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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 5, 2011

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“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.”

- Aristotle

 

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, now serving more than 800 subscribers.  DEFCON 1 brings you job opportunities every week, and counts on members like you to submit job listings to share and post in this newsletter.

 

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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.)  Senior Compliance Specialist, MCR, Arlington, VA

2.)  Weapons Systems Program Analyst/Senior Level Program Analyst/ Manager, Deloitte, Springfield, VA

3.)  Structural Analyst, Indianapolis, Rolls-Royce, Indianapolis, IN

4.)  PROVISIONING ANALYST I, Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh, WI

5.)  Research Analyst I (J2 Space Intelligence Team) AES19045, ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Omaha, NE

6.)  Administrative Assistant – JIEDDO STRATCOM, ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Arlington, VA

7.)  Aegis Weapons Systems Trainer (SPY-1 Radar), Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA

8.)  HUMINT Requirements Collection Manager, USIS, Afghanistan 9.)  9.)  Sr Systems Engineer – Tactical Radio Design – Military Communications, Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA

10.)  Systems Engineer, Senior, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (KEO), Northampton, MA

11.)  Journeyman Acquisition Manager, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

12.)  Lead Power and Analog Electrical Engineer, C S Draper Lab. Inc., Cambridge, Mass.

13.)  Senior Aeronautical Engineer, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Huntsville, AL

14.)  Executive Director, National Aviation Hall of Fame, Dayton, OH

15.)  Communications Manager, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Portfolio, Defense and Civil Mission Solutions (DCMS) product line, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Dulles, Virginia

16.)  Radar/RF Engineer or Sensor Scientist, NIITEK, Dulles/Ladbrook, VA

17.)  Project Manager C4ISR, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Arlington, VA

18.)  Senior Systems Engineer, Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB), Washington, DC

19.)  RESEARCH ENGINEER/SCIENTIST II – ATMOSPHERIC SCIENTIST, MICHIGAN TECH RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Ann Arbor, MI

20.)  Operations Research Analyst (Associate/USWG), Operations Research Analyst, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Alexandria, VA

21.)  Technical Analyst Reviewer – Q or TS Clearance required, CSC, College Park, MD

22.)  Oceanographer, Ocean Sciences Branch, Office of Naval Research, Stennis Space Center, MS

23.)  Sales Manager, Converge!Services, Washington DC Metro area

 

…and more!

 

***  THE NAVY AND MDA: INFORMATION AHEAD OF PLATFORMS

 

An interview with Mark Andress, Director, Navy Maritime Domain Awareness, U.S. Navy

By Edward Lundquist http://www.seadiscovery.com/mt/mtStories.aspx?ShowStrory=1041722072

 

***  A Railgun Revolution in the Navy’s Future?

33-megajoule jolt fires record-breaking hypersonic round that could be the shape of things to come

 

Written by: Capt. Edward H. Lundquist, U.S. Navy (Ret.) on December 30, 2010

http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/a-railgun-revolution-in-the-navys-future/

 

***  From Carter Langston:

 

Hi, Ned.

 

As promised, here is the next News of the Week contribution from the dust of Afghanistan. 

http://www.army.mil/-news/2010/12/22/49790-mortarman-shares-close-calls-passion-for-his-job/

 

Merry Christmas!

Carter

 

1LT R. Carter Langston, ABC

RC-East, Regional Communications Center

Public Affairs Officer

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

 

***  Aircraft and ships can run on biofuels

 

Independence, efficiencies and warfighting effectiveness fuel Navy’s focus on energy alternatives

 

By Edward Lundquist

 

http://articles.maritimepropulsion.com/article/Independence-efficiencies-and-warfighting-effectiveness-fuel-Navye28099s-focus-on-energy-alternatives64168.aspx

 

***  The Surface Navy Association presents “SURFACE NAVAL FORCES:  Relevant Capabilities For A Challenging Future,” January 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, Virginia.  Speakers include:

 

The Honorable Robert O. Work,

Under Secretary of the Navy

 

The Honorable Sean J. Stackley

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)

 

ADM Gary Roughead, USN 

Chief of Naval Operations

 

ADM Robert J. Papp, Jr., USCG

Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

 

GEN James F. Amos, USMC 

Commandant of the U. S. Marine Corps

 

ADM John C. Harvey, Jr., USN 

Commander, Fleet Forces Command

 

Admiral James G. Stavridis, USN

Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Commander, United States European Command

 

…and many more.

