Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 26 September 2007

Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 26 September 2007

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- Buddha

Please NOTE: This newsletter is coming to you from Rotterdam, where I am attending the IQPC Offshore Patrol Vessels Conference.

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 and security industry.

This is a cooperative network. That means everyone’s participation is required to provide job opportunities to share. When you learn about a job opportunity in the defense sector, such as a position that comes open with your company, you send me the title, organization, location, and a brief description; link; or contact information, and I’ll share.

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*** This week’s jobs are listed here, and then offered with links or in more detail below:

1.) Senior Test Engineer, Alion Science and Technology, San Diego, CA

2.) Spacecraft Test Conductor, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, California

3.) Technical Writer, Science Applications International Corporation, Tucson, AZ

4.) Antenna Systems Engineer (Electronics Engineer), Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD

5.) Flight Test Analyst II (THAAD), Raytheon, Huntsville, AL

6.) Senior Technical Writer/Editor, WFI Job Family, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Herndon, VA

7.) Counterintelligence Officer, Department Of Energy, Chicago Metro Area, IL

8.) Senior Systems Engineer, UAV Communications, Newport News, Virginia

9.) LCS Mission Package Expert Applied Research Associates, Alexandria, VA

10.) Physical Security Specialist, Applied Research Associates, Virginia Beach, VA

11.) Guardian Program Manager, Applied Research Associates, PANAMA CITY, FL

12.) Signals/Intelligence Analyst – GSI-261, Electronic Warfare Associates, 29 Palms, California

13.) AVIATION THREAT ANALYST, SRI International, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

14.) Software Engineer / Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia

15.) Software Developer, David H Pollock Consultants, WESTWOOD, New Jersey

16.) C4ISR Business Area Manager, Battelle, Fort Monmouth, NJ

17.) Senior C4I Engineer, L-3 Communications Services Group, Arlington, VA

18.) Aviation C4ISR Positions, L-3 Titan Ship & Aviation, Charleston, SC.

19.) SMDIS – C4ISR, Information Operations, Global Strike, Missile Defense, and Space, Dynetics, Colorado Springs, CO

20.) Sr. Office Asst / Office Asst – Hj, Enterprise Systems and Technology Directorate, Imagery Programs Division (NSG), The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly, VA

21.) Corporate Communications Specialist-hj, Corporate Communications Directorate, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

22.) MRAP Supply/Logistics, Jacobs Engineering Group, Albany, GA

23.) Electronic Warfare Analyst/Com, Air and Missile Defense Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

24.) Executive Director, Association of Defense Communities, Washington, DC

25.) Contracts Manager, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks, NV

*** And more…

*** USS Iowa…what next?

http://www.worldaffairsboard.com/battleships-forum/40427-uss-iowa-sinkex-ahead.html

*** Offshore Patrol Vessels 2007

Delivering Multi-Role, Cost-Effective Naval Capabilities to Meet the Demands of 21st Century Operations

This event is presented in English

September 26 – 27, 2007 • The Golden Tulip, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

http://www.defenceiq.com/cgi-bin/templates/document.html?topic=228&event=13762&document=101153

(If you plan to attend this conference, look for Ned.)

*** The Surface Navy Association Monterey Symposium will be held at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey Oct. 16. Ned will be there. Watch for details:

http://www.navysna.org/WCS2007/WCS.html

*** Navy Birthday:

On Friday, 19 October 2007 the annual Navy Birthday Celebration, or

“Birthday Ball” will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center off

Seminary Road and I-395. The event is run by the National Capital

Council of the Navy League and endorsed by the Commandant, NDW. We at

NHF help co-sponsor the birthday dinner by providing some naval history content. Last year's history theme was the 60th anniversary of the start of the Cold War. This year we're noting the centennial of the Great White Fleet's cruise around the world, Dec 1907-Feb 1909 with a special poster and photo display. Over 500 guests attended last year's dinner, and the organizers are working on CNO or VCNO for this year's speaker. Registration information is at www.navybirthday.org

*** Special Discount Offer for JOTW and DEFCON 1 Members

Matthew Cossolotto is offering a special $2.00 discount on his book All The World’s a Podium for all JOTW and DEFCON 1 members. Here’s how it works. Simply visit www.ovations.com and order your signed copies of All The World’s a Podium. After ordering your book(s), you MUST send an email to standingo@ovations.com and indicate that you’re a member of JOTW or DEFCON 1. A $2.00 (partial) refund will be issued and the refund will appear on your credit card bill for each book ordered. Note: This $2.00 discount applies to each copy of All The World’s A Podium you order. There is no limit. The $2.00 discount also applies to Matthew’s other book, HabitForce! – The User’s Guide for Your Personal Operating System. To order signed copies of All The World’s A Podium (and HabitForce!), visit www.ovations.com.

