DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 15 October 2014

by Ned Lundquist
Published on: 10/15/2014
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Maritime Security Caribbean

October 28-29, 2014

British Colonial Hilton, Nassau, Bahamas

http://www.maritimesecuritycaribbean.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 15 October 2014

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Issue # 384

 

“A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on. A psychotic is a guy who’s just found out what’s going on.”

– William S. Burroughs

 

***  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.

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.

 

Note:  The DEFCON 1 newsletters for 17 and 24 September were not published due to travel.

 

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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.)  Task Lead & Program Manager, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

2.)  HR Policy Support – TS/SCI w/ Polygraph, GDIT,           McLean, Virginia

3.)  INSCOM Site Lead – Senior IT Analyst – Ft Bragg – Active TS/SCI Required (no exceptions), Ft Bragg, North Carolina

4.)  Cyber Defense Infrastructure Engineer TS.SCI Required, GDIT, Washington, District of Columbia

5.)  Information Assurance Client Engagement, Corporate Communications, & Marketing, National Security Agency (NSA), Fort George G. Meade, MD

6.)  Lead National Leadership Communications Systems Engineer, MITRE, Annapolis Junction, MD

7.)  Personnel Research Psychologist, National Security Agency (NSA), Fort George G. Meade, MD

8.)  Public Affairs Manager, Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Connecticut

9.)  Weapons of Mass Destruction Specialist, GS 12/13 (EX), Critical Incident Response Group, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA

10.)  DIRECTOR FOR ENGINEERING, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL

11.)  Financial Analyst, MCR, Norfolk, VA

12.)  TS/SCI Desktop Support Technician (CompTIA Certification Needed), TEKsystems, Inc, Arlington, VA

13.)  Infrastructure Architect, Hewlett Packard Company, Washington, DC.

14.)  JGASS Hyperspectral Imagery Scientist, CACI-WGI, Fort Bragg, NC

15.)  Acquisition Support Specialist, SharePoint Expert, ASPIRATION SOFTWARE, LLC, Springfield, VA

16.)  Tier 3 Network Engineer – TS/SCI++ Clearance Required, Jacobs Technology, Reston, VA

17.)  Program Management Analyst, MCR, Arlington, VA

 

See information/links/points of contact regarding these jobs below.

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

October 27-28, Norfolk, VA

 

October 29-30, Nassau, Bahamas

 

November 24-27, Doha, Qatar

 

December 8-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

January 27-30    Genoa, Italy

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  SNAME Annual Maritime Convention

 

October 22 -24 2014

Hyatt Regency Houston – Houston Texas

www.snameexpo.com

 

***  Maritime Security Caribbean

 

October 28-29, 2014

 

British Colonial Hilton, Nassau, Bahamas

 

http://www.maritimesecuritycaribbean.com/

 

***  4th annual Qatar Defence Logistics and Support Forum

24 – 27 November 2014 in Doha, Qatar

Intercontinental Doha Hotel

http://www.qatardefencelogistics.com/

 

***  Out for Blood

The pursuit of life for the wounded on the fighting fronts of World War II

by Anastasia Kirby Lundquist

 

Blood and plasma may be the greatest gift of the “Greatest Generation”-their life’s blood given back at home for the wounded on the fighting front. They sent more than a million pints to war! And we will never know how many men and women walk the world today – or will do so in generations to come – because the life of a father or grandfather was saved by one of those gifts of a blood donor during World War II.

 

A radio show called Life to the Front, broadcast weekly over WEEI, the Columbia Broadcasting System’s New England network outlet in Boston, helped keep alive the connection between the home front and the fighting fronts.

 

Each week the broadcast was dedicated “To all the men of the armed forces of the United States… who – on every fighting front in the world – daily risk their lives in the service of their country……that they might live.”

 

Out for Blood includes first-hand accounts of actual participants in some of the war’s toughest battles, and features actual scripts from Life to the Front.

 

https://www.createspace.com/4230898

 

***  The Surface Navy Association CAPT Raymond Komorowski Photography Award for 2015.

The award was initiated to pictorially represent the professional activities and life of the diverse elements of the Surface Warfare Community and their contribution to naval warfare; to educate the citizens of the United States as to the purpose of the Surface Warfare department and its achievements; to provide archival material; and to reinforce interest in the Surface Warfare profession.

