Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 1 October 2008

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SNA Wounded Warrior Project
The Greater Washington Chapter of the Surface Navy Association is raising $30,000 to buy a modified wheelchair conversion van for Operation Second Chance to transport wounded warriors in and around Washington, D.C. to receive medical treatment and attend sporting events and entertainment. 

Visit https://www.navysna.org/Events/OperationSecondChance.asp to report your contribution to Operation Second Chance.
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Where in the world is the Great White Fleet:
http://www.navy.mil/gwf/

Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 1 October 2008
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“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.”
-Douglas Adams

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. 

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/.

When you learn about a job opportunity in the defense sector, such as a position that comes open with your company, you send me the title, organization, location, and a brief description; link; or contact information, and I’ll share.  This is a cooperative network.  That means everyone’s participation is required to provide job opportunities to share. 

Help the network grow.  Sign up a friend.  They can join for free simply by sending a blank email to DCO-subscribe@topica.com.

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I never give out, rent, or sell my list, and neither does Topica.

***  In this issue (This week’s jobs are listed here, and then offered with links or in more detail below):
1.  Data Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Pascagoula, MS
2.)  Senior Contracts Administrator (Cradle-to-Grave), IIT, Herndon, VA
3.)  Anti-Jam Engineer, LinQuest, Los Angeles, CA
4.)  Intelligence Officer (Political/Military), Defense Intelligence Agency, JAPAN
5.)  Mid Level Mechanical/Automotive Engineer – MRAP, EG&G Division of URS Corporation, Stafford County, VA
6.)  Equipment Specialist, L-3 Titan Corporation, Albany, GA
7.)  STEEL FABRICATOR SUPERVISOR, Basic Marine, Escanaba, Mich.
8.)  Composites Lab Technician, AAI, Hunt Valley, MD
9.)  Vehicle Communications Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS),
Stryker RESET Program, Ft. Lewis, WA
10.)  Academic Assistant Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), Creative Associates International, Ft. McNair, Washington DC
11.)  Director of Ammunition Program Development and Management, Cyalume Technologies, Washington, DC
12.)  Geospatial-Intelligence Ofcr, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St Louis, MO
13.)  Mechanic Heavy Equipment, Northrop Grumman, Chambersburg, PA
14.)  Technical Editor/Writer Sr, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC
15.)  ATFP Specialist, Analex Corporation, Falls Church, VA
16.)  Antiterror/Cri Infra Protect Analyst – USMC, Cubic Corporation, Camp Pendleton, CA
17.)  Chief, Engineering, Agility, Moron, Spain
18.)  Senior Operations Planner, Capstone Corporation, Norfolk, VA
19.)  Staff Accountant, Versar, Springfield, Virginia
20.)  C/KC-130 Aircraft Commander/Inst, Wyle, Pt. Mugu, CA
21.)  Analyst, Communications/Media, CALIBRE, Crystal City, VA
22.)  Principle Engineer (Weapons Systems), Sapphire Design, Woburn, MA
23.)  Sr. Engineer -Design safety into weapon systems, ATK, Plymouth, MN
24.)  Direct Fire Weapons Integrator, SAIC, Jackson, MS
25.)  Ground Safety Engineer, Infantry Combat Equipment, Marine Corps Systems Command, Kalman and Company, Quantico, Virginia
26.)  Systems/IR/Electro Optical, Think Energy Group, Nashua, NH
27.)  System Analyst, BAE Systems, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL
28.)  Naval Sales Manager, Defense & Space Helicopters and Surface Systems (H&SS),  Honeywell Aerospace, Tempe, AZ

***  And more…

***  Greater Washington Chapter Surface Navy Association Wounded Warrior Project

For the past two years, the Greater Washington Chapter of the Surface Navy Association has conducted a campaign to assist our wounded shipmates recovering at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.  We collected more than 800 DVDs for the Sailors and marines to enjoy during their recuperation.  The following year we collected funds and donated 155 portable DVD players.

