DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 28, 2014

by Ned Lundquist
Published on: 05/28/2014
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Naval Shipbuilding and Maintenance Summit Middle East 2014

 

09 – 10 June 2014

Westin Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

http://www.navalmro.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 28, 2014

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 367

 

“Rules are made for people unwilling to make their own.”

– Chuck Yeager

 

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***  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.)  Apache Helicopter Technical Task Order Lead, MCR, Huntsville, AL

2.)  MID LEVEL TECHNICAL WRITER/EDITOR, General Atomics, San Diego, California

3.)  Strategic Communications Manager, Capstone Corporation, Ft. McNair, Washington, DC

4.)  Mgr III Capture Management, Raytheon, Sterling, VA

5.)  Senior Project Scheduler, MCR, El Segundo, CA

6.)  Jr. Windows – Systems Administrator 2, Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, VA

7.)  Writer/Editor, GS-1082-05 (TEMP NTE 09/20/2014), U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown, Training Division, Boat Forces and Cutter Operations Branch, Department Of Homeland Security, Yorktown, VA

8.)  Program Engineer, MCR, McLean, VA

9.)  Assistant Director of Military Education Benefits, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

10.)  Budget Technician, Camris International, San Antonio, TX

11.)  Research Lab Assistant, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Camris International, Lackland AFB , San Antonio, TX

12.)  Proposal Engineer, specialized vehicles manufacturer, Cape Cod, Mass.

13.)  F-35 Fighter Effectiveness Analyst, AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Rosamond, CA

14.)  Strategic Planner, K2 Group, Inc., Tampa, FL

15.)  Journeyman WTI Analyst, Six3 Systems, Charlottesville, VA

16.)  Advanced Counterintelligence Collections Course Instructor (ACICC), Six3 Systems, Quantico, VA

17.)  Deputy Project Manager, Six3 Systems, Ft Bragg, NC

18.)  Strategy, Plans, and Policy Support Specialist – CENTCOM (SPWG), Red Gate Group, Tampa, FL

19.)  Airborne ISR (AISR) Collections Support, OUSD (I) representation to the OUSD (AT&L) UAS Planning Task Force (PTF), Red Gate Group, Arlington, VA

20.)  F-15 Mountain Home AFB RMP Modification Manager, Boeing, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

 

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

 

June 9-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

August 18-19-22, Tacoma, Wash.

 

August 22, 23, 24, San Diego, Calif.

 

November 3-6, Nassau, Bahamas

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  72nd Battle of Midway Commemorative Dinner

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Army Navy Country Club,

1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA

 

Guest Speaker:  ADM John Harvey, USN (Ret)

 

“We’ve heard the story of the Battle of Midway from many different perspectives in recent years at our annual dinner – the strategy that set the stage, the decisions that led to battle, the details of the engagements – now we’ll tell the stories of the people who actually fought the battle and the path they followed to 4 June, 1942.”

Cost to attend is $65 per person

Reception Begins 1800 Dinner at 1900

For more information or to register online http://www.midwaycommemoration.org,

 

Sponsored by: Association of Naval Aviation, Association of the United States Navy, Marine Corps Aviation Association, Naval Historical Foundation, Naval Order of the United States, Navy League of the United States, Surface Navy Association, The United States Navy Memorial Foundation and the Tailhook Association.

e: midwaydinnerdc@aol.com | w: www.midwaycommemoration.org

p: 703-960-6801

 

***  Naval Shipbuilding and Maintenance Summit Middle East 2014

09 – 10 June 2014

Westin Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

http://www.navalmro.com/

 

***  Maritime Security 2014 West

July 18-20, 2014

Tacoma, Washington

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

 

Maritime Security 2014 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 of the conference workshop topics 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:

 

1.)  Apache Helicopter Technical Task Order Lead, MCR, Huntsville, AL

 

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:

 

  • Provide technical direction for the Task Order, balancing contract hours with requirements
  • Facilitate all activities and determine the optimum arrangement for task execution across the Team when “new” opportunities are identified
  • Coordinate with COR to provide rapid resolution to all contract issues. Manage task resources, monitor technical progress, and resolve day-to-day issues, ensuring the Team’s performance exceeds customer expectations
  • Work closely with the COR to develop appropriate performance metrics
  • Coordinate and consolidate all reports and contract deliverables
  • Support day-to-day interface necessary to establish and maintain effective communication with the Apache PM customers and COR and within MCR
  • Ensure quick reaction to urgent needs, new assignments, customer requirements, and feedback, and identify effective/responsive resolution of problems/concerns
  • Authority to take on-the-spot corrective action
  • Prepare deliverables
  • Approve team overtime and travel spending
  • Submit data items through IAW the CDRLs

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 15-20 years of relative experience required.
  • Previous experience managing task/delivery orders (TOs/DOs), including cost, schedule and performance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prior systems engineering or technical experience working with Apache Attack helicopter.
  • Prior experience managing personnel in technical competencies.
  • Secret clearance required.
  • Additional Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Engineering preferred.

