Sayres & Associates
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates LLC (Sayres) has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates LLC continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development.

Sayres provides engineering and management support to PMW 160 to fulfill architecture, analysis, interoperability assessments, engineering, Configuration Management (CM), technical management services, Science and Technology, Verification, Validation, and Certification, Software Engineering Support, Cost Engineering and Economic Analysis, Reliability and Systems Safety Assurance Engineering and Analysis, Integration, and Interoperability (I&I), Future Capabilities and new construction ships.


In support of PMW 160, the Cost Engineer will:

  • Participate in enterprise-level reviews and program assessments to track and report on constituent system and enterprise-level affordability risks.
  • Maintain/modify processes and procedures to ensure that the economic viability of each potential engineering solution is considered along with the technical aspects.
  • Apply concepts and techniques that track the benefit of systems, products, and services in relation to their costs.
  • Work with functional and program leadership, including IPTs and cross business team members to meet affordability requirements.
  • Track and update cost estimates and models using cost estimating relationships, historic data, parametric and analogous cost models.
  • Participate in customer affordability groups.
  • Monitor SoS cost engineering-related policy and processes within NAVWAR, Navy and DoD.

Required Experience and Abilities

  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in financial management within the Defense Industry/Department of the Navy or comparable Government Agencies.
  • Ability to direct all financial management and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting.
  • Ability to perform complex evaluations of existing procedures, processes, techniques, models, and/or systems related to management problems or contractual issues which would require a report and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to develop work breakdown structures, prepare charts, tables, graphs, and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems.

Education, Work Experience, and Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/training required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and MS Project is desired
  • SECRET clearance

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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