Cost Estimator/Analyst

  • Responsible for accurately forecasting the scope, cost, and duration of future software development and implementation projects.
  • Work closely with the program financial analysts to manage, prepare, administer, and direct the control of the budget for large and/or complex programs.
  • Perform staff and non-labor cost models and forecasts.
  • Maintains historical cost and attribute data for prior programs.
  • Creates analogous or parametric labor effort and cost estimation models for different types of programs in health IT and software families.
  • Recommends procedures to be used to estimate and monitor programs, organizations or proposals.
  • Interprets and implements proposal estimating, pricing and documentation requirements.
  • Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control.
  • Perform financial risk analysis, understand and communicate this.
  • Advise the program manager and the team in financial issues.

Qualifications

  • 10 or more years financial analysis experience.
  • 5 or more years software estimation experience.
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Knowledge of statistical modeling and strong financial forecast and risk planning skills
    Expert skills with MS Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience with Federal Acquisition Rules (FAR) and federal contracts and accounting practices. 
  • PeopleSoft financial system experience.
  • Work well as a member of a large team, collaboration on efforts such as pricing / RFP responses. 
  • Excellent communication skills, as will be required to interact on many levels of organization.
  • Can exercise strong judgment in seeing the big picture, handling stakeholder politics and interactions, and recommending solutions for areas that are not explicitly clear.

Position Location

  • Melbourne, Florida

The Fila Group, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender or sexual orientation.