• Program Analyst/Cost Analyst (A)

    Job ID 2018-2283
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Analyst (Business, Systems, Data)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    NCI: as the Senior Cost / Budget Analyst (Program Analyst) you will have an opportunity to utilize your ACEIT's experience in support of the Program Manager Soldier Sensors and Lasers (PM SSL) group for PEO Soldier at Fort Belvoir, VA. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.


    • Provide full range of cost analysis services to the PMs, to include:
      • Development and maintenance of Program Office Estimates (POE),
      • Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCE),
      • Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD),
      • Independent Cost Estimates (IGCE),
      • Component Cost Analysis (CCA),
      • Business Case Analysis (BCA), and
      • Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA).
    • Generate of initial planning document program & schedule breakdown structures, budget requirement analyses, and earned value guidance to program / Product Directors and integrated product teams.
    • Provide 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).
    • Learn and provide input on how to create new sources of data-driven innovation through technology and analytics that will add value for our customers.
    • Explore new ways to analyze data using statistical methods, machine learning and predictive models.
    • Coordinate projects and tasks relating to acquisition programs for multiple products in varied functions of the life cycle phases. 
    • Assist in planning, developing and establishing the contracting strategy for multiple products. 
    • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of acquisition plans, milestone charts and pertinent schedules.  
    • Support the development of solicitation packages and conduct reviews of contract specifications and changes. 
    • Communicate and coordinate with a wide range of Program Directorate staff, Program Executive Office staff, and Department of the Army organizations.
    • Respond to user environment, concerns, and requirements. 
    • Coordinate with users to translate operational requirements and system design into a definitive subsystem and product for acquisition programs.  
    • Recommend changes to the acquisition program to achieve desired outcomes and goals. 
    • Research, write and edit various reports and documents including Power Point briefings, informational papers, Statements of Work (SOW), Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE), Technical Evaluations etc.
    • Respond to queries from Project Managers, Budget Analysts, Logisticians, Vendors, and others, relative to problems, status, and questions involving contracts issued in support of the mission.  Collaborate with other Acquisition Support personnel and their teams on proper documentation and system integration.




    • Active DoD Secret Security clearance.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the Automated COst Estimating Integrated Tool (ACEIT) toolsuite experience.
    • Proficient in MS Office tools.
    • Education requriements and experience: 
      • High School /GED and > 20 years
      • Associates and > 16 years
      • Bachelors in non Directly Related Field and > 15 years
      • Bachelors in Directly Related Field and > 10 years
      • Masters in non Directly Related Field and > 7 years
      • Masters in Directly Related Field and > 5 years




          This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
    • Travel by land or air transportation 5%


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