Senior Cost and Price Analyst #3429


  • US-IL-Rock Island
  • Financial Analysis
  • Secret
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Senior Cost and Price Analyst to provide support at Rock Island, IL.


• Provide cost performance analysis in support of service contracts.

• Provide funding forecast analysis using qualitative, time series analysis, casual relationships and simulation forecasting methods.

• Perform cost variance analysis using either quantitative or analytical techniques to reflect any significant variance between the projected costs to the estimated/negotiated budget plan.

• Prepare statistical data of costs and quantity with detailed narrative explanations concerning each category of costs.

• Perform analysis of costs related to level of effort performed on service contracts.

• Perform lease verse purchase analysis.

• Prepare Independent Cost Estimates (ICEs) in support of Contractor Operation Requirements, Engineering Support Services, Base Operations Support Services, Supply Support Services, Facility Maintenance Support Services, Equipment Maintenance Support Services and Transportation Support Services using the following estimating methods: Analogy (Top Down), Parametric (Statistical), Engineering (Bottom Up) and Actual Costs (Extrapolation).

• Develop cost estimating relationships, an equation used to estimate a given cost

element using an established relationship with one or more independent variables.

• Prepare monthly cost performance reviews and evaluation briefs for Government approval.

• Perform a variety of special non-recurring projects and studies for assigned program areas that involve problem definition, data gathering, coordination, analyses, evaluation, compilation, and preparation of final reports and documentation.


*pending contract award


Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Clearance Required: Secret

Ten years cost analysis and cost estimating experience in support of services contracts. Ability to research, identify, analyze and recommend solution to problems. Comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of financial and management concepts, principles, objectives, and methodologies. This includes knowledge and skill in in the principles, practices, and methods of agency planning, programming, budget execution, obligations and commitments, and cost accounting standards in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS). Knowledge of cost analysis principles, methodologies, theories, and techniques of analysis and evaluation, along with knowledge of standardized cost analysis practices and procedures to conduct studies relating to the development, acquisition, and operation of service contracts. Knowledge of established cost analysis principles,

techniques of inflation/escalation, statistics, acquisition requirements, pertinent regulations and guidelines, and the skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the analysis of cost. Knowledge of and skill in applying the principles and practice of cost analysis to review, edit, and consolidate estimates from contracts, and adjust data in related forms and schedules. Thorough knowledge of contractor performance and techniques for anticipating cost overruns, schedule slippages, and technical problems to maintain a continuous surveillance over actions; and to anticipate, surface, and correct potential program problems. Knowledge of analytical techniques (e.g., linear regression, linear programming, critical path analysis, network theory) to evaluate and analyze fund requirements, cost schedules, and production processes. Ability to communicate orally, in writing and to produce information through the use of computers and software programs. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel at the advanced level.




Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $90,107 - $91,600 Annually

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