience developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team!

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