 

Information about this event can be found at http://www.navysna.org/2011Symposium/Index.htm.

 

Please join the Surface Navy Association for another year of professional seminars for our Surface Warrior Community and Exhibitors featuring the most up to date and future technology of the Surface Community.

 

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

 

1.)  Senior Compliance Specialist, MCR, Arlington, VA

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For more than 30 years, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking and the highest levels of support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities. Our corporate values are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain talented employees. For more information about MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com. 

 

Duties

 

•Develop program/project management tools that help define, observe, and assess actions that implement human research regulatory compliance.

•Assist in development of forms, data, and other human research regulatory compliance items in a centralized, relational database suitable for standard and ad-hoc reporting and analysis.

•Provide editorial writing and analysis reports for drafting of DON HRPP documentation and correspondence.

•Assist in, as appropriate, preliminary review of allegations of noncompliance and research misconduct; assist in identification of areas of concern, corrective action(s) and development of reports and recommendations.

•In conjunction with DON personnel, assist in evaluation of human research protection programs at laboratories, training commands, operational commands, systems commands, and extramural performers through periodic site/assist visits.

•Assist in headquarters-level post-approval review of human research protocols as required by Department of Defense (DOD) directives and as part of a continuing quality improvement program.

•Assist in developing DON Assurance/Addendum to FWA (Federal-wide Assurance) packages for submission to the Navy Surgeon General.

 

Qualifications

 

•The candidate shall have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least 5 years work experience in human research protection.

•The candidate should have demonstrated knowledge and experience with DOD/DON guidelines and policies, experience in preparing assurance/addendum packages to ensure compliance with federal regulations, and development of DOD/DON policy and guidance is highly desirable.

•Experience working with senior leadership in the DON HRPP is preferred.

•US citizenship is required.  Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility for the required security clearance.

Compensation

 

MCR, LLC’s compensation and benefits package is very competitive. It is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and to reward employee's skills, experience, and potential.

 

MCR is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=681

 

2.)  Weapons Systems Program Analyst/Senior Level Program Analyst/ Manager, Deloitte, Springfield, VA

http://careers.deloitte.com/united-states/experienced-professionals/opportunities.aspx?JobReqCode=E11WAKCASCRL095-SO&LORMarketing

 

3.)  Structural Analyst, Indianapolis, Rolls-Royce, Indianapolis, IN

 

Job ID 00010656

 

Description

 

The Structural Analyst will be responsible for planning, performing, and directing thermo-mechanical finite element analyses and classical hand calculations for components and systems. The position will perform strength, deflection, low cycle fatigue, high cycle fatigue, creep, and fatigue crack growth analyses and evaluate and interpret analysis results to ensure components meet requirements.

 

Key accountabilities include:

 

Assist in planning work-scopes and deliverables

Work within Rolls-Royce Corporation Structural Analysis Instructions

In concert with the Design Engineer, provide design modification direction to internal and external customers

Provide presentation of results to management and customers in both oral and written form

Document results in formal technical reports

 

Qualifications and experience

 

Basic:

 

Bachelors degree in Engineering with 2+ years of structural analysis experience in high tech industries

Experience with Ansys and Unigraphics

Knowledgeable in Structural and Fatigue principles

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required

Preferred:

 

Gas turbine or aerospace experience

Experience with FCG software

Knowledge of mechanical system components such as shafts, gears, bearings, gearboxes, etc.

