Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 24, 2009

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June
24, 2009
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“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just
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– Joel A. Barker

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, Alion Science and Technology, Langley
AFB, VA
2.)  Software Engineer (C++), Amches, Inc., Columbia, MD
3.)  Acquisition Analyst Expert, Alion Science and Technology,
Washington, DC
4.)  FSF TT Video Team Chief/Editor, JRTC Mission Support Contract,
Foreign Security Force Transition Teams (FSF TT), Cubic Applications,
Inc., Fort Polk, Louisiana
5.)  Sr. Electrical Engineer, Goodrich, West Hartford, Connecticut
6.)  AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES TECHNICIAN, Innodyne Systems Inc., Bloomfield,
CT
7.)  Naval Architect, Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program, Raytheon,
Felixstow, SA, Australia
8.)  Transcriptionist, Eagan, McAllister Associates, Inc., Charleston,
SC
9.)  Mechanical Engineer II, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA
10.)  Visual Information Specialist (Presentation), Defense Intelligence
Agency, Washington, DC
11.)  Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Washington
Metro area
12.)  Composites Design/Structures Engineer, Pratt & Whitney,
Middletown, CT
13.)  F-15 Maintenance Superintendent, Reliance Aerotech Services,
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
14.)  Senior Administrative Assistant, AgustaWestland North America,
Reston, VA
15.)  Director, EADS US Research & Technology Programs, EADS North
America, Arlington, Arlington VA
16.)  Systems Engineer III – Vehicle Integration, DRS Technologies, A
Finmeccanica Company, Melbourne, FL
17.)  LANTIRN Field Engineering Technician, DRS C3 & Aviation, Warner
Robins, GA
18.)  Requirement Analyst, EADS North America, Melbourne, FL
19.)  Manufacturing Engineer, Parker Hannifin Corporation, North Haven,
CT
20.)  AERODYNAMICIST, Scaled Composites, LLC, Mojave, CA
21.)  Public Affairs Specialist, United States Air Force, Arlington, VA
22.)  Composites Project Engineer (Engineer IV), Amtech Corporation,
Wapato, WA
23.)  Mechanical Systems Engineer II, Composite Engineering Inc.,
Roseville, CA
24.)  Clearance Processor, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA
25.)  Marine Service Representative, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc.,
Walpole, MA
26.)  Business Development, Space Weather, Ball Aerospace, Albuquerque,
NM
27.)  EW/RF Ops Test Data/Signals Analyst – emphasis on RF Signal
Analyst, JT3 LLC, Las Vegas, NV
28.)  Proposal Manager, Federal Consulting Capture Team, Deloitte,
McLean, Virginia
29.)  Robbins Gioia is currently recruiting for the following position:
Senior Analyst

***  And more.

***  Surface Navy Association No Host Social – July 8, 2009
 
Sine's Pentagon Row
1600-1800
No charge to attend.  Food provided by chapter.  Cash Bar available.
RSVPs requested and can be submitted at
https://www.navysna.org/Events/July8GWCSocial.asp
 
Please email navysna@aol.com if you have any questions.
 
***  From RUSU Defence Systems:

The RDS Military Interview: Captain Randall Hendrickson USN
By Bill Kincaid
16 Jun 2009

After several sea-going and staff appointments, Randall Hendrikson
commanded USS Ramage from March 2002 to November 2003. From 2006 to 2008
he commanded USS Lake Erie. He is currently Head of the Missile Defense
Branch in the Surface Warfare Division on the staff of the Chief of
Naval Operations. He discussed his time in command of Lake Erie,
together with Ballistic Missile Defence with Bill Kincaid.

http://www.rusi.org/publication/defencesystems/ref:A4A378AF65AB3E/

***  GWC SNA is pleased to announce that Mr. Ron O'Rourke from the
Congressional Research Service has agreed to make remarks at a luncheon
next week.  Please join us for a recent add to the Luncheon Schedule! 
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
 
Speaker:  Mr. Ronald O'Rourke, Congressional Research Service 
 
Location:  Hyatt Regency Crystal City
 
Check-In at 1130, Lunch at 1200
 
Register Online at:
https://www.navysna.org/Events/GWCLunch/June24GWCLuncheon.asp
 
Ronald O'Rourke's Biography:
 
