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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 24, 2009

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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. DECFON 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.) Military Analyst Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Langley AFB, VA

2.) Software Engineer (C++), Amches, Inc., Columbia, MD

3.) Acquisition Analyst Expert, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

4.) FSF TT Video Team Chief/Editor, JRTC Mission Support Contract, Foreign Security Force Transition Teams (FSF TT), Cubic Applications, Inc., Fort Polk, Louisiana

5.) Sr. Electrical Engineer, Goodrich, West Hartford, Connecticut

6.) AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES TECHNICIAN, Innodyne Systems Inc., Bloomfield, CT

7.) Naval Architect, Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program, Raytheon, Felixstow, SA, Australia

8.) Transcriptionist, Eagan, McAllister Associates, Inc., Charleston, SC

9.) Mechanical Engineer II, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA

10.) Visual Information Specialist (Presentation), Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

11.) Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Washington Metro area

12.) Composites Design/Structures Engineer, Pratt & Whitney, Middletown, CT

13.) F-15 Maintenance Superintendent, Reliance Aerotech Services, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

14.) Senior Administrative Assistant, AgustaWestland North America, Reston, VA

15.) Director, EADS US Research & Technology Programs, EADS North America, Arlington, Arlington VA

16.) Systems Engineer III – Vehicle Integration, DRS Technologies, A Finmeccanica Company, Melbourne, FL

17.) LANTIRN Field Engineering Technician, DRS C3 & Aviation, Warner Robins, GA

18.) Requirement Analyst, EADS North America, Melbourne, FL

19.) Manufacturing Engineer, Parker Hannifin Corporation, North Haven, CT

20.) AERODYNAMICIST, Scaled Composites, LLC, Mojave, CA

21.) Public Affairs Specialist, United States Air Force, Arlington, VA

22.) Composites Project Engineer (Engineer IV), Amtech Corporation, Wapato, WA

23.) Mechanical Systems Engineer II, Composite Engineering Inc., Roseville, CA

24.) Clearance Processor, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA

25.) Marine Service Representative, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc., Walpole, MA

26.) Business Development, Space Weather, Ball Aerospace, Albuquerque, NM

27.) EW/RF Ops Test Data/Signals Analyst – emphasis on RF Signal Analyst, JT3 LLC, Las Vegas, NV

28.) Proposal Manager, Federal Consulting Capture Team, Deloitte, McLean, Virginia

29.) Robbins Gioia is currently recruiting for the following position: Senior Analyst

*** And more…

*** Surface Navy Association No Host Social – July 8, 2009

Sine’s Pentagon Row

1600-1800

No charge to attend. Food provided by chapter. Cash Bar available.

RSVPs requested and can be submitted at https://www.navysna.org/Events/July8GWCSocial.asp

Please email navysna@aol.com if you have any questions.

*** From RUSU Defence Systems:

The RDS Military Interview: Captain Randall Hendrickson USN

By Bill Kincaid

16 Jun 2009

After several sea-going and staff appointments, Randall Hendrikson commanded USS Ramage from March 2002 to November 2003. From 2006 to 2008 he commanded USS Lake Erie. He is currently Head of the Missile Defense Branch in the Surface Warfare Division on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. He discussed his time in command of Lake Erie, together with Ballistic Missile Defence with Bill Kincaid.

http://www.rusi.org/publication/defencesystems/ref:A4A378AF65AB3E/

*** GWC SNA is pleased to announce that Mr. Ron O’Rourke from the Congressional Research Service has agreed to make remarks at a luncheon next week. Please join us for a recent add to the Luncheon Schedule!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Speaker: Mr. Ronald O’Rourke, Congressional Research Service

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City

Check-In at 1130, Lunch at 1200

Register Online at: https://www.navysna.org/Events/GWCLunch/June24GWCLuncheon.asp

Ronald O’Rourke’s Biography:

Specialist in National Defense

Congressional Research Service

Mr. O'Rourke is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, from which he received his B.A. in international studies, and a valedictorian graduate of the University's Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where he received his M.A. in the same field. Since 1984, Mr. O'Rourke has worked as a naval analyst for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. He has written numerous reports for Congress on various issues relating to the Navy. He regularly briefs Members of Congress and Congressional staffers, and has testified before Congressional committees on several occasions. In 1996, Mr. O'Rourke received a Distinguished Service Award from the Library of Congress for his service to Congress on naval issues. Mr. O'Rourke is the author of several journal articles on naval issues, and is a past winner of the U.S. Naval Institute's Arleigh Burke essay contest. He has given presentations on Navy-related issues to a variety of audiences in government, industry and academia.

*** Read the weekly piracy report from the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre at the end of every issue of my Job of the Week newsletter. Visit www.nedsjotw.com.

