Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 4 June 2008

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 4 June 2008
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” Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.”
– Elizabeth Bibesco

 

Welcome to the latest edition of the number one Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter, “DEFCON-1,” a networking newsletter featuring job opportunities and career advice for those who are part of the global defense, aerospace, maritime, marine technology and security industry.  This issue comes to you from San Diego, CA.  .

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***  In this issue (This week’s jobs are listed here, and then offered with links or in more detail below):
1.)  Military Analyst Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Czech Republic
2.)  Control Systems Engineer, Life Cycle Engineering, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
3.)  Business Development Executive/Director, EMC, TetraTech, Camarillo CA
4.)  Program Manager, L-3 Marine Systems, Leesburg, VA
5.)  Technical Advisor EOD, Norwegian People's Aid, Viet Nam
6.)  Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, LAST Armor, Foster-Miller, Waltham, Massachusetts 
7.)  Instructor Developer and Technical Trainer, Alion Science and Technology, Dumfries, VA  
8.)  ATFLIR Deputy Program Manager, Raytheon, Mckinney, TX
9.)  Engineer Fuze Technology Mechanical, ATK, Rocket Center, WV
10.)  Electronic Warfare and Countermeasures Trainer, SAIC, Fort Riley, KS
11.)  Electronic Warfare (EW) Policy Analyst, in support of the AAWO contract for the Army Headquarters (Pentagon), C2 Portfolio Essentials, Washington, DC
13.)  Management level business development and marketing position, Northrop Grumman, Baltimore, MD
14.)  ASW Assessment Analyst, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, CA
15.)  Tech Training Instr-E-Training, Manitowoc Company, Shady Grove, PA or
Manitowoc, WI
16.)  Chief Welding Engineer, Bath Iron Works, General Dynamics, Bath, Maine
17.)  Business Development Manager, Engineered Polymer Products (EPP)
Division, Goodrich, Jacksonville, Florida
18.)  Inspector QA, CDI, Columbia, MD
19.)  Surface Sonar Systems Operations, Johns Hopkins University Applied
Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland
20.)  Business Development Mgr – Land Systems, Elbit Systems, Fort Worth, TX
21.)  Naval Architect, Preventive Maintenance Engineer, Soul Resources
Limited, Italy and Kazakhstan
22.)  Manager Program – HSS Future Combat Systems, Helicopters and Surface
Systems, Honeywell, Clearwater, FL
23.)  General Engineer, Missile Defense Agency, Fredericksburg, Virginia
24.)  Software Engineer-GIS Experience, Adaptive Methods, Centreville, VA

***  And more…

***  SNA GWC Luncheon June 18, 2008

 June 18, 2008

Speaker (Invited): 
Representative Gene Taylor
Chairman, HASC Seapower Subcommittee

Location: 
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia, USA 22202

Check-In opens at 1130
Lunch starts at 1200

To make a reservation please follow the link: 

https://www.navysna.org/Events/GWCLunch/June18GWCLuncheon.asp

***  If you have a little known naval or military fact, send it to lundquist989@cs.com for inclusion in an upcoming issue of DEFCON 1.   Rick Strutner provides this bit of dubious naval history:

It was necessary to keep a good supply of cannon balls near the cannon on old war ships.  But how to prevent them from rolling about the deck was the problem.  The best storage method devised was to stack them as a square based pyramid with one ball on top resting on four resting on nine which rested on sixteen.  Thus a supply of 30 cannon balls could be stacked in a small area right next to the cannon.
 
There was only one problem — how to prevent the   bottom layer from sliding/rolling from under the others. The solution was a metal plate with 16 round indentations called a Monkey.  But if this plate were made of iron the iron balls would quickly rust to it.  The solution to the rusting problem was to make Brass Monkeys.
 
