Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 14 January 2009

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 14 January 2009

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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. 

 

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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, DDG 51 Backfit Modernization MCS Software Development and Testing, Alion Science and Technology, Orlando, FL

2.)  President and CEO, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia

3.)  Communications Advisor, BAE Systems, Edinburgh Parks, South Australia,
AUSTRALIA

3.)  Counter-IED Military Training Specialist, ALATEC, Inc., Newport News, Virginia

4.)  Mechanical Engineer, Army Test and Evaluation Command, Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church, VA

5.)  C-IED Analyst and Training, Omega Systems, Inc. Fort Monroe, VA

6.)  Training Specialist, Single Supply Solution (SSS) program, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), CACI, Mechanicsburg, PA

7.) MRAP Budget Analyst, Jacobs Technology, Albany, GA

8.)  Program Analyst, INSTALLATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION, US Marine Corps, Albany, GA

9.)  Managing Director, International Register of Shipping, Miami, FL

10.)  Sr. Mgr., Business Development – DHS/Fed. Law Enforcement, Raytheon, Reston, Virginia

12.)  Experimentation Analyst, SAIC, Sterling VA

13.)  Senior Engineer, Advanced Aviation and Maritime Division, ARINC, California, MD

14.)  Fatigue & Fracture Engineer – VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program, Textron, Patuxent River, Maryland

15.)  Co-op Admin Sr Spec (Co-op/Summer Intern), VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Production IPT, Lockheed martin SYSTEMS INTEGRATIONS, Owego, NY

16.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Commissary Agency, Fort Lee, VA

17.)  C-12 / UC-35- Quality Assurance Representative, DynCorp International, Greenville, SC

18.)  Fitout Engineer, Austal USA, Mobile, AL

19.)  Manager, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dam Neck (NSWC DN), Naval Sea Systems Command, Dam Neck, VA

20.)  Business Development Manager – Aerospace and Military, Fori Automation, Shelby Township, MI

21.)  Customer Service Representative [Information Technology], Capstone Corporation, Patuxent River, MD

22.)  Technical Writer/Editor, L-3 Communications, Al Anbar Province, Iraq

***  And more…

 

***  Have you read your January issue of AFJ:

 

GOOD BUSINESS IS GOOD POLICY

BY EDWARD LUNDQUIST

http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/

http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/2009/01/3810243

 

***  From Diane Griffin:

 

Ned

I am Diane Griffin.  I have used your newsletter in the past for jobs & job openings.

I am in the process of writing an e-book about the security clearance process and I thought it would be great to get questions from you group

Thanks in advance,

Diane Griffin
President/CEO
Security First & Associates LLC
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(410) 312-3597

 

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Please forward my request to all of your connections and I accept all invites.

Thanking you in advance,

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President/CEO
Security First & Associates LLC
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(410) 312-3597

 

1.)  Military Analyst Principal, DDG 51 Backfit Modernization MCS Software Development and Testing, Alion Science and Technology, Orlando, FL

 

Job ID 9596.

 

Qualifications 

 

This position provides support for the DDG 51 Backfit Modernization MCS Software Development and Testing effort which includes oversight for, but not limited to, program management, schedule adherence, earned value management, software development metrics, software requirements management, and software testing. The employee shall interface with PMS 400F/FRC1/FRC6, LBES, other program office contract support and LMSTS by actively participating in DDG-M software milestone reviews, and program level meetings. This effort shall include onsite monitoring (Orlando, Fl.) of vendor development activities to ensure program goals and contractual requirements are realized. The analyst shall monitor software development with respect to the published Integrated Master Schedule and evaluate and changes/impacts to the schedule which may have a negative impact on the program. Additionally, the employee shall review the vendor¿s earned value metrics and shall report to the PMS 400F program office any negative trends found. The analyst shall review any software development metrics published by the vendor and track progress against the advertised baseline. The employee shall address to the program office any areas of concern as related to the development metrics. The analyst shall become familiar with the baseline B1 and B2 software requirements and the overall requirements documentation being developed by the vendor. The contractor shall be available to monitor onsite software testing. The employee must participate and provide contractual and program management oversight for, but not limited to, the following meetings:  Milestone review meetings like PDR, CDR, Test Readiness Reviews, etc, Software Development metrics meetings, and Requirements IPT¿s Travel as Required to following locations; Naval Sea System Command ¿ Washington D.C. and

Naval System Engineering Station ¿ Philadelphia, Pa. 

