Position Description

Cost Analyst
Location Patuxent River, MD
Job Code 5643
# of openings 4
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At MCR, LLC, we are the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients successfully lead their programs. MCR's 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs.


  • Develop a variety of cost estimating products such as Lifecycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs), Independent Cost Estimates (ICEs), Total Ownership Cost (TOC) models, Analysis of Alternatives, Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV), Cost/Benefit Analysis, and other analysis as assigned;
  • Perform data collection and analysis to include, but not limited to, data normalization, learning curve analysis, pareto analysis;
  • Perform learning curve and production rate analysis;
  • Perform risk analysis and sensitivity studies;
  • Participate in technical working groups with engineering, budget, schedule, and acquisition functional team members;
  • Manage client relationships and expectations.


  • Active Secret clearance
  • 3 - 10 years' experience in DoD weapon systems lifecycle cost analysis, to include major platforms (i.e., ships, aircraft, vehicles)
  • BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering, Science (Physics or Chemistry only), or Mathematics with 24 semester credit hours in quantitative analysis


  • Experience with U.S. Navy acquisition programs
  • MA/MS degree in Business, Engineering, Science (Physics or Chemistry only), or Mathematics


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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