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Senior Cost Analyst

Company: Technomics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewTechnomics 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.Senior 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 junior and mid-level analysts who will look to you for technical acumen and mentoring.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.This position is located in Crystal City, VA.ResponsibilitiesDevelop and/or evaluate program technical and programmatic baselinesDevelop innovative development, production and operating and support (O&S) cost estimating techniques for a broad range of cost elementsDevelop independent or program life cycle cost estimates and accompanying risk, uncertainty and sensitivity analysisDevelop economic analyses, including but not limited to business case analyses, cost/benefit analyses and analysis-of-alternativesAssess the credibility of government and industry cost estimates and economic analysesEvaluate the credibility of industry cost proposalsAssess the credibility of government and industry cost savings initiativesAssess industry contract cost and schedule performance and conduct variance root cause analysisDocument and present/defend analytical resultsDevelop and train less experienced cost analystsApply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment across the organization.Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks and work requirementsApply 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.QualificationsBachelor'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 8 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 processesUnderstanding of weapons and/or automated information systems work breakdown structuresUnderstanding of weapons and/or automated information systems cost driversUnderstanding of government cost, technical and programmatic data sourcesUnderstanding of industry accounting systemsAbility to think analytically, creatively and criticallyAbility to conduct ground breaking researchAbility to precisely and concisely communicate and defend complex analytical results verbally and in various forms of written productsActive SECRET ClearanceStrong Microsoft Excel skills desiredICEAA Certification or Defense Acquisition Workforce Initiative Act (DAWIA) certification desiredWe 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.

Keywords: Technomics, Arlington , Senior Cost Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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