 Qualifications 

 DoD Operational or Program Management experience,

Working knowledge of Contracts and Law, Master Degree (Juris Doctor preferred),

Familiarity with the Navy, NAVSEA and specifically SEA 21F / PMS 400 and

10 Years experience with the military, project management and Law   

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. 

How To Apply 

We offer competitive salaries and outstanding benefit packages to full and half-time employees.  Please apply on-line by uploading your resume or cut and paste your resume using our resume template.

 

https://erecruit.alionscience.com/psc/H89ER/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=9564

 

2.)  President and CEO, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia
http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=17580

 

3.)  Communications Advisor, BAE Systems, Edinburgh Parks, South Australia,
AUSTRALIA

PURPOSE OF JOB:
Reporting to the Head of Communications, the Communications Advisor will
develop, coordinate and implement communication activities and will
share responsibility for ensuring the consistent and accurate delivery
of BAE Systems Australia's key messages, brand and identity to key
external and internal stakeholders.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
* Managing effective development and delivery of external and internal
communications activities as directed by the Head of Communications
* Developing, coordinating and delivering effective media relations
activities as part of an overall communications strategy, including
preparation of media releases, responses, talking points and other
strategic documents
* Strengthening company links with trade, international, national,
metropolitan and regional media throughout Australia
* Assisting the team with the development, content and delivery of
electronic and web based media channels or methods
* Assisting the team with the production and distribution of internal
communications tools such as newsletters, company and general notices
and the 'Talking Business' product
* Managing and coordinating advertising schedules, including liaising
with external agencies and publications
* Liaising with and responding to requests from the UK Communications
function for input into global publications and initiatives
* Developing and managing marketing materials including company
brochures, videos, fact sheets, advertisements and company descriptors
* Assisting the team with the management and coordination of online
imagery, including photographs and videos

ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE:
* Communications or public affairs related tertiary qualifications
* At least five years experience within the public relations,
communications or marketing sectors
* Excellent organisational, verbal, written and presentation skills
* Positive attitude and willingness to learn
* Proven ability to liaise with personnel at all levels of the
organisation, media and customer communities

DOWNLOAD: Position Description
<http://www.comjobs.com.au/Attachments/BAE.doc>

For more information contact: Simon Latimer, Head of Communications,
phone: 08-8480-8759 or email: simon.latimer@baesystems.com
Closing date for applications: 19 January 2009.

 

3.)  Counter-IED Military Training Specialist, ALATEC, Inc., Newport News, Virginia

http://www.clearancejobs.com/index.php?action=view_job&jobID=1133170

 

4.)  Mechanical Engineer, Army Test and Evaluation Command, Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church, VA

http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=78423391

 

5.)  C-IED Analyst and Training, Omega Systems, Inc. Fort Monroe, VA

http://www.clearancejobs.com/index.php?action=view_job&jobID=1132503

 

6.)  Training Specialist, Single Supply Solution (SSS) program, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), CACI, Mechanicsburg, PA

http://www.bestjobsus.com/bt-jobd-csale-50036.htm

 

7.) MRAP Budget Analyst, Jacobs Technology, Albany, GA

http://www.cytiva.com/jacobs/ext/detail.asp?jacobs8429

 

8.)  Program Analyst, INSTALLATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION, US Marine Corps, Albany, GA

http://federalgovernmentjobs.us/jobs/Program-Analyst-1439136.html

 

9.)  Managing Director, International Register of Shipping, Miami, FL

http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=102541

 

10.)  Sr. Mgr., Business Development – DHS/Fed. Law Enforcement, Raytheon, Reston, Virginia
http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=17586

