· As a professional
engineer, the incumbent serves as an Expert Earned Value Management (EVM)
Analyst in the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Contract Management Agency
(DCMA), Earned Value Management Division.
· Utilizes knowledge
of multiple disciplines including mathematics, statistics, operations research,
engineering, cost and schedule analysis, economic analysis and others as
required to conduct analysis on EVM issues and systems. Related
responsibilities include addressing all EVM (i.e., cost, schedule, and
technical performance) issues; gathering necessary programmic, and contract
information; modeling, researching, and preparing the analysis; and
communicating the findings to top levels of management.
· Performs data
mining and analysis to characterize supplier contract performance, risk to the
Government, and to understand cause-effect relationships.
· Summarizes and
reports findings from studies/analyses completed; extracts critical data,
summarized and interprets such data for the CTL, IPT Leader and/or Program
Manager, and senior level decision-makers. The data may be in tabular, graphic,
or narrative form.
· Serves as the
Agency's Earned Value Management liaison to one or more major defense industry
· Uses expert
knowledge of each supplier's management system and an understanding of the
technical parameters of the program with attendant cost drivers in order to
analyze, evaluate, and interpret the supplier's progress in relation to
proposed plans; current and potential overruns, schedule slippage, and funding
shortfalls; the supplier's analysis of the problem and the proposed corrective
action; and proposed changes in cost estimating and accounting techniques.
· The incumbent works
to improve EVM analysis methods, capabilities, databases, and processes. Key to
this is that the incumbent understands the roles and responsibilities of
related disciplines (e.g., program management and engineering), the EVM
function, and established practices in the field. Methods developed are to
allow effective modeling of a range of outcomes. Knowledge and insight gained
will provide a basis for initiation of action affecting policy/directive,
methodology improvement, procedures, etc.