Few landlubbers realize that brass contracts much more and much faster than iron when chilled. Consequently when the temperature dropped too far the brass indentations would shrink so much that the iron cannon balls would come right off the monkey.  Thus it was quite literally cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.  And all this time you thought that was a vulgar expression didn't you?  You must send this fabulous bit of historical knowledge to at least a few and unsuspecting friends.

***  Send an announcement to the 500-plus defense industry professionals on this list for just $200.  Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

***  Naval History Seminar

 
Colleagues: Please join us for what promises to be an informative and
entertaining presentation.

Lecture: “Stephen Decatur and the Formation of the Navy” by Robert
Allison, author of Stephen Decatur: American Naval Hero, 1779-1820.  He
will discuss the life and legacy of Decatur, the youngest man ever to be
appointed Captain in the U.S. Navy.  Decatur's legendary roles in the
war against Tripoli (1801-1805) and in the War of 1812 were crucial to
the young nation's well-being; his relationship with Robert Fulton led
to the development of the world's first steam-powered warship; his years
as administrator of the peace-time Navy and his understanding of
American politics and culture were crucial to the Navy's survival. He
will be available to autograph copies of his book.

When: 12:00-1:00 on Tuesday 17 June 2008

Where: Education Center of the National Museum of the United States
Navy, bldg. 76, Washington Navy Yard

***  Here are the jobs for this week:

1.)  Military Analyst Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Czech Republic 

Qualifications 
 
Senior Military Analyst with Modeling and Simulation (M&S) experience and international planning and coordination background as well as an Operations Research and Systems Analysis (OR/SA) education. Experience with multinational, joint and service unique environments as well as working in host nation in Ministry of Defense (MOD) and NATO environments.  Ability to lead diverse working groups and projects to successful completion and document the efforts and results in high level planning and strategy documents.

Secret Clearance required.  Ability to obtain NATO Secret Clearance level required.  Passport and ability to work internationally for extended periods of time required.

This position requires a Masters Degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis (OR/SA) or related field with more than 20 years overall military experience.  Advanced Military Studies Program (SAMS) or equivalent program attendance and degree preferred.  Teaching experience at military Command and Staff College level or higher preferred. 
 
Responsibilities 
 
1.  Onsite Study Team/Working Group Analysis and Management:
     a.  Provide onsite support as program manager¿s representative and subject matter expert (SME) to lead study team in the planning and conduct of study analysis and training exercises for the NATO CBRN Center of Excellence.
    b.  Conduct and manage working group activities to accomplish established goals.
    c.  Coordinate with COE Director, COE Department Managers, Czech MOD staff, Alion personnel and other sub-contractor support to integrate the support activities to successfully complete the assigned study analysis/training exercise.
    d.   Provide advice to Alion Program Manager, COE Director, COE personnel and Chief, US Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) on the conduct study and training operations.

2.  Oversight and Mentoring of M&S Cell Staff Personnel:
     a.  Provide oversight of the training of the CBRN COE M&S cell personnel.
     b.  Mentor the M&S cell personnel in the conduct of their various jobs and functions.
     c.  Assist the M&S cell personnel in the coordination of study and training.

3.  Training and Establishment of Standard Operating Procedures:
     a.  Lead the development effort of a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) manual that will establish routine procedures for the planning and conduct of activities within the M&S cell.
     b.  Mentor M&S cell personnel in SOP update process.

4.  Program Management Assistance:
     a.  Assist Alion Program Manager in development of study plans and training exercise documents and after action reports as required.
     b.  Act on behalf of and in coordination with Alion Program Manager while deployed onsite at NATO CBRN COE.
     c.  Conduct other coordination and planning activities as assigned by the Alion Program Manager.

Job ID  8602.

Find out just how far your skills will take you with Alion Science and Technology.  Join us.  We offer competitive salaries and outstanding benefit packages to full and half-time employees. 

