• Junior Cost Analyst - DHS

    Job Location US-DC-DC Metro Area
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2018 11:15 AM)
  • Introduction:



    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.

    Overview / Job Responsibilities:

    The Junior Cost Analyst shall provide cost estimating related support and services. The Junior Cost Analyst shall work under the direction of an experienced cost analysts and shall support the delivery of procurement solutions through the use of mathematical, statistical, and operations research techniques. By working under the direction of a Senior Cost Analysts, the Junior Cost Analyst shall assist in the development of complex cost studies, the preparation of related documentation, and assist with analysis for systems and programs.


    The Junior Cost Analyst shall:
    • Review cost artifacts.
    • Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets.
    • Support cost research and issue paper development.
    • Assist with database architecture plans.
    • Assist with database architecture development.
    • Assist with the population of databases.
    • Organize and normalize cost data.
    • Provide effective verbal and written correspondence.
    • Support the development of cost estimates.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Up to 4 years of experience in support of government acquisition.
    • Demonstrated skill in conducting basic 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 communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Demonstrated capability to work under the direction of experienced analysts.
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher


    • 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.



    --------------------------------------------------------------- DISCLAIMER ------------------------------------------------------------------
    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).
    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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