 

http://www.rolls-royce.com/careers/current_vacancies/usa/job_search.jsp

 

4.)  PROVISIONING ANALYST I, Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh, WI

 

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to defense articles, equipment, technical information or service that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  All applicants for these positions must be a “U.S. Person” as defined by ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15, 8 USC 1101(a)(20), and 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).  Generally, a U.S. Person is a U.S. Citizen, a Lawful Permanent Resident, a Political Asylee, or a Refugee.  

   

JOB SUMMARY

 

Develop or supervise logistics support subcontractor development of all ILS contract deliverables for provisioning, associated parts lists, associated support documentation, computer programs and parts catalogs. Interface with the customer to deliver, review, and sell these contract deliverables.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1. Completely understand and use ILS military specifications and associated computer programs.

2. Understand and implement all contract variations to the basic provisioning and parts catalog specifications and associated computer programs.

3. Obtain a complex set of source materials required for the development of all ILS deliverables from all vendors, OTC engineering, and OTC purchasing to include supplier cost information.

4. Supervise or computer load and process all materials developed and maintain complex customer based computer program through OTC based ILS computer programs, meeting with the customer to resolve problems.

5. Maintain all data current with changes and record all change in program configuration control document.

6. Review data against repair and overhaul manuals, drawing packages, and hardware to assure consistency of all ILS contract deliverables.

7. Identify and cost ILS impact for all changes affecting provisioning, computer program outputs, and parts catalogs.

8. Maintain JDE 7.3 item master, bills of materials, cross reference and branch plants.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bachelor's degree required.  1 or more years work experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bachelor's degree in math, statistics, economics, supply chain, or related.

 

~MOSKD~#

 

https://oshkosh.recruitmax.com//main/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=11776

 

5.)  Research Analyst I (J2 Space Intelligence Team) AES19045, ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Omaha, NE

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=591&ji=2471857&sn=I

 

6.)  Administrative Assistant – JIEDDO STRATCOM, ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Arlington, VA

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=591&ji=2492211&sn=I

 

7.)  Aegis Weapons Systems Trainer (SPY-1 Radar), Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=31662

 

8.)  HUMINT Requirements Collection Manager, USIS, Afghanistan

 

USIS has immediate and ongoing openings for an experienced HUMINT Requirements Collection Manager  and HUMINT Collection Specialists to support one of our DoD Clients. This position is for a 1 year deployment in Afghanistan.

 

**This position requires an active TS/SCI security clearance. Candidates who do not currently hold the level of clearance will not be considered.

 

Project Overview:

 

USIS is part of a team of government contractors that supports the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) or United States Force-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) with intelligence operations support. Our team will support ISAF/USFOR-A by aiding in the coordination, planning and execution of intelligence collection operations, exploitation and analytic support in coordination with other entities and agencies in the Combined Joint Operating Area – Afghanistan (CJOA-A).

 

 Job Responsibilities:

 

·         Works in the ISAF/USFOR-A and other commands’ CJ2X in support of ISR-D. Coordinating all HUMINT collection requirements and ensures all HUMINT data is properly disseminated within the ATO. Monitors various systems for new nominated requirements, validates, and distributes them as required.

 

·          Develops training tools as required on all aspects of HUMINT ISR mission accomplishment.

 

·          Interfaces with CENTCOM, DIA, ANSF/GIRoA and external and internal ISAF/USFOR-A HUMINT Requirements Managers to answer HUMINT related RFIs and de-conflict or collaborate on theater HUMINT requirements and reporting.

 

·         Gives presentations and briefings when required.

 

·         Travels (ground/air), as required, throughout the CJOA-A, in order to accomplish directed support activities.

 

·         Provides written and oral reports and briefings as needed.

 

Requirements:

 

·         Minimum of 5 years HUMINT operational experience or HUMINT Collection Management experience within DoD or equivalent Government agencies. Background in Afghanistan, South West Asia Regional analysis, Geo-Political analysis, or HUMINT analysis preferred.

 

·         Possesses a thorough understanding of HUMINT collection, requirements, reports and HUMINT communication architectures. Previous coalition/joint assignments, specifically J2X assignments preferred as well as analytical or operational HUMINT assignments.

