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Senior Cost Analyst

Company: MDW Associates
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

MDW Associates is currently seeking a Senior Cost Analyst to support the Integrated Personnel and Pay System Army (IPPS-A) in Arlington, Virginia.The US Army is implementing a PeopleSoft enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to integrate the capabilities of multiple legacy personnel and payroll systems into a single personnel and payroll platform. As a result, IPPS-A will provide a centralized resource for Soldiers, Leaders, and HR Professionals to better manage personnel and pay information. IPPS-A will be the largest integrated personnel and pay system in the world!Responsibilities for this position include:Performing complex cost and financial modeling to develop program and project cost estimates, cost models, conduct cost, schedule, and risk analyses EV analysis, What-if analyses, and preparing program cost/schedule inputs for program acquisition reportsDeveloping and maintaining the POE based on the program life-cycle cost estimates for planning, development, procurement, deployment, and sustainment of enterprise and HR information systemEditing, modifying, reviewing and assessing cost estimates for accuracy, clarity, reasonableness, and realismParticipating in the development of cost controls, cost reduction strategies, procedures and forecasting techniques to evaluate effectiveness of managed information servicesParticipating in complex cost studies including operational studies, benefit assessment, and post- implementation analysisEnsuring compliance with government requirements, standards and mandatesRequired Skills & Experience:Leading and managing cost estimating teams, performing as a Senior Cost Management Lead and/or Cost Estimating Team LeadCost estimating methodologies, including learning curve, data collection techniques, data validation, normalization techniques, CERs, risk analyses, estimating phasing, EVM, and have a working knowledge of the agile cost-estimating conceptBasis of cost estimates, Alternative of Analyses, Business Case Analyses, EA, net present value analyses, return on investment analyses, acquisition management support, and cost benefit analysesSound oral and written communications skillsCommunicating with various levels of personnelDesired Skills & Experience:Microsoft Office Project and cost modeling tools, including ACEIT and one of the following: Crystal SLIM, SEER estimating suite, or PRICEEducation Requirement/Required Years of Experience:Bachelor's Degree or higher in Economics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Computer Science, or Information Systems and a minimum of 10 years' experience of direct Cost Estimating/Cost Modeling experience; An additional 6+ years' experience may be substituted in lieu of degreeA minimum of three years' experience supporting Systems Acquisition as defined in DoD Instruction 5000.75Clearance Requirements:Candidates for this position must currently have an Active US DoD Secret Clearance (or higher)Company DescriptionIncorporated in 2012, MDW is a small business headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Huntsville, AL. We provide Federal government clients with consulting, management services, advisory and assistance services, decision support, strategic planning, process planning and improvement, task execution and metrics analysis. Our mission is to make our clients more successful by providing honest assessments, exceptional analysis, prudent advice, direct communication, and hard work.Our core capabilities include:Strategic PlanningCost EstimatingBudget Programming and JustificationBudget ExecutionAcquisition ManagementFinancial Systems Support & IntegrationMDW Associates, LLC ("MDW") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy or any other unlawful basis unrelated to the ability to do the job. MDW seeks to employ talented, ethical, and entrepreneurial-minded persons. Our applicants and employees are protected from discrimination as required by Federal law.Additional InformationWe offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package for our employees, including but not limited to:HealthDentalVisionGroup Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term DisabilityRetirement/401(k)Flexible Leave PolicyAll information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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