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Lead Cost Analyst (Polygraph)- McLean, VA

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Econ Analysis & Acquisition Mg
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We are seeking a Lead Cost Analyst to join our team. The Cost and Business Analytics Department within MITRE’s Center for Acquisition and Management Sciences (CAMS) Technical Center that solves our FFRDC Sponsor’s problems by leveraging our capabilities within:
  • Cost Estimation, Schedule, and Risk Analysis
  • Investment Economics & Decision Analysis
  • Strategic Business & Financial Analytics
Key Functions:
  • Develop and/or evaluate program technical and programmatic baselines
  • Develop innovative development, production and operating and support (O&S) cost estimating techniques for a broad range of cost elements
  • Develop independent or program life cycle cost estimates and accompanying cost and schedule risk, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis
  • Develop investment economic and decision analyses, including business case analyses, cost/benefit analyses, analysis-of-alternatives, and portfolio analysis
  • Develop strategic business and financial analyses, including but not limited to economic studies, cost recovery strategies, budget development & planning, and affordability analysis
  • Assess the credibility of government and industry cost estimates and economic analyses
  • Assess the credibility of government and industry cost savings initiatives

 

 

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Business, Operations Research, Systems Engineering, or other engineering field
  • 8 + years of experience in the defense, intelligence and/or civil agency program cost, business, and economic analysis field
  • Proficiency in use of cost estimating, budgeting, and risk tools
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite for analysis
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in presenting analytical results both verbally and in writing
  • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MA/MS degree
  • ICEAA Certification or Defense Acquisition Workforce Initiative Act (DAWIA) certification desired

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA with 8 years of experience.

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