 

·         Management/Supervisory experience is desired.

 

·          Former MOS of 35L/M, 351L/M, 180A, 18F, 35D/35E, 1N, 35F, 350F, 18F, 35A, or DoD civilian/joint service equivalent.

 

·         Proficient in utilizing basic computer applications, Microsoft Office products and Intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and taskings.

 

·         Knowledge and familiarity of national systems such as M3 and experience with Intelligence Community systems, mission applications, and communications capabilities within INTELINK, JWICS, and SIPRNET.

 

·         Possesses strong writing skills and be capable of effectively operating as a member of a HUMINT team.

 

·         Possesses strong briefing skills and be capable of effectively directing subordinates in the accomplishment of HUMINT reporting activities and requirements.

 

·          Bachelor’s degree.

 

·         Current Top Secret/SCI clearance.

 

Who are we?

 

For more than a decade, USIS has been an industry leader that offers a wide range of security-based information and service solutions to both government and corporate customers, in the United States and abroad.

 

Our Security Solutions group provides mission-critical services and solutions supporting U.S. national security customers. Our highly skilled, cleared professionals have specialized experience supporting all intelligence disciplines and are capable of providing a wide range of intelligence operations and information technology services to the Defense and Intelligence Communities worldwide.  With more than 7,000 skilled employees holding clearances up to top secret and higher, we are ready to assist—regardless of the challenge.

 

For more information, visist www.usis.com

 

USIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=95135316

 

9.)  Sr Systems Engineer – Tactical Radio Design – Military Communications, Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA

https://rockwellcollins.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=SUB00000065

 

10.)  Systems Engineer, Senior, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (KEO), Northampton, MA

 

Job Description

•Synthesize and define complex electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems containing multiple different dependent subsystems and technologies.

•Coordinate system level requirements internally and among subcontractors and suppliers.

•Work with Project Engineer, other engineers and other departments to insure that all technical contractual obligations are fulfilled.

•Insure adherence to Quality Systems Manual and applicable Standard Work Instructions

•Adhere to budget and schedule commitments.

•Perform requirements analysis and allocation and functional analysis and allocations.

•Review and approval formal documentation (Specifications, Drawings, Engineering Reports, etc.) for release in accordance with internal processes and procedures.

•Participate in Design Review Meetings.

•Estimate labor and other resources required to execute Systems Engineering on new projects.

•Prepare and deliver technical presentations to management and customers.

•Prepare and update system level Technical Performance Measures as required.

•Support the systems engineering aspects of the design and development process as identified in the appropriate SWI's, SOP's and DAAP's.

•Support cell management in the definition of capital, tools, equipment and other resources required to property execute programs associated with the product team.

•Other duties including, but not limited to, on-site fleet support as required.

MUST BE A US CITIZEN WITH THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN SECRET CLEARANCE            

 

Kollmorgen Electro-Optical is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law. EOE/M/F/D/V

 

Required Skills

•Must have an MS in Electrical Engineering, Software or Systems Engineering

•Danaher Competencies: Quality First, Management by Fact, Team Work, Sense of Urgency, Customer Focus.

•Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, be creative, have functional technical skills, excellent organizational and problem solving capabilities.

Required Experience

•12 + years of engineering experience

•Analog and digital servo control experience

•Infrared technology

•Video technology

•Expertise with modeling capabilities of MatLab, SSCAM, and NVTHERM

•Experience in computer and embedded systems architecture.

•Image acquisition and display technology

•Fiber-Optic hardware

•Laser ranging

 

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Tracking Code: 3110-120710

http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=290868&company_id=15734&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1004564

 

11.)  Journeyman Acquisition Manager, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

 

THE COMPANY

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For more than 30 years, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking, and the highest levels of support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities.  Our corporate values are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service, and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain talented employees. 

