Full Job Description
Location: El Segundo, CA
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in math, engineering, or the sciences.
10 years of cost estimating and analysis experiences supporting DoD, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Intelligence Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) customers.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering, business, math or the sciences. Master’s degree is desired.
Certification in cost estimating by a recognized professional society/educational organization (i.e., ICEAA or DAWIA) is desired.
Experience using MS Excel required. 4 years of experience using Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT), Software SEER-SEM, Price, Aerospace Small Satellite Cost Model (SSCM) and/or COCOMO II is desired.
Must possess strong verbal and written communications skills. The position requires the ability to work independently and in groups, in a fast paced environment.
Extensive knowledge of the DoD acquisition process, experience developing hardware and software cost estimating relationships and cost methodologies, building cost models, applying inflation, phasing, collecting and normalizing data, performing detailed risk analysis and documenting all results.
Experience leading independent cost estimates and reviews are a plus.
Familiarity with the National Intelligence Community budget cycle is a plus.
Secret or Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) with DCID 6/4 Eligibility security clearance is desired.
U.S. citizenship is required.
Tecolote Research Inc. is seeking a candidate to apply cost estimating experience and skills to plan, develop, and report cost estimates on a wide variety of space system hardware and software programs to program control managers and senior government decision makers. A successful candidate will use cost estimating techniques to develop these estimates. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the cost estimating process with respect to Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems and have hands-on skills and experiences analyzing technical and cost information; developing and applying cost methodologies; using cost estimating models; developing defendable and traceable life cycle cost estimates; and presenting and documenting analyses and results.
Develop cost estimates, perform risk analyses and generate associated documentation.
Provide proposal pricing support to government source selection teams.
Analyze hardware contractor cost estimates and making recommendations to government customers.
Work with program managers and technical staff to develop program strategies and acquisition documents.
Present results to government customers.
We offer competitive salaries commensurate with education and experience. We have an excellent benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive health, dental, life, long and short term disability insurance
100% Company funded Retirement Plans
Generous vacation, holiday and sick pay plans
Benefits are provided to employees regularly working a minimum of 30 hours per week.
Tecolote Research is a private, employee-owned corporation where people are our primary resource. Our investments in technology and training give our employees the tools to ensure our clients are provided the solutions they need, and our very high employee retention rate and stable workforce is an added value to our customers. Apply now to connect with a company that invests in you.