Conditions of Employment 
Applicants who are offered employment with Alion will be required to complete an Alion Application for Employment form.  Also, as a condition of employment, you will be required to sign a Disclosure and Authorization form for a background/reference check of employment history, education, references and criminal records.  Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of your reference check.

https://erecruit.alionscience.com/psp/H89ER/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1

(Note:  If you wish to submit your resume for this position with Alion Science and Technology, please follow the instruction to apply online, but also send your resume to Ned at elundquist@alionscience.com, and I will also upload it into the system as a “refer a friend” submission for you.)

2.)  Control Systems Engineer, Life Cycle Engineering, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia, PA office of Life Cycle Engineering, Inc. is seeking a Marine Systems Engineer with 2-3 years of Controls systems experience. The selected candidate will interface with program managers, engineers and logisticians, U.S. Navy ships personnel, Navy civilian personnel, support contractors and industry representatives.

Job duties will include:
? Assisting in developing proposal for
modernizing control systems on US Navy
surface combatant ships
? Interpreting system requirements and
developing controls systems software using
Allen-Bradley PLCs
? Providing input to test plan development
? Interfacing with customer during “ship
availability” to resolve technical issues

Requirements will include:
? BS in Marine Engineering
? Controls experience with PLCs
? Being a self-starter capable of multi-tasking
and working in a fast-paced environment
? US CITIZEN and ability to obtain and hold a
Secret Clearance
? Ability to travel up to 25-40%

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Nick Acchione
Life Cycle Engineering, Inc.
Engineering Services Group

Email: nacchione@lce.com
Fax: (800) 556-9515

http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=102122

3.)  Business Development Executive/Director, EMC, TetraTech, Camarillo CA
https://tetratech.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=
5486&lcid=en-US

4.)  Program Manager, L-3 Marine Systems, Leesburg, VA
http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=101999

5.)  Technical Advisor EOD, Norwegian People's Aid, Viet Nam
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7EUHKJ

6.)  Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, LAST Armor, Foster-Miller, Waltham, Massachusetts 
http://www.foster-miller-careers.com/fostermiller/jobboard/SearchPositions.asp?ShowJobID=739&Keywords=

7.)  Instructor Developer and Technical Trainer, Alion Science and Technology, Dumfries, VA  
 
Job ID 8613.

Seeking Training and Fielding Specialists to support logistics and fielding efforts associated with programs belonging to PM Optics and Non-Lethal Systems at Marine Corps Systems Command.  Candidates will be responsible for identifying and supporting logistical processes, to include: New Equipment Training, maintenance procedures, publication generation (Operation Manuals, Maintenance Manuals, Training Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Modification Instructions, Technical Instructions, and Special Instructions), for optics, night vision devices, and a variety of Non-Lethal / Force Protection systems.  Candidates will provide on-site training support to the Marine OPFORs located at different geographical areas (East / West Coast).  Will be required to conduct the Manpower and Training Analysis process in coordination with PM TRASYS, TECOM, and prime developers / original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).  Prior experience in these activities is a plus. Must have Excellent communication skills; working knowledge of word processing and integrated software applications; strong management and organizational skills and the ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.  Extensive travel will be required and candidates must possess a current Secret Clearance.  Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of job related experience desired.  15 – 20 years of directly related technical experience may be substituted for degree. 
 
Responsibilities 
 
Collaborate daily with customer(s) to determine specific needs and requirements and to counsel within the expert area, including overseeing task execution.
Develop and/or review lesson plans covering maintenance procedures, publications (Operation Manuals, Maintenance Manuals, Training Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Modification Instruction, Technical Instructions, and Special Instructions), for optics, night vision devices, and a variety of Non-Lethal / Force Protection systems.
Prepare executive-level reports and briefs.
Serve as Subject Matter Expert with OPFOR units, presenting New Equipment training according to lesson plans previously developed.
Interface with various organizational and unit leaders to exchange information and coordinate related task performance.
Supervise teams in accomplishing tasks and train junior-level personnel in the technical aspects of assigned work.

https://erecruit.alionscience.com/psp/H89ER/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1

(Note:  If you wish to submit your resume for this position with Alion Science and Technology, please follow the instruction to apply online, but also send your resume to Ned at elundquist@alionscience.com, and I will also upload it into the system as a “refer a friend” submission for you.)

