Cost Estimator
TASC - Washington, DC

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TASC provides enterprise systems engineering, integration and analytical decision-support services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. We have a need for a Cost Benefits Analyst to support the FAA’s Communication and Enterprise programs. This Analyst will usually work within a team environment and develop several different cost analyses including, but not limited to:
  • Business Case Analysis
  • Best Value Analysis,
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Independent Cost Estimates to support Analyses of Alternatives
  • Life Cycle Cost Estimates
  • Support Cost, Schedule, and Performance Baseline development
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Trade-Off / What-If Analysis
  • Will Cost / Should Cost Estimation and Differentiation
In particular, on a day-to-day basis, this role might have you doing the following:
  • Develop Analysis of Alternatives supported by Cost Benefits Analysis (CBA), Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA), Net Present Value (NPV), and ROI analysis
  • Develop engineering or "bottom-up" method and parametric or “statistical” method to create cost estimates
  • Review and assess contractor cost estimates for completeness, use of best practices, and cost realism
  • Use Monte Carlo simulation of the cost model equations to approximate all random inputs to determine cost ranges
Required Skills
  • Expert working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated ability to develop analyses, priorities, and solutions to problems within assigned work areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work efforts to ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

TASC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions

Required Experience
  • Minimum of 3 years cost analysis experience preferably in the federal government arena with increasing responsibility in the information technology domain with civil agencies or DoD

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Founded in 1966, TASC, Inc., helps solve complex national security and public safety challenges by providing advanced systems engineering,...