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Cost Analyst

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Other Req ID: 2022-7219 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

MTSI is looking for a Cost Analyst to sit in Huntsville, AL.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

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MTSI is searching for an experienced Cost Analyst to provide cost-estimating support for the RCCTO Business Management Office. The Cost Analyst is responsible for:

  • Develop and review cost analyses in Automated Cost Estimating Integration Tool (ACEIT)
  • Preparing estimates for changes in technical and/or funding baselines
  • Analyze mission requirements to determine cost parameters, specific cost factors, and relationships to be utilized in constructing cost models
  • Provide support for defending cost estimating methodologies
  • Develop life cycle cost estimates to determine the total cost of the program
  • Support contract cost estimating financial activities and processing reconciliations
  • Routinely provide detailed financial reports and documentation
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to functional specialists in identifying and evaluating program cost factors and cost impact on program alternatives
  • Develop Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE) to support program management needs
  • Evaluate impacts on program based on direction and funding adjustments


Required Skills:

  • Active Secret level security clearance
  • Proficient with ACEIT
  • Familiarity with Army Acquisition Process
  • Knowledge and skill in the application of policies, precedents, methods, and techniques of costing
  • Multitasking in a face paced environment

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience providing cost analysis
  • Experience with evaluating projects using different methods and options to determine the most cost-effective solution that meets the required specifications
  • Experience preparing IGCEs
  • Refine and adjust cost models in response to changes in technical specifications, support requirements, design alternatives, engineering, and operational trade-off proposals
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Desired Qualifications:

  • Providing cost analysis and support to defense programs
  • Possess excellent data-gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

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