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Senior Cost Analyst

Office: Dayton Ohio Office (DAY)
Location: Dayton, OH
Job ID: SP11-0106-0813

WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

Job Overview:

Provide cost estimating support for a variety of DoD weapon systems.  Projects include fighter, bomber, mobility, weapons, and ISR/SOF platforms.

Job Description:

The Senior Cost Analyst shall provide cost estimating related support and services. The Senior Cost Analyst shall assist customers with developing developmental, procurement and sustainment support solutions that meet their requirements through the use of mathematical, statistical and operations research techniques. The Senior Cost Analyst will perform a variety of analytical tasks such as, but not limited to, developing complex cost studies, preparing related documentation, and assist with analysis for systems and programs. The cost analyst will lead development of a Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD) and Program Life Cycle Cost Estimate (PLCCE) and other related documents and analysis to support acquisition decisions. The analyst will work in a dynamic work environment and will coordinate and perform multiple assignments simultaneously. The successful candidate will possess analytical, assertive, creative and effective problem solving skills.


  •  Develop baseline documentation
  •  Prepare cost estimates
  •  Perform risk and sensitivity analysis
  •  Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets
  •  Organize and Normalize cost data
  •  Develop and maintain a cost database
  •  Execute effective verbal and written correspondence
  •  Perform conflict management and work in a team environment
  •  Assist customers identify and fulfill their mission requirements using established and new contract vehicles.

Job Requirements:

  •  MINIMUM CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a secret clearance
  •  10+ years of in government acquisition position and knowledge of Federal contract requirements
  •  Mastery in applying broad mathematical, statistical, econometric and other scientific methods and techniques to formulate, test, and evaluate new cost estimating and analysis theories
  •  Experience in creating and maintaining databases and working with spreadsheets and complex models
  •  Knowledge of the business and financial impacts of alternative procurement approaches.
  •  Knowledge of business, industrial practices, market trends and conditions, and relationships among development, testing, product, and marketing costs in order to determine their effects on complex multi¬year programs involving business environments. 
  •  BA/BS required

Desired Skills:

  •  Proficiency using Automated Cost Estimating and Integrated Tools (ACEIT)
  •  Experience with Earned Value Management reporting and forecasting
  •  Ability to work in a dynamic work environment and ability to coordinate and perform multiple assignments
  •  Must possess analytical, assertive, creative and effective problem solving skills
  •  Possess excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Capable of working independently to resolve complex issues
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  •  Good oral and written communications skills
  •  CCE/A Certified

Job Title: Senior Cost Analyst

Minimum Security Clearance level: Secret

Key Words: Cost Analyst; B-2 pricing

Work Location: Dayton, OH

Travel: 5%

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

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