04 Nov
Basic Cost Analyst
Virginia, Dahlgren , 22448 Dahlgren USA

ECS is a federal contractor. As such, we are subject an Executive Order requiring all employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Therefore, by applying for this position, you understand that you will be required to verify that you have been, or will be, fully vaccinated by December 8, or to verify that you cannot be vaccinated due to a legally recognized exception to the vaccine mandate set forth in the Executive Order. Note: An individual is not considered to be fully vaccinated until two weeks after receiving the second vaccine dosage in a vaccine regimen involving two vaccines. The above does not apply to personnel applying to United States Postal Service positions, however, as an ECS employee you will be required to complete the ECS COVID-19 survey to be compliant with Executive Order 14024. ECS is seeking a

Basic Cost Analyst to work in our

Dahlgren, VA office.

Job Description: ECS seeks qualified candidates to support Department of Defense Cost Analysis in on-site working environments. The chosen candidate will work closely with team members and/or supervisors on assigned projects and activities with emphasis on thoroughness, technical accuracy, and timeliness of products. Employee focuses on improving detailed understanding of the organization and mastering skills required for assigned tasks. You also will be asked to:
  • Prepare and provide Analyses of Alternatives, Business Case Analyses, and mid-term and far-term architecture planning studies
  • Analyze Contract Performance Reports (CPRs) and Cost and Software Data Reports (CSDRs) formerly CCDRs and incorporate data into cost estimates
  • Develop Cost Models and articulate results both in written form and verbally
  • Conduct Cost Research Studies
  • Conduct budget analysis and budget formulation.

Required Skills:
  • BA/BS Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Finance or related field.
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance.
  • 0 - 4 years' experience.
  • Experience in Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).
  • Experience in Cost Estimation to Include:
  • Ability to Analyze Contract Performance Reports (CPRs) and Cost and Software Data Reports (CSDRs) formerly CCDRs and incorporate data into cost estimates
  • Developing Cost Models
  • Knowledge of model tool and databases used to develop cost estimates
  • Cost Research Studies
  • Experience/knowledge in Budget Analysis and Budget Formulation
  • Knowledge of DoD and/or NASA process for preparing life cycle cost estimates.
  • Knowledge of OSD CAIG roles, procedures & expectations.
  • Experience with hardware & software cost methodologies & estimates for various missile, radar & communication systems
  • Excellent writing, editing and training skills.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

Desired Skills:
  • MS Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Finance or related field.
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.


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