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Cost Software Subject Matter Expert

Full Time

Systems Planning and Analysis

El Segundo CA 90245 USA

Posted 09/01/2023

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Provide a broad range of cost estimating support for the Space Systems Command. This includes software cost estimate development for a portfolio of programs across all phases of the acquisition lifecycle). Responsibilities include developing, maintaining, and updating credible, defensible, and replicable cost estimates for all software related components within the portfolio across all phases of the acquisition lifecycle. This includes but is not limited to source/logical/physical lines of code, programming productivity and maintainability, code growth, engineering updates, capability insertion in accordance with program documents (e.g., Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD)) and applicable policies and guidance. Government- approved cost estimating tools/software will be utilized to perform the cost estimates leveraging data from Government-approved, published database(s) to include but not limited to Unmanned Space Vehicle Cost Model and Defense Cost and Resource Center.

Job Requirementsback to top

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor degree in a related field, such as Management, Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Statistics required


  • Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field requires an additional 2 years of relevant experience or relevant professional certification.
  • 7-10 years of combined industry and federal government experience (such as DoD/NASA/NRO employee or SETA/FFRDC supporting federal government acquisition) in Software estimating for space acquisition

  • Tools experience to include 10 years proficiency with cost models (ACEIT, USCM, SEER,MS Office, PRICE & SMC/Industry standard models)

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Finance, Management, Business, Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • CCEA, PCEA, CCP, PMP, EVP, FM, CDFM or other professional certification desired

At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain top talent. Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. California Pay Transparency Range: 130k - 155k

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Location El Segundo, CA, 90245, United States
Categories Accounting & Finance
Sec Clearances Secret

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Cost Software Subject Matter Expert

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