11.)  Vice President, BAE Systems Information Technology, Herndon, Virginia
http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=17585

 

***  From Christy Balisle:

 

Hi Ned,
I have a position for your next posting; I have posted the information below. If you need any other information, please don't hesitate to let me know. Many thanks for your assistance. I hope you are having a wonderful 2009 so far!
Regards,
Christy

Christine W. Balisle
Science Applications International Corporation
Desk: 703.676.9039

12.)  Experimentation Analyst, SAIC, Sterling VA

Looking for strong candidate to join a small team of researchers and analysts providing support to military research and operational experimentation efforts. Candidate will lead or support projects that span the range of the research and development lifecycle including concept development and requirements analysis; support to modeling and simulation; design and execution of operational evaluation/experiments; analytical support and production of briefs and reports; and transition support to program of record status. Position duties include interfacing with military user groups and communities of interest, soliciting expectations and requirements from users and sponsors, collaborating with software and hardware teams to establish operational requirements, creating test and experimentation evaluation criteria and schedules and executing research and experimentation efforts. Candidate will be responsible for writing professional quality reports describing all aspects of the research and development life cycle, to include: annotated literature review of relevant theories and evidence, experimentation and evaluation plans, and after action reports/research reports and briefs.

Candidate will also be expected to support project management activities and to lead or support business development efforts. Project management duties include support to the development and administration of project plans, budgets, schedules, and performance requirements. Business development duties include identifying, qualifying and responding to relevant marketing opportunities. Candidate will work independently and as a member of a team. Travel (primarily CONUS) is required; candidate may potentially support several 1-2 week-long trips per year, as well as several 1-2 day trips. Some travel may require short term deployment (day trips) on maritime military vessels.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must demonstrate well developed analytical and writing skills. Candidate must demonstrate proven ability via experience or advanced education/training to understand and respond to difficult and complex problems. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Education: Advanced degree in operations research or a relevant social science field. Candidates with degrees in other disciplines or with a BA degree, but with relevant job experience, may also be considered. Experience: Must have at least five years related experience. Candidates with a Ph.D. and at least two years of experience will also be considered. The following areas of expertise are highly desired: interfacing with software/hardware teams in support of requirements analysis and or testing; participating in or providing support to military exercises or experiments; modeling and simulation of socio-cultural behaviors. Experience and/or knowledge of: operationally responsive space (tactical satellites) efforts, transformational C4ISR initiatives, maritime operations and maritime domain awareness, and socio-cultural modeling and simulation approaches also highly desirable. Clearance: current secret.”
For more information, please contact balislec@saic.com

13.)  Senior Engineer, Advanced Aviation and Maritime Division, ARINC, California, MD

http://seeker.dice.com/jobsearch/servlet/JobSearch?op=101&dockey=xml/f/0/f0f4d8ed914ccb9f6d91cb1cfb50d76b@endecaindex&c=1&source=21

 

14.)  Fatigue & Fracture Engineer – VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program, Textron, Patuxent River, Maryland

http://jobs.amightyriver.com/careers/jobsearch/detail?jobId=15429304

 

15.)  Co-op Admin Sr Spec (Co-op/Summer Intern), VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Production IPT, Lockheed martin SYSTEMS INTEGRATIONS, Owego, NY

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?SID=&jobId=100102

 

16.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Commissary Agency, Fort Lee, VA

 

DeCA operates a world-wide chain of approximately 280 commissaries to provide groceries to authorized military personnel, retirees, and their families.

 

The purpose of this position is to serve as a Public Affairs Specialist in the Office of Corporate Communications.

 

Vacancy ID:  DC231160

Closing Date:  Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Salary:  $57,521.00-$74,772.00/Annually

 

Applications will be accepted from current, permanent, competetive service employees in the Federal government, Interagency Career Transistion Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, and veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 or more years of continuous active service (VEOA). 

 

Work Schedule:  Full Time

May include irregular schedule, including nights and weekends.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

This position is subject to DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP).

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will be paid.