 

Duties

 

Responsible for the implementation of DOD and Air Force acquisition policies and management procedures. Must evaluate, select, adapt, and modify standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Responsible for the development and analyzes of an integrated program master schedule and performing the technical evaluation of contractor prepared schedules. Support the program at reviews, conferences, and other functions.

 

Qualifications

 

Ten (10) years Acquisition exp. in which five (5) in a defense acquisition program.

Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

 

Compensation

 

MCR, LLC’s compensation and benefits package is very competitive.  It is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and to reward employee's skills, experience, and potential.

 

MCR is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor. 

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=644

 

 

12.)  Lead Power and Analog Electrical Engineer, C S Draper Lab. Inc., Cambridge, Mass.

 

Responsibilities 

 

The applicant will lead projects involving the design and development of power and analog circuitry.  The main area of expertise for the ideal candidate should be the design of miniaturized power conversion circuits and components for ultra low profile applications.  In addition, the candidate will conceive, design, analyze, simulate, test and debug complex board-level analog electronics for a variety of other applications including radiation hardened designs, novel battery management circuits, small motor controllers, switched-mode power converters and precision feedback systems. The ideal candidate must have experience in one or more of the following areas:

 

-Power electronics design

-Ultra-miniature power supplies

-Radiation hardened electronics design

-Battery management systems

-Motor controller design

-Board-level analog signal integrity analysis

-System-level power distribution design

-System/board  level  grounding/shielding and EMI mitigation design

-Circuit design using discrete semiconductors and magnetic components

-Analysis and synthesis of closed-loop control systems

-Familiarity with Matlab, simulink, spice/and its variants

-Practical experience with board layout process

  

Qualifications 

 

M.S. degree/PHD preferred in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of experience in analog design.  Demonstrated technical leadership of multi-disciplinary teams with focus in power and analog electronics design and analysis.

 

Job ID: 3448

 

https://jobs.draper.com/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/,DanaInfo=.aesr9Dixhxn1Ko10,Port=15025+HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

 

13.)  Senior Aeronautical Engineer, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Huntsville, AL

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=629

 

14.)  Executive Director, National Aviation Hall of Fame, Dayton, OH

 

The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) currently seeks a new Executive Director to take overall responsibility for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.

 

Chartered by Congress in 1961 the National Aviation Hall of Fame serves its membership and the nation in honoring our Air and Space Pioneers. The mission is:

 

To honor citizens, aviation leaders, pilots, teachers, scientists, engineers, inventors, governmental leaders and other individuals who have helped to make this Nation great by their outstanding contributions to the establishment, development, advancement, or improvement of aviation in the United States of America;

 

To perpetuate the memory of such persons and record their contributions and achievements by the creation and maintenance of such buildings, monuments and edifices as may be deemed appropriate to a lasting memorial;

 

To foster, promote and encourage a greater sense of appreciation for the origins and growth of aviation, especially in the United States of America, and the part aviation has played in changing the economic, social, and scientific fabric of our Nation;

 

To establish and maintain a library and museum for collecting and preserving for posterity, the history of those honored by the organization, together with a documentation of their accomplishments and contributions to aviation, including, but not limited to, such items as aviation pictures, paintings, books, papers, documents, scientific data, relics, artifacts and mementos relating thereto;

 

And to cooperate with other recognized aviation organizations which are actively engaged and interested in similar projects.

 

Strategic Priorities:

1. Execution of annual Enshrinement/Award ceremonies

2. Maintaining and improving the Learning Center activities for all ages, but with emphasis on youth 3. Creating and initiating functions that honor our Air and Space pioneers.

 

The Board of NAHF has established key areas of emphasis for the organization over the next 3-5 years:

1. Strategic positioning of the organization to increase awareness among the aviation community and general public.

2. Developing long term sustainable sources of funding including the evaluation and implementation of non-traditional income opportunities to supplement more traditional sources of funding. It is essential to ensure a diverse set of funding mechanisms to keep the NAHF programs strong and viable.

