• Journeyman Cost Analyst - DHS

    Job Location US-DC-Natl' Capital Region
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 11:12 AM)
  • Overview

    Overview:

     

    ACT I has been providing solutions for high profile military programs such as the U.S. Navy's and the U.S. Air Force's Joint Strike Fighter F-35, the U.S. Navy's F-18, EA-18G and F-16N Aggressor, and the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor since 1998.

     

    We are a Small Business DoD Prime Contractor on seeking candidates to provide support to the U.S. Government, Department of Homeland Security.

    Responsibilities

    The Cost Analyst shall provide cost estimating related support and services. The Cost Analyst shall assist customers with developing procurement solutions through the use of mathematical, statistical, and operations research techniques. The Cost Analyst shall assist the Senior Cost Analyst in the development of complex cost studies, prepare related documentation, and assist with analysis for systems and programs.

     

    The Cost Analyst shall:
    • Assist with preparing cost estimates.
    • Understand and assist in performing risk analyses.
    • Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets.
    • Organize and normalize cost data.
    • Support cost research and issue paper development.
    • Assist with database architecture plans.
    • Assist with database architecture development.
    • Provide effective verbal and written correspondence.
    • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

    Qualifications

    Required:
    • At least 4 years but no more than 7 years of experience in support of government acquisition.
    • Demonstrated skill in conducting advanced mathematical, statistical, econometric, and other scientific methods.
    • Demonstrated skill in creating and maintaining databases and working with spreadsheets and complex models.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic work environment and ability to coordinate and perform multiple assignments.
    • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Possess a Government or industry standard cost certification. Examples include: CCEA and Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA) certifications from the ICEAA, Professional and Technician Level Certifications [e.g. Certified Cost Technician (CCT), CCP, CEP] from AACE International, and DAWIA or DHS Cost Estimating certifications.
    • Demonstrated capability to work both independently and under the direction of experienced analysts.
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher.

     

    Desired/preferred:
    • Experience with DHS Life Cycle Cost Estimating policies and processes.
    • Experience providing LCCE support to DHS or DHS component(s).
    • Existing DHS Suitability Clearance, and at least a Secret clearance.

     

     

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    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin.  (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).
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    ACT I’s management strives to balance the need for competitive compensation packages while maintaining competitive pricing for its customers. Key aspects of ACT I’s compensation package for employees include medical and dental insurance, company 401(k) contributions, annual profit sharing, salary, vacation, education assistance, life insurance, and short/long term disability.

     

    RETIREMENT includes a Profit-Sharing Plan; a Safe Harbor Program; a 401k Program including pre-tax or post-tax deferrals with quarterly enrollment participation; and a Profit Sharing Program.

     

    Benefits include: LIFE and DISABILITY, MEDICAL and DENTAL; a CAFETERIA PLAN for a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Reimbursement/Health Reimbursement Account (HSA) IAW IRS limits; LEAVE (Vacation) including All Major Holidays, and Comprehensive Leave increasing with years of service.

     

    OTHER PROGRAMS include:
    • Tuition assistance & training/certification reimbursement available for job related professional development; and
    • Annual Performance Bonus Program for outstanding performance.


    We are an equal opportunity employer.

     

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