Specialist in National Defense
Congressional Research Service
Mr. O'Rourke is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Johns Hopkins
University, from which he received his B.A. in international studies,
and a valedictorian graduate of the University's Paul Nitze School of
Advanced International Studies, where he received his M.A. in the same
field. Since 1984, Mr. O'Rourke has worked as a naval analyst for the
Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. He has
written numerous reports for Congress on various issues relating to the
Navy. He regularly briefs Members of Congress and Congressional
staffers, and has testified before Congressional committees on several
occasions. In 1996, Mr. O'Rourke received a Distinguished Service Award
from the Library of Congress for his service to Congress on naval
issues. Mr. O'Rourke is the author of several journal articles on naval
issues, and is a past winner of the U.S. Naval Institute's Arleigh Burke
essay contest. He has given presentations on Navy-related issues to a
variety of audiences in government, industry and academia.

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***  Here are the DEFCON 1 jobs for this week:

1.)  Military Analyst Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Langley
AFB, VA

Job Ref. No. 10362
 
Responsibilities:

Develop the future roadmap for the CAF DMO to provide innovative ways to
increase training efficiency and aircrew proficiency.

Qualifications 
 
TS Clearance

Extensive experience in aircrew training and full knowledge of simulator
and DMO capabilities
ACC Staff experience at the Division Chief Level

Experience as an Corporate Fellow

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: naval
architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems
engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology;
chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless
spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean,
Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer
sites and laboratories worldwide. 
 
http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=10362

***  From Martha G. Lorenz:

Hi, Ned. Thanks in advance for posting this opening!

2.)  Software Engineer (C++), Amches, Inc., Columbia, MD

Amches provides technical expertise and consulting services supporting
the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  The company has
an opening for a software engineer. The position requires US citizenship
and an active security clearance. The Software Engineer will identify
and assess protocol changes, and develop software to process the
protocols. The software is to be written primarily in C++ and be both
ported to and tested in UNIX and MS Windows environments. The candidate
will be responsible for software design, code implementation, unit
testing, and reporting software development status. The candidate will
also provide support, as needed, for system testing.

REQUIRED:
Five or more years C++ application development experience
One or more years Digital Signal protocol analysis and processing
Understanding of: CCDF/CCDM; XML formatting; Data Type Definition (DTD)
verification
Experience with: writing Unix shell scripts; deploying in both UNIX
(Solaris and Linux) and MS Windows environments; writing formal
documentation
Good people skills and ability to work well with customers and a team of
developers
TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

DESIRED: 
Experience with: creating Solaris thread safe applications; ClearCase
and ClearQuest for Configuration Management; developing code in MS
Developer Studio or Sun Forte; writing DOS batch scripts; PERL; MS
Access and Visual Basic

Contact: KAREERS Recruiting (kareersrecruiterklw@comcast.net) or
Ascension Recruiting & Consulting LLC (martha.lorenz@comcast.net).
Principals only; no third-party agencies.

3.)  Acquisition Analyst Expert, Alion Science and Technology,
Washington, DC

Job Ref. No. 10373
 
Responsibilities:

Provide general acquisition program professional services in support of
PMS 420 Program to include, but not limited to:

a)  Advice to PM/DPM on overall acquisition program efforts and
engagement with the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, media and general public. 
Support message development, briefing preparation and provide historical
program perspective.

b)  Assist in assessment of program through management of the Monthly
Drumbeat and processes that support the Drumbeat.

c)  Assist with program Quarterly Execution Review.

Responsible for the technical direction, career development and
financial performance of assigned staff resources and project personnel.

Qualifications 
 
Must have a strong Navy background with particular emphasis on the
NAVSEA/OPNAV environment.  Must know Navy acquisition protocols. 

Minimum of five years of program/project management expertise is
required.

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: naval
architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems
engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology;
chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless
spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean,
Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer
sites and laboratories worldwide. 
 
http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=10373

4.)  FSF TT Video Team Chief/Editor, JRTC Mission Support Contract,
Foreign Security Force Transition Teams (FSF TT), Cubic Applications,
Inc., Fort Polk, Louisiana

Essential Job Duties:
Cell Lead responsible for coordination and execution of the JRTC Mission
Support Contract's Video Branch support to the 162nd Infantry Brigade, a
US Army organization with the mission to train Foreign Security Force
Transition Teams (FSF TT). Acts as Chief Editor for FSF TT Video Cell
responsible for timely delivery of AAR edits that meet with NTSC
standards. Coordinate with Transition Team Operations Lead and 162nd
Infantry Brigade personnel to identify training support requirements and
resolve potential issues. Direct supervisor for a staff of 1 FT and 14
Part Time personnel. Manages work plans and schedules for 6-Part-Time
Field Camera Level 1 and 8-Part-Time Media on the Battlefield
specialists. Ensures quality control processes that meet government
standards are in place. Represent Video Branch at all meetings that
require customer and Mission Support Contract participation. Performs
other duties as assigned.
     
Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be in good physical condition, capable of prolonged sitting,
standing and walking; must be able to work irregular hours that include
weekends; must be able to travel unassisted throughout the continental
US and foreign countries; must possess or be able to obtain a secret
security clearance; must submit to and pass initial drug screening; must
possess a valid Louisiana State Drivers License (or equivalent) and
train and test for a Military Drivers License.
     
Required Experience: High School graduate, 3 years Video Branch
experience as Level 2 Field Camera or higher having completed the JRTC
Video Branch OJT program or equivalent education/experience – proficient
in editing on Avid system, all Branch Video cameras and training and
mentoring of subordinates. Selected applicant will exhibit good written
and oral communications skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
that include Word, PowerPoint and Excel, standard military terminologies
and radio procedures.
Desired Experience: Associate degree or higher with an emphasis in Media
and Broadcast Journalism; military or civilian supervisory experience in
like setting.

http://jobs.cubic.com/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=10912

5.)  Sr. Electrical Engineer, Goodrich, West Hartford, Connecticut
http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=5605644

6.)  AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES TECHNICIAN, Innodyne Systems Inc., Bloomfield,
CT
http://www.jsfirm.com/companydetail.asp?jobid=26306

7.)  Naval Architect, Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program, Raytheon,
Felixstow, SA, Australia
http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=102976

8.)  Transcriptionist, Eagan, McAllister Associates, Inc., Charleston,
SC

Candidate will be responsible for taking minutes as requested for USMC
Communications projects. He/She will be expected to record minutes using
a tape recorder, hand written, or typed. Candidate will then type the
minutes in a predetermined format to be delivered free of spelling and
grammatical errors. The recorded minutes and notes will be used with a
recorded playback ticket to type a written account of the meetings.
He/she will be responsible for a roster of attendees and acquiring any
clarification from speakers after meetings.

Qualifications: A High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of
related office experience to include the preparation of manuscript copy
are required. Candidate must have the ability to use automated typing
equipment while preparing manuscript copy at a speed of at least fifty
(50) WPM. Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite products are
required. Candidate must be able to type in final and draft format from
rough notes, technical papers, reports, and other similar source
material. Candidate must have the ability to communicate in written
format and have excellent grammar skills. Experience performing
secretarial work, court reporting, or stenography is a plus. Experience
using tape recorders (with foot pedals) is a plus. Familiarity with
military (USMC preferred) or DoD terminology and acronyms as well as
scientific and technical terminology, engineering drawings, and
documenting various cold-type processes and reproduction equipment is
desired. Must also be detail-oriented, punctual, and be able to work as
a team member. Candidate selected will be subject to Government
background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for
access to classified information.

BM044, Req. 149528,
http://www.emainc.com/careerjobs/jobs2/productdetails.asp?ProductID=2179&ProcessType=1

9.)  Mechanical Engineer II, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28275666

10.)  Visual Information Specialist (Presentation), Defense Intelligence
Agency, Washington, DC
http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=81509741

11.)  Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Washington
Metro area (This position is scheduled to relocate to Fort Meade,
Maryland in FY11)
http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=81581342

12.)  Composites Design/Structures Engineer, Pratt & Whitney,
Middletown, CT
http://www.utcjobs.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=1485486

13.)  F-15 Maintenance Superintendent, Reliance Aerotech Services,
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
http://www.jsfirm.com/companydetail.asp?jobid=24660

14.)  Senior Administrative Assistant, AgustaWestland North America,
Reston, VA
http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=81265893

15.)  Director, EADS US Research & Technology Programs, EADS North
America, Arlington, Arlington VA
https://eadsna.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=25&lcid=en-US

16.)  Systems Engineer III – Vehicle Integration, DRS Technologies, A
Finmeccanica Company, Melbourne, FL
https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/drs/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10371&JobNumber=600587