This year the awards will be divided into three categories:

  1. Ships
  2. Operations (gunner, refueling, etc)
  3. Personal Interest and/or Family

Thee photographs from each category will be selected.  From these a single Grand Prize Winner will be determined. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $500 and an invitation to attend SNA’s Annual Symposium.  The other 8 finalists will be awarded $100 each.   The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers.   Limit of three (3) submissions per photographer.

All photos become the property of the Surface Navy Association for exclusive use until thirty days after the SNA Annual Symposium.  Prize photos will be submitted for possible publication in Surface Warfare Magazine. The winning photographs will be displayed appropriately at the annual SNA Symposium.

Submissions are currently being accepted via email at awards@navysna.org.  All submissions must be 300dpi images or greater and must be scalable to poster size for possible display during the symposium.  Submission deadline is 1 November.

Entries must not have been previously published, in any media accessible to the general public or Navy-wide. Prior publication could result in the relinquishment of prize awards

Further details visit the website at http://www.navysna.org/SNA/Awards/PhotoAward/PhotoIndex.htm.

 

***  Qatar Defence Logistics and Support Forum 2014:  24-27 November, Doha, Qatar – join Major General Nasser Mohammed Al Ali, Assistant Chief of Staff, Logistics of Qatar Armed Forces and his team from QAF to discuss their logistics and procurement challenges and requirements. The event is officially supported by QAF and will be attended by regional and international military officers from procurement and logistics.
http://www.qatardefencelogistics.com/

 

***  Offshore Patrol Vessels Middle East: 8-10 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE – join Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Ahmed Al Sabab Al Teneiji, Former Chief of Naval Forces, UAE Navy and over 200 maritime security experts from the regional and international navies and MoDs as they discuss the latest trends, challenges and emerging threats impacting regional maritime security.
http://www.opvmiddleeast.com/

 

***  Coastal & Maritime Surveillance Middle East:  8-10 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE – Welcome to the premier International Summit aimed at strengthening naval operations in the Middle East. With recent global catastrophes highlighting the difficulty in delivering effective maritime operations, countries are now analysing and evaluating their current naval operations and asking how they can improve their maritime domain awareness (MDA).

http://www.coastalsurveillancemiddleeast.com/Speakers.aspx

 

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

 

1.)  Task Lead & Program Manager, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For 36 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.

 

Description of Duties:

 

  • Site Lead and Program Manager for the OASIS-EPASS Mobility (USAF) task order.
  • Manage MCR’s support contract for the EPASS-Mobility task order.
  • Single point of contact for government customer (WPAFB) to advise, support and ensure all staffing, training, and technical, cost, and schedule performance is meeting or exceeding contractual obligations.
  • Provide day-to-day interface necessary to establish and maintain effective communication processes with our WPAFB, RAFB, Det3 Poway, CA, Det3OL Grey Battle, CA, Creech AFB, and China Lake customers, the WPAFB Contracting Offices’ Representatives (CORs) and within the Mobility-EPASS Team.
  • Ensure quick reaction to the urgent needs of the customer, including the identification, effective and responsive correction, and resolution of any problems or concerns.
  • Provide the experience required to support enterprise activities which spans requirements, acquisition and sustainment and includes: understanding doctrine, assisting in identifying and defining requirements, developing horizontally integrated acquisition and investment strategies, integration of technologies, integration of intelligence, and development of sustainment strategies.
  • Assist in milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, staff coordination and decision documentation preparation, developing and analyzing key program metrics, and developing and integrating risk management plans and strategies.
  • Apply integration, communication, coordination, organizational and planning expertise to technical acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of functional disciplines in order to effectively assist in the implementation of program direction. Perform studies to support program office initiatives.
  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding of Air Force Program documentation (such as, Acquisition Decision Milestones (ADMs), Acquisition Program Baseline (APB), Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Business Case Analysis (BCA), Initial Capabilities Document (ICD), Capability Development Document (CDD), Capability Production Document (CPD), Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD), Expectation Management Agreement (EMA), Acquisition Strategies, Life Cycle Management Plan (LCMP), Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP), Logistics Health Assessment (LHA), Program Office Estimate (POE), Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Program Management Directive (PMD), Request for Proposal (RFP), Prime Contractor Proposals, Urgent Operational Need (UON), etc.) to assist in the development, writing, and approval processes for these acquisition documents.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and managing critical aspects of the development, production, and/or deployment of capabilities including System of Systems (SoS), Family of Systems (FOS), systems, subsystems, and equipment.
  • Perform a wide range of program management activities to include, gathering program information, conducting analyses, including evaluation and validation, assist in pre-acquisition and acquisition strategy planning and implementation, assist in the review and analysis of prime and subcontractor EVM performance, development of pre- and post-award documentation, milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, staff coordination and decision documentation preparation.
  • Support the DoD Planning, PPBE process, as well as the DoD acquisition directives and assigned program documentation.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred.
  • Certified Acquisition PM or equiavelent
  • Ten plus years leading/managing organizations.
  • Experience working with the standard Microsoft Office toolset, including MS Project, schedule assessment tools, Earned Value Management (EVM) assessment tools and government reporting systems, including the Systems Metrics and Reporting Tool (SMART).
  • US Citizenship with an active DoD Secret Government clearance. (Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to retain an active DoD Secret Government clearance)

