Cost Analyst - TS/SCI

KBR, Inc.
Chantilly, VA
Sep 25, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Full Time
Title:Cost Analyst - TS/SCIKBR is a system engineering and software development company operating principally in the Federal Government sector, and headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia with offices Nationwide. KBR offers challenging work, competitive salaries and one of the most competitive health and welfare benefits packages in the region for you and your family.KBR is seeking a highly motivated Cost Analyst to provide knowledge and expertise applying principles, theories and methods of cost estimation and analysis in support of our Government customers. A TS/SCI is requiredMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, Cost Analysis, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related disciplineMinimum 1 to 5 years of DoD, IC or industry cost analysis experienceApply principles, theories and methods of cost estimation to complex Government acquisitionsDevelop cost estimating relationships through the application of advanced statistical analysis techniquesDevelop models/methods for space systems and their associated ground and launch systems across multiple space-related product linesAbility to collect and normalize data and design cost estimating methods and modelsDevelop life-cycle cost estimates using a variety of methods (eg parametric, analogy, etc)Experience leading life-cycle cost estimates for major system acquisitionsAbility to identify key cost and technical risk areas, and translate the risk areas into program cost impactsProficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially ExcelExcellent communication skills with the ability to present results to senior leadershipAbility to work independently and lead detail-oriented tasksDesired Qualifications:Master's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, Cost Analysis, Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related disciplinesCost estimating experience in the following domain areas:Space hardware (bus and payload)Space systems (eg NASA/Air Force, NRO, Commercial)Launch systemsGround systems (eg mission management, command and control, mission processing, ground terminals, communications networks, data centers)Software cost estimatingParametric and analogy based estimatingData collection and normalizationModel developmentMethod development (eg multivariate regression analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, cost improvement curve analysis)Technical understanding of satellite systemsExperience using risk analysis software (eg @Risk, Crystal Ball)Experience using statistical analysis software (eg SAS, SPSS, etc)ICEAA certification; either Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA)Preferred Security Requirements:Possess a TS/SCI security clearanceIn compliance with the US federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.