 

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.  In addition, MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program. M/F/V/D

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1966

 

2.)  MID LEVEL TECHNICAL WRITER/EDITOR, General Atomics, San Diego, California

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/jobseeker/job/18184019/?hq_e=el&hq_m=2885963&hq_l=50&hq_v=4b6d8dff4f

 

3.)  Strategic Communications Manager, Capstone Corporation, Ft. McNair, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=13398899

 

4.)  Mgr III Capture Management, Raytheon, Sterling, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=133810820

 

5.)  Senior Project Scheduler, MCR, El Segundo, CA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1977

 

6.)  Jr. Windows – Systems Administrator 2, Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=134379873

 

7.)  Writer/Editor, GS-1082-05 (TEMP NTE 09/20/2014), U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown, Training Division, Boat Forces and Cutter Operations Branch, Department Of Homeland Security, Yorktown, VA

 

This is a full-time position.- SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – This is a temporary appointment and is not-to-exceed September 20, 2014.

 

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/370282000

 

8.)  Program Engineer, MCR, McLean, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1979

 

9.)  Assistant Director of Military Education Benefits, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

https://snhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/10450

 

10.)  Budget Technician, Camris International, San Antonio, TX

https://careers-camris.icims.com/jobs/1147/budget-technician/job?mode=job

 

11.)  Research Lab Assistant, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Camris International, Lackland AFB , San Antonio, TX

https://careers-camris.icims.com/jobs/1203/research-lab-assistant/job

 

***  From Colette Murphy:

 

12.)  Proposal Engineer, specialized vehicles manufacturer, Cape Cod, Mass.

 

A trusted science and technology leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of specialized vehicles is looking for a Proposal Engineer to work out of the Cape Cod location. This is a great opportunity to work for a fast growing, innovative and reputable company. Must be an RFP guru.   7+ years of DOD, mechanical engineering ( is a plus but any engineering degree is a must),  RFP mastery, project management, cost analysis.

 

More information at:

http://webconnect.sendouts.com/index.aspx?id=smithharvey&Key=Cn&ApplyNewCan=0&PostNum=390&Poster=9c2e56bf-b884-4da3-880d-96a51cfb6ee2&SiteId=Webconnect&Group=Webconnect

 

13.)  F-35 Fighter Effectiveness Analyst, AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Rosamond, CA

https://americansystems.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=11397

 

14.)  Strategic Planner, K2 Group, Inc., Tampa, FL

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?k=Job&c=qzF9Vfw2&j=osAYYfwI

 

15.)  Journeyman WTI Analyst, Six3 Systems, Charlottesville, VA

http://search6.smartsearchonline.com/six3systems/jobs/jobdetails.asp?current_page=7&job_number=7133

 

16.)  Advanced Counterintelligence Collections Course Instructor (ACICC), Six3 Systems, Quantico, VA

http://search6.smartsearchonline.com/six3systems/jobs/jobdetails.asp?current_page=1&job_number=6461

 

17.)  Deputy Project Manager, Six3 Systems, Ft Bragg, NC

http://search6.smartsearchonline.com/six3systems/jobs/jobdetails.asp?current_page=1&job_number=7177

 

18.)  Strategy, Plans, and Policy Support Specialist – CENTCOM (SPWG), Red Gate Group, Tampa, FL

http://redgategrp.hrmdirect.com/employment/view.php?req=178924

 

19.)  Airborne ISR (AISR) Collections Support, OUSD (I) representation to the OUSD (AT&L) UAS Planning Task Force (PTF), Red Gate Group, Arlington, VA

http://redgategrp.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=165462

 

20.)  F-15 Mountain Home AFB RMP Modification Manager, Boeing, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

https://jobs.boeing.com/JobSeeker/JobView?reqcode=14-1009534

 

21.)  Communications Spec 2, Boeing, St. Louis, MO

http://jobs-boeing.com/us/united-states/entry-level/jobid5437143-communications-spec-2

 

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