Senior Operations Research Analyst (Senior Cost Analyst) in Hill Afb, UT

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8 - 10 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Education Required:Bachelor's degree required, preferably in math, engineering, business, or the sciences.Skills Required:Tecolote Research is hiring highly motivated individuals with excellent quantitative and analytical skills for a senior level cost estimator position.

  • The position requires a minimum of seven (7) years of experience technical cost estimating and analysis with the Air Force, Navy, Army, MDA or comparable Department of Defense (DoD) agency/organization
  • Experience on Air Force ACAT I level acquisition program cost analysis
  • Experience supporting ICBM programs or other DoD weapon system; experience with a large, complex nuclear weapons system; or a large, complex very closely related Government weapon system
  • Experience collecting and normalizing cost, technical, and programmatic data from Government and Industry entities. Knowledge of the Defense Cost and Resource Center (DCARC) data collection process and demonstrated experience in use of and analysis of the CSDRs and CPRs. Knowledge of data sources such as DACIMS and/or AFTOC
  • Ability to analyze data and develop cost estimating methods and tools
  • Proficient in the use of M/S office applications, i.e., M/S Project, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • A strong working knowledge of Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) suite is highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal communication, written, and quantitative analytical skills are required
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Successful candidates must possess and/or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret and/or Top Secret clearance, Top Secret Clearance preferred
  • Responsibilities:Working as part of an integrated cost estimating team, the cost estimator will perform a wide variety of cost and economic analyses/estimating/engineering support directly interfacing with program offices and assisting the development and presentation of management level briefings as needed
  • Work may include parametric cost estimating, life cycle cost analysis, cost estimating relationships and model development, cost risk analysis, performance measurement (earned value), project forecasting and risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, and software cost estimating
  • Additional support includes, but is not limited to, the areas of strategy development, scheduling, market research, evaluation criteria development, pre-solicitation documentation review, RFP documentation, Independent Program Review documentation, cost estimates and key decision point's preparation, as well as trade studies and providing subject matter expertise during proposal evaluations

Benefits:We offer competitive salaries commensurate with education and experience. We have an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, life, long and short term disability insurance
  • 100% Company funded Retirement Plans
  • Generous vacation, holiday and sick pay plans
  • Tuition assistance