• Senior Cost Analyst - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River
    Client Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?


    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.


    Plans, organizes, and directs the efforts of a group of analysts. Provides recommendations on and performs professional or technical work in cost estimating, cost analysis, budgeting, scheduling, performance measurement, and/or cost research. Provides oversight to contractor Journeyman and Junior Level Cost Analysts related to cost estimating product reviews and approvals.



    • 3-10 years of relevant experience and a BA/BS degree. 
    • Must have as a minimum, a BS/BA degree in Business, Engineering, Science (Physics or Chemistry only) or Mathematics.
    • Regardless of the degree field, a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in quantitative analysis courses are required.
    • Must have over ten (10) years of cost estimating, cost analysis, scheduling, budgeting, operations research or engineering experience, at least four of which involved military equipment. Two (2) years of the experience must have been in a leadership/management role. A Masters or PhD degree in business, math, science (physics or chemistry only), or engineering may be substituted for two years of the experience requirements (two years of leadership experience still required).
    • Security clearance: Secret


    • Experience in developing DoD cost estimates (Independent Government Cost Estimates and Life Cycle Cost Estimates) with minimal technical requirements documentation
    • Proficient in Excel Cost Model Development and proficient in Word for Cost Estimate Documentation
    • Able to travel approximately 10% or once each quarter during the year

    Additional Requirements


    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.


    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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