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

1.) Military Analyst Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Langley AFB, VA

Job Ref. No. 10362

Responsibilities:

Develop the future roadmap for the CAF DMO to provide innovative ways to increase training efficiency and aircrew proficiency.

Qualifications

TS Clearance

Extensive experience in aircrew training and full knowledge of simulator and DMO capabilities

ACC Staff experience at the Division Chief Level

Experience as an Corporate Fellow

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions

company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the

Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial

customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion

brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: naval

architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems

engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology;

chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless

spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean,

Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer

sites and laboratories worldwide.

http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=10362

*** From Martha G. Lorenz:

Hi, Ned. Thanks in advance for posting this opening!

2.) Software Engineer (C++), Amches, Inc., Columbia, MD

Amches provides technical expertise and consulting services supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. The company has an opening for a software engineer. The position requires US citizenship and an active security clearance. The Software Engineer will identify and assess protocol changes, and develop software to process the protocols. The software is to be written primarily in C++ and be both ported to and tested in UNIX and MS Windows environments. The candidate will be responsible for software design, code implementation, unit testing, and reporting software development status. The candidate will also provide support, as needed, for system testing.

REQUIRED:

Five or more years C++ application development experience

One or more years Digital Signal protocol analysis and processing

Understanding of: CCDF/CCDM; XML formatting; Data Type Definition (DTD) verification

Experience with: writing Unix shell scripts; deploying in both UNIX (Solaris and Linux) and MS Windows environments; writing formal documentation

Good people skills and ability to work well with customers and a team of developers

TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

DESIRED:

Experience with: creating Solaris thread safe applications; ClearCase and ClearQuest for Configuration Management; developing code in MS Developer Studio or Sun Forte; writing DOS batch scripts; PERL; MS Access and Visual Basic

Contact: KAREERS Recruiting (kareersrecruiterklw@comcast.net) or Ascension Recruiting & Consulting LLC (martha.lorenz@comcast.net). Principals only; no third-party agencies.

3.) Acquisition Analyst Expert, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

Job Ref. No. 10373

Responsibilities:

Provide general acquisition program professional services in support of PMS 420 Program to include, but not limited to:

a) Advice to PM/DPM on overall acquisition program efforts and engagement with the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, media and general public. Support message development, briefing preparation and provide historical program perspective.

b) Assist in assessment of program through management of the Monthly Drumbeat and processes that support the Drumbeat.

c) Assist with program Quarterly Execution Review.

Responsible for the technical direction, career development and financial performance of assigned staff resources and project personnel.

Qualifications

Must have a strong Navy background with particular emphasis on the NAVSEA/OPNAV environment. Must know Navy acquisition protocols.

Minimum of five years of program/project management expertise is required.

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions

company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the

Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial

customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion

brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: naval

architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems

engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology;

chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless

spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean,

Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer

sites and laboratories worldwide.

http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=10373

4.) FSF TT Video Team Chief/Editor, JRTC Mission Support Contract, Foreign Security Force Transition Teams (FSF TT), Cubic Applications, Inc., Fort Polk, Louisiana

Essential Job Duties:

Cell Lead responsible for coordination and execution of the JRTC Mission Support Contract's Video Branch support to the 162nd Infantry Brigade, a US Army organization with the mission to train Foreign Security Force Transition Teams (FSF TT). Acts as Chief Editor for FSF TT Video Cell responsible for timely delivery of AAR edits that meet with NTSC standards. Coordinate with Transition Team Operations Lead and 162nd Infantry Brigade personnel to identify training support requirements and resolve potential issues. Direct supervisor for a staff of 1 FT and 14 Part Time personnel. Manages work plans and schedules for 6-Part-Time Field Camera Level 1 and 8-Part-Time Media on the Battlefield specialists. Ensures quality control processes that meet government standards are in place. Represent Video Branch at all meetings that require customer and Mission Support Contract participation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Mental/Physical Requirements:

Must be in good physical condition, capable of prolonged sitting, standing and walking; must be able to work irregular hours that include weekends; must be able to travel unassisted throughout the continental US and foreign countries; must possess or be able to obtain a secret security clearance; must submit to and pass initial drug screening; must possess a valid Louisiana State Drivers License (or equivalent) and train and test for a Military Drivers License.

Required Experience: High School graduate, 3 years Video Branch experience as Level 2 Field Camera or higher having completed the JRTC Video Branch OJT program or equivalent education/experience – proficient in editing on Avid system, all Branch Video cameras and training and mentoring of subordinates. Selected applicant will exhibit good written and oral communications skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office programs that include Word, PowerPoint and Excel, standard military terminologies and radio procedures.

