Varen Technologies

Cost Estimator/Analyst

Clearance Requirements
Top Secret/SCI with polygraph


Varen Technologies is an Intelligence Services Provider focusing on information technology services and solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities.  We provide high caliber intelligence professionals to assist in all aspects of systems implementation, delivering leading edge solutions using the latest tools and technologies. 


We hire professionals who match our core values and high standards, and who are looking to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.  It is our belief that professional growth and development are among the most important ways to keep our highly talented employees challenged and motivated.  This belief keeps us focused on career paths for each individual, giving our employees the ability to fulfill their personal and professional goals.  Add that to our highly competitive benefits, rapid growth and success, Varen is just an exciting place to work!


Our core support is in the following five areas:

  • Cyber Solutions
  • Strategic Management & SETA
  • Software & IT Solutions
  • Intel Analysis
  • Military Health Programs

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • Support program activities related to cost estimating, budget analysis, contract performance analysis, and basis of estimate formulation for the client.


  • Required Bachelor's Degree with at least 24 credit hours of quantitative analysis and at least 3 hours of Calculus.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in business, finance, or economics, operation research, system engineering, and cost estimating.
  • Customer-service and goal oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member under tight deadlines with changing priorities and management directives.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience in development and presentation of, training material, technical briefings, management status reports, and high-quality charts and graphs to visually demonstrate cost analysis to senior-level personnel.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and Project.
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of cost analysis for a major Information Technology (IT) and mission processing acquisition programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in the cost assessment of Engineering Change Proposals.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and reporting the financial status of multiple systems and programs.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting analyses that involve complex technical parameters, acquisition and logistics requirements, schedule constraints, procurement and business principles and similar cost-influencing factors.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing life cycle cost estimates utilizing various methodologies (i.e. parametric, analogies, engineering judgment, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection and analysis (i.e. custom software lines of code (SLOC), statistical techniques, applied mathematics, and economic principles).
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation, and configuration of cost-estimating relationships, models, tools (i.e. ACEIT, etc.) and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and /or experience in software analytical techniques, schedule realism, cost risk analysis, and return on investment analysis.
  • Experience in development and presentation of training material, technical briefings, and management status reports.
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements and management directives.


Varen offers a competitive benefits package to include: employee bonus plan, corporate equity program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, referral bonus program, paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance.


Varen Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. For inquiries regarding disability accommodation during the application process, please contact or the Recruiter with whom you are working. Current employees may also contact a Human Resources representative. 



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