This year we want to do something very meaningful for those of our
shipmates limited in their ability to get out and around the Washington area during their convalescence.  We have determined that Operation Second Chance provides many valuable services to military men and women, and would greatly benefit from a conversion van equipped too transport wheelchair patients in and around the D.C. area to attend sporting events, concerts, and other wise get out and about. 

This is an expensive proposition, but very important for those men and women who are virtually stuck in the hospital.  We have carefully looked at Operation Second Chance and are very impressed with the organization and the services it provides.

Therefore, SNA GWC is seeking to help OSC raise $30,000 to purchase a conversion van modified by Adaptive Mobility Systems, Inc. (AMS Vans).  Please indicate your contribution at the SNA website:

https://www.navysna.org/Events/OperationSecondChance.asp

This will take you directly to the OSC website fundraising page for
donations.  (When prompted “How did your hear about OSC?” click on
Surface Navy Association.)  Your donation will be made directly to OSC, but we want to track our progress so we can follow our progress to attaining our $30,000 goal. 

Our goal is to help OSC raise the $30,000 by December 15th.  If we
exceed the $30,000, the additional funds will be available to OSC for insurance, registration, maintenance and operating costs for the van. 

Please be generous, and share this appeal with others who share your
concern for those shipmates who had made a very great sacrifice in
service to their nation and security and freedom everywhere.

For information about SNA, visit  www.navysna.org.

For information about OSC, visit
http://www.operationsecondchance.org/About.htm.

(Some of you noted that Operation Second Chance had imposed a $50 minimum for credit card donations.  I have since arranged to have that dropped to $20.)

You can start by checking in here:

https://www.navysna.org/Events/OperationSecondChance.asp)

***  From Nancy Rizer:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MEDIA CONSOLIDATION

Ms. MIKULSKI. Mr. President,

I wish today to recognize the Department of Defense for its successful, BRAC-directed consolidation of the Army, Navy, and Air Force media activities into the new Defense Media Activity on October 1, 2008. The Department of Defense has greatly enhanced the consolidation by including the Marine Corps component and the American Forces Information Service in the new Defense Media Activity.  The consolidation will improve the effectiveness and efficiency with which the Department of Defense media operations provides critical news and information to our Armed Forces around the world. In the summer of 2011, the Defense Media Activity will locate its headquarters to a state-of-the-art facility at Fort Meade, MD.
The Defense Media Activity is staffed by about 1,700 dedicated military and civilian employees who work in 15
countries. I wish the Defense Media Activity continued success in their support of the men and women of our military services and their families.

***  From Andy Cszul:

FYI — fantastic new book out that offers hot tips how to get a
federal government job and score an excellent annual review, among
many others!

Blog: http://blog.szuledits.com/2008/09/29/the-ultimate-guide-to-federal-job-hunting.aspx

*or* download a copy at http://szuledits.com/LandFedJob_BookReview.pdf

Enjoy and pass it on!

-Andy

***  SNA GWC Luncheon October 14, 2008:

Speaker: Rear Admiral Nevin P Carr, Jr, USN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, International Programs Director, Navy International Programs Office

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 use the following link:
 
https://www.navysna.org/Events/GWCLunch/Oct14GWCLuncheon.asp

***  SNA GWC Football/Tailgate October 25, 2008

Join the Greater Washington Chapter for a football game and tailgate when Navy plays SMU in October.  Tailgate starts at 1300 and game starts at 1530.  Purchase football tickets and/or tailgate tickets online at the following link:
 
https://www.navysna.org/Events/Tailgate/2008Tailgate.asp
 
Please email navysna@aol.com or call 703-960-6800 if you have any questions.

***  CAPT Raymond A. Komorowski Photography Award

Don't forget the Surface Navy Association's annual Photo Award.  Please submit your photograph dealing with Surface Warfare with the winning photo receiving $500 and cash awards available for second, third and honorable mention. Submissions are due by November 17, 2008.  Please follow the guidelines below or see our website for details.

