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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Cost Analyst in Picatinny, New Jersey


Cost Analyst to SupportPM Close Combat Systems:

Bowhead is looking for aCost Analyst Supportto PM Close Combat System to support the PM CCS contract at Picatinny, NJ.


  • Assist with tracking awarded contracts and taskers regarding PM CCS current contracts and obligations.

  • Serve as a technical expert and advisor to supervisors and members of the staff on matters relating to Baseline Cost Estimates (BCE). Update the Baseline Cost Estimate (BCE) as a system progresses through its acquisition phases.

  • Provide guidance on the considerations and application of cost analysis. Maintain knowledge of current acquisition policy and major supporting requirements that relate to life cycle forecasting. Ensure proper structuring, analysis, and presentation of costs to facilitate the decision making process.

  • Serve as a focal point for Baseline Cost Estimate and coordinates cost activities. Serve as technical expert and advisor to PM staff on matters relating to the BCE, cost analysis, validation and reporting functions; coordinated operations research matters with PM staff.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel


Education and General Experience:

LEVEL I: A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required in a business field. Skill in exercising overall responsibility for weapon systems industrial/cost functions including cost analyst. Cost estimating functions, schedule planning and control and related technical functions. Professional knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques of various disciplines and competence in the rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analyst to design, develop and adapt mathematical, statistical, economic and other scientific methods and techniques in analyzing and developing alternative solutions to management problems. Should have 5-10 years professional experience as a Cost Analyst or similar professional experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

LEVEL II: A graduate degree or 10-20 years professional experience as a Cost Analyst or similar professional experience. Should have the experience necessary to work independently including prior experience on Government Business systems.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 5 to 10 pounds

  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a Secret clearacne. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

ID 2023-18141

Category Admin/Office Support

Position Type Full-Time

Location : Location US-NJ-Picatinny

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain Secret

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

Travel Requirement 10% - 25%