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Principal Cost Estimator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number EHS18-0002  
Category Accounting/Finance  
Division Eagle Harbor Solutions  
Location EHS Arlington  
Description

Eagle Harbor Solutions, LLC is looking for a very highly qualified candidate with current, broad skills surrounding cost estimation of Information Technology (IT) implementations, including but not limited to cloud technologies.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The successful candidate will have sufficient knowledge to be capable of providing Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates VERY rapidly as well as detailed cost estimates, each with a solid, defendable basis. The candidate needs the ability to serve in a technical leadership capacity in a Department of Defense wide effort. This position is an intersection between Cost Estimation, and Information Technology (IT), and IT life cycle management. Deep knowledge of DoD Systems Acquisition will be very beneficial. The successful candidate will be helping guide a large cloud effort from infancy through operational deployment. The successful candidate will serve as a senior cost advisor to the government executive overseeing this Department of Defense wide cloud effort. The successful candidate may guide more junior staff in their efforts and may lead technical discussions with government or contracted personnel from disparate backgrounds. The successful candidate needs to have a polished ability to communicate complex issues to in a clear concise manner, as well as to DoD officials highly proficient in cost estimation. The candidate must be comfortable and proficient in meeting with senior government executive customers and translating Department wide goals into actionable requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Government in planning and overseeing cloud efforts on a large scale.
  • Cost (Acquisition and life cycle) advisor on pros and cons of potential approaches.
  • Collaborate with technical experts and analyze customer’s business needs to help the customer understand how the underlying technical assumptions and potential courses of action impact costs, and work with technical experts to make informed adjustments.
  • Prepare cost estimates and economic analyses for governmental approval. Potential documents include, but are not limited to, lifecycle cost estimates, independent cost estimates, independent government cost estimates, Cost Analysis Requirements Description, and economic analysis
  • Verify all cost information provided from other sources for accuracy, coordinating with those sources to seek additional information and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Provide cost inputs into acquisition documents, such as the business case.
  • Draft, edit, and consolidate briefings and other informational documents with an emphasis on accuracy, quality, and timeliness. Present cost information in a concise manner that gives decision-makers the context and key points necessary to make.
  • Interfacing with the government regarding systems engineering technical considerations and associated problems, issues, or conflicts.
  • Briefings to the government as well as other key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the cost area of responsibility.
  • Assist other team members in other specialties as needed to accomplish the overall mission.
 
Position Requirements

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret Clearance and have the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.
  • 15+ years related experience.
  • Deep comprehension of Information Technology cost estimation.
  • Powerful analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to develop solutions in new and creative ways.
  • Ability to combine knowledge and expertise from diverse areas in new/unique ways to solve problems.
  • Strong ability to lead disparate teams from different groups form consensus.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong ability to brief senior executives with little notice.
  • Comfortable in a fast paced/dynamic environment.
  • Ability to function in an action officer type role when needed.
  • Comprehension of the state of the art in cloud technologies, and their costs and application highly desired.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

 
Travel Requirements Local  
Security Clearance Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret Clearance and have the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance  
About our Company

Eagle Harbor Solutions LLC, an 8(a) certified company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, Inc., an Alaska Native Regional Corporation and part of the Koniag Government Services Sector. EHS provides a range of professional services for cyber intelligence and information technologies capabilities to the Federal Government, Civilian, and commercial markets to further the nation's national security and civilian service missions. Eagle Harbor addresses some of our country's most pressing challenges in the areas of Cyber Intelligence, Business Analysis, Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning.

 

Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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