Direct entries to:

Surface Navy Association
Attn:  CAPT Komorowski Photo Award
2550 Huntington Ave, Suite 202,
Alexandria,VA  22303

Photos must be postmarked on or before the deadlines indicated.  Email (photos@navysna.org) submissions will also be accepted. Submissions will be taken throughout the year.

The contests are open to both amateur and professional photographers.
Limit of three (3) black-and-white prints, color prints, or color
transparencies per person. Minimum print size is 5″ x 7″; minimum
transparency size is 35mm. Do not send glass-mounted transparencies.
Digital images must be no less than 5″ x 7″ at 300 DPI and must be
accompanied by a photo-quality print. Full captions and the
photographer's name, address, phone number, and email must be printed on labels and affixed directly (no staples) to the back of the prints, slide frames, or diskettes. Entries must not have been previously published, and winners may not be published before January 16, 2009.

Prior publication could result in the relinquishment of prize awards.
Entries must be postmarked by established contest deadlines.  If you
would like your photos returned, enclose a self-addressed, stamped
envelope with your entries.

***  Happy Birthday Navy:

The National Capital Council Navy League and the Naval Historical Foundation request the pleasure of your company at the 2008 Navy Birthday Celebration in honor of the 233rd Anniversary of the United States Navy and our Navy Men and Women Serving Ashore in Foreign Countries on Saturday, the twenty-fifth of October.
 
Reception six o’clock / Dinner seven o’clock
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311
R.S.V.P. by October 17th     
    
Dinner Dress Blue / Black Tie
Evening Highlights
Navy Silent Drill Team Performance
Winning NJROTC Color Guard
Evening ends with dancing
 
For more information and to register, please visit www.navybirthday.org  or call 703-960-6801

***  From Hal McArthur, ABC:

Ned –
 
I thought I'd let you know what we've been doing.
 
Go to:
 
www.navy.mil
 
Click on the upper right hand corner – “What Was Your Summer Like?” (best with volume up)
Click on the right hand side bar – “The Genius Of Our People”
Click on the right hand side bar – “Great White Fleet In Asia”
 
McArthur Communications, Inc.
1212 Westover Hills Blvd.
Richmond, Va 23225
tel: 804.230.7135
fax: 804.230.7137
mcarthur.com

***  Here are the jobs for this week:

1.  Data Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Pascagoula, MS

Job ID 9189

Qualifications 
Applicant must possess general computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook a plus.
Applicant must have a minimum of 2 yrs. general accounting or spreadsheet experience using Microsoft Excel with a High School diploma or GED.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus.  Applicant should be able to make rational decisions regarding fund activity. Knowledge of Shipbuilding processes a plus. 
 
Responsibilities 
Maintain active accounts in Financial Accounting System
Manage funds in appropriate accounts upon receipt of documentation from comptroller.
Assess funds availability for change activity at different stages of negotiation process and provide results to customer or appropriate person for use in decision making.
Develop, maintain and make adjustments to Excel ledger, as a result of assessments, for all activity since last issued weekly summary report.
Assign item numbers, develop and issue tracking and forwarding documents using Microsoft Access database.

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: defense operations; modeling & simulation; wireless communication; industrial technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; information technology; and naval architecture & marine engineering. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion has 3700 employee-owners at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide.

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. 
Equal Employment Opportunity 
We value the cultural differences our employees bring to Alion.  EOE/AA/M/F/V/D.

(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.)

***  From Michelle Mrad:

Good Afternoon Mr. Lundquist!
 
This is Michelle Mrad again from IIT/ an EWA Company in Herndon, VA.  I have posted past job opportunities with you and  was hoping to post another job on your site.  This is not urgent so it can wait for the next newsletter. I have attached the positions and if you have any questions please let me know. Have a great day!
 
Thanks,
Michelle Mrad
 
Michelle Mrad
Administrative Assistant
mmrad@ewa.com
 
EWA Information & Infrastructure Technologies, INC.
13873 Park Center Road
Suite 200
Herndon, VA 20171
P-(703) 478-7644
F-(703) 478-7654

2.)  Senior Contracts Administrator (Cradle-to-Grave), IIT, Herndon, VA

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Special Knowledge Required. 
Candidate must possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of all contract types including cost reimbursable, T&M, Fixed Price and IDIQ contracts. Experience with Federal, State & Local, and Commercial Pricing and Costing strategies is a plus. Minimal travel may be required.

