DEFCON 1 Newsletter for August 19, 2015

by Ned Lundquist
Published on: 08/19/2015
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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 August 19, 2015

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 425

 

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”

– Jonathan Swift

 

This edition of DEFCON 1 comes to you from San Diego, Calif.

 

***  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.)  Senior EVMS analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

2.)  Senior cost estimator, MCR, El Segundo, CA 3.)  Senior project scheduler, MCR, El Segundo, CA

4.)  Executive Support Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

5.)  Program Analyst support for the Naval Junior Recruit Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) and Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) units, A. Harold and Associates, LLC (AHA), Pensacola, FL

6.)  Security Specialist – CPSO/FSO, SOLUTE Careers, San Diego, CA

7.)  System Engineer w/ Favorable Polygraph, CSC, Reston, VA

8.)  Program Manager, General Dynamics OTS, Marion, IL

9.)  Senior Network Engineer, Trident Systems, Washington, DC

10.)  Program Security Manager, Aviation Systems Engineering Company, Lexington Park, MD

 

11.)  Deputy General Counsel, Washington Headquarters Services & Pentagon Force Protection Agency,

Salary

12.)  Capture Manager, Rohde & Schwarz, Columbia, MD

13.)  Senior Operations Analyst (IAMD/C4I), Navy Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (NSMWDC) IAMD Division, General Dynamics, Dahlgren, VA

14.)  PROJECT MANAGER – EOD TRAINING AND READINESS SUPPORT, Allen Vanguard Counter-Threat Solutions, China Lake, CA

15.)  C-IED Training Integrator (TI), Pioneer Technologies Corporation, Camp Guernsey, WY

16.)  Mission Information Manager, Pioneer Technologies Corporation, Nellis AFB, NV

17.)  Senior IT Specialist / Analyst, 582nd Helicopter Group, Pioneer Technologies Corporation, FE Warren AFB, WY

18.)  Counter-IED Training Program Liaison Officer (LNO), Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Fort Irwin, CA

19.)  CAR EOD/Weapons Technical Intelligence Analyst, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Twenty Nine Palms, CA

20.)  CAR EOD/CBRNE Instructor/SME, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Ft Campbell, KY

 

21.)  C-IED/C-WMD Instructor, NEK Services, Inc, Cubic Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO

22.)  Resistance Training Lab (RTL) E Flt Team Lead, NEK Services, Inc., Cubic Corporation, Fairchild AFB, Washington

23.)  Strategic Communication Analyst, USPACOM J39 Strategic Communication Division, Cubic Corporation, Camp Smith, Hawaii

24.)  Systems and Technology Analyst/Technical Advisor/C-IED (SDSD), Systems Planning and Analysis, Norfolk, VA

25.)  Associate Operations Research Analyst (MRAD/JCAG), Maritime Requirements and Assessments Division, Systems Planning and Analysis, Alexandria, VA

26.)  IED & Insurgent Network Analyst – Journeyman, Celestar Corporation, Charlottesville, VA

 

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

 

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

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

August 19-21, Monterey, Calif.

 

August 23-29, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

October 28-29, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

***  Made for Littoral Warfare
Indonesian trimaran offers speed, stealth, stability and lethality
By Edward Lundquist
Seapower Magazine
July-August 2015

http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/july_august_2015#pg60

 

***  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/

 

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

 

***  Three Can’t Wait job opportunities from MCR:

 

1.)  Senior EVMS analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. Since 1977, 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

 

The senior EVMS analyst will produce EVM related sections of acquisition reports such as Selected Acquisition Report (SAR), Defense Acquisition Executive Summary (DAES), Monthly Acquisition Report (MAR), Program Management Review (PMR), and Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval (DAMIR), and utilizing the System Metric And Reporting Tool (SMART) database, including the following duties:

 

  • Support IBRs , provide insight into contract cost and schedule performance issues, and utilizing the best practices and estimated to be once annually
  • Assist in verifying and validating the Program Contractor’s baseline, identifying risks and analyzing risk mitigation plans, analyzing the resources loaded into the technical baseline, Integrated Master Plan (IMP) traceability, Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) horizontal and vertical integration, all EVM related information (including CPR, Control Account Plans, etc.) and analysis of actual performance to provide insight into contract technical, cost and schedule performance baseline issues
  • Analyze and document Program Contractor Contract Performance Report (CPR), IMS, IPMR, Contract Funds Status Report (CFSR), WBS, and other applicable technical data packages for compliance with Program Contractor contractual requirements
  • Analyze, identify discrepancies, recommend corrective action, document the findings and advise the government monthly
  • Analyze an estimated annual quantity of twelve records monthly Program Contractor cost, schedule and risk analysis including Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), variance, trend, EVM and schedule health metrics for each program
  • Analyze Program Contractor’s OTB, OTS, and any major PMB contract modification by conducting benefit analysis, proposed basis of estimate evaluation, and developing independent estimates, to provide insight into contract technical, cost and schedule performance issues