8.)  ATFLIR Deputy Program Manager, Raytheon, Mckinney, TX
https://raytheon.rayjobs.com/viewjob.html?erjob=446741&eresc=DirectEmployers

9.)  Engineer Fuze Technology Mechanical, ATK, Rocket Center, WV
http://www.engcen.com/JobAdJuJu.asp?JobID=27159

10.)  Electronic Warfare and Countermeasures Trainer, SAIC, Fort Riley, KS
https://cp-its-rmprd.saic.com/MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=114286&szUniqueCareerPortalID=b341ba47-6d4f-4e87-b30f-1d5a7ce248eb

11.)  Electronic Warfare (EW) Policy Analyst, in support of the AAWO contract for the Army Headquarters (Pentagon), C2 Portfolio Essentials, Washington, DC
https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/clients/C2Portfolio/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11387&esid=az

13.)  Management level business development and marketing position, Northrop Grumman, Baltimore, MD

Management level business development and marketing position is required to develop and execute a strategic plan for the creation of business related to Navy Surface and undersea systems, ballistic and cruise missile defense, and advanced technology. This individual will require knowledge of the technologies (EO/IR, RADAR, ESM, EW, COMMS, SIGINT ), and operational requirements associated with surface and subsurface warfare systems and ballistic and cruise missile defense. They will also require knowledge of the wide range of customers in all services, agencies and government labs that determine the direction of these systems of systems development. They will support the business area director in development of technology and IR&D plans and provide the customer interface to support development and execution of those plans. A BS degree is required with an MS preferred in an engineering discipline preferred. Navy Surface or submarine experience preferred, ballistic and cruise missile defense experience desired, and experience with OPNAV, PEO IWS, PEO SHIPS, PEO CARRIERS, PEO C4I, NAVSEA, cont'd below. SPAWAR, MDA, JTAMDO, and Navy labs. A secret clearance is required with a TS and SCI eligible preferred. Individual must be eligible to be cleared to both SAP/SAR and SCI programs/projects clearable to TS. Qualifications: Retired Navy O-5 or O-6. Surface Warfare or Submariner desired. Although this is posted at a Band 3 level, experience & qualifications of individual candidate will determine the appropriate band Basic Qualifications: Retired Navy 0-5 or 0-6. Surface Warfare or Submariner desired Some relocation assistance may be available. Security Clearance Required.

http://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/getJobPostDetail.do?sequenceNumber=142606

14.)  ASW Assessment Analyst, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, CA
http://jobs.cubic.com/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=1135462630200

15.)  Tech Training Instr-E-Training, Manitowoc Company, Shady Grove, PA or
Manitowoc, WI

General Job Objective

1. Develop interactive technical training courses based on Technical
Publications, Technical Training and Engineering documentation that can
be delivered over the internet.
2. Train dealer and customer technicians and operators the fundamentals
of crane service and operation via the web.