Ideal candidate must have excellent writing and communications skills and possess the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team effort. Candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and be able to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with both internal and external customers.

Candidate must have negotiation experience. Commercial contract experience is desired.  Position requires a minimum of 5 years directly related experience.  A bachelor's or postgraduate degree in Business Administration or related field is a plus.

Candidate will be subject to a Government Security Investigation, and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Performed.

Candidate’s specific duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for all phases of prime contract and subcontract administration, including negotiation of contract terms, and prices.
Ensure proper acquisition and fulfillment of contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and customer specification.
Responsible for preparing the cost section of government and commercial proposals, teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
Brief and provide status to mid and upper management regarding contract performance, compliance with contractual specifications, overall program profitability and provide recommendations for modifications, where appropriate.
Prepare, review, negotiate and monitor the performance of assigned Federal government contracts of all types (Cost, T&M, & FFP) and or subcontracts, as well as commercial contracts.
CONTACT INFORMATION

To apply for this position, please fax your resume demonstrating education, experience, and salary requirements to the IIT HR Department (iithr@ewa.com), or via fax (703-478-7654).  Please include Reference Number IIT-0923a when applying.  EEO.  Principals Only.

IIT does not accept or retain general applications for employment.  Individuals must apply for specific open positions.  An IIT representative will contact those individuals that have the required skills and qualifications.  No phone calls please.

3.)  Anti-Jam Engineer, LinQuest, Los Angeles, CA

LinQuest Corporation is a growing company focused on systems engineering
excellence for satellite and terrestrial wireless systems. Created as a
corporate spin-out in 2004, LinQuest traces its history back to 1976. In
the past three years LinQuest has grown from 84 people to over 300
people today. For more information about LinQuest Corporation, please
see our web site at www.linquest.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
* Develop anti-jam requirements, processes, and methodologies to
implement GPS Protection of Navigation (PRONAV) in military Global
Positioning System (GPS) Precise Positioning Service (PPS) User
Equipment (UE)
* Support establishment of PRONAV security certification infrastructure
and execution of PRONAV security certification process
* Identify GPS jamming threats, vulnerabilities, and risks and develop
mitigation strategies
* Perform technical analysis of contractor-developed anti-jam solutions
for GPS PPS UE, including the allocation of anti-jam requirements to
hardware and/or software and evaluate artifacts for compliance with
PRONAV anti-jam requirements
* Review contractor anti-jam test and verification plans and witness
contractor testing as needed
* Perform independent anti-jam modeling, simulation, test and
verification as needed
* Draft, compile and submit evaluation reports and recommendations to
the Government upon completion of anti-jam evaluations

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
* BS Electrical Engineering
* 10 years relevant work
* Understanding of Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR)
* Technical knowledge of GPS signal characteristics and GPS UE signal
processing
* Understanding of GPS jamming techniques and scenarios to deny,
disrupt, degrade, and deceive GPS receiver operations
* Understanding of countermeasures to mitigate the effects of GPS
jamming
* Understanding of anti-jam theory, analysis, modeling, and simulation
* Experience with anti-jam test and evaluation
* Experience with jamming threat, vulnerability, and risk assessments

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
* MS Electrical Engineering plus 5 years relevant work
* An active DoD TOP SECRET Clearance with eligibility for Sensitive
Compartmented Information (SCI) access

US Citizenship and an active DoD SECRET Clearance with eligibility for
Special Access Program (SAP) are required for the position.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and as a growing company
there will be opportunities for internal advancement. LinQuest has a
generous benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, Paid-Time-Off, 12 holidays (including year end
shutdown), long term disability, short term disability, company provided
life insurance, and a 401K with a LinQuest paid retirement contribution.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team but do not see an
opening that matches your skills or in the location you desire, we
invite you to contact our Manager of Recruiting at 310-649-7763 or
submit a resume to resumes@linquest.com.
http://www.linquest.com/index.php?s=54

