Cost Analyst -Operational Research Support Analyst (DoD Experience)
General Dynamics Information Technology - Federal Civilian Division is currently looking for a Cost Analyst- Operational Research Support Analyst (ORSA) to join our team to support the Department of the Army. This position is based in Ft. Detrick - Frederick, Maryland. Primary Responsibilities The Operational Research Support Analyst/Cost Analyst will support the Warfighter Brain Health PMO at USAMMDA and support the following tasks: Perform cost analysis for systems in all phases of the DoD acquisition life cycle Perform independent cost estimates in accordance with the FAR to enable accurate contracting cost estimation. Analyze common will cost/should cost metrics to ensure performance metrics are met. In cooperation with Senior Program Analyst,, WBH Product Managers (PdMs), the Deputy Project Manager, and the Project Manager, to develop and maintain: program budget estimates, risk management/mitigation cost estimates, cost benefit analysis, life cycle cost estimates, and other cost estimates as necessary to accommodate the needs of the PMO. Conduct data collection, organization, and analyses to determine the costs associated with risks and management/mitigation thereof, to support risk management decisions in support of medical product development and acquisition strategy. Participate in various program-level Integrated Product Teams and working groups to develop and maintain life-cycle cost estimates (LCCEs). In support of the PMO, lead the development, preparation and review of wide-ranging cost analyses. Collect actual cost and technical data to develop a more accurate LCCE; facilitating maintenance of the LCCE throughout the product development effort Ability to support the analysis of budgetary and programmatic information. Participates in special projects as required. Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering or related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience. 5+ years of related cost analysis experience in product development. Medical product development experience preferred. Experience preparing Life Cycle Cost Estimates or have prior experience as a cost analyst with strong estimating abilities for product development efforts of high complexity. Experience in the medical product development field preferred. Have advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with Defense acquisition, developing life-cycle cost estimation methodologies, and the Integrated Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Life Cycle Management System, a plus. Must be US citizen and be able to obtain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.