Position Description

Cost Analyst
Location Patuxent River, MD
Job Code 3922
# of openings 1
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MCR, LLC, is the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered strategic planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully manage their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to smart acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in managing complex programs. More information can be found at www.mcri.com .
The Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA-209) is responsible for the Navy’s development, integration and cradle-to-grave sustainment for common avionics solutions in safety, connectivity, mission computing and interoperability. PMS-209 provides funds to address current avionics system problems, including decreased reliability and readiness degraders, impending obsolescence issues that threaten to stop sustainability, and high sustainment cost drivers.
Applies diversified knowledge of weapons systems cost estimating principles and practices in areas of assignments. Work requires the modification and extension of existing methodologies and may require the use of advanced techniques. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation and or modification of methodologies and tools. Normally receives technical guidance or consults with senior estimators on unusual or complex problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the senior estimator or manager to ensure technical accuracy and to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the contractor’s overall estimating standards.
Must have as a minimum a BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses and at least three years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience. At least two of the three years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on systems similar to those managed at NAVAIR.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance (Secret). Must have an active Secret clearance.
MCR, LLC, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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