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Cost Estimator

Office: Reston, VA (HQ)
Location: Reston, VA
Job ID: S19-0039

JOB TITLE: Cost Estimator

PROJECT OVERVIEW:  

The candidate will be a provide cost estimating and analysis support to a variety of ongoing project teams as part of WBBís highly qualified interdisciplinary team of consultants. The candidate will be expected to support a wide variety of analytical projects including working for and with a variety of DoD, Federal, and corporate customers. The candidate will interface with customers on a regular basis to develop project requirements, collaborate and work on integrated teams, and to brief, defend, and support project results. Must be comfortable in a challenging, collaborative, multi-tasking, dynamic, high-tempo, deadline-intensive environment with a flexible work schedule supporting multiple customers. Applicants must also have excellent listening as well as oral and written communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with customers and colleagues. 

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Develop cost estimates and models to support a wide range of end products to include, but not limited to:
    • Product Support Business Case Analysis (PSBCA)
    • Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)
    • Analysis of Alternatives (AoA)
    • Life Cycle Cost Estimates
    • Total Ownership Cost (TOC) Analysis
    • Cost Analysis Requirements Document (CARD)
    • Acquisition Milestone Support
  • Develop, present and defend cost estimates through various cost agencies (i.e. Air Force Cost Analysis Agency), in addition to project customers
  • Provide objective cost/financial analysis, insight, and recommendations to customers
  • Participate in and/or lead collaborative working groups among a variety of government and industry organizations

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Education: Bachelorís Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or related discipline
  • Business Cost Estimating Level II Certified
  • Two (2) years cost estimating/model development experience for major DoD weapons system acquisition programs
  • Five (5) yearsí experience conducting analysis, financial management, execution, tracking, and program analysis
  • Knowledge/Experience using various cost estimating software tools (i.e. ACEIT and Crystal Ball)
  • Advanced Excel skills

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: MBA or Masterís Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Cost Estimating, Operations Research or related discipline
  • Experience with data visualization software
  • Experience responding to Government solicitations involving cost and business analysis
  • MS Project expertise
  • Active DoD TOP SECRET security clearance or eligible for a DoD TOP SECRET clearance

WORK LOCATION: Reston, VA  

TRAVEL: 10%

WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customerís 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 companyís hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

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. 

WBB does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of WBB and WBB will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. 

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