Cost Analyst - Junior

Full Time W/Benefits Ret Match
Location : Location
US-DC Metro Area
Security Clearance
Public Trust

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

Sev1Tech is looking for a Cost Analyst (Junior) to play a role on a very large program involving network, cybersecurity, and cloud operations and engineering support services to a government customer with a significant mission for security and public safety.  The contract will encompass a wide range of tasks including but not limited to: Program Management; Monitoring, Analysis and Incident Response; Tier 3 Engineering and O&M; Field Engineering technical support; and Cloud operations.


The Junior Cost Analyst we’re looking for will support maintaining a cost model for the customer OCIO, developing and improving charge-back analyses, and designing and developing dashboards and reports.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in weekly cost model and budget meetings, managing and assigning tasks and coordinating weekly project reports
  • Assist in making improvements and regular updates to the cost model produced for the customer
  • Supporting detailed risk and uncertainty analysis, presenting risk-adjusted cost projections using Crystal Ball risk analysis software
  • Update data inputs to include the latest requirement and spend plan data from CFIT and other sources
  • Work with more senior staff in applying data automations to improve the speed and frequency of updates to cost model pulls from CFIT spend and collection data
  • Support development and improvements of detailed charge-back analyses for tenant applications receiving NOSC services, including tenant-facing input calculators used to calculate costs for future tenants
  • Assist in identifying key technical requirements that drive a tenant’s cost of usage, considering distinctions between core and add-on functionality and levels of service
  • Support implementing customizations to provide customer-facing charge-back dashboards
  • Support improvements to existing data collection, data management and analysis capabilities, from collection and storage through data visualization using a commercial visualization tool

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related subject
  • At least two (2) years of experience in the federal IT services industry
  • Strong data analysis capabilities
  • Some experience using statistical analysis tools
  • Demonstrated ability to elicit reporting requirements from customers
  • Experience working with more senior program leadership to develop budgets
  • Experience supporting budget forecasts
  • Experience working side-by-side with integrated project teams
  • Support development of initial planning documents, program & schedule breakdown structures, budget requirement analyses, and earned value guidance to program/Product Directors and integrated product teams
  • Provides support during review of contractor proposal submittals, including review of submitted hours, direct labor rates, overhead rates, other direct costs and general review of the contractor's Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Experience supporting development of life cycle cost estimates
  • Experience supporting cost benefit analysis
  • Experience in use of Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Tableau, and other tools used for cost management and analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Clearance Requirement: Public Trust clearance or higher; Public Trust clearance with Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) or Customs & Border Protection (CBP) preferred


Desired Qualifications

  • DHS experience


About Sev1Tech LLC

Founded in 2010, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management solutions delivery. Sev1Tech focuses on providing program and IT support services to critical missions across Federal and Commercial Clients. Our Mission is to Build better companies. Enable better government. Protect our nation. Build better humans across the country.


Join the Sev1Tech family where you can achieve great accomplishments while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #joinSev1tech


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Sev1Tech is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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