Cost Estimator

    • Job Tracking ID: 85342-291689
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 15, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 6+
    • Starting Date: September 9, 2019
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Job Description:

Sigmatech has an immediate opportunity for a Cost Estimator supporting the UAS Program at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL. The Cost Estimator will develop Program Office Estimates (POE), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE) and Lifecycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs) for Army acquisition projects, based on analysis of system functional requirements and other acquisition cost factors. The Cost Estimator will also prepare and analyze budget submissions including Program Objective Memorandums, R-docs/P-docs, and other related documentation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Perform cost-benefit analyses
  • Apply diversified knowledge of weapons system cost estimating principles and practices in areas of assignments
  • Analyze and advise on cost, schedule, and performance variance and risk analysis
  • Modify and extend existing estimating methodologies, some requiring the use of advanced techniques.
  • Communicate sophisticated concepts to Government customer senior managers and be responsible for ensuring high standards of technical quality in terms of completeness, relevance, accuracy and timeliness


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years relevant experience including knowledge of various military systems
  • Active DoD Secret clearance is required to considered for this position
  • Solid foundation in mathematical techniques including probability, regression, correlation, and basic statistical inference
  • Knowledge of cost estimation methods and ability to develop and/or implement cost models, DOD cost and pricing processes and preparation of standard cost documentation such as the Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD)
  • Experience with DOD Planning/Programming/Budgeting/Execution (PPBE) System
  • Ability to independently act as a consultant, to set priorities, to organize tasks, monitor assignments, and ensure completion of assigned work
  • Excellent oral and written communication, math, and analytical skills; ability to tailor explanations and presentations to various audiences who have different values, cultures, and backgrounds
  • Strong leadership/managerial potential, including ability to direct tasks, assess and manage performance, and support personal/professional development of junior personnel levels
  • Ability to respond to challenging program questions and issues by researching and assimilating information into valid recommendations in a timely manner
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)



WHY SIGMATECH? Sigmatech provides industry-leading engineering, technical, programmatic, test and evaluation, and training support for the Army, Air Force, Navy, and MDA. We are an employee-centric, high-performing, ISO:9001-certified organization that focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a commitment to ethics, integrity, and continuous improvement.

Sigmatech values each and every one of our employees, promoting a culture of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility they need to enjoy success on the job and to live a healthy, balanced life.

Sigmatech was founded in 1986 as an employee-focused company. Sigmatech maintains an employee retention rate significantly higher than the industry average by offering an array of industry-leading benefits to attract the best and brightest employees:

*Highly competitive salaries *World-class, comprehensive health insurance plans (Medical, Dental, Vision) *Flexible spending accounts *Short and long term disability *Life insurance *401(k) savings plans with generous corporate matching *Profit sharing *Bonuses *Tuition/training reimbursement *Generous leave accrual *Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

Our challenging work, family environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits make Sigmatech an employer of choice in the Space and Defense industry


Sigmatech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilitie