Cost Analyst - Secret

    • KBR
  • Washington, DC
  • Posted 48 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Cost estimation
Operations research
Risk analysis
Database architecture
Cost-benefit analysis
Cisco Certifications
Complex event processing
Security clearance

Job Details


Cost Analyst - Secret

The Cost Analyst shall provide cost estimating related support and services. The Cost Analyst shall assist customers with developing procurement solutions through the use of mathematical, statistical, and operations research techniques. The Cost Analyst shall assist the Senior Cost Analyst in the development of complex cost studies, prepare related documentation, and assist with analysis for systems and programs. The Cost Analyst shall:

  • Assist with preparing cost estimates.
  • Understand and assist in performing risk analyses.
  • Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets.
  • Organize and normalize cost data.
  • Support cost research and issue paper development.
  • Assist with database architecture plans.
  • Assist with database architecture development.
  • Provide effective verbal and written correspondence.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

Required skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years but no more than 7 years of government acquisition experience and knowledge of Federal contract requirements, cost estimating, and cost analysis.
  • Demonstrated skill in conducting advanced mathematical, statistical, econometric, and other scientific methods.
  • Demonstrated skill in creating and maintaining databases and working with spreadsheets and complex models.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic work environment and ability to coordinate and perform multiple assignments.
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal. Possession of a government or industry standard cost certification is preferred but not required. Examples include: CCEA and Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA) certifications from the ICEAA, Professional and Technician Level Certifications [e.g. Certified Cost Technician (CCT), CCP, CEP] from AACE International, and DAWIA or DHS Cost Estimating certifications.
  • Demonstrated capability to work both independently and under the direction of experienced analysts.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher

Clearance Requirement:

Secret Clearance Required, Top Secret preferred.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.