Sr. Cost Estimator

Integrity Applications Incorporated Vienna, VA
Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) is a software and system engineering company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia with offices Nationwide. IAI has been selected as one of the best companies to work for in America by The Great Place to Work Institute and as one of the top employers in the DC Metro area by the Washingtonian Magazine. We are always looking for bright, innovative and talented people to join our team of highly skilled professionals. IAI offers challenging work, competitive salaries, an incentive bonus program and top notch health and welfare benefits for you and your family.

IAI is seeking a Cost Estimator to provide knowledge and expertise applying principles, theories and methods of cost estimation and analysis in support of our Government customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, Cost Analysis, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline

At least 9 years of DoD, IC or industry cost analysis experience

Apply principles, theories and methods of cost estimation to complex Government acquisitions

Develop cost estimating relationships through the application of advanced statistical analysis techniques

Develop models/methods for space systems and their associated ground and launch systems across multiple space-related product lines

Ability to collect and normalize data and design cost estimating methods and models

Develop life-cycle cost estimates using a variety of methods (e.g. parametric, analogy, etc)

Experience leading life-cycle cost estimates for major system acquisitions

Ability to identify key cost and technical risk areas, and translate the risk areas into program cost impacts

Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

Proficient with the application of Monte Carlo simulation techniques

Excellent communication skills with the ability to present results to senior leadership

Ability to work independently and lead detail-oriented tasks

US Citizen with the ability to obtain a government clearance

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, Cost Analysis, Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related disciplines

Cost estimating experience in the following domain areas:

Space hardware (bus and payload)

Space systems (e.g. NASA/Air Force, NRO, Commercial)

Launch systems

Ground systems (e.g. mission management, command and control, mission processing, ground terminals, communications networks, data centers)

Software cost estimating

Parametric and analogy based estimating

Data collection and normalization

Model development

Method development (e.g. multivariate regression analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, cost improvement curve analysis)

Technical understanding of satellite systems

Experience using risk analysis software (e.g. @Risk, Crystal Ball)

Experience using statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, etc)

ICEAA certification; either Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA)

Preferred Security Requirements:

Possess a TS/SCI security clearance with CI Poly

Integrity Applications Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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