Galorath Federal is currently seeking a Cost Analyst/Estimator to work with our clients in a program office located in Edgewood, MD. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, quantitative, research, analytical skills and the capability to lead and contribute to large defense programs and studies that the company undertakes. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, creative, forward-thinking, a proven leader, and willing to help solve problems with the cost team.
Follow necessary policies, plans, procedures, and functional directives concerned with assigned Cost Estimating and Economic Analysis.
Ensure the general thrust of an assigned effort is in consonance with DoD or Federal practices regarding standard of acceptance, adequacy of effort and degree of coordination required to authenticate the results.
Perform cost estimation and/or analysis using a variety of techniques (i.e., modeling, parametric analysis, engineering estimates, learning curve, risk analysis, and cost estimating relationships) for military systems acquisition in order to develop LCCEs, Independent Cost Estimates (IGCEs), TOCs, BCAs, CBAs, ROI calculations, Will Cost/Should Cost determination, risk analysis and assessments, AoAs, and/or program budget development support.
Formulate the development of long-range work plans, schedules, broad concepts, and objectives leading to the execution and enhancement of cost estimating and analysis effort capabilities.
Develop and define the broad areas encompassed by cost analysis and keep continually apprised of DoD or Federal concepts, philosophies, and enunciations.
Perform DoD or Federal systems cost estimating, processes, analytical methods, and techniques to gather, analyze, and evaluate data and develop cost analysis products.
Formulate conclusions and propose researched solutions to problems relating to improvement of cost estimating effectiveness.
Apply the principles, theories, and methods of cost estimation and analysis.
Develop cost estimating relationships and design cost estimating methods.
Apply advanced statistical techniques and interact with customers and colleagues expertly and effectively when resolving problems.
Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks, and work requirements.
Apply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment across the organization.
Develop presentation materials for the delivery of updates to the client.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
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We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, or related field is required.
Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in DoD cost estimating and DoD acquisition experience
Hands-on experience with the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACE-IT) software package required and other packages, to include PRICE, QSM, or SEER, are highly valued.
CCEA certification preferred
Intermediate/Advanced experience with Microsoft Products is required.
Strong client management skills
Proven success managing all phases of acquisition programs
Secret clearance required
About Galorath Federal
Galorath has invested over two decades of research and development helping organizations better plan and control project costs, quality, duration and risk. Leveraging sophisticated modeling technology and project-applicable knowledge bases, SEER solutions are proven to accurately replicate real-world project outcomes more quickly and with much greater accuracy than any traditional estimating methodologies.