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

Familiar with USAF Mobility Program and using commands.

 

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

MCR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action 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. M/F/V/D

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=2274

 

2.)  HR Policy Support – TS/SCI w/ Polygraph, GDIT,           McLean, Virginia

http://inteljobs.gdit.com/jobs/1043641-HR-Policy-Support-TS-SCI-w-Polygraph.aspx

 

3.)  INSCOM Site Lead – Senior IT Analyst – Ft Bragg – Active TS/SCI Required (no exceptions), Ft Bragg, North Carolina

http://inteljobs.gdit.com/jobs/1043557-INSCOM-Site-Lead-Senior-IT-Analyst-Ft-Bragg-Active-TS-SCI-Required-no-exceptions-.aspx

 

4.)  Cyber Defense Infrastructure Engineer TS.SCI Required, GDIT, Washington, District of Columbia

http://inteljobs.gdit.com/jobs/1043634-Cyber-Defense-Infrastructure-Engineer-TS-SCI-Required.aspx

 

5.)  Information Assurance Client Engagement, Corporate Communications, & Marketing, National Security Agency (NSA), Fort George G. Meade, MD

https://www.nsa.gov/psp/applyonline/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=1049491&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

6.)  Lead National Leadership Communications Systems Engineer, MITRE, Annapolis Junction, MD

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35646553/lead-national-leadership-communications-systems-engineer/

 

7.)  Personnel Research Psychologist, National Security Agency (NSA), Fort George G. Meade, MD

https://www.nsa.gov/psp/applyonline/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=1052075&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

8.)  Public Affairs Manager, Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Connecticut

http://jobview.monster.com/Public-Affairs-Manager-Job-East-Hartford-CT-139293542.aspx

 

9.)  Weapons of Mass Destruction Specialist, GS 12/13 (EX), Critical Incident Response Group, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/383007500

 

10.)  DIRECTOR FOR ENGINEERING, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/381802500

 

11.)  Financial Analyst, MCR, Norfolk, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=2271

 

12.)  TS/SCI Desktop Support Techncian (CompTIA Certification Needed), TEKsystems, Inc, Arlington, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3H7Y078D8K6MX9RPJ2

 

13.)  Infrastructure Architect, Hewlett Packard Company, Washington, DC.

http://h30631.www3.hp.com/all/services/infrastructure-architect-(ts_sci-clearance)-jobs

 

14.)  JGASS Hyperspectral Imagery Scientist, CACI-WGI, Fort Bragg, NC

https://accuweb.accuhire.com/accuhire/applicant/showselectedjobs.cfm?pid=3689&cid=74&dir=1

 

15.)  Acquisition Support Specialist, SharePoint Expert, ASPIRATION SOFTWARE, LLC, Springfield, VA

http://aspirationsoftware.com/careers/top-secret-sci-job-opportunities/

 

16.)  Tier 3 Network Engineer – TS/SCI++ Clearance Required, Jacobs Technology, Reston, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3H27C6GYMVPLWP6G5G

 

17.)  Program Management Analyst, MCR, Arlington, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=2269

 

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