Description: Canvas is seeking a Senior Cost Analyst to support the development, fielding, and integration of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) for the Cost Estimating and Analysis functional organization. This may include core cost analysis support or matrixed support within a program office(s). Cost Estimating support includes development and maintenance of Life Cycle Cost Estimates and models for Defense Acquisition programs, analysis and reporting of cost data, and conducting excursions and “what if” drills and analysis.
Responsibilities: •Develop cost estimating relationships using applied mathematical approaches like probability, statistics, regression analysis, linear algebra, learning curves, and data collection required. •Develop and review Cost Analysis Requirements Documents (CARDS) •Use of DD Form 1921s and Cost Performance Reports/Integrated Program Management Reports (CPR/IPMR) to obtain essential cost data from contractors for the purpose of establishing a credible cost database for use in analysis required. •Participate in business case analyses, analysis of alternatives, cost studies and excursions. •Collect and manage cost data, technical baseline data, cost research/analysis and coordinate findings internally and externally.
Advanced degree required preferably in Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Statistics, or Industrial Engineering Knowledge of the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems preferred Membership in ICEAA preferred Must possess exceptionally strong analytical skills Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, able to support multiple projects, possess excellent communication skills, work well within a team, interact with multiple levels of management, and be able to manage customer and contractor relationships. Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Excel, ACEIT, @Risk, PRICE, Crystal Ball or other cost, parametric, and risk analysis tools Clearance: Must possess and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Canvas is a subcontractor headquartered in Huntsville, AL supporting DoD and Government customers. We employ a talented team of dedicated professionals with extensive technical and programmatic experience in Huntsville, AL; Dahlgren, VA; Kansas City, MO; White Sands, UT; Fort Greely, AK; and Colorado Springs, CO.
We value Creative Expertise, Ethics & Professionalism, Customer Satisfaction, Fami...ly & Community, and Employee Growth. We consistently receive high customer satisfaction ratings and our 98% retention rate speaks to the undeniable satisfaction of our employees. The pride and success of Canvas hinges on our employees’ contribution to the defense of our nation, the advancement of technologies, and the success of many Government programs and departments. Canvas strives to provide our employees with many technical and professional growth opportunities while encouraging a family-oriented culture and community involvement.
We are proud of our establishment, continued growth, and the impression we make on our customers. Canvas offers a comprehensive package of employment incentives to attract and retain the best employees in our market including:
Vacation and Holiday Pay
Medical, Dental, Life, and Disability Insurance Coverage
Performance-Based Bonus Plan
Continuing Education and Training Reimbursement
Profit-Sharing and 401(K)
Apply today to join Team Canvas!