4.)  Intelligence Officer (Political/Military), Defense Intelligence Agency, JAPAN
http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=75709656

5.)  Mid Level Mechanical/Automotive Engineer – MRAP, EG&G Division of URS Corporation, Stafford County, VA
http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J3F5895XQ3BLYBHL6Z1

6.)  Equipment Specialist, L-3 Titan Corporation, Albany, GA
http://www.titan.com/careers/list.html?req=20346&callid=2

Aviation – AH-64D Maintenance Test Pilot, DynCorp, Kuwait City, Kuwait
http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/ApplyOnline/ExternalLinkApply.aspx?useframes=True&companyname=DynCorp+International+LLC&Job_DID=J8G2FM77LG1GKWKC1RJ

7.)  STEEL FABRICATOR SUPERVISOR, Basic Marine, Escanaba, Mich.

Job Description:  Challenging position requires working knowledge of
steel fabrication including welding, forming, fitting and coating.
Knowledge of shipyard disciplines a plus.  Coordinates and oversees the
daily operations of the steel department.  Minimum 5 years experience as
a lead/foreman/supervisor over fabrication.  Must have ability & skills
to read blueprints, cut, shape & form steel shapes & plates. Welder
certification desired.

Benefits:  life insurance, medical insurance, paid sick leave, paid
vacation, and pension plan.
http://www.basicmarine.com/JOB%20OPENING.htm

8.)  Composites Lab Technician, AAI, Hunt Valley, MD

Tracking Code 5357
Job Description
To process a wide variety of materials into composite parts and
assemblies for prototype development and production. Job duties include:

Prepares tools, mandrels, and fixtures for lay-up.
Fabricates materials into composite parts and assemblies using pre-preg
and wet lay-up techniques and various required materials.
Performs bonding operations using weight and mix procedures for resins
and adhesives.
Programs computer controlled ovens, hot presses and autoclaves to
properly cure composites.
Performs material sizing and ply design layout of composite parts and
bond assemblies.
Tests and maintains vacuum valves and hoses for autoclave processes.
Prepares surfaces for finish using body filling and sanding techniques.
Maintains records on materials and processes during production.
Performs operation verification, final verification, and controls shelf
life inventory.
Records and maintains inventory of general supplies required to support
composite operation.
Assists in the design of special tooling, manufacturing procedures and
special tooling requirements.
Maintains good housekeeping and safety standards.
Practices Total Quality principles and concepts.
Required Skills
Knowledge of composite and related materials characteristics, processes
and equipment.
Shop math.
Military and commercial quality specifications.
AAI and Manufacturing policies and procedures.
Finger and manual dexterity.
Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, procedures and
engineering drawings/specifications.
Ability to use precision measuring instruments.
Ability to program process related computer controlled equipment.
Ability to work well with others employing Team AAI principles.
This position will be exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. Visual requirements is the minimum standard
for those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving
small defects, small parts, computer terminal, and using measuring
devices.

This position is subject to inside environmental conditions.
This position is subject to noise.
This position is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements
of the extremities or whole body.
This position is subject to a variety of physical and atmospheric
conditions: This position would require the use of Personal Protective
Equipment.
This position is subject to solvents and chemicals.
This position may require the use of a respirator if the employee
performs sanding operations; the employee will be required to wear a
respirator.
Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a government
security clearance.

