Current Openings

Senior Operations Research Analyst

The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is looking to hire a talented mid-to senior level professional (5 – 10 years of experience) with strong quantitative skills to start work immediately in our Reston, VA office. This full-time position is with our Analysis & Modeling team. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to info@energyandsecurity.com.

Job Description

The Senior Operations Research Analyst will interface with ESG clients to establish project objectives, use modeling and simulation tools to perform analysis, assist in writing technical reports, and provide project management support. In particular, the incumbent will:

  • Collaborate with clients to establish analysis requirements.
  • Use modeling and simulation tools to perform analysis for DoD customers.
  • Manage development of custom solutions and updates of existing models in Access, Excel, Tableau, and other platforms.
  • Analyze large relational datasets with an emphasis on data visualization and interpretation.
  • Draft presentations and write technical reports.
  • Ensure that project administrative requirements and deliverables are met.
  • Support proposal writing and business development efforts, as needed.
  • Mentor and lead junior analysts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the modeling and analysis team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Access and Excel.
  • Proficient in programming and modeling with VBA and SQL.
  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Experience leading technical teams.
  • Experience developing decision support systems and DoD models and simulations.
  • Experience with economic modeling, cost estimation, and Army cost data sources.
  • Experience with database management and design.
  • Experience programming in python or another object-oriented programming language.
  • Proficient with data visualization software (e.g., Tableau).
  • DoD Security Clearance.

ESG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

Contracts Manager

Job Description

The Contracts Manager will coordinate with program management and technical teams to provide guidance on contractual requirements and will provide reporting on contracts management activities. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Administer, issue, review, and execute Subcontracts, Teaming Agreements, Consultant Agreements, etc.
  • Evaluate contract and/or subcontract awards and modifications, identify risks, and provide recommendations for management approval.
  • Monitor contract(s) for compliance and on-time deliverables, issuing guidance to the organization on matters of contractual interpretation.
  • Coordinate with technical teams to communicate contractual obligations and new or changed requirements, to include interpretation and communication of applicable contract requirements and regulations.
  • Manage GSA schedule to include, but not limited to, submitting proposal and/or modification packages, updates to schedule terms and conditions and maintaining current approved price list, and preparing for/participating in GSA schedule audits/reviews.
  • Setup and maintain all contract information in the company systems.
  • Manage and execute contract and subcontract closeouts.
  • Support development of proposals activities as needed.
  • Work with team members to support back office operations and program/project management needs, as necessary.
  • Reviewing proposal documents to ensure compliance with regulations, directives, laws, statutes, and contracting policies as well as compliance with RFP/RFQ requirements (e.g., contract management approach, subcontractor management, representations and certifications, etc.).
  • Responsible for interpreting and determining applicability of contract clauses.
  • Serve as FSO. Monitor and maintain company compliance with NISP and NISPOM.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of contract management experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Experience with USAID contracts.
  • Experience managing fixed price, time & materials, and cost plus fixed fee contracts.
  • Project planning and management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and provide guidance to other team members.
  • Excellent time management skills. Capable of managing multiple priorities and short deadlines.
  • Experience running a contract with DCAA/DCMA.
  • Experience with NICRA process and as well as internal audits.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., public administration, accounting, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

ESG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

Job Description

The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is looking to hire a talented bookkeeper to support ESG’s financial and accounting requirements in our Reston, VA office. In particular, the incumbent will:

  • Record day to day financial transactions and make bank deposits.
  • Maintain and reconcile receivables and petty cash fund. Process accounts payable.
  • Conduct a monthly reconciliation of company bank and credit card accounts. Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy.
  • Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements.
  • Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit.
  • Calculate and issue financial statements.
  • Pay supplier invoices and prepare 1099s at year end.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements as requested.
  • Maintain leave accruals for employees.
  • Assist external accountant with year-end closing.
  • Process payroll and reconcile WF payroll reports
  • Process invoices to customers in QB
  • Provide HR and other administrative support to management as requested.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a bookkeeper.
  • Experience with QuickBooks Pro and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with government contracting.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Experience with DCAA.

ESG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

Bookkeeper

The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is looking to hire a talented entry- to mid-level professional (0 – 4 years of experience) with strong quantitative skills to start work immediately in our Reston, VA office. This full-time position is with our Analysis & Modeling team which supports U.S. Government, international, commercial, non-governmental organization, and non-profit clients. Submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample by email to info@energyandsecurity.com.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include Microsoft (MS) Access database and user interface development in VBA, database and spreadsheet modeling, data analysis, and preparation of reports and briefs. In particular, the incumbent will:

•  Develop custom solutions and update existing models in Access, Excel, and Tableau.
•  Program in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
•  Analyze large relational datasets with an emphasis on data visualization and interpretation. 
•  Maintain and update data from a variety of sources.
•  Draft presentations and write technical reports. 
•  Perform other duties as assigned in support of the modeling and analysis team.
Required Qualifications
•  Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science.
•  0-4 years of professional experience.
•  Proficient with MS Access and Excel.
•  Proficient in programming and modeling with VBA and SQL.
•  Ability to obtain DoD security clearance.
Desired Qualifications
•  Proficient with data visualization software (e.g., Tableau).
•  Experience with database management and design.
•  Experience with data scrubbing and manipulation.
ESG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

Programmer Analyst