17.)  LANTIRN Field Engineering Technician, DRS C3 & Aviation, Warner
Robins, GA
https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/drs/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10371&JobNumber=600063

18.)  Requirement Analyst, EADS North America, Melbourne, FL
https://eadsna.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=23&lcid=en-US

19.)  Manufacturing Engineer, Parker Hannifin Corporation, North Haven,
CT
http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J7X2V170YCNZ61NBP1V&cbRecursionCnt=1&cbsid=687285f4150c48e3966d030a0dfef016-298791367-wm-6

20.)  AERODYNAMICIST, Scaled Composites, LLC, Mojave, CA

Seeking an experienced Aerodynamicist with knowledge of aircraft sizing,
performance, and stability & control. Applicant should have a complete
understanding of fluid dynamic technical principles, theories, concepts
and CFD design/analysis methods. Tasks include: performance analysis,
stability & control work, basic aircraft sizing, CFD grid generation,
aerodynamic and propulsion CFD design, analysis of internal and external
flow and post-processing of CFD solutions. Must complete a variety of
conceptual and preliminary design CFD studies in a thorough,
imaginative, and practical manner, as well as, document and present
results. Familiarity with aero tools including: Fluent, vortex lattice
codes, DATCOM, Hoerner, and airfoil design tools is desired. Must have a
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and directly related work experience. M.S.
is a plus. Pilot, aircraft homebuilding, and rapid prototyping
experience a strong plus.

Fax or mail resume to:
Scaled Composites, LLC
1624 Flight Line
Mojave, CA 93501
FAX: 661-824-4174
Phone: 661-824-4541
or email to: resumes@scaled.com

http://www.scaled.com/careers/index.html#10

***  From Chris Isleib:

Our office is looking for someone sharp to fill a GS-13 Desk Officer
slot at the Air Force Press Desk. It's a great team of people at the
Pentagon, and we work key issues related to the wars in Iraq and
Afghanistan.

21.)  Public Affairs Specialist, United States Air Force, Arlington, VA
http://jobview.usajobs.gov/getjob.aspx?JobID=81558813

22.)  Composites Project Engineer (Engineer IV), Amtech Corporation,
Wapato, WA
http://www.amtechcorp.com/corporate/employment.php#0

23.)  Mechanical Systems Engineer II, Composite Engineering Inc.,
Roseville, CA
http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J8A2W562TK2L0CHNY9Y

24.)  Clearance Processor, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28263871

25.)  Marine Service Representative, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc.,
Walpole, MA
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?SID=^KcoO4MYr55h2JTEI9pG46ffj3TpMB_slp_rhc_MMRoWjuPbJ8pVc_slp_rhc_M8nrGfy64iJ4G06LXfaWF2PEsxvHlL9_C_R__L_F__slp_rhc_6J8YHFOx/4P0z3a4sfTCQHFE6uArqU=&jobId=487573&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=54&JobSiteInfo=487573_54&GQId=0

26.)  Business Development, Space Weather, Ball Aerospace, Albuquerque,
NM
http://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/ball_aerospace/JobDescription.asp?JobNumber=600250

27.)  EW/RF Ops Test Data/Signals Analyst – emphasis on RF Signal
Analyst, JT3 LLC, Las Vegas, NV

JOB SUMMARY – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:
This position will support a radar system performance and diagnostics,
evaluations of electronic warfare (EW) system performance, electronic
support measures (ESM)/electronic support (ES) programs and ELINT, RF
passive sensor system related programs.

The incumbent, functioning as a working team lead and/or senior
technical contributor, is involved in the design and implementation of
applied research functions and techniques to test and analyze data and
report results.
1. Applies expert systems analysis and design techniques to complex
systems development in a specialized design area or resolves problems in
existing systems by applying new technology.
2. Designs, developments, and adapts a variety of methods to analyze
complex operational problems. Utilizes modeling and measuring
techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods,
operational mathematics techniques and other principles and laws of
scientific and economic disciplines.
3. Develops or oversees development of complex analytical studies to
provide advice and evaluations of the probable effects of alternate
solutions to problems.
4. Performs professional work in operations research and analyzes test
runs on computers to correct or direct correction of programs and input
data.
5. Conducts studies to organize data collection to select and apply
appropriate methods of analyses, to evaluate findings and draw reliable
conclusions.
6. Develops, maintains and produces analytical documentation.
7. Provides work direction to several team leaders and lower level
professionals.
8. Performs other related duties and tasks as requested