3. Operations and Board Development

4. Operate NAHF efficiently and effectively.

5. Use technology and operational best practices routinely.

6. Build an inclusive, empowered staff.

7. Continue to build the individual, geographically diverse and collective capabilities of our board.

 

Executive Director Responsibilities

 

A. He/she shall present to the Board of Trustees a proposed business plan with an annual budget ready for approval.

B. He/she shall conduct the day-to-day business of the Corporation so as to stay within the budget approved by the Board of Trustees.

C. The Executive Director shall, with the help of staff, be responsible for the physical facility and material assets of the Corporation.

 

1. He/she shall be responsible for maintaining the exhibits and displays in the learning center. He/she shall recommend major improvements to the facility and/or displays to the Board of Trustees for approval.

 

2. He/she shall coordinate with the National Museum of the United States Air Force as necessary to ensure that supportive and friendly co-existence is maintained.

 

3. He/she shall ensure that sufficient docents are trained and available to present visitors with a favorable impression of the facility.

 

D. The Executive Director shall be responsible for the annual Enshrinement Ceremony. Every effort will be made to continually improve the ”Oscar Night of Aviation.”

 

E. The Executive Director shall be the primary interface with other aviation oriented organizations so as to represent the National Aviation Hall of Fame in the most favorable manner. He/she shall utilize other members of staff, the Chairman of the Board and other Board members as appropriate depending on the importance of the meeting or event. He/she shall also be the primary interface with the media. However, he/she will utilize the Chairman and Board when appropriate to maximize the favorable exposure of the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

 

F. The Executive Director shall report to the President of the Corporation and will receive yearly performance evaluations from the members of the Board of Trustees as collected and summarized by the President of the Corporation.

 

G. The Executive Director shall take direction from the President and from the Chairman of the Board (in the President’s absence).

 

Qualifications

The Executive Director is a visionary, strategic, bold leader. He/she is passionate about NAHF's work, aviation and aerospace and has a proven track record of delivering results. The Executive Director has experience in leading mission-oriented organizations, is credible and knowledgeable about developing attention getting programs and exhibits, knows how to be an effective spokesperson for an organization and has good experience in overseeing operations and measuring results.

 

Specifically, the Executive Director will have:

1. Minimum of 7 years in executive management positions, preferably with significant experience in managing nonprofit organizations

2. Experience in collaborating with others to develop and implement new strategies and policies.

3. A proven track record of philanthropic fundraising and proven ability to build long term relationships with donors

4. Past experience with grant writing and submissions

5. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; experience in working with media representatives highly preferred

6. An understanding of how to use the internet, email and social networking in the programs and fundraising of a non-profit organization.

7. Experience in building an inclusive staff and culture

8. Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred.

9. Willingness to live in the Dayton metro area and travel across the United States as required to execute the mission and strategies of the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

 

Additionally, qualified candidates for this leadership position will exhibit these personal qualities:

 

Personable

Collaborative, bridge builder, connector

Visionary yet pragmatic

Enjoys and is effective at fundraising for a cause

Action-oriented

Flexible and knows how to react to opportunities when they arise

Optimistic

Has good listening and decision-making skills

 

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to attention of the “NAHF Executive Director Search Committee” via the following address: cjohn@nationalaviation.org.

 

https://jobs.smartbrief.com/action/listing?listingid=1ABF6ACC-F03D-49F2-B3F4-2CF5545845E2&briefid=3e572e11-3fbc-11d5-ad13-000244141872&sid=4b0ad104-1bc6-4a12-b2eb-eda1d950ab13

 

15.)  Communications Manager, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Portfolio, Defense and Civil Mission Solutions (DCMS) product line, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Dulles, Virginia

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=95208345

 

16.)  Radar/RF Engineer or Sensor Scientist, NIITEK, Dulles/Ladbrook, VA

 

Are you an Engineer or Sensor Scientist with over 10 years of experience with sensors or sensor systems, RF, radar, and/or antenna design looking for a great new opportunity? At NIITEK, we design and produce ground-penetrating radar for military and humanitarian applications. Our engineers and the people who support them are committed to developing the premier landmine detection systems for robotic, vehicle-mounted platforms. This life-saving technology development effort has long-term opportunity. The R&D team is based in Sterling, VA, and supports production in Charlottesville.

