DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 17, 2015

by Ned Lundquist
Published on: 06/17/2015
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Maritime Security 2015 West

San Diego, California

August 17-19, 2015

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 17, 2015

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 416

 

“To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.”

– Earl Nightingale

 

***  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.

 

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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.)  Corporate Communications Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Spectrum Comm Inc., Springfield, VA,

2.)  Corporate Communications Officer – Persistent GEOINT, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

3.)  Program Analyst (Change Estimator), Alion Science and Technology, Bath, Maine

4.)  Electric Motor Controls Engineer Lead, Alion Science and Technology, Warren, MI

5.)  Operation Intelligence Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, Shaw AFB, SC

6.)  Acquisition Program Manager Sr, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

7.)  Submarine Electronic Warfare System Analyst, Sonalysts, Inc., Middletown, RI

8.)  Counter-IED Operations SME, URS Corporation, AECOM, Fort Irwin, CA

9.)  Aviation Ground Instructor, , URS Corporation, AECOM, Fort Rucker, AL

10.)  AtN Doctrine SME, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training, IED / Counter-IED (C-IED) Intelligence, Weapons Technical Intelligence (WTI) and Law Enforcement Professional (LEP) Programs, AECOM, Twentynine Palms, CA

11.)  Computer Specialist – Integrated Warfare Systems Lab (IWSL), The Tatitlek Corporation, Dahlgren, VA

12.)  Antenna Electronic Warfare Engineer 4, Jacobs Technology, Edwards Air Force Base, CA

13.)  Action Officer, Intermediate, ManTech International Corporation, Chantilly, VA

14.)  NGEN (Marine Corps) Communications Network Engineer Mid, AT&T, Quantico, VA

15.)  Human Geography Analyst Journeyman, MCR, Springfield, VA

16.)  Program Manager, QinetiQ North America, Waltham, MA

17.)  F-18 Program Manager, Tyonek Native Corporation, Miramar, CA

18.)  Program Manager- Level 1, Preferred Systems Solutions, Herndon, VA

19.)  Lead Senior Military Analyst, Battelle, Albany, GA

20.)  Mid. to Sr. Information Assurance Security HBSS Engineer – Joint Staff Contract, Advanced Systems Development, Inc., Arlington, VA

21.)  Business Development Manager – Navy Radar / EW, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, VA

 

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

 

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

 

June 22-24, Owego, NY

 

July 7-8, Cleveland, Ohio

 

July 15-17, San Diego, Calif.

 

August 1-8, East Lansing, Mich.

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

September 30-1 October, Tokyo, Japan

 

October 28-29, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

***  Maritime Security 2015 West

San Diego, California

August 17-19, 2015

 

Maritime Security 2015 West provides discussion and collaboration on strategies and technologies to counter maritime security threats encountered by governments, law enforcement, and port/terminal owners and operators. Interactive workshop sessions are designed to give all conference participants the actionable knowledge on how to better secure their maritime areas of responsibility, mainly by stressing the importance of collaboration, efficiency, and best practices. Each topic will be addressed by relevant perspectives of those who have implemented successful strategies and technologies in their maritime security operations.

 

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

 

***  Surface Navy Association West Coast Symposium

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Waterfront Conference Pier 2 Naval Base

Details at http://www.navysna.org/WESTCOAST2015/Index.htm

 

***  Platform for Partnership

Joint High-speed Vessel is engaged on exercises to help build African maritime security capabilities

By Edward Lundquist

Seapower magazine June 2015

http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/june_2015#pg24

 

***  The Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History.

 

The Naval War College Foundation intends to award one grant of $1,500 to the researcher with the greatest need who can make optimum use of the naval history research materials located in the Naval War College’s Naval Historical Collection, Naval War College Museum, and Henry E. Eccles Library.

 

Further information on the manuscript and archival collections and finding aids from the Naval Historical Collection are available on request by email (NHC@usnwc.edu) or on the Naval Historical Collection website at https://usnwcarchive.org/.

 

The recipient will be a Research Fellow in the Naval War College’s Maritime History Department, which will provide administrative support during the research visit.  Submit a detailed research proposal that includes a full statement of financial need and a comprehensive research plan for optimal use of Naval War College materials, a curriculum vitae, at least two letters of recommendation, and relevant background information to Miller Naval History Fellowship Committee, Naval War College Foundation, 686 Cushing Road, Newport RI 02841-1207, by 1 August 2015. For further information, contact the chair of the selection committee at john.hattendorf@usnwc.edu.  Employees of the U.S. Naval War College or any agency of the U.S. Department of Defense are not eligible for consideration; EEO/AA regulations apply.