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Most positions involve work typical of office environment with no
unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with
frequent use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while
reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for
communication, constant mental alertness. Must be able to work under
deadlines. Requires occasional travel to remote work locations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A technical degree (engineering, math, computer science or physics) or
equivalent technical training, supplemented by a minimum of 10 years
experience is desired. Military or government ELINT signal collection
experience is preferred, however: solid experience in radar signals
collection and analysis will be considered. Experience in the following
areas required. Familiarity with the concepts and data collection
methodologies associated with frequency time and code/modulation
domains. Experience with signal collection equipment including spectrum
analyzers, pulse analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, VSAs, digitizers, and
data recording systems. Experience with the interpretation of data
obtained from the above equipment. Knowledge of signal propagation,
including anomalous propagation. Knowledge of, or hands-on use of,
predictive electromagnetic propagation models a plus. Candidate must be
willing to interface with a wide variety of technical personnel in the
areas of radar, instrumentation, tracking systems, and data acquisition
systems. Must qualify for and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
and holds a current State issued driver's license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Hold a current TS/SSBI clearance.
https://www.jt3.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=691

***  From William Corley:

Ned,
 
Here is a job that you could post in the next issue of your fine
newsletter:

Thank you,
 
William
William Corley

28.)  Proposal Manager, Federal Consulting Capture Team, Deloitte,
McLean, Virginia

Deloitte Consulting LLP (“Deloitte Consulting”) is one of the nation's
leading consulting firms for business strategy, operations, technology
and human resources planning.  We bring together a strong combination of
experience, scale and capabilities to help clients address their most
complex business problems.  The organizational structure of our parent
organization, Deloitte LLP (“Deloitte”) and our collaborative approach
integrate our consulting services with other Deloitte subsidiaries
offering tax services, financial advisory services, and risk management
capabilities.  Clients depend on us for straightforward advice and
results that create value.
With nearly 7000 Deloitte Consulting employees in more than 80 U.S.
cities, we understand that people are our most precious resource. We
also know that serving our clients and helping them and our people excel
demands a diverse range of skills, talent, experiences and backgrounds.
 
Federal Practice – Deloitte Consulting LLP
Deloitte Consulting's dynamic Federal Practice based in Washington D.C.
and the surrounding Metropolitan area has opportunities for you to
become part of their high-quality team that delivers innovative
solutions to key Federal clients in financial management, business
process improvement, strategy and operations, information systems
development, package implementation, enterprise transformation, business
process and applications outsourcing, and a full range of human capital
advisory services.

Location: McLean, VA required

Profile/Position Description:
The Deloitte Federal Proposal Management Group seeks a Proposal Manager
with advanced experience managing large, competitive proposals for a
wide variety of Public Sector consulting opportunities. Qualified
candidates will encompass a strong understanding Federal procurement
regulations and practices (FAR and DFAR).

The primary role of the Proposal Manager is to lead the proposal
development process by providing bid leadership, personnel development,
and process improvements to directly affect the outcomes of Public
Services proposals and positively affect win rates. The Proposal Manager
reports to the Senior Manager, Federal Services and represents an
operations team within the Federal Capture organization.

The Proposal Manager has direct accountability for three primary aspects
of the Public Services Proposal Management Group operations: (1)
leadership of “must win” proposal opportunities, (2) performance
management of PS PMG proposal managers supporting the Defense, Civilian,
Emerging Markets, and Healthcare Segments, and (3) significant
contribution to the development and continuous improvement of Public
Services Proposal Management processes, tools, and templates.