 

We are looking for a Radar/RF Engineer or Sensor Scientist with solid knowledge of electrodynamics principles to execute several important fundamental radar technology initiatives. This person must have the talent, experience and passion to make additional strides on other applications of our technology and development of the metal detector technology AND if successful will be named an inventor on corporate patent filings.

 

As a Radar/RF Engineer or Sensor Scientist at NIITEK, you will be helping a noble company:

Conduct research and development on premier microwave ground penetrating radar technology Lead and conduct sensor design, integration, and testing activities Participate in patent writing and contribute to the company's technology portfolio

 

This position offers a combination of engineering and hands-on work in a variety of disciplines — plus competitive salary and full benefits including healthcare, retirement, and comp-time plans.

 

At NIITEK you will have the opportunity to be a part of:

An organization whose work directly makes a difference in the lives of others The maturation and growth of a successful R&D company A company with a focus that is not solely about increasing revenue Experience, Skills and Education: The individual selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation, and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, NIITEK will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for a security clearance. 10+ years experience BS in EE or Physics, (MS or PhD preferred) Experience with sensors or sensor systems Experience in RF, radar, or antenna design Knowledge of electrodynamics principles Experience with laboratory instrumentation and test equipment and techniques, including network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, high speed oscilloscopes, etc. Balance of hands-on and theoretical expertise Good problem solving skills Good written and oral communication skills Microwave circuitry design experience a plus Modeling and simulation experience a plus Patent writing experience desired Signal processing experience desired

If you meet these qualifications, please send your resume plus cover letter to jobs@niitek.com for immediate consideration. No Corp to Corp or Agencies Please. Position is open until filled. EOE M/F/V/D.

 

http://www.niitek.com/careers_rfe.php

 

17.)  Project Manager C4ISR, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=94560192

 

18.)  Senior Systems Engineer, Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB), Washington, DC

http://wbbinc-hrmdirect-com.careerliaison.com/employment/view.php?req=56857&_CL_SOURCE=125164&jtsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erealmatch%2Ecom%2F&jtsrcid=9521&jtrfr=http%3A%2F%2Fcareers%2Enaspa%2Ecom%2Fc%2Fjob%2Ecfm%3Fvnet%3D0%26t735%3D%26t730%3D%26max%3D25%26site%255Fid%3D190%26jb%3D7056401

 

19.)  RESEARCH ENGINEER/SCIENTIST II – ATMOSPHERIC SCIENTIST, MICHIGAN TECH RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Ann Arbor, MI

http://www.admin.mtu.edu/hro/postings/ReschEngSciII%20MTRI%209142010.10247.pdf

 

RF/Microwave System Engineer / Research Scientist with Radar, EW, and Signal Processing experience / RF/Microwave Design Engineer with ADS / Digital Design Engineer with FPGA experience / Mechanical Engineer, On-board and Offboard Electronic Warfare Technologies and Systems, Surface Electronic Warfare Systems Branch, Tactical Electronic Warfare Division (TEWD), US Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC

 

The Surface Electronic Warfare Systems Branch is seeking highly motivated and qualified engineers and scientists interested in conducting research and development in the areas of On-board and Offboard Electronic Warfare Technologies and Systems. Opportunities exist at both the Senior and Mid-Career level.

 

Specific opportunities include:

 

•RF/Microwave System Engineer

•Research Scientist with Radar, EW, and Signal Processing experience.

•RF/Microwave Design Engineer with ADS

•Digital Design Engineer with FPGA experience

•Mechanical Engineer

Ideal candidates will posses an advanced degree and have experience in one or more of the following areas: Electronic Warfare Engineering, Radar, RF Design, System Engineering, Signal Processing, Antenna Design, RF Propagation, and Modeling and Simulation of EW-related problems. In addition, ideal candidates will be self motivated with a demonstrated record of problem solving and the ability to independently organize, plan, and execute assigned projects.