Required Experience
Typically requires 4 years experience with a high school diploma, or
equivalent education or experience to demonstrate the ability to
successfully perform the job duties.
http://www.aaicorp.com/html/Careers/careers_main.html

9.)  Vehicle Communications Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS),
Stryker RESET Program, Ft. Lewis, WA
http://www.resumeware.net/gdls_rw/gdls_web/job_detail.cfm?recnum=1&total
recs=1&start=1&pagestart=1

10.)  Academic Assistant Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), Creative Associates International, Ft. McNair, Washington DC
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7JMT4U

11.)  Director of Ammunition Program Development and Management, Cyalume Technologies, Washington, DC
http://jobs.defensedaily.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&keywords=Director%20of%20Ammunitions&site_id=2160&jb=46285

12.)  Geospatial-Intelligence Ofcr, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St Louis, MO
http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=75913333

13.)  Mechanic Heavy Equipment, Northrop Grumman, Chambersburg, PA
http://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/getJobPostDetail.do?sequenceNumber=161297

14.)  Technical Editor/Writer Sr, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

Job ID 9168

Qualifications 
Submarine design experience, defense acquisition qualification desired, ship construction experience desired, Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Command experience desired.  Skills and Abilities: thorough knowledge of system engineering & acquisition principles, methods, and techniques; thorough knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel; excellent people skills; excellent oral and written communication capabilities.   Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Bachelor's degree in a related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. 
Responsibilities 
Writes and edits complex technical documents, including deliverables, manuals, reports, specifications and procedures in conformance with the US Navy ship design requirements.  Writes detailed specifications for the new design of the next sea based strategic deterrent submarine. 

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: defense operations; modeling & simulation; wireless communication; industrial technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; information technology; and naval architecture & marine engineering. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion has 3700 employee-owners at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide.

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. 
Equal Employment Opportunity 
We value the cultural differences our employees bring to Alion.  EOE/AA/M/F/V/D.

(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.)

15.)  ATFP Specialist, Analex Corporation, Falls Church, VA
http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?fuseaction=dspjob&jobid=272792

16.)  Antiterror/Cri Infra Protect Analyst – USMC, Cubic Corporation, Camp Pendleton, CA
http://jobs.cubic.com/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=7988

17.)  Chief, Engineering, Agility, Moron, Spain
https://agilitylogistics.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=995&lcid=en-US

18.)  Senior Operations Planner, Capstone Corporation, Norfolk, VA
https://jobs-capstone.icims.com/jobs/5385/job

19.)  Staff Accountant, Versar, Springfield, Virginia
http://www.versar.com/employment/08-25.htm

20.)  C/KC-130 Aircraft Commander/Inst, Wyle, Pt. Mugu, CA
http://careers.wylelabs.com/Careers.aspx?adata=OxOh8%2bZoViz6WrbGx6HcWYRszvhSpVyZj0ekzwVBVOIlUJHQF4F3g0ibpp5zUPHZWdpj5719ha3N7nQGeT%2b9yAhAGYuV%2fh1tKF09yMoJlek%3d

21.)  Analyst, Communications/Media, CALIBRE, Crystal City, VA

Candidate will assist with communications and outreach activities associated the Army Base Realignment and Closure project. Responsibilities include assisting with the development and execution of the strategic communication plan for the Army's Base Realignment and Closure program. Candidate will provide analytical support with the goal of improving community outreach to the communities being affected by Base Realignment and Closure. Candidate will assist with event planning and implementation of a number of outreach efforts and conferences, including the Association of Defense Communities and Association of the United States Army conferences.

Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with senior leadership. Strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and manage your own schedule to meet commitments are of paramount importance to succeed in this position.

Candidate must work well with all levels of CALIBRE and customer staff.

Specific Qualifications:
Candidate must be a self-starter with the availability to multi-task to support CALIBRE and our customer needs. Candidate must have prior experience planning and executing large events, as well as excellent communication skills using a variety of media. Candidate must have, as a minimum, intermediate to expert level skills with MS Office products, particularly Word, Excel, and Power Point. Candidate must have the ability to manage tasks and projects from conception through to implementation. Candidate must have the ability to plan, coordinate, and manage tasks with minimal supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly-growing Virginia-based consulting firm, gain more responsibilities as you gain more experience, and work with a group of highly dedicated and professional consultants and engineers who thrive on providing value to our customers.
 
Minimum Level of Education:
(Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.)
 