Essential Job Functions

1. Work from schedules and instructions from superior as to general
course or presentation requirements and parameters and in close
cooperation with Engineering, Production, Quality Assurance and other
pertinent departments and personnel in the accumulation of technical and
general subject material.  Prepare and submit short and long range
course schedule for review and/or approval; make recommended changes.
2. For approved courses, develop and prepare all necessary curricula
outlines and classroom presentations; obtain and correlate all required
training and illustrative material and equipment. 
3. As directed, confer with various art, photographic and other company
personnel as necessary in the design and development of charts, photos,
movies and other presentative material; as approved, obtain commercially
available or developed material. 
4. Prepare and submit finished course outlines and/or individual
lectures for review and approval. 
5. Prepare and present similar orientation and training sessions in the
proper completion and handling of warranty claims, service reports and
similar administrative documents and procedures.
6. Conduct classes for company, distributor and/or customer personnel in
service, maintenance and repair operations and procedures for all
current and past company product cranes and/or components.
7. Conduct similar training and instructional courses or sessions at
distributor locations as assigned, either within or outside of the
continental limits.
8. Maintain continuing contact with various company departments and
personnel to keep abreast of new products, components and techniques;
distributor and other field personnel to obtain information as to
service and parts requirements, field problems and other related
matters.
9. Personally participate in and/or observe crane and component repair
operations as necessary to obtain required technical data for training
programs or to develop or demonstrate more efficient service and repair
procedures and techniques.

Job Requirements/Working Conditions

1. Experience in a related field operating, rigging, and assembling
cranes.
2. Strong presentation, communication, writing, and interpersonal
skills.
3. Ability to prepare and conduct effective training programs and
materials.
4. Strong computer background. 
5. Willing to travel to Regional and site specific classes.
6. Thorough knowledge of training methods and techniques, visual aids.

7. Familiar with product cranes and componentry, basic service and sales
practices documentation. 
8. Sufficient general background to deal with all levels of personnel in
a creditable manner. 
9. Equivalent to technical, theoretical and professional training
comparable to 4 years' college.
10. Travel required 35%.

NOTE:  This position can be located in Shady Grove, PA or Manitowoc, WI.
Job ID 2763 
Job Number 012496 
http://manitowoc.com/en/Careers/CareerCenter/peopleclick.cfm

16.)  Chief Welding Engineer, Bath Iron Works, General Dynamics, Bath, Maine
http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?IPath=CJR&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3G5FW6RDGN1CXPSH28

17.)  Business Development Manager, Engineered Polymer Products (EPP)
Division, Goodrich, Jacksonville, Florida
http://jax.jobnewsusa.com/job/C618B615E624W627A621D633.aspx

18.)  Inspector QA, CDI, Columbia, MD
http://www.job-search-engine.com/jad/000000000ftwwz?impression_id=Zmhz7H
1fTeCSkDvF1bTe5Q

19.)  Surface Sonar Systems Operations, Johns Hopkins University Applied
Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

Job Description – Conduct system evaluation efforts for passive and
active Surface Combatant Sonar Systems. Evaluation efforts will be
performed through detailed acoustic analysis of at-sea testing and
deployment data. Provide feedback to sponsors and Fleet users of at-sea
testing and real world deployment data.

Duties – Conduct detailed acoustic analysis and event reconstruction of
tactical sensor employment exercises. Plan data collection
opportunities. Prepare detailed briefings of results to program
managers, sponsors and operational users. Maintain strong skills in the
employment and operations of Surface Combatant and Surveillance Sonar
systems to provide direct support during at sea exercises. Participate
in acquisition sponsor and R&D sponsor peer review groups.

Provide peer review groups with Fleet perspective and utilize Fleet
experience to develop new algorithms/systems and to evaluate candidate
algorithms/systems. Participate in performance assessment (laboratory
and at-sea) of algorithms and sonar systems using APL-developed analysis
and metrics software. Prepare detailed briefings and reports documenting
results. Brief results and peer groups, and sponsors. Work closely with
the Program Office on new business development.

Requirements

Required – Possess extensive background in LOFAR and Pulse Analysis,
ACINT Data Collection, event reconstruction and training associated with
the detailed operational employment of Surface Warfare SONAR systems
and/or Surveillance SONAR systems.
Possess a detailed knowledge in Sonar signal processing and system
employment. Possess strong communication, writing and presentation
skills.

Desired – Possess NEC 0416 (ACINT Specialist) qualification and be
Surface Warfare designated. Candidate should be willing and physically
able to support at Sea Test and Evaluation. Possess experience in
evaluation of fleet sonar performance.

