Cost Engineer, Junior in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0014829

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Cost Engineer, Junior

Key Role:
Participate in cost teams performing 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 and reviewing cost reports, normalizing data, performing statistical regression analysis, learning curve analysis and other 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. Use analyses to support successful program acquisition milestone reviews, support contract negotiations, prepare program budget submittals, perform should 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, including Word, and PowerPoint 
-Experience with data collection and analysis 
-Ability to multi-task and work under minimal supervision
-Ability to obtain a security clearance

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 or 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. 

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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