Desired Experience: Associate degree or higher with an emphasis in Media and Broadcast Journalism; military or civilian supervisory experience in like setting.

http://jobs.cubic.com/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=10912

5.) Sr. Electrical Engineer, Goodrich, West Hartford, Connecticut

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=5605644

6.) AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES TECHNICIAN, Innodyne Systems Inc., Bloomfield, CT

http://www.jsfirm.com/companydetail.asp?jobid=26306

7.) Naval Architect, Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program, Raytheon, Felixstow, SA, Australia

http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=102976

8.) Transcriptionist, Eagan, McAllister Associates, Inc., Charleston, SC

Candidate will be responsible for taking minutes as requested for USMC Communications projects. He/She will be expected to record minutes using a tape recorder, hand written, or typed. Candidate will then type the minutes in a predetermined format to be delivered free of spelling and grammatical errors. The recorded minutes and notes will be used with a recorded playback ticket to type a written account of the meetings. He/she will be responsible for a roster of attendees and acquiring any clarification from speakers after meetings.

Qualifications: A High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of related office experience to include the preparation of manuscript copy are required. Candidate must have the ability to use automated typing equipment while preparing manuscript copy at a speed of at least fifty (50) WPM. Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite products are required. Candidate must be able to type in final and draft format from rough notes, technical papers, reports, and other similar source material. Candidate must have the ability to communicate in written format and have excellent grammar skills. Experience performing secretarial work, court reporting, or stenography is a plus. Experience using tape recorders (with foot pedals) is a plus. Familiarity with military (USMC preferred) or DoD terminology and acronyms as well as scientific and technical terminology, engineering drawings, and documenting various cold-type processes and reproduction equipment is desired. Must also be detail-oriented, punctual, and be able to work as a team member. Candidate selected will be subject to Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

BM044, Req. 149528,

http://www.emainc.com/careerjobs/jobs2/productdetails.asp?ProductID=2179&ProcessType=1

9.) Mechanical Engineer II, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28275666

10.) Visual Information Specialist (Presentation), Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=81509741

11.) Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Washington Metro area (This position is scheduled to relocate to Fort Meade, Maryland in FY11)

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=81581342

12.) Composites Design/Structures Engineer, Pratt & Whitney, Middletown, CT

http://www.utcjobs.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=1485486

13.) F-15 Maintenance Superintendent, Reliance Aerotech Services, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

http://www.jsfirm.com/companydetail.asp?jobid=24660

14.) Senior Administrative Assistant, AgustaWestland North America, Reston, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=81265893

15.) Director, EADS US Research & Technology Programs, EADS North America, Arlington, Arlington VA

https://eadsna.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=25&lcid=en-US

16.) Systems Engineer III – Vehicle Integration, DRS Technologies, A Finmeccanica Company, Melbourne, FL

https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/drs/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10371&JobNumber=600587

17.) LANTIRN Field Engineering Technician, DRS C3 & Aviation, Warner Robins, GA

https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/drs/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10371&JobNumber=600063

18.) Requirement Analyst, EADS North America, Melbourne, FL

https://eadsna.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=23&lcid=en-US

19.) Manufacturing Engineer, Parker Hannifin Corporation, North Haven, CT

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J7X2V170YCNZ61NBP1V&cbRecursionCnt=1&cbsid=687285f4150c48e3966d030a0dfef016-298791367-wm-6

20.) AERODYNAMICIST, Scaled Composites, LLC, Mojave, CA

Seeking an experienced Aerodynamicist with knowledge of aircraft sizing, performance, and stability & control. Applicant should have a complete understanding of fluid dynamic technical principles, theories, concepts and CFD design/analysis methods. Tasks include: performance analysis, stability & control work, basic aircraft sizing, CFD grid generation, aerodynamic and propulsion CFD design, analysis of internal and external flow and post-processing of CFD solutions. Must complete a variety of conceptual and preliminary design CFD studies in a thorough, imaginative, and practical manner, as well as, document and present results. Familiarity with aero tools including: Fluent, vortex lattice codes, DATCOM, Hoerner, and airfoil design tools is desired. Must have a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and directly related work experience. M.S. is a plus. Pilot, aircraft homebuilding, and rapid prototyping experience a strong plus.