 

Applicants will have the opportunity to apply state-of-the-art technology to provide solutions to critical Navy needs in Electronic Warfare, and to investigate and develop new technologies for EW applications.

 

Applicants must hold at least a DOD Secret Clearance and be eligible to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.

 

Applicants must be willing to travel occasionally in support of programs.

 

Senior applicants will represent NRL in interactions and consultations with other Government organizations, international technical organizations, and with industrial and university laboratories.

 

Senior applicants should be recognized as authorities in their areas of expertise and should have planned and executed challenging technical projects that show outstanding attainments in their areas of expertise.

US Naval Research Lab

4555 Overlook Ave., SW

Washington, DC

Contact: Code5740@nrl.navy.mil

http://www.nrl.navy.mil/tew/jobs.php#code5740

 

20.)  Operations Research Analyst (Associate/USWG), Operations Research Analyst, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Alexandria, VA

 

The Undersea Warfare Analysis Group (USWG)conducts detailed assessments and tradeoffs of Navy Anti-Submarine Warfare and broader Undersea Warfare capabilities to better inform relevant investment decisions.

 

The Operations Research Analyst will have a specific focus on computer modeling and simulation applications to operations research. Tasks and duties will include providing analysis, modeling and simulation support to undersea warfare analysis for a variety of Navy, Joint Service and Department of Defense projects. Assists in the design, development and utilization of tailored modeling and simulation tools to address military related operations analysis issues. Specific duties will include construction and testing of primary M&S tools, input and output processing, and statistical analysis as a member of one or more focused project teams across a broad spectrum of challenging issues before the Navy and Department of Defense.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Skills, Experience, Education):

Bachelor's degree in Applied Math, Science or Engineering and previous computer programming experience is required. M.S. degree in Operations Research or Systems Analysis preferred. A technical competency in Visual Basic, C++, MATLAB required. Navy or Defense related analysis experience and linear and non-linear programming preferred. Interest and ability in developing a variety of programming skills and innovative approaches to problem solving is highly desired. Top candidates will have computer programming backgrounds, some previous experience in operations research and excellent interpersonal and team dynamics skills. An active Secret (or above) security clearance is required.

   

Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Successful candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship required.

 

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Attention: Human Resources

2001 North Beauregard Street

Alexandria, VA 22311-1739

FAX: 703-399-7350

SPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/H)

http://www.spa.com/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=pZqlVGVNNNqYsWHkIYc4jzXJbpRrI0A2ej2y3iFKxX4QqsP%2F8z37VWwE1m0701tp11njvcjm3X%2F5qPMi2phVIw%3D%3D

 

21.)  Technical Analyst Reviewer – Q or TS Clearance required, CSC, College Park, MD

https://csc.taleo.net/careersection/cscexternalcareersite/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=10008ZM

 

22.)  Oceanographer, Ocean Sciences Branch, Office of Naval Research, Stennis Space Center, MS

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=95065769

 

***  From Jim Heimberg, ABC:

 

Ned,

 

Hope your holiday season is going as well as you want it to go. 

Here's what I am looking for.  The job is located in the National Capital Region, so anyone in the Maryland/DC/Northern Virginia area can make it work.

 

Thanks,

 

Jim

 

23.)  Sales Manager, Converge!Services, Washington DC Metro area

 

Converge!Services is a startup business offering business services in the areas of information and physical security, business process management, and management communications.  In addition, offerings include approximately 25 role-based training courses in those areas.

 

Converge!Services is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) with a solid core of people waiting for sales to put them to work.

The initial sales manager will have to be a self-starter with a solid rolodex and belief in getting the company off the ground.  Liberal commissions will get the package started and once there is sufficient business to support a full-time salary that can be put in place.  The opportunity is exciting.  Please review our website at converge-services.com and submit resumes to jimhei@converge-services.com.

 

 

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