*** Corporate Gray “Security Clearance” Job Fair:

Ned,

There will be a Corporate Gray “Security Clearance” Job Fair from 10 am to 2 pm on Thursday, October 18 at the Doubletree Hotel – Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. This event is FREE to all job seekers having an active or current security clearance of Secret or higher.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged through Corporate Gray Online (www.CorporateGray.com).

Thanks in advance!

Carl Savino

Competitive Edge Services, Inc.

Corporate Gray Books/Job Fairs/Online

Phone: (703) 690-6381

Email: Carl@Corporate-Gray.com

Web: www.CorporateGray.com

*** How could this happen?

Missteps in the Bunker

By Joby Warrick and Walter Pincus

Washington Post Staff Writers

Sunday, September 23, 2007; Page A01

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/22/AR2007092201447.html

*** SNA GWC are hosting a tailgate at the Naval Academy’s Navy Marine Corps Stadium prior to the USNA vs. Delaware game. Tickets for the game are also available. For more information and to register please follow the link below.

https://www.navysna.org/Events/Tailgate2007.asp

Date: October 27, 2007

Game starts at 1300

Tailgate starts at 1100

*** Send an announcement to the 500-plus defense industry professionals on this list for just $200. Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

*** Have an event you want to publicize to the 540-plus influential defense industry leaders who read DEFCON 1 each week? Send your announcement to me at lundquist989@cs.com.

*** Don’t forget the Surface Navy Association’s annual Photo Award. Please submit your photograph dealing with Surface Warfare with the winning photo receiving $500 and cash awards available for second, third and honorable mention. Submissions are due by November 16, 2007. Please follow the guidelines below or see our website for details.

Direct entries to:

Surface Navy Association,

Attention: CAPT Komorowski Photo Award

2550 Huntington Ave, Suite 202,

Alexandria,VA 22303.

Photos must be postmarked on or before the deadlines indicated. Email (photos@navysna.org) submissions will also be accepted. Submissions will be taken throughout the year.

The contests are open to both amateur and professional photographers. Limit of three (3) black-and-white prints, color prints, or color transparencies per person. Minimum print size is 5″ x 7″; minimum transparency size is 35mm. Do not send glass-mounted transparencies. Digital images must be no less than 5″ x 7″ at 300 DPI and must be accompanied by a photo-quality print. Full captions and the photographer's name, address, phone number, and email must be printed on labels and affixed directly (no staples) to the back of the prints, slide frames, or diskettes. Entries must not have been previously published, and winners may not be published before January 18, 2008. Prior publication could result in the relinquishment of prize awards. Entries must be postmarked by established contest deadlines. If you would like your photos returned, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your entries.

*** Help DEFCON 1 top the 600-subscriber mark. Refer a friend. They can subscribe for free by sending a blank email to DCO-subscribe@topica.com

*** Here are the jobs for this week:

1.) Senior Test Engineer, Alion Science and Technology, San Diego, CA

Job 7383.

Applicant must be very knowledgeable of naval ship operation and system testing. Must have demonstrated experience with complex test event coordination, test witnessing, and requirements completion with a broad range of management and working level integration. Must be knowledgeable of industrial support requirements as it pertains to testing associated with the completion, alteration, maintenance and upkeep of active duty navy ships. Must have demonstrated ability for effective communication with ship¿s force, industry, and program office personnel. A minimum of a Bachelors degree in related field with a minimum of 8-10 yrs of experience is preferred. Educational requirements may be adjusted for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Candidate must possess an active government security clearance.

Responsibilities

Provide test and requirements support for Amphibious and Auxiliary Class ships across a broad spectrum of Hull, Machinery, Electrical, and Combat System industrial and operational test events.

- Perform test planning for ships leaving the building yards by interfacing with Test Team representatives and reviewing associated documentation to identify open test requirements. Perform technical reviews of work packages, availability task statements, trial cards, and associated work items for proper and complete implementation of test requirements. Investigate, perform ship checks, and coordinate with appropriate authorities for problem resolution and implementation of solutions. Develop test plans and procedures.

