Cost Estimating and Analysis, Earned Value Management, Economic Analysis
4 Year Degree
Amyx is seeking a Sr. Cost Analyst to be located in Falls Church, VA. The Sr. Cost Analyst will provide financial/economic analysis services as the lead cost analyst to the program manager and deputy program manager of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) PMO. Develop and maintain cost documents in accordance with DoD Acquisition Management policies and procedures. Documents may include Cost Analysis Requirements Document (CARD), Business Case, and Economic Analyses (EA). Perform scenario and affordability analysis to include excursions and sensitivity analysis using historical performance measures, cost models, and program metrics. Demonstrated ability to conduct interviews, research, data analysis, and translate technical programmatic into cohesive written baseline description document(s)/bases for use in the program cost model and in developing “what-if” scenarios. Assist senior Government Staff in the development of acquisition strategies, analyses, plans, and documents.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Qualifications:
-Ten (10) plus years of experience as an Operations Cost/Financial Analyst.
-Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Operations Research, or other business-related discipline.
-Prior cost analysis experience in support of DoD acquisition programs preferred, especially Acquisition Category (ACAT) I Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS) Programs.
- Highly proficient in MS Office Applications, especially Excel.
- Experience using MS Project Schedule Software.
-Experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting &Execution (PPBE) cycle and how it relates to cost program controls.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to develop written artifacts of the caliber to be consumed by working level and senior audiences both internal and external to the Program Management Office.
-Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently, and as a team member; ability to establish a network of contacts; ability to mentor/guide activities of other team members.
-Working knowledge of and/or experience in new software analytical techniques, schedule realism, cost risk analysis, and return on investment analysis.
- Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II Business-Cost Estimating Certification, AACE International Certified Cost Professional (CCP) or Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), or International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA)/Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA), a plus.
- Experience in the development, use and updating of Control Account Plans (CAPs), and the development, use and updating of resource loading data.
- Experience developing, supporting and performing Earned Value Management systems and reporting.
- Experience with Earned Value Management Guidelines and DID’s, including ANSI 748-C, DoD Data Item Description (DID) DI-MGMT-88161 / 81861A – Integrated Program Management Report,
- Experience with Earned Value Management reporting, including:
The development of the measurement metrics: Budget Cost Work Scheduled (BCWS), Budgeted Cost Work Performed (BCWP), Actual Cost Work Performed (ACWP), Estimate To Complete (ETC), Estimate At Completion (EAC), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), and Cost Performance Index (CPI);
The development of the Integrated Program Management Reports (IPMRs), all formats: Format 1 - Cost by Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Format 2 - Cost by Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
Format 3 – Budget
Format 4 – Man hours
Format 5 – Variation Analysis
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Amyx, Inc. is a financially strong ISO 9001-2015 and ISO 27001-2013 certified and CMMI-DEV Level 3 appraised small business founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Amyx’s services are listed below. These services, backed by proven solutions, are delivered by a workforce of exceptional professionals, many of whom possess over 25 years of experience. Amyx personnel have strong core values rooted in public service and hold an intense belief that service to the Government can make a difference. Additional information on our core capabilities can be found on our Core Capabilities page.
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Business Process Transformation
Financial Support Services
Enterprise Technology Services.
Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Program and Acquisition Management
Amyx’s recognitions and awards include: the Inc. 5000, DiversityBusiness.com’s Top Small Businesses in America and Top Small Businesses in Virginia, Deloitte Technology’s Maryland and Virginia Fast 50, and Grant Thornton’s SmartCEO Future 50.
Amyx is also a member of and proudly supports the following organizations: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Assoc...iation (AFCEA), Help Desk Institute (HDI), Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA), and Association of Corporate Growth (ACG).
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