HunaTek is seeking a highly motivated, performance-driven individual with strong cost analysis experience to work closely with our government client in the Northern Virginia area. Successful candidates will have excellent communication, quantitative, research, and analytical skills. Financial management and program management experience are also preferred.
Essential Job Functions:
The Senior Cost Analyst position will include, but not be limited to, the following capabilities:
Lead and manage program office estimate activities
Lead, develop, update, and apply mathematical and logical methodologies for estimating program costs
Lead, develop, update, manipulate, and maintain cost and affordability models
Lead efforts in collecting, normalizing, and analyzing complex data
Build and defend budget requirements
Forecast future funding needs
Evaluate contracting strategy and courses of action
Conduct planning for acquisition of capabilities
Identify sustainment cost impacts of acquisition decisions
Identify interface maintenance funding requirements for all affected platforms/systems
Manage solution delivery to a baselined schedule
Provide a basis and supporting materials for briefings to management at the executive and oversight levels for all affected program/project funding requirements
Work autonomously and as part of a team to meet organizational and project goals
Have a strong understanding of the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition process
Lead in the preparation of briefing materials and other communications packages presenting the results of analysis
Communicate and work with diverse organizations and representatives for data collection, analysis, and results presentation
Provide thought leadership clearly demonstrating an understanding of the customer mission and innovative ideas to address business challenges of the customer
Skills and Qualifications Required:
BA/BS in Economics, Finance, Engineering, or Mathematics
8+ years of DoD cost estimating experience
Certified Cost Estimator / Analyst (CCEA)
ACAT I - IV experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Proficiency with uncertainty/risk software packages like Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT), Crystal Ball or SEER for IT
Ability to lead detail-oriented tasks and multi-task under minimal supervision
Experience presenting analytical results to senior leaders/stakeholders
Experience working with large data sets
Possession of excellent data gathering and analytical skills
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
US Citizenship is required
Location: Hybrid Remote
At HunaTek, we build teams of people from all backgrounds with varying levels of experience, knowing firsthand that diversity of thought will strengthen our ability to deliver for our customers. We work hand in hand with Federal civilian and military staff, pulling together to further the interests of our nation and home and abroad.
Whenever possible, we provide opportunities for our employees to learn new skills, obtain certifications, attend industry events, and have some fun together.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to make sure our employees and their families have access to good health care, are insured against catastrophic health events, can put money aside for retirement and are able to maintain a healthy work-life balance. These benefits include:
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
Long-term and short-term disability insurance and term life insurance
401(K) with safe harbor contribution
Paid time off and 11 paid holidays
Tuition and career development assistance
A selection of voluntary benefits
ADA: HunaTek will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
EEO/AA: HunaTek does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Pulling Together / Working as One – woosh jee een
HunaTek provides a wide range of professional services focused on one essential goal: providing right-sized solutions to mission requirements with unrelenting customer focus. Driven by mission priorities and budget parameters, HunaTek delivers affordable and measurably effective outcomes across your project’s lifecycle—from strategy, design, and development through migration and operations and maintenance. The result: streamlined project implementation, effective cost controls, and consistently superior mission outcomes. This is HunaTek’s definition of solutions with a purpose.