- Act as the On Site Test Team representative within the Program's Availability Execution Team during in port industrial periods such as Fitting Out Availabilities, Continuous Maintenance Availabilities, and Post Shakedown Availabilities. Manage the availability test requirements, the effective conduct of a ship wide test program, resolution of test problems, and the accurate reporting of test completions. Prepare briefs on test program.

- Maintain an active interface with Ship's Force, industry representatives, Program Office representatives in both Headquarters and Field activities, USMC, NSWC, NAVAIR and other commands to communicate priorities, coordinate test and certifications, and to expedite resolution.

https://erecruit.alionscience.com/psp/H89ER/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1

(Note: If you wish to submit your resume for this position with Alion Science and Technology, please follow the instruction to apply online, but also send your resume to Ned at elundquist@alionscience.com, and I will also upload it into the system as a “refer a friend” submission for you.)

2.) Spacecraft Test Conductor, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, California

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?id=1981165

3.) Technical Writer, Science Applications International Corporation, Tucson, AZ

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?ID=1981286

4.) Antenna Systems Engineer (Electronics Engineer), Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD

Job Announcement Number: NE6-0855-13-PAX0849-DE

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=51277711

Combat Systems Engineer, SSTi, Dahlgren, VA and Moorestown, NJ

The successful candidate will provide support to the U.S. Navy in performing weapon system performance predictive analysis to determine the feasibility of planned U.S. Navy live firing and fleet exercises and will possess the ability to interpret system requirements, work independently and in a group, maintain and upgrade existing modeling and simulation (M&S) tools. This position requires a combination of engineering, analysis, coding, and testing. No travel is anticipated.

Requirements:

• Full time

• Four-year Technical degree in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences or related technical field.

• The technical degree requirement may be waived in lieu of 6 years of Navy combat system engineering, design, coding, or testing.

Experience:

• Minimum 3 years combat system engineering, design, coding, and/or testing is required

• Design, coding, or test experience with Naval Combat or Weapons Systems including any of the following: Aegis, SSDS, DD(x), LCS

• MATLAB, Ada, C, C++, CMS-2 or JavaScript is desired

Special Requirements:

• U.S. Citizenship & Secret Security clearance required.

We have established ourselves as one of the leading developers of new technology in our arena. We continue to push the boundaries of technology developing exciting and innovative products for the global market. We have a culture of innovation where our employees can make a difference and we are looking for like minded, dynamic individuals to come and join our rapidly expanding team.

If you wish to submit your application, please send it via e-mail to careers@s-s-t-i.com, or you can fax us at the number listed below. Thanks!

Below is our current list of vacancies. If you wish to submit your application, please send it via e-mail to careers@s-s-t-i.com, or you can fax us at the number listed below. Thanks!

http://www.s-s-t-i.com/careers.htm

5.) Flight Test Analyst II (THAAD), Raytheon, Huntsville, AL

http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job-JX25FEG20DP

6.) Senior Technical Writer/Editor, WFI Job Family, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Herndon, VA

Provides technical editing/writing support to the Northrop Grumman team supporting the Global Support System (GCSS) contract at Defense Information System Agency (DISA). Work directly with engineers and programmers to establish and document procedures, document all aspects of the software design, construction, operation and administration. All projects are created and managed using a document management system that enforces Configuration Management (CM), version control, and publication of finished projects. Perform a Quality Assurance (QA) function of the documentation provided prior to delivery to the customer. Provide administrative support, such as in/outprocessing of personnel, new employee orientation, employee badging, and software testing.

Qualifications

Proficient with Microsoft Office products. Experience with document review processes is desired. Excellent grammatical skill and knowledge of the English language is required. Incumbency must be capable of working in a high stress environment. Secret clearance required.

Contact Information

Company: WFI Ref #: 5.001.57

Email: wgscareers@wfinet.com

http://www.kratosdefense.com/externaljoblist/ExternalJobDescription.asp?src=&ID=1504

7.) Counterintelligence Officer, Department Of Energy, Chicago Metro Area, IL

Job Announcement Number: 08HQMP-IN-008

GS-1801-12/13

SALARY RANGE: 68,569.00 – 106,005.00 USD per year

Closes Thursday, October 04, 2007

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Applications will be accepted from current and former Federal employees, Veterans who have been separated under honorable conditions from the armed forces with 3 or more years of continuous active service, and people eligible under special hiring authorities.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of Intelligence & Counterintelligence (IN) is responsible to the Department of Energy (DOE) for timely information, direct policy support and analyses; technical expertise in support of nonproliferation, national security intelligence and

counterintelligence interests.