 

http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=78388790

 

17.)  C-12 / UC-35- Quality Assurance Representative, DynCorp International, Greenville, SC

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=78401139

 

18.)  Fitout Engineer, Austal USA, Mobile, AL

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Responsible for design calculations and drawing development as assigned by the Chief Naval Architect.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

• At least 2 years of shipyard design and construction experience

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Understanding of scheduling and an ability to adhere to strict deadlines

• Experienced in interacting with Production, multiple design teams from several companies, customer representatives and equipment manufacturers.

• Computer literate and familiar with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.

• Thorough knowledge of ship and propulsion systems

• Strong working knowledge of Maritime Regulatory Authorities (i.e. ABS, DNV, GL, NAVSEA, MIL, USCG, IMO, etc.)

• US Citizenship

• Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in Engineering

• Thorough knowledge of light weight aluminum joiner construction

• Strong working knowledge of USPH requirements

 

US Citizen Preferred

Austal USA

Human Resources

1 Dunlap Drive

Mobile, AL 36633

Phone: 251-434-8000

URL: http://www.Austal.com

 

http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=102531

 

19.)  Manager, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dam Neck (NSWC DN), Naval Sea Systems Command, Dam Neck, VA

http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=73795788

 

20.)  Business Development Manager – Aerospace and Military, Fori Automation, Shelby Township, MI

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?IPATH=LF5U&je=myrec&APath=1.39.0.30.0&jrjob=true&sc_cmp2=10_JobMat_JobDet&Job_DID=J8H39M5VNQF111C4YZK&ff=39

 

21.)  Customer Service Representative [Information Technology], Capstone Corporation, Patuxent River, MD

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=78420336

 

***  From Dave Wray:

 

Ned —

 

I'm posting this for an old friend and colleague at L-3.  Thanks! 

 

All the best,

 

Dave Wray

 

22.)  Technical Writer/Editor, L-3 Communications, Al Anbar Province, Iraq

 

L-3 Communications seeks a Technical Writer/Editor.  Position requires

deployment for one year to Iraq in support of US operations in Al Anbar

Province and periodic travel within Iraq.  The position requires well

rounded journalistic experience in conducting interviews with high level

officials as well as junior military personnel, writing investigative

stories, and preparing informational and short entertainment fillers.

Stories will cover military and political operations.  In addition to

print proficiency the position requires the ability to set up and

execute press conferences and handle all media formats.  Coverage will

include dealing with situations of extreme distress as well as good

fortune stories. Job requirements:

 

Build contacts to maintain a flow of news with tenant or transient

Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force and Coalition units, and emergency

services, community organizations, press officers from a variety of U.S.

or international organizations.

 

Comply with strict deadlines as set by the parent news organization.

 

Seek out and investigate stories via contacts to produce news stories

for internal and external audiences.

 

Work closely with the news team, photographers and editors.

 

Adhere to operational security, accuracy, propriety, and policy in the

production of news products.

 

Experience/Credentials Required: Minimum six years experience as a

journalist.  Samples of published print work or web portfolio link must

be submitted.  Full resume along with support certificates and

credentials must be submitted.  Must have a current Passport. 

 

Education Required: Requires a Bachelor's degree in English, Literature,

or other related discipline.

 

Special Skills or Training:

 

(1)   Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

 

(2)   Proficient in shorthand.

 

(3)   Proficient in the utilization of all journalist related equipment.

 

(4)   Proficient in the utilization of A.P. Style Guide.

 

(5)   Proficient in the utilization of Marine Corps Style Guide.

 

This position will require access to classified information.  Candidates

will be subject to a security investigation and must be able to meet the

eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a minimum of Secret

clearance issued by the U.S. Government.   Applicants selected will be

subject to a security investigation.   Qualified individuals are

encouraged to apply on line at http://www.titan.com/careers.

The position is advertised as Requisition # 9EO-007 at
http://www.titan.com/careers.

Steve Zeswitz

 

Expeditionary Plans and Training Dept

L3 C2S2

757.671.2554

Steven.Zeswitz@L-3com.com

 

***  Ball cap of the week: Austal

 

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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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