Cost Analyst

Fort Meade, MD
Jun 11, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Full Time
CALIBRE is seeking a 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. Active Secret Clearance required. Cost Estimation certification required. Minimum 5 years' experience in the related field. 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 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. Experience with the PPBE System. High level of skills in MS Office applications, especially Excel, and the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT). Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and multi-task. Proficient organizational and customer service skills. Proficient oral and written communications skills. Desirables Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) preferred. Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification preferred. Required Experience Bachelor's degree in related field. (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.) 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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