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Company: SPA
Location: Hanscom Air Force Base, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace



Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree plus experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 3 of which must be in the DoD.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment with an adaptive personality.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills - both oral and written - and possess analytical skills to identify and fault isolate problems/issues, accurately assess relevance of information, generate and evaluate alternatives, and provide solution recommendations.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance


This position has been approved for 100% remote work.


As a cost estimator on our team, you will be responsible for routine cost estimating methods such as analogy, engineering or scientific methodology, and extrapolation; assisting in development of and analyze cost and schedule risk-adjusted Life Cycle Cost Estimations (LCCEs), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Business Case Analyses (BCAs), Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), program office estimates, and other standard cost analyses. You will develop presentations and brief executive leadership on program cost positions, impact of budget changes on supported programs, and other cost issues;


THe Cost Estimator will provide financial management expertise in coordination with PEO/Division/Branch/program financial analysts to identify issues, resolve issues and make sound and timely recommendations. You will also use cost estimating outputs to assess the impact various factors have on the costs to design, research, develop, operate, maintain, and dispose of a particular weapon system to determine the appropriate phase of the budgetary cycle (planning, programming, justification, execution, etc.) for initiating new programs. You will analyze contractor financial data using EVM measures of merit to determine program viability with respect cost and schedule performance by using analytical processes, such as: setting up the problem; conducting background research; collecting and reducing data; displaying data for analysis; formulating mathematical expressions; and drawing conclusions.


You will also develop, maintain, and provide on-going sustainment of a Directorate, Division and Branch Cost Data Repository. Developing life cycle cost estimates to include Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD), Production, and Sustainment phases of programs. Includes program's initial acquisition estimate, EMD and Production program phases.Utilization of ACEIT Tool Suite to perform and execute all program office estimates and analyses is mandatory.

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