Click on Apply, on Employment Opportunities, on View Job Posting / Apply
for Job, and follow those instructions. You can search by req#/position
code or by title shown on this ad. On the application form, you will be
asked to specify Internet Source: LatPro.com
http://computers.jobs.latpro.com/jobs/1754994.html

20.)  Business Development Mgr – Land Systems, Elbit Systems, Fort Worth, TX
http://prod.itzbig.com/Jobs/fort_worth/elbit_systems/18243.html?cm=9&sr=jujuppc&ch=3

21.)  Naval Architect, Preventive Maintenance Engineer, Soul Resources
Limited, Italy and Kazakhstan

Soul Resources is urgently seeking to recruit  Naval Maintenance
Engineer  who will be based in Kazakhstan and a Naval Architect based in
Milan Italy on a rotational 12 months renewable contract as follows:

Mission:

To ensure full technical efficiency of marine facilities, in accordance
with class and international
rules and standard and with the offshore operations; to coordinate
maintenance team guaranteeing,
in compliance with schedule, cost quality and safety standard of marine
spread.

Ensure for the equipment and units of responsibility :

Definitions of the programs of use / stand-by;

Preparation of reports highlighting needs for investments /
disinvestments, arranging, in line with
directives received, the proposals for alienation;

Collection and entry of information to update the database of the
equipment and units

Coordination of the repairs in case of serious breakdown;

The coordination / supervision of ordinary and extraordinary maintenance
to guarantee the
availability of the units;

The technical support to the vessel management for the implementation of
the maintenance and
the corrective actions to be implemented to solve the daily technical
problems, within the assigned
budgets;

The technical support to the vessel management for the optimization of
the spare parts;

The availability of data / info necessary to prepare the technical
proposal in support to the
commercial activity of the Business Units;

The required bureaucratic proceedings to obtain and renew the
certifications of the naval units and
specific equipment;

Provide the data and information necessary for the preparation of the
budgets of maintenance and
investments;

Collaborate with the technical units in the definition of new-design
facilities and equipment to
ensure the preparation of the relevant standards;

Prepare estimations and specifications for the purchase of materials and
carry-out works in
compliance with practices and in collaboration with safety officers,
marine authorities and bodies
responsible for the issue of authorizations and special permits;

Carry-out on board visits and audits for inspection and co-ordination
with persons in charge of
routine and special maintenance activities also supporting in the audits
requested according with
ISM and ISPS certifications;

Liaise with Certification Societies and International Bodies;

Main Terms & Conditions for Naval Maintenance Engineer (KZ)

Position Naval Maintenance Engineer (SINGLE STATUS)

Contract type   12 months International contract renewable

Work Location   Kuryk Base, Kazakhstan

Start ASAP

Rotation 75/21 (75 days of work followed 21 days of paid vacation)

Working days/hours 260 hours per month. 6 days / 10 hours per day

Salary TBA – Consolidated day rate GBP

Accommodation (Camp) Free accommodation + full boarding provided

Insurance D&D 300'000 USD

Life Insurance 200'000

Travel Economy prepaid ticket at beginning, end of project and for each
work leave rotation cycle

Pre employment Expenses On company account

For Naval Architect

Mission:

To perform naval architecture activities inside client projects
involving offshore operations,
offshore equipments and vessels, which need marine competences. To
provide assistance to the improvement of client's fleet and to the
utilisation of marine spreads / vessels for construction activities.

