Cost Analyst

Employer
CALIBRE
Location
Fort George G Meade, MD
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 2022
Ref
665146739
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
CALIBRE Systems, Inc, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Digital Transformation Company, is looking for an experienced Cost Analyst to provide support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Cost Analysis Branch. Support functions 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. Ability to support development a cost estimate. This support includes, but is not limited to: 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). Developing DoD Life Cycle Cost Estimates in Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) using a variety of cost estimating methodologies and data analysis techniques. Developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships. Review and provide technical feedback 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. Required Skills Experience or partial experience: 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). Developing DoD Life Cycle Cost Estimates in Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) using a variety of cost estimating methodologies and data analysis techniques. Developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships. Proficient with MS Office applications, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills. Working knowledge of DoD financial databases and processes Familiarity with Information Technology (IT) and Automated Systems (AIS) programs Experience using cost estimating software tools (ie ACEIT, @Risk etc.) Desired: Experience with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is a plus. Working knowledge of DoD financial databases and processes. Familiarity with Information Technology (IT) and Automated Systems (AIS) programs. Level III Defense Acquisition University (DAU)- Business Cost Estimating Level III criteria or equivalent and Software Cost Estimating Certificate or equivalent. Certified as a Cost Estimator by an accredited agency or by the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement. ICEAA Cert Required Experience Active Secret security clearance required Bachelor's Degree in mathematics or a related field 3-5 years of cost estimating experience in DoD Minimum Training/Certifications: Level II Defense Acquisition University (DAU) - Business, Cost Estimating Level II criteria or equivalent and Software Cost Estimating Certificate or equivalent CALIBRE and its subsidiaries are 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 www.calibresys.com . Come join our dynamic team. #CALIBRECareers