 

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

 

1.)  Corporate Communications Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Spectrum Comm Inc., Springfield, VA,

 

We seek a Corporate Communications Officer to facilitate communications across the NGA, Intelligence Community, and other external stakeholders to increase the awareness and knowledge of Persistent GEOINT and related activities.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Campaign for Persistent GEOINT by: addressing arguments, understanding stakeholder’s wants and needs, providing reasons for how stakeholders will benefit, communicating core messages with consistent themes that resonate and adjusting messaging as relationships evolve.
  • Develop and/or implement a clear, consistent messaging strategy that promotes the Persistent GEOINT Office mission to both internal and external audiences, including facilitation of information access and sharing with the office and across the NGA Key Components and Portfolios.
  • Support Persistent GEOINT Office’s Chief of Staff (OPG CoS) or his/her designee and will also coordinate efforts with Persistent GEOINT Office managers and/or employees.
  • Take initiative, act both independently and as a team member, manage tasks with minimal supervision while remaining in line with agreed upon work plans and meet OPG communication objectives.
  • Review and analyze Persistent GEOINT documents.
  • Interface and collaborate with NGA Office of Corporate Communications, the NGA Key Component communication team, Portfolio Management communication teams and sync OPG communication plans.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experienced communications professional
  • Top Secret (TS/SCI eligible) security clearance

 

Spectrum is proud of our diverse workforce and diligently committed to remaining an Equal Opportunity Employer. Spectrum governs all employment related decisions without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected classification.

[EEO/AA/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disability employer].

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/67900697

2.)  Corporate Communications Officer – Persistent GEOINT, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=152006874

 

3.)  Program Analyst (Change Estimator), Alion Science and Technology, Bath, Maine

 

Provide support in to the experienced Alion Bath charge estimators in assembling Change Estimates for PMS501 and/or DDG 51 Change, and other change estimating as assigned (primarily shipbuilding) to Navy, Coast Guard, and commercial customers.

 

Primary function includes evaluating proposed changes to ship and equipment configurations and identification of primary and ancillary production trade impacts, and providing input to estimate all associated costs, including but not limited to those associated with direct production labor, supervisory, material, design and engineering, disruption and loss of learning. Work with senior estimators  to learn all factors involved in assembling estimates.

 

Support all change estimating requirements from single modifications through future contract flight upgrades, sometimes with very limited scope of work descriptions.  Be able to assist in development of Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates in a clear concise format that identifies all elements and factors, with easily identifiable breakouts for labor, material, and engineering. Identify all assumptions used to develop all estimates.  Reconcile estimates with shipbuilder estimates to refine estimating assumptions.

 

Provide technical review support for changes being estimated, and follow-on technical support for resultant Engineering Change Proposals and Baseline Upgrades, to include potential assistance in Navy negotiations.  Communicate the purpose of the change and justify the estimated change cost to customer representatives.

 

Be willing to support short term estimating jobs offsite at various shipyards or industrial facilities as required for vessel availability support.

Qualifications

Willing and able to learn new processes quickly, and apply the newly acquired skills.

 

Possess the ability to work with people in an integrated team with professionalism and integrity. Will be required to demonstrate attention to detail. Possess the ability to  effectively assemble and make presentations.

 

Able to communicate the purpose of the change and justify the estimated change cost.  Possess demonstrated interpersonal skills, able to deal with and resolve conflict.

 

Be proficient in the use of Microsoft EXCEL. Familiarity with ACCESS is a plus. Experience with Change Estimates is desirable.

 

Possess the ability to comply with Alion’s and customer’s, professional standards, as it relates to applicable data quality, integrity and security procedures.

 

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline preferable, along with 2-4 years of hands-on work experience.  Degree may be waived for 7+ years of relevant experience.

 

Eligibility for Secret security clearance is required.

U.S. Citizenship Required.

 

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=20632&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

4.)  Electric Motor Controls Engineer Lead, Alion Science and Technology, Warren, MI

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=20616&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

5.)  Operation Intelligence Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, Shaw AFB, SC

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=20601&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

6.)  Acquisition Program Manager Sr, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=5&rid=2634

 

7.)  Submarine Electronic Warfare System Analyst, Sonalysts, Inc., Middletown, RI

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JB789S6MQBDX8N00SM8

 

8.)  Counter-IED Operations SME, URS Corporation, AECOM, Fort Irwin, CA

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 4 years C-IED experience. Minimum of 8 years operational experience in related field may be applied in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) Analysis experience.
  • Experience with military operations and training or Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) simulation combat development activities.
  • Experience with developing unit training plans at the battalion or brigade level to accomplish specified training objectives.
  • Requires ability to understand basic threat TTPs of existing and fictional threat groups sufficient to communicate with subject matter experts at the brigade through division level.
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Preparation of the Operating Environment (IPOE).
  • Requires an active TS Clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills are required.
  • Computer skills (MS office suite).
  • Extensive travel may be required.

