Operations Research Analyst (Cost Estimator)
LOCATIONS:Colorado Springs, CO; Huntsville, AL
BCF Solutions, Inc. Defense & Space Division is hiring full time Operations Research Analysts (Intermediate and Senior Level positions) supporting the development, fielding, and integration of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). We are currently seeking analysts to support the Cost Estimating and Analysis functional organization. This may include core cost analysis support or matrixed support within various program offices.
Develop, present and defend cost estimates, cost estimating relationships, and mathematical cost models.
Develop cost estimating relationships using applied mathematical approaches like probability, statistics, regression analysis, linear algebra, learning curves, and data collection required.
Use of DD Form 1921s to obtain essential cost data from contractors for the purpose of establishing a credible cost database for use in analysis required.
Participate in business case analyses.
Collect and manage cost data, technical baseline data, cost research/analysis and coordinate findings internally and externally.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
BS Degree required, preferably in Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Statistics, or Industrial Engineering.
Advanced Degrees (MS or higher) are required for senior positions, preferably in Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Statistics or Industrial Engineering.
At least one year experience in Department of Defense cost estimating activities required.
Knowledge and experience in Ballistic Missile Defense System, particularly missile, sensors, and battle management technologies preferred.
Must possess a Secret clearance.
An active DoD Secret clearance is highly desirable.
ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
Working knowledge of Excel, ACEIT, @Risk, PRICE, Crystal Ball or other cost, parametric, and risk analysis tools.
Membership in SCEA prefered, SCEA certification highly desired.
Candidate must possess exceptionally strong analytical skills.
Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to support multiple projects, possesses excellent communication skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions within the Program Office, being able to manage customer and contractor relationships.
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks.
Please print, complete, and sign a BCF Employment Application Form to submit with your resume to:
Defense and Space Division Human Resources