Fax or mail resume to:

Scaled Composites, LLC

1624 Flight Line

Mojave, CA 93501

FAX: 661-824-4174

Phone: 661-824-4541

or email to: resumes@scaled.com

http://www.scaled.com/careers/index.html#10

*** From Chris Isleib:

Our office is looking for someone sharp to fill a GS-13 Desk Officer slot at the Air Force Press Desk. It's a great team of people at the Pentagon, and we work key issues related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

21.) Public Affairs Specialist, United States Air Force, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/getjob.aspx?JobID=81558813

22.) Composites Project Engineer (Engineer IV), Amtech Corporation, Wapato, WA

http://www.amtechcorp.com/corporate/employment.php#0

23.) Mechanical Systems Engineer II, Composite Engineering Inc., Roseville, CA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J8A2W562TK2L0CHNY9Y

24.) Clearance Processor, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28263871

25.) Marine Service Representative, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc., Walpole, MA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?SID=^KcoO4MYr55h2JTEI9pG46ffj3TpMB_slp_rhc_MMRoWjuPbJ8pVc_slp_rhc_M8nrGfy64iJ4G06LXfaWF2PEsxvHlL9_C_R__L_F__slp_rhc_6J8YHFOx/4P0z3a4sfTCQHFE6uArqU=&jobId=487573&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=54&JobSiteInfo=487573_54&GQId=0

26.) Business Development, Space Weather, Ball Aerospace, Albuquerque, NM

http://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/ball_aerospace/JobDescription.asp?JobNumber=600250

27.) EW/RF Ops Test Data/Signals Analyst – emphasis on RF Signal Analyst, JT3 LLC, Las Vegas, NV

JOB SUMMARY – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:

This position will support a radar system performance and diagnostics, evaluations of electronic warfare (EW) system performance, electronic support measures (ESM)/electronic support (ES) programs and ELINT, RF passive sensor system related programs.

The incumbent, functioning as a working team lead and/or senior technical contributor, is involved in the design and implementation of applied research functions and techniques to test and analyze data and report results.

1. Applies expert systems analysis and design techniques to complex systems development in a specialized design area or resolves problems in existing systems by applying new technology.

2. Designs, developments, and adapts a variety of methods to analyze complex operational problems. Utilizes modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines.

3. Develops or oversees development of complex analytical studies to provide advice and evaluations of the probable effects of alternate solutions to problems.

4. Performs professional work in operations research and analyzes test runs on computers to correct or direct correction of programs and input data.

5. Conducts studies to organize data collection to select and apply appropriate methods of analyses, to evaluate findings and draw reliable conclusions.

6. Develops, maintains and produces analytical documentation.

7. Provides work direction to several team leaders and lower level professionals.

8. Performs other related duties and tasks as requested

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Most positions involve work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with frequent use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness. Must be able to work under deadlines. Requires occasional travel to remote work locations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A technical degree (engineering, math, computer science or physics) or equivalent technical training, supplemented by a minimum of 10 years experience is desired. Military or government ELINT signal collection experience is preferred, however: solid experience in radar signals collection and analysis will be considered. Experience in the following areas required. Familiarity with the concepts and data collection methodologies associated with frequency time and code/modulation domains. Experience with signal collection equipment including spectrum analyzers, pulse analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, VSAs, digitizers, and data recording systems. Experience with the interpretation of data obtained from the above equipment. Knowledge of signal propagation, including anomalous propagation. Knowledge of, or hands-on use of, predictive electromagnetic propagation models a plus. Candidate must be willing to interface with a wide variety of technical personnel in the areas of radar, instrumentation, tracking systems, and data acquisition systems. Must qualify for and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and holds a current State issued driver’s license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Hold a current TS/SSBI clearance.

https://www.jt3.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=691

*** From William Corley:

Ned,

Here is a job that you could post in the next issue of your fine newsletter:

Thank you,

William

William Corley

28.) Proposal Manager, Federal Consulting Capture Team, Deloitte, McLean, Virginia

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Deloitte Consulting LLP (“Deloitte Consulting”) is one of the nation's leading consulting firms for business strategy, operations, technology and human resources planning. We bring together a strong combination of experience, scale and capabilities to help clients address their most complex business problems. The organizational structure of our parent organization, Deloitte LLP (“Deloitte”) and our collaborative approach integrate our consulting services with other Deloitte subsidiaries offering tax services, financial advisory services, and risk management capabilities. Clients depend on us for straightforward advice and results that create value.

With nearly 7000 Deloitte Consulting employees in more than 80 U.S. cities, we understand that people are our most precious resource. We also know that serving our clients and helping them and our people excel demands a diverse range of skills, talent, experiences and backgrounds.

Federal Practice – Deloitte Consulting LLP

Deloitte Consulting's dynamic Federal Practice based in Washington D.C. and the surrounding Metropolitan area has opportunities for you to become part of their high-quality team that delivers innovative solutions to key Federal clients in financial management, business process improvement, strategy and operations, information systems development, package implementation, enterprise transformation, business process and applications outsourcing, and a full range of human capital advisory services.

Location: McLean, VA required

Profile/Position Description:

The Deloitte Federal Proposal Management Group seeks a Proposal Manager with advanced experience managing large, competitive proposals for a wide variety of Public Sector consulting opportunities. Qualified candidates will encompass a strong understanding Federal procurement regulations and practices (FAR and DFAR).

The primary role of the