 

Job Description:

 

AECOM is seeking a C-IED Operations SME to work with training team members that will assist / lead training in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training, IED / Counter-IED (C-IED) Intelligence, Weapons Technical Intelligence (WTI) and Law Enforcement Professional (LEP) Programs and Scenario Development. The contractor will possess significant experience in military command, control, and communications. Must have extensive background in requirements analysis, the Military Decision Making Process, advanced warfighting concepts and doctrine, and Counter-Improved Explosive Device (C-IED) tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP). Interacts directly with unit commanders during the development of training in preparation for deployment and sustainment activities. Actively coordinates the support packages provided to meet unit and subordinate element training requirements. Assists units in applying the JIEDDO-COIC’s products, including target and network analysis packages. Applies emerging doctrine and tactics to improve unit application of C-IED methodologies. Assesses the impact of programmatic and technical options on stated user requirements and doctrine.

 

Provides expert support, analysis and research into exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to the C-IED subject matter. Serves as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives. Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communications skills. Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts, and contributes to the development of new principles and operational concepts. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly adaptive and innovative. Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into effective solutions.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

– Gather and document C-IED lessons learned.

– Perform a variety of complex analytical tasks in support of one or more contract task orders.

– Develop plans and monitors tasks to meet contractual / project requirements for assigned Program.

– Establish and define Program plan requirements and direct or perform in-depth studies to determine optimum Program plans.

– Develop reports and analyzes performance metrics and Programmatic documents against plans to ensure that contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met.

– Conduct research and develop solutions that assist in the improvement and development of defense, homeland security, and information systems, including financial, technical and/or engineering data.

– Provide guidance and mentorship to less experienced Program Analysts.

– Prepare and deliver various high quality communications and briefings up to and routinely including O6 level decision-makers.

– Assist with all facets of successfully executing the team’s contract with key focus areas including: scripting, designing, executing rotations and executing training rotations.

– Develop rotational scenarios for large scale military exercises across scope of combat and non-combat contingencies.

– Publish detailed scenarios in approved formats and build scenario briefs and scene setters.

– Ensure compatibility and deconfliction of scenarios with all forces.

 

URS and AECOM have joined together as one company. Learn more at www.urs.com

 

About AECOM

With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

 

FSSEIS

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

https://www.urs.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=100234

 

9.)  Aviation Ground Instructor, , URS Corporation, AECOM, Fort Rucker, AL

https://www.urs.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=101593

 

10.)  AtN Doctrine SME, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training, IED / Counter-IED (C-IED) Intelligence, Weapons Technical Intelligence (WTI) and Law Enforcement Professional (LEP) Programs, AECOM, Twentynine Palms, CA

https://www.urs.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=100240

 

11.)  Computer Specialist – Integrated Warfare Systems Lab (IWSL), The Tatitlek Corporation, Dahlgren, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHM3M36HV6PX1R83401

 

12.)  Antenna Electronic Warfare Engineer 4, Jacobs Technology, Edwards Air Force Base, CA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3L7LC7152D17VCVFRJ

 

13.)  Action Officer, Intermediate, ManTech International Corporation, Chantilly, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?je=myrec&Job_DID=J3J8DF6748HYFHK99QH

 

14.)  NGEN (Marine Corps) Communications Network Engineer Mid, AT&T, Quantico, VA

http://connect.att.jobs/us/virginia/corporate/jobid7791874-ngen-(marine-corps)-communications-network-engineer-mid

 

15.)  Human Geography Analyst Journeyman, MCR, Springfield, VA

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=5&rid=2546

 

16.)  Program Manager, QinetiQ North America, Waltham, MA

https://careers-qna.icims.com/jobs/34945/program-manager/job

 

17.)  F-18 Program Manager, Tyonek Native Corporation, Miramar, CA

https://tyonekjobs.applicantpro.com/jobs/188686-7365.html

 

18.)  Program Manager- Level 1, Preferred Systems Solutions, Herndon, VA

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PSSFED&cws=1&rid=1500

 

19.)  Lead Senior Military Analyst, Battelle, Albany, GA

https://career8.successfactors.com/career?company=battelle&career_ns=job_listing&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&career_job_req_id=24981

 

20.)  Mid. to Sr. Information Assurance Security HBSS Engineer – Joint Staff Contract, Advanced Systems Development, Inc., Arlington, VA

www.jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=145029585

 

21.)  Business Development Manager – Navy Radar / EW, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, VA

https://careers-gd-ais.icims.com/jobs/12308/business-development-manager—navy-radar—ew/job

 

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