The incumbent serves as a Counterintelligence Officer (CIO) in the DOE HQ Directorate of Counterintelligence, Chicago Regional Office (CH-OCI); and is focused on foreign intelligence service (FIS) and foreign terrorist threats to DOE assets within the CH-OCI geographic area of responsibility. Participates in and supports activities to raise awareness of counterintelligence (CI) threats and issues among all area DOE federal and contractor staff. Conducts defensive CI briefings and debriefings of personnel having certain interactions with sensitive country foreign national, either domestically or

abroad. Conducts, assists and participates in investigations into potential CI activities involving DOE resources and personnel. Collects information responsive to Collection Requirements and prepares Intelligence Information Reports. Conducts liaison with local, state and other federal agencies in support of the CI mission.

For questions about this job:

Carl Swick

Phone: 202-586-3121

Fax: 202-586-8101

TDD: 202-586-8155

Email: carl.swick@hq.doe.gov

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=62644760

8.) Senior Systems Engineer, UAV Communications, Newport News, Virginia

http://jobs.siam.org/c/job.cfm?max=25&site_id=686&keywords=clearance&jb=2599562

9.) LCS Mission Package Expert Applied Research Associates, Alexandria, VA

LCS Mission Package Expert needed in support of the USN. Candidate must have knowledge and experience in Surface Warfare, Acquisition Processes, and Pentagon familiarity. Other support would include: Participation in meetings, teleconferences, data calls, direct involvement with Integrated Product Teams (IPT), Working Groups, Mission Systems Ship Integration Team (MSSIT), Technical Interchange Meetings, and Technical Reviews, etc. Provide Mission Package/Mission System subject matter expertise. Identify and recommend emergent relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current mission packages. Maintain communications with cogent points-of-contact in LCS Mission Package Systems OPNAV, NAVAIR and NAVSEA codes. Provide analytical and technical expertise as well as lead operational research analysis in response to planning directives and taskings. Author and update project documentation to include policies, presentations and training materials. Military background desired. Must be able to obtain a clearance.

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.asp?JobID=62790541&aid=4292469-2297&WT.mc_n=MKT000351

10.) Physical Security Specialist, Applied Research Associates, Virginia Beach, VA

https://ara.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=1145

11.) Guardian Program Manager, Applied Research Associates, PANAMA CITY, FL

https://ara.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=1140

12.) Signals/Intelligence Analyst – GSI-261, Electronic Warfare Associates, 29 Palms, California

Qualifications

A minimum of 5 years as a Radio Battalion Signals Analyst is required. Senior NCO is preferred but not required. Applicants need recent hands-on intercept experience using USMC hardware and software tools. Excellent personal communication skills are a must. A background in equipment configuration and minor repairs is an asset.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Description of Work

This position requires an experienced Signals Analyst with USMC Radio Battalion background to support the EW training division at Mojave Viper in 29 Palms, CA. This work is independent work requiring individual knowledge and initiative to support the customer. The analyst will report directly to the Division Head to schedule, plan, and assist in the execution of Radio Battalion tactical training objectives. The analyst will coordinate his activities with EWA's MCIS Red Team Leaders to ensure the Red Team understands Mojave Viper EW training requirements prior to Red Team deployment to Mojave Viper exercises.

Please use Reference Number GSI-261 when applying.

http://www.ewa.com/employGSI-261.html

13.) AVIATION THREAT ANALYST, SRI International, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

SRI International’s Engineering & Systems Division (www.sri.com/esd), is a multidisciplinary engineering organization dedicated to development and application of operationally effective systems. We perform a variety of engineering research, systems engineering, testing, and integration services for commercial and government clients worldwide. Clients include the Department of Defense (U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Joint Services), the Department of Transportation, local government agencies, and domestic and international commercial companies.

SRI is interested in hiring a talented Aviation Threat Analyst. This position requires the ability to review and interpret electronic warfare data bases and other parametric information for programming into RF simulators. Required to perform various maintenance tasks on RF simulators, maintain allowable serviceability of simulator parts and provide available data to appropriate personnel. Possess ability to program RF simulations for lab test purposes, maintain simulations with configuration control procedures and maintain appropriate database with programmed simulations. Provide supplemental test support to MDS testers. Be able to work with MDS developers to ensure appropriate simulations and specific MDS requirements are provided to support developmental and final MDS testing. Support appropriate LAN operations that interface with the lab AMES and workstations. Provide support to MDS testers on appropriate interface requirements between the RF simulators and the RSDS test equipment.

