Mid-Level Cost Analyst-Dahlgren, VA

  • Technomics, Inc
  • Dahlgren, VA 22485, USA
  • Oct 23, 2020

Job Description

Overview: Technomics is a growing employee-owned, decision analytics company that specializes in cost and economic analysis to facilitate better decisions faster. We enable a wide range of clients across the Federal government, from senior level policy makers to program managers, to choose smartly, buy effectively and operate efficiently. We deliver practical, credible and defensible results offering actionable insights by applying data-driven and analytics-based approaches in combination with multidisciplinary talent, subject matter experts, and tangible and repeatable assets in the form of databases, models, approaches and techniques. Our employee-owners pride themselves on their ability to apply deep analytical rigor and innovative thought that assist clients in understanding and solving a myriad of challenging resource planning and management problems. Lead Analysts have the knowledge, skills, abilities and initiative to deliver timely, practical and innovative solutions to our clients as part of high-performing project teams typically composed of a mix of less and more experienced analysts who will look to you for technical acumen and mentoring. This position is located in Dahlgren, VA. Responsibilities: Develop and/or evaluate program technical and programmatic baselines Develop innovative development, production and operating and support (O&S) cost estimating techniques for a broad range of cost elements Develop independent or program life cycle cost estimates and accompanying risk, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis Develop economic analyses, including but not limited to business case analyses, cost/benefit analyses and analysis-of-alternatives Assess the credibility of government and industry cost estimates and economic analyses Evaluate the credibility of industry cost proposals Assess the credibility of government and industry cost savings initiatives Assess industry contract cost and schedule performance and conduct variance root cause analysis Document and present/defend analytical results Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks and work requirements. Apply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment across the organization. Develop and train entry level cost analysts. Conduct assessments on program cost, technical, and schedule baselines, identify key cost and technical risk areas, and translate the risk areas into program cost impacts. Apply highly effective communication skills (oral and written) and communicate complex issues and present results to senior managers and others in a clear and concise manner. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., economics, engineering, mathematics, operations research, statistics or business) or a discipline that fosters problem solving, structured thought and creativity. Minimum of 4 years defense, intelligence and/or civil agency program cost and economic analysis experience. Understanding of weapons and/or automated information systems design, production, operations and support processes Understanding of weapons and/or automated information systems work breakdown structures Understanding of weapons and/or automated information systems cost drivers Understanding of government cost, technical and programmatic data sources Understanding of industry accounting systems Ability to think analytically, creatively and critically Ability to precisely and concisely communicate and defend complex analytical results verbally and in various forms of written products Active Secret Clearance required Strong Microsoft Excel skills desired ICEAA Certification or Defense Acquisition Workforce Initiative Act (DAWIA) certification desired We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status