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Science, Technology, Mathematics or Engineering
  • 12+ years experience supporting programs requiring compliance with ANSI/EIA Standard 748C guidelines
  • 5+ years experience wInsight and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy
  • US Citizenship (Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain a DoD Secret Government Clearance.)

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

Knowledge of Livelink, SharePoint and DoD records management procedures.

 

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, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to   sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program.

(Ned works for MCR, and is eligible for an employee referral bonus. Please contact Ned at elundquist@mcri.com if you will be applying for this position.)

 

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=5&rid=2698

 

2.)  Senior cost estimator, MCR, El Segundo, CA

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. Since 1977, 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

  • The selected senior cost estimator will develop, maintain, and update cost estimates for client projects/programs including the following duties:
  • Assess risks and schedule; align Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements
  • Use cost tools/software such as ACE-IT, SEER-SEM, and PRICE
  • Apply data from a published database such as USCM and document the estimates
  • Develop, maintain, and update cost estimates such as Independent Cost Estimates (ICEs), Independent Cost Analyses (ICAs), Sufficiency Reviews (SRs), Cost Excursions, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM), Should Cost Estimates, and responses to what-if requests
  • Identify and record data/information required by the cost estimating software involved, as required
  • Analyze Program Contractor cost estimates to ensure consistency with Government cost estimating procedures
  • Analyze the Program Contractor’s basis of estimate, risks and crosscheck major WBS elements or cost drivers and the Sufficiency Review Checklist, including the record
  • keeping of analysis results
  • Gather, assess and record cost, technical and programmatic data in support of cost-related research studies
  • Publish the study via research paper or a cost model enabling estimators to apply resulting factors, observations, CERs or assessments in cost estimates
  • Research may also include investigating major issues such as cost growth in the space launch vehicles, historical cost and trends for the organization, and overhead rate changes due to business base fluctuations

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Science, Technology, Mathematics or Engineering
  • 12+ years combined industry and federal gov’t experience with aircraft and/or spacecraft estimating
  • 3+ years experience supporting space programs
  • Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.
  • Proficient with MS Windows and MS Office applications and software
  • US Citizenship with an active DoD Secret Government Clearance (Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain a DoD Secret Government Clearance.)

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Livelink, SharePoint and DoD records management procedures.
  • 5+ years experience with the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACE-IT), Unmanned Spacecraft Vehicle Cost Model (USCM) and Microsoft Office Suite

 

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, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program.

 

(Ned works for MCR, and is eligible for an employee referral bonus. Please contact Ned at elundquist@mcri.com if you will be applying for this position.)

 

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=5&rid=2697

 

3.)  Senior project scheduler, MCR, El Segundo, CA

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. Since 1977, 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

 

The senior project scheduler shall provide support to mostly large projects/programs as follows:

 

  • Work closely with project leads and major stakeholders to develop project schedules and integrated master schedules, maintained schedules throughout the project life cycle while tracking changes, apply project management principles and practices, including EVM, in developing schedules.

 

  • Employ concepts such as integrating schedules into a master project schedule, resource loading, base-lining, statuses, and earned value reporting to include earned value, planned value, actual value, performance measurement baseline BAC, CPI, SPI, EAC, and ETC.

 

  • Independently perform tasks

 

  • Calculate variances for project activities

 

  • Perform variance identification and analysis, program or financial execution reporting and reviews, cost analysis/estimates and studies, schedule analysis, earned value management (EVM) analysis

 

  • Provide technical advice and guidance to leadership on all matters relating to schedule or EVM

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Science, Technology, Mathematics or Engineering

 

  • 12+ years experience performing schedule management activities in support of DoD acquisitions

 

  • 5+ years experience Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite.

 

  • Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.

 

  • US Citizenship (Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain a DoD Secret Government Clearance.)

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

Knowledge of Livelink, SharePoint and DoD records management procedures.

 

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, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program.

(Ned works for MCR, and is eligible for an employee referral bonus. Please contact Ned at elundquist@mcri.com if you will be applying for this position.)

