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Deloitte Expert Cost Analyst(TS/SCI) in Alexandria, Virginia

Expert Cost Analyst

Work you ll do

Seeking an engaging and forward-leaning Candidate to help G400 Cost Analysis and Program Evaluation (CAPE) standup, manage, and support a new team that will be tasked out to large Programs to develop cost estimates. Candidate will need to help team members integrate into a Program, understand and standardize approaches for developing cost estimates for how Programs deliver on their Statement of Capabilities (SOCs). Candidate will help team members understand, describe, and model inter-dependencies and risks of those inter-dependencies between the large Programs and. Candidate will help identify and reconcile Program-level cost estimates with Independent Cost Estimates generated by a sister organization within CAPE. Candidate will need to report to a matrixed set of leaders, including Deloitte account leaders, our Prime contractor teaming partner, CAPE seniors, and Program seniors. Additionally, the Candidate will: Work as a part of an integrated team, interfacing with program offices and leadership; Analyze and make effective use of cost, schedule, technical, and programmatic data; Build and validate accurate and complete cost models, estimates, and risk analyses; Support definition and documentation of technical baseline; Assist in the drafting and editing of management and executive level briefings, papers, reports; Conduct limited cost and technical research to improve analytic artifacts; Mentor others across all of the above.

The team

Finance & Enterprise Performance

Our Finance & Enterprise Performance team works as a trusted advisor to CFOs, COOs, CIOs, and key executives. We advise, implement and deliver as-a-service solutions, helping our clients develop strategies and capabilities to support enterprise-wide decision-making, improve finance operations, and create impact within their organization.


Degree with significant quantitative analytic focus.

Certification in cost analysis field (e.g., CCE/A or DAWIA Level III BCF-CE or similar).

Demonstrated ability with project/task planning and management through execution.

Demonstrated experience costing large Information Technology (IT) acquisition programs.

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

Working knowledge of major NGA systems and strategic initiatives.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, commercial cost tools, risk tools, statistics/data analysis tools, and EVM analysis tools.

Working knowledge with Systems Engineering, Acquisition, Budgeting, and EVM processes.

Working knowledge of agile estimating techniques and software sizing methods.

Strong history/experience in customer-service, able to advise on tactical and strategic issues.

Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to develop written artifacts of the caliber to be consumed by working and senior audiences.

Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently, and as a team member; ability to establish a network of contacts; ability to mentor and guide activities of other team members.

Demonstrated ability to conduct interviews, research, data analysis to translate technical programmatics into a cohesive written baseline description document.

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