Deloitte Federal Cost Estimator - Advanced in Huntsville, Alabama

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Are you interested in building your career in an evolving and exciting business environment? Consider a career within our US federal government consulting practice. Work side by side supporting our US Federal Government clients such as Missile Defense Agency, NASA, Army Space and Missile Command or other Federal Agencies in the Huntsville area. A minimum DOD Secret clearance is required to apply. Join us, and play a key role in helping to design our clients roadmap to the future!

Work you ll do

As an advanced cost estimator supporting Deloitte s federal government practice you will lead and execute tasks associated with cost estimating and analysis for complex weapon systems. These include activities such as:

a)Assist with the development of cost models for programs and incorporate cost risk analysis. Refine cost models to reflect changes in programmatic, schedule, quantities, and deployment. Generate cost models that incorporate the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), methodologies and cost macro development to support building the program budget.

b)Assist with preparing independent government cost estimates (IGCEs) for Agency Acquisition Strategy Panels. Coordinate cost model and estimate support include property valuation (e.g., Government Furnished Property and Contractor Acquired Property).

c)Participate in reviewing, or providing recommendations for program Cost Analysis Requirements Descriptions (CARDs).

d)Engage in annual cost reviews to assess and determine the sufficiency of estimates. This also includes assisting with Lead Service agencies and OSD, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (OSD CAPE) cost reviews.

e)Support the preparation of quick turnaround cost estimates to provide data that may result in a briefing, which includes ground rules, assumptions and associated spreadsheets.

f)Prepare and provide AoA, BCA, and mid-term and far-term architecture planning studies.

g)In conjunction with Earned Value, develop the initial Work Breakdown Structures Cost Data Collection Plans, Cost Data Summary Reports (CDSR), Contract Data Requirements Lists, and Data Item Descriptions for new contracts.

h)Perform analysis and provide applicable cost data for affordability reviews. This includes estimating costs for the requirements and comparing it to budget baseline for affordability and program execution.

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.



Active DOD Secret Clearance (at a minimum) is required

BA/BS in Related Field and 10 years experience or MA/MS in Related Field and 7 years experience

Specialized or related knowledge in Cost Estimating and Analysis such as a CCE/A or PCE/A certification

Experience of working independently and leading teams in solving complex problems

Experience of providing daily supervision and direction to support teams.

Experience with analyzing Federal Government cost data


DoD Agency or organization experience, such as Missile Defense Agency (strongly preferred)

Experience with cost estimating tools such as ACEIT

Professional services or federal consulting experience

Federal cost estimating experience

Data Analysis / Data science experience

How you ll grow

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