Cost and Acquisition Analyst in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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Job Number: R0030166

Cost and Acquisition Analyst

Key Role:
Perform independent cost engineering and cost analysis of DoD programs by translating technical requirements into cost information. Assist with identifying and collecting cost data, preparing Work Breakdown Structures, analyzing cost reporting plans, reviewing cost reports, normalizing data, performing statistical regression analysis, learning curve analysis and other data analyses, estimating the costs of software development and maintenance, modeling in Excel using dynamic formulas, including complex conditional statements and database lookup commands, assessing, quantifying, and incorporating cost uncertainty through Monte Carlo discrete event simulation, documenting and presenting results, communicating with stakeholders, and attending various program meetings. Provide acquisition and procurement management support to the government client, collaborate with functional areas to develop and execute comprehensive strategic procurement strategies, and apply knowledge of the Navy procurement process to meet program needs in accordance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements. Use analysis to support successful program acquisition milestone reviews, support contract negotiations, prepare program budget submittals, perform cost initiatives to improve program efficiency, and evaluate the costs of multiple future program options. This position is located in Washington, DC.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
-Experience with data collection and analysis 
-Ability to multi-task and work under minimal supervision
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with statistical regression analysis and probabilities
-Experience with discrete event simulation, including Monte Carlo simulation
-Experience with manufacturing process flow
-Experience with supply chain management and logistics
-Experience with DoD acquisition and support of major milestones
-Possession of excellent teamwork skills 
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills 
-Possession of excellent collaboration skills
-Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Economics, or related field
-International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA) a plus

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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