Tasks:

Reviews Client's technical documentation and requirements. Maintains
project technical files and updates Company standards.
Reviews the technical requirements and sets the scope of work. Collects
necessary data & information. Performs engineering analysis necessary to
the engineering in naval field. Prepares reporting and results. Advises
management on the technical and cost implications of the basic design
requirements. Ensures compliance with operation requirements and
external regulations. Advises on technical aspects of vendor bids and
specifications.
Issues feedback at the end of projects

Main Terms & Conditions for Naval Architect (Milan)

Project Kashagan Piles & Flares

Position Naval Architect (SINGLE STATUS)

Contract type   12 months International contract renewable

Work Location   Milan, Italy

Start ASAP

Rotation 120/16 (120 days of work followed 16 days of paid vacation)

Working days/hours 176 hours per month. 5 days / 8 hours per day

Salary TBA – Consolidated day rate GBP

Accommodation Apartment provided as per company standard + 1'162 monthly
living allowance paid only when present at assignment

Insurance D&D 300'000 USD

Life Insurance 200'000

Travel Economy prepaid ticket at beginning, end of project and for each
work leave rotation cycle

Pre employment Expenses On company account

Medical Medical Advanced

If you wish to be considered for any of the above position, please send
an updated copy of your CV/Resume to recruit@soulresources.com

http://www.rigzone.com/jobs/job_posting.asp?p_id=44064

22.)  Manager Program – HSS Future Combat Systems, Helicopters and Surface
Systems, Honeywell, Clearwater, FL
http://tampa.jobnewsusa.com/job/Q618P615R627K627N633R618.aspx

23.)  General Engineer, Missile Defense Agency, Fredericksburg, Virginia
http://missiledefense.jobamatic.com/a/jbb/job-details/21059

24.)  Software Engineer-GIS Experience, Adaptive Methods, Centreville, VA

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:  

Design, develop and maintain computer system software in accordance with
approved software design documents for inclusion into Adaptive Methods'
commercial and military products.

Perform preliminary program design and analysis to facilitate the
conversion of programming requirements into computer language routines.
Assist in the definition of the applications program and verify system
specifications have been met.  Prepare block diagrams and flow charts
depicting how the system software will function within the constraints
of the hardware.

Provide technical guidance to entry level programmers and support
personnel to accomplish programming tasks.

Keep abreast of the state-of-the-art software systems in order to
advance programming techniques and to develop improved programming
efficiency.

Perform other duties as assigned by program managers, or senior officers
and directors.
Design, develop and maintain computer system software in accordance with
approved software design documents for inclusion into Adaptive Methods'
commercial and military products.
REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND EDUCATION:    

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or
Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years progressive and responsible
software engineering experience.

3+ years of full development life cycle experience — from architecture
through test and deployment, and cross platform skills.

Experience with the linux operating system environment and using open
source tools.

Essential skills:  Java/J2EE, Swing, C/JMTK, ArcObjects, MapObjects,
ArcIMS, OpenGIS WFS/WMS, Tomcat, Axis1/2, Weblogic, XML, GML, XSLT,
SOAP, WSDL, Struts, JMS, Ant, CVS.

Software development expertise to include object-oriented design and
programming, user interface/front-end development (C/JMTK, HTML, CSS),
business object/component development, and database programming.

Assist the in-house architect in the Web Services/Service Oriented
Architecture (SOA)/Enterprise Server Bus (ESB) space.

Experience with database design and modeling is desired, preferably with
Oracle.

Ability to communicate technical solutions to project management and the
rest of the SOA development team.

Good verbal and written communications skills.
DESIRABLE JOB SKILLS:   

Experience developing Web-based applications based on
model-view-controller (MVC) design patterns and Java frameworks such as
Struts and Spring desired.

The ability to understand software architectures and design from Unified
Modeling Language (UML) diagrams is desired.

Knowledge of automated information processing system design

Experience with open architecture hardware and software computing
environments

Experience with processing segment interfaces and systems software
integration

Travel may be required to various Adaptive Methods offices as well as
client sites.

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a government
security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including
U.S. citizenship, for access to sensitive information.

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply.
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1 Comment
  1. Anonymous says:

    I do not understand very well the issue with the 21 days paid vacation and 16 days paid vacation… I mean if we have the same worked days, why whould someone get more vacation days?

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