Highlight Technologies

Program Cost Control Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-Ballston Spa
Business Analyst


Highlight is seeking a Program Control Cost Analyst to support existing, emergent, and ad hoc programs for the U.S. Navy Kesselring Site Operations (KSO) in Ballston Spa, NY. The KSO Program Office overseas and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, the project team, and line management. 


  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
  • Prepares budgets and understands schedules for contract work and performs in financial analyses such as funding profiles, cost, and variance analysis. 
  • Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks. 
  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures. 


  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Current Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required. 
  • Previous use and/or application of Earned Value principles, theories, and concepts. 
  • Strong knowledge of industry Earned Value practices and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate with work teams to evaluate progress, understand problems, resolutions, resources, and charging practices at a detailed level for performance accountability and reporting of Estimate at Completion (EACs). 
  • Complete understanding and application of accounting principles, concepts, practices, and standards. 
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and other data warehouse applications for mining data and metric reporting.  

About Highlight

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT, and Mission Solution services to our federal government customers. Our team knows the technology; we understand how our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices to deliver high-quality, end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


Since our inception, Highlight has had an employee-first mindset. Our mission is to provide employees with rewarding and impactful career opportunities. In 2021, Highlight’s founder and CEO, Rebecca Andino, implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to embody and expand our culture of transparency, teamwork and rewarding the work of our employees. By becoming an ESOP, our employee-owners share in the success of the company through their ownership stake. To learn more about ESOPS, check out: www.esopinfo.org


We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics. Our team is dedicated to foster diversity within our teams to promote creativity, innovation, and teamwork to deliver the best solutions for our customers.




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