Requirements:

EDUCATION: The ideal candidate must have an Electrical Engineering Degree at Bachelor or Master's level. Military experience in the electronic warfare field can be substituted for educational qualifications. EXPERIENCE: • Military aviation experience fixed or rotary wing • Leadership and teaching experience • US Army TACOPS trained • Experience with Aircraft Survivability Equipment (APR39 series or others used in US military inventory) • Basic knowledge of USG Foreign Military Sales programs • Experience with RF Jammer systems (US and foreign) • Deployable to any worldwide locations. OTHER: • Must be a US Citizen • Position will require travel in US • Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance or higher

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position please use the following link: https://sri.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=3700

http://jobs.crows.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2657686

14.) Software Engineer / Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a Computer Engineer or Computer Scientist to develop embedded, real-time avionics and related application software for a DoD programs. This position requires a BS or MS in Computer Engineering/Science, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field with an MS preferred. GTRI conducts DoD contracted R&D programs, and offers an outstanding work environment and compensation package, with many of the benefits of life on a university campus.

This position will be to develop complex embedded avionics software application written in the Ada/C/C++ programming language. It include: software design and development and documentation of all development.

Requirements:

2-6 years experience with software development of embedded, real-time systems required. Experience with VxWorks, LynxOS or similar real-time operating systems desired. Familiarization with Capability Maturity Model compliant software development processes desirable. Experience with avionics or electronic warfare systems on military systems is desirable.

Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance is required.

2 openings. US Residents Only

Interested candidates may email resume to alan.golivesky@gtri.gatech.edu

http://jobs.crows.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2673914

15.) Software Developer, David H Pollock Consultants, WESTWOOD, New Jersey

Requirements

DHPC, a leader in military sensor technology development, has openings for experienced software developers in several applications. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience in systems level programming using VHDL and FPGA in a DSP environment. Programming with C/C++ using Code Composer, UNIX, Dos, and Windows is also needed. Shell scripting is a plus. In addition any experience with real time programming environments, FIFO/LIFO queuing theory, and discrete memory allocation issues are a plus. The positions will challenge the programmers ability to creatively problem solve and implement designed algorithms. These positions are located in Westwood, NJ.

Candidate must be a US Citizen and be eligible for a Top Secret DoD Security Clearance – which must be applied for and granted as a condition of continued employment.

DHPC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to hr@dhpconsultants.com.

For over a decade, David H Pollock Consultants, Inc. (DHPC) has been devoted to supporting DoD and Fortune 500 firms with C4ISR technology assessment, modeling & simulation, and systems engineering. With locations in Eatontown NJ, and Westwood NJ, DHPC has seen substantial growth within the last five years. We have immediate opportunities for mid level (3-5 years exp), Senior Level (5-10 Years Exp), and Task Leaders (10+ Years Experience) in Software Development. The environment is dynamic, the staff is invigorating, and the work is challenging.

NOTES: 4 openings. EXPERIENCE WILL DETERMINE SALARY

http://jobs.crows.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2662302

16.) C4ISR Business Area Manager, Battelle, Fort Monmouth, NJ

http://www.defensetalent.com/jobdetails.cfm?jid=13254&r=erecruiting

http://www.blogxpert.com/aerospacejobs/c4isr/index.html

17.) Senior C4I Engineer, L-3 Communications Services Group, Arlington, VA

http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job-JDFB93JNL

18.) Aviation C4ISR Positions, L-3 Titan Ship & Aviation, Charleston, SC.

http://msn.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?je=myrec&jrjob=true&Job_DID=J3G64270QSSQQSKQGFD

19.) SMDIS – C4ISR, Information Operations, Global Strike, Missile Defense, and Space, Dynetics, Colorado Springs, CO

Currently seeking experienced Engineers, Operational Experts, and Program Support for the SMDIS contract in Colorado Springs.

Basic Qualifications Candidate must be a resident of the Colorado Springs, CO area or be willing to relocate to the Colorado Springs, CO area.