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
Security Clearance: Must be eligible for clearance (US Citizen)
http://www.calibresys.com/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=vOw4UGh%2bQkw%2b8mVovyXCf45DvgLswznoLmzCBVhwZHb6CqV8%2fvvssOGV1NFxgt6%2fmudky6vBViUhasOW0UNF23UzqqnWTT5c

22.)  Principle Engineer (Weapons Systems), Sapphire Design, Woburn, MA
http://www.net-temps.com/job/c49j/ALMWEAP/principle_engineer_weapons_systems.html?r=tuj

23.)  Sr. Engineer -Design safety into weapon systems, ATK, Plymouth, MN
http://www.engcen.com/JobTUJ.asp?JobID=30277

24.)  Direct Fire Weapons Integrator, SAIC, Jackson, MS
http://www.job.com/my.job/sup/appTo=29542672/p=1/jsOn=1

25.)  Ground Safety Engineer, Infantry Combat Equipment, Marine Corps Systems Command, Kalman and Company, Quantico, Virginia
http://www.engcen.com/jobad.asp?jobid=30066

26.)  Systems/IR/Electro Optical, Think Energy Group, Nashua, NH
http://www.engcen.com/jobad.asp?jobid=30505

27.)  System Analyst, BAE Systems, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL
http://www.job.com/my.job/sup/appTo=28212920/p=1/jsOn=1

***  From CAPT (Sel) Ariel Nagales, who got it from Tom Short via the SWONET LinkedIn group.

28.)  Naval Sales Manager, Defense & Space Helicopters and Surface Systems (H&SS),  Honeywell Aerospace, Tempe, AZ

The Naval Sales Manager position is located within the Defense & Space
Helicopters and Surface Systems (H&SS) business segment of Honeywell
Aerospace.  The Naval Sales Manager reports to the H&SS OEM/Naval
Customers Sales Director.  The Naval Sales Manager position is
responsible for representing Aerospace capabilities, products and
services to US Navy, shipbuilding primes, shipyards, and OEMs.  This
position leads pursuits, proposal efforts and implements winning
strategies involving diverse teams. This professional will represent
Honeywell internally and externally, including senior management levels.
To be successful, one must be a proactive leader with success in driving
programs through a matrixed organization

Key Job Responsibilities:
*       Sales of all Products, Systems, and Services to H&SS customers
*       Customer Relationship Building
*       VOC (Voice of the Customer) data collection
*       Identify long and short term opportunities
*       Accurately forecast new business opportunities, manage orders
and bookings
*       Manage discretionary funds
*       Develop tactics and strategies to win new business
*       Manage pursuits and campaigns, proposals, recommend pricing
*       Lead Greensheet efforts
*       Provide input to Honeywell defined tools
*       Support Program Management to grow orders for existing programs
*       Travel 25% of the time
*       Successful performance will be measured by meeting forecast
orders numbers, win rates, discretionary budget targets, VOC targets,
and accurate usage of defined Honeywell tools

Basic Qualifications:
*       Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Engineering, Physics
or related field.
*       A minimum of 5 years experience in marketing, sales, or in
related customer interface positions such as contract management,
program management or a lead engineering position
*       Former qualified Submarine or Surface Warfare Navy officer with
Engineering Duty Officer background, preferred.
*       Should have a solid understanding of government procurement, DOD
contracts, regulations and procedures, and DOD operations and
maintenance services.
*       Demonstrated creativity and ingenuity in developing successful
strategies for business growth.  Ability to assess the business
opportunities presented…strengths, weaknesses, and the potential of
groups, teams, and individuals.
*       Demonstrated managerial competence. Excellent leadership,
interpersonal skills, listening, communication and presentation skills.
Outstanding and proven analytical ability. Team facilitation skills.
*       US citizenship required due to ITAR restrictions.

Preferred Qualifications:
*       Master's degree in Business Administration
*       SECRET Security Clearance

Contact:

Tom Short
Naval/Marine Systems Sales Leader
Honeywell Aerospace-Defense & Space
H&SS Surface Combat Systems
Tempe, AZ
480.592.3446 office
574.339.4790 cell

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