Responsibilities include the following:
.Directly supports the Capture and Engagement Managers while providing
direction and guidance to matrixed proposal teams.
.Manages up to 5 individuals.
.Interacts with BearingPoint's Federal Public Sector Segments, including
Leadership, and Senior Managers to plan, execute, and monitor proposal
methodology on designated bids.
.Interacts with diverse disciplines throughout the Federal practice
(including Capture, Cost and Pricing, Contracts, Solutions, Legal, Risk
Management, Business Development, Marketing, and line organization
account teams) to accomplish proposal development initiatives.
.Accountable for both the effectiveness of the proposal process and the
quality of its resulting products.
.Provides proposal development tools and direction to proposal teams,
and supervises staff and contract personnel throughout proposal
development and production cycles.
.Ensures quality and consistency of work products in a high-volume,
quick turnaround environment. Proposal management requirements include
the following: planning, organizing, strategy development, scheduling,
compliance checks, status reporting, and all related tasks necessary to
respond effectively to governmental procurements.
Position-specific Required Skills:
.Bachelors degree required
.Minimum of 8 years hands on experience in the following areas required:
-Managing proposal development for large, competitive proposals to
Federal clients.
-Managing proposal operational organizations, including personnel and
performance management
-Hands on experience with Federal procurement regulations and practices
(FAR and DFAR)
-Business writing, marketing, technical, and or expository writing, with
editorial practice and standards
-Document and graphic design and development standards
-Coordinating assigned proposals through each stage of the proposal
development lifecycle
-Leading or participating in formal proposal reviews (i.e., Pink, Red
and/or Gold Team Reviews) and making recommendations for content
improvement and/or compliance
-Hands on Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)
.Comprehensive knowledge of the Federal Government evaluation process
and lifecycle capture
activities
.Project management

Position-specific Desired Skills:
.Experience in managing proposals for a wide range of Public Services
opportunities
.Formal proposal management schools and methodologies
.Capture management
.Masters preferred in one of the following: Business, English,
Journalism or Marketing Communications
.APMP certification a plus!
Firm Service: Internal Services

Reference Code: E10MCLCMGRLN005-SO
Type of Position: Full-time

http://careers.deloitte.com/united-states/experienced-professionals/opportunities.aspx

 
***  From Kris Hoegel:

Ned,

I'm interested in posting another position on Ned's.  The PD is included
below:

Thanks,
 
Kris Hoegel

Senior Analyst, Robbins Gioia, Alexandria, VA,

29.)  Robbins Gioia is currently recruiting for the following position:
Senior Analyst

A Senior Analyst is an experienced business professional that has a
documented track record of outstanding performance, a commitment to
excellence, and demonstrates the Robbins-Gioia Core Values.  The desired
analyst for this position is an experienced, client facing, business
professional with 5+ years of professional work experience.  This
individual provides a variety of information directly to clients for
their ongoing programs.

Position responsibilities include: 

.   Editing communication and program documents for approval at a higher
level.
.   Gathering, synthesizing, interpreting, and sharing timely and relevant
ACE program information to appropriate RG personnel.
.   Preparing ACE articles, news releases, briefings, talking points,
speeches, newsletters, and other communication products for targeted
audiences.
.   Coordinating inputs to organizational Web sites.  
.   Responding to Internet inquiries from program stakeholders.
.   Planning logistics and providing on-site support for trade
conferences.
.   Contributing to improved communication processes and procedures.

A Senior Analyst typically contributes to the gathering of information
used for assessments (front end) and evaluations (back end); often
participating in or assisting with data collection and research
activities.

Candidate must possess a BA/BS in public relations, journalism,
marketing, or related communication field of study.  Master's degree is
desirable.

.   5+ years in one or more of the aforementioned areas, with demonstrated
knowledge on current communication tenets, concepts, and best practices.
Optimal candidate should possess education, skills, and experience in
the following areas: research; communication strategy and planning;
stakeholder identification; interviewing; messaging; writing/product
development; editing; design and layout; Web-based media; event support;
executive communication/staff work; and measurement and evaluation.
.   Strong writing skills; the ability to comprehend, organize, and
translate complex information in a clear and concise manner for varied
audiences.
.   Results/mission-oriented, and demonstrates a sense of urgency,
commitment, and sound judgment in a fluid work environment.
.   Effective critical analysis, problem-solving, and presentation skills.

.   Responds quickly to unscheduled assignments in a timely and effective
manner.
.   Effectively anticipates organizational, program, leadership, and
client needs.
.   Good listener, fast learner, with effective time management, planning,
and organizational skills.
.   Demonstrates a propensity to develop a broad, strategic thinking
mindset and draws linkages between related workplace/program dynamics.
.   Team/people-oriented with an ability to cultivate relationships, and
use effective interpersonal skills to interact with senior program
leaders and subject matter experts on both government and contractor
staffs.
.   Inquisitive and demonstrates proactive self-improvement through
self-study and formal training.
.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word,
PowerPoint, and Excel.
.   Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Customs badge
.   Candidates should anticipate a writing test to be administered during
the interview process.

Interested candidates should create a candidate profile and apply at:
lid1&levelid1=84628&parent=Project%20Management%20Consulting&startflag=2
 

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