Other Qualifications

Security Requirements Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Job Reference Number 01.02.01-37 https://jobs.dynetics.com/job_view.php?job_pkid=448

20.) Sr. Office Asst / Office Asst – Hj, Enterprise Systems and Technology Directorate, Imagery Programs Division (NSG), The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly, VA

Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to the Enterprise Systems and Technology Directorate, Imagery Programs Division. This group includes managers and staff located in Chantilly, VA. and other locations. The primary duties focus on the effective administration of a large and diverse organization. This would include generating project manhour, travel, and overhead reports from SAP accounting system; preparing, processing and tracking purchase requisitions; making and tracking travel arrangements and associated expense reporting; handling visit requests; electronic timecard processing and auditing; arranging meetings; coordinating conference room and VTC facilities; preparing correspondence; producing briefing charts; responding to standard telephone, facsimile and mail including voice and electronic mail transactions. Additional responsibilities include coordination of many of these activities with the Division front office and other corporate organizations. There is also a requirement to provide occasional backup and assistance to other Division secretaries based on absences and workload overflows. This position involves frequent interaction with other Aerospace offices and with customers. This position is in Chantilly, VA.

Qualifications

The Sr. Office Assistant position requires eight or more years of progressively more responsible experience working in the administrative field or a related field (minimum of six years experience required for Office Assistant Position). Well-developed electronic office skills are required. Strong skills with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Lotus Notes computer applications are highly desirable. Experience with SAP accounting systems is highly desirable. A willingness to learn and use new applications is required. Requires an ability to prioritize workload; work effectively under pressure of schedule deadlines; and respond well to last minute changes. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills are required. Must perform well in both individual and team settings, and work effectively with staff, customer and management personnel. Current SBI required or ability to obtain one.

Security Clearance

All job openings within divisions and departments in the Engineering and Technology Group (ETG), Space Systems Group (SSG), National Systems Group (NSG), Systems Planning & Engineering Group (SPE), and the Corporate Information Resources Division (CIRD) require that the employee obtain and maintain at least a secret clearance.

http://www.aero.org/careers/jobs/WEBPVLPG327.html

21.) Corporate Communications Specialist-hj, Corporate Communications Directorate, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

http://www.aero.org/careers/jobs/WEBPVLPG002.html

22.) MRAP Supply/Logistics, Jacobs Engineering Group, Albany, GA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?pf=true&JOB_DID=J3H1356F4N9C317G5WY

23.) Electronic Warfare Analyst/Com, Air and Missile Defense Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

http://www.nationjob.com/job/jhap668

*** From Paul Kalomiris:

Ned—

I’ve got the following job opening to share with your JOTW Defense readers …

24.) Executive Director, Association of Defense Communities, Washington, DC

Leading nonprofit association with 1,200 members seeks Executive Director for overall management, operations and strategic direction. Responsibilities include: manage two large conferences; oversee annual sponsorship drive; manage media outreach; oversee legislative monitoring; supervise communications; oversee budget development; manage long-term strategic planning and implementation; and serve as key point of contact with federal officials, elected leaders and other associations. Requires Bachelor’s degree and experience in association management, general management, legislation and communications/marketing. Requires strong project and team management skills.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits package. DC location. Send substantive cover letter, resume and salary history to fax (202) 822-8819 or email hr@defensecommunities.org. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thanks for your help in spreading the word.

Regards,

Paul

Paul Kalomiris

Executive Director

Association of Defense Communities

734 15th Street NW, Suite 900

Washington, DC 20005

202-942-9458 phone

202-822-8819 fax

202-294-9950 cell

pkalomiris@defensecommunities.org

www.defensecommunities.org

The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) is the nation's premier membership organization serving America's defense communities. With 1,200 members nationwide, ADC is the voice for communities and states with a significant military presence. ADC unites the diverse interests of communities, state governments, the private sector and the military on issues of base closure and realignment, community military partnerships, defense real estate, mission growth, mission sustainment, military privatization, and base redevelopment.

25.) Contracts Manager, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks, NV

http://www.defensetalent.com/jobdetails.cfm?jid=13580

*** The new ensign was standing his first night watch on the bridge of a destroyer. Far out on the horizon, the USS New Jersey was conducting a night gunnery exercise.

The ensign, seeing the flashes of light from the battleship, ran excitedly up to the signal bridge and pointed out the “Morse code” coming from the other ship.

Ensign: “What are they saying? What are they saying?”

Signalman: “Boom. Boom.”

*** Maritime Piracy Maps:

http://www.icc-ccs.org/prc/piracy_maps_2006.php

*** Ball cap of the week: Littoral Combat Ship MIW DET TWO

*** Coffee Mug of the Day: Bowhead (Thanks to Amy Abernathy)

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