 

http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=5&rid=2696

 

4.)  Executive Support Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/36079509/executive-support-specialist/

 

5.)  Program Analyst support for the Naval Junior Recruit Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) and Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) units, A. Harold and Associates, LLC (AHA), Pensacola, FL

http://jobs.aha-llc.com/x/detail/a29deqhiivs8/aaac

 

6.)  Security Specialist – CPSO/FSO, SOLUTE Careers, San Diego, CA

http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=33b3909c59f2d663&q=Defense+Contractor

 

7.)  System Engineer w/ Favorable Polygraph, CSC, Reston, VA

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/36060129/system-engineer-w-favorable-polygraph/

 

8.)  Program Manager, General Dynamics OTS, Marion, IL

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/General-Dynamics-OTS/jobs/Program-Manager-47ed82490f459390

 

9.)  Senior Network Engineer, Trident Systems, Washington, DC

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Trident-Systems-Inc./jobs/Senior-Network-Engineer-02adbb0d8595de99

 

10.)  Program Security Manager, Aviation Systems Engineering Company, Lexington Park, MD

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Aviation-Systems-Engineering-Company/jobs/Program-Security-Manager-4c13dcbd050335ce

 

11.)  Deputy General Counsel, Washington Headquarters Services & Pentagon Force Protection Agency,

Salary

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/36077740/deputy-general-counsel-washington-headquarters-services-and-pentagon-force-protection-agency/

 

12.)  Capture Manager, Rohde & Schwarz, Columbia, MD

http://www.careers.rohde-schwarz.com/de/jobboerse/?tx_pwrktemplateablejobboard_pi1%5Buid%5D=644

 

13.)  Senior Operations Analyst (IAMD/C4I), Navy Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (NSMWDC) IAMD Division, General Dynamics, Dahlgren, VA

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/36073744/senior-operations-analyst-iamd-c4i-/

 

14.)  PROJECT MANAGER – EOD TRAINING AND READINESS SUPPORT, Allen Vanguard Counter-Threat Solutions, China Lake, CA

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Allen-Vanguard-Counter–Threat-Solutions/jobs/Project-Manager-Eod-Training-Readiness-Support-451507b20e7d8889

 

15.)  C-IED Training Integrator (TI), Pioneer Technologies Corporation, Camp Guernsey, WY

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PTCUS&cws=37&rid=203

 

16.)  Mission Information Manager, Pioneer Technologies Corporation, Nellis AFB, NV

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PTCUS&cws=37&rid=391

 

17.)  Senior IT Specialist / Analyst, 582nd Helicopter Group, Pioneer Technologies Corporation, FE Warren AFB, WY

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PTCUS&cws=37&rid=347

 

18.)  Counter-IED Training Program Liaison Officer (LNO), Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Fort Irwin, CA

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=VATC&cws=1&rid=283

 

19.)  CAR EOD/Weapons Technical Intelligence Analyst, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Twenty Nine Palms, CA

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=VATC&cws=1&rid=328

 

20.)  CAR EOD/CBRNE Instructor/SME, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc., Ft Campbell, KY

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=VATC&cws=1&rid=309

 

21.)  C-IED/C-WMD Instructor, NEK Services, Inc, Cubic Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO

https://globaldefense-cubic.icims.com/jobs/11124/c-ied-c-wmd-instructor/job

 

22.)  Resistance Training Lab (RTL) E Flt Team Lead, NEK Services, Inc., Cubic Corporation, Fairchild AFB, Washington

https://globaldefense-cubic.icims.com/jobs/11465/resistance-training-lab-%28rtl%29-e-flt-team-lead/job

 

23.)  Strategic Communication Analyst, USPACOM J39 Strategic Communication Division, Cubic Corporation, Camp Smith, Hawaii

https://globaldefense-cubic.icims.com/jobs/11448/strategic-communication-analyst/job

 

24.)  Systems and Technology Analyst/Technical Advisor/C-IED (SDSD), Systems Planning and Analysis, Norfolk, VA

http://bit.ly/1gSyUr2

 

25.)  Associate Operations Research Analyst (MRAD/JCAG), Maritime Requirements and Assessments Division, Systems Planning and Analysis, Alexandria, VA

http://bit.ly/1PiLw67

 

26.)  IED & Insurgent Network Analyst – Journeyman, Celestar Corporation, Charlottesville, VA

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CELESTAR&cws=1&rid=1907

 

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