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Amyx, Inc. Cost Analyst in Falls Church, Virginia

Amyx is seeking a Cost Analyst to support our Defense Logistics Agency client located in Falls Church, VA.

The Cost Analyst will provide financial/economic analysis services as the lead cost analyst to the Program Manager and Deputy Program manager of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Program Management Office (PMO). Develop and maintain cost documentation, cost estimates and cost model data in accordance with DoD Acquisition Management policies and procedures. Documents may include Cost Analysis Requirements Document (CARD), Business Case, and Economic Analyses (EA). Perform scenario and affordability analysis to include excursions and sensitivity analysis using historical performance measures, cost models, and program metrics. Demonstrated ability to conduct interviews, research, data analysis, and translate technical programmatic into cohesive written baseline description document(s)/bases for use in the program cost model and in developing “what-if” scenarios. Assist senior Government Staff in the development of acquisition strategies, analyses, plans, and documents.

Supported Technologies:

  • IT Project Management

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • The ability to develop and maintain cost documents in accordance with DoD Acquisition Management policies and procedures. Documents may include Cost Analysis Requirements Document (CARD), Business Case, and Economic Analyses (EA). Self-motivated and willing to learn and apply newly acquired skills.

  • Five (5) plus years of experience as an Operations Cost/Financial Analyst. Minimum of three – five (3 – 5) years of DoD Cost experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Operations Research, or other business-related disciplines.

  • Prior cost analysis experience in support of DoD acquisition programs preferred, especially Acquisition Category (ACAT) I Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS) Programs.

  • Extremely high proficient level in MS Office Applications, especially Excel.

  • Experience using MS Project Schedule Software.

  • Experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) cycle and how it relates to cost program controls.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to develop written artifacts of the caliber working level and senior audiences both internal and external to the Program Management Office.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently, and as a team member; ability to establish a network of contacts; ability to mentor/guide activities of other team members.

  • Working knowledge of and/or experience in new software analytical techniques, schedule realism, cost risk analysis, and return on investment analysis.

  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II Business-Cost Estimating Certification, AACE International Certified Cost Professional (CCP) or Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), or International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA)/ Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA), a plus.

  • Experience in the development, use and updating of Control Account Plans (CAPs), and the development, use and updating of resource loading data.

  • The development of the Integrated Program Management Reports (IPMRs), all formats:

  • Format 1 - Cost by Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Format 2 - Cost by Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)

  • Format 3 – Budget

  • Format 4 – Man hours

  • Format 5 – Variation Analysis

Active Secret Clearance Required

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Very experienced using advanced MS Excel skills

  • Experience using MS Project Schedule Software.

  • Experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) cycle and how it relates to cost program controls.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to develop written artifacts of the caliber to be consumed by working level and senior audiences both internal and external to the Program Management Office.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently, and as a team member; ability to establish a network of contacts; ability to mentor/guide activities of other team members.

  • Business Analyst skills to interpret MS Excel data and develop/refine a functional dashboard display

  • Have reachback capability to contact others within the Cost arena to provide assistance and information

Amyx is an Equal Opportunity employer. Amyx is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Every qualified applicant receives focused consideration for employment and no one is discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Amyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Amyx is an E-Verify employer.

Amyx proudly and proactively takes affirmative action to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Physical Demands

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

ID: 2019-2578

External Company Name: Amyx, Inc.

External Company URL: www.amyx.com

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