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Galorath Inc. Senior Cost Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Galorath Federal is a growing employee-owned company dedicated to cost research, cost analysis, decision analysis, program management, and financial management. For over 30 years, Galorath has provided the industry's most comprehensive set of decision-support applications and services. Galorath?s combined solutions help plan and manage projects more efficiently, driving out costs, optimizing architectures, and building in quality. Our employee-owners pride themselves on their combination of technical and analytic skills and experience, and applying these capabilities to assist clients in solving their toughest problems.

Galorath Federal is seeking a Senior Cost Analyst to work with our client in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, quantitative, research, analytical skills and the capability to lead and contribute to large defense programs and studies that the company undertakes. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, creative, forward-thinking, a proven leader, and willing to help solve problems with the cost team.

You will:

  • Follow necessary policies, plans, procedures, and functional directives concerned with assigned Cost Estimating and Economic Analysis.

  • Ensure the general thrust of an assigned effort is in consonance with DoD or Federal practices regarding standard of acceptance, adequacy of effort and degree of coordination required to authenticate the results.

  • Perform cost estimation and/or analysis using a variety of techniques (i.e., modeling, parametric analysis, engineering estimates, learning curve, risk analysis, and cost estimating relationships) for military systems acquisition in order to develop LCCEs, Independent Cost Estimates (IGCEs), TOCs, BCAs, CBAs, ROI calculations, Will Cost/Should Cost determination, risk analysis and assessments, AoAs, and/or program budget development support.

  • Formulate the development of long-range work plans, schedules, broad concepts, and objectives leading to the execution and enhancement of cost estimating and analysis effort capabilities.

  • Develop and define the broad areas encompassed by cost analysis and keep continually apprised of DoD or Federal concepts, philosophies, and enunciations.

  • Perform DoD or Federal systems cost estimating, processes, analytical methods, and techniques to gather, analyze, and evaluate data and develop cost analysis products.

  • Formulate conclusions and propose researched solutions to problems relating to improvement of cost estimating effectiveness.

  • Apply the principles, theories, and methods of cost estimation and analysis.

  • Develop cost estimating relationships and design cost estimating methods.

  • Apply advanced statistical techniques and interact with customers and colleagues expertly and effectively when resolving problems.

  • Apply leadership skills and the ability to manage competing priorities, multiple tasks, and work requirements.

  • Apply highly effective customer service skills and work effectively with teams to foster a collaborative work environment across the organization.

  • Develop presentation materials for the delivery of updates to the client.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


  • A bachelor?s degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, or related field is required.

  • Experience in DoD cost estimating and DoD acquisition experience

  • 10 plus years experience with the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACE-IT) software package required and other packages, to include PRICE, QSM, or SEER, are highly valued.

  • CCEA certification preferred

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Products is required.

  • Strong client management skills

  • Proven success managing all phases of acquisition programs

  • Secret clearance required

Join Galorath and Become an Employee Owner!

We offer a great benefits package including:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - our contributions are significantly greater than most companies throughout the country.

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Company-sponsored Long Term Disability

  • AFLAC Voluntary Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (dependent & healthcare)

  • Paid Vacations, Holidays, and Sick Leave

  • 401K Plan

To learn more about Galorath, please visit us at http://www.galorath.com.