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

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0017820

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, Senior

Key Role:

Lead and manage cost teams which perform independent cost engineering and cost analysis of DoD programs by translating technical requirements into cost information. Develop junior and mid-level cost engineers through training and mentorship. Lead in the identification of cost data to be collected and ensure it is collected, review draft Work Breakdown Structures, review draft cost reporting plans, normalize data, performing statistical regression analysis, learning curve analysis, and other analyses, estimate the costs of software development and maintenance, perform modeling in Excel or review Excel-based cost models using dynamic formulas, including complex conditional statements and database lookup commands, assess, quantify, and incorporate cost uncertainty through Monte Carlo discrete event simulation, document and present results, communicate with stakeholders, and participate in various program meetings. Grow the size of teams and the business base. Support successful program acquisition milestone reviews using analyses, 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, Word, and PowerPoint 

-Experience with data collection and analysis 
-Experience with DoD acquisition and support of major milestones

-Experience with statistical regression analysis and probabilities

-Experience with discrete event simulation, particularly Monte Carlo simulation

-Ability to multi–task and work under minimal supervision

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with manufacturing process flow

-Experience with supply chain management and logistics

-Possession of excellent leadership and teamwork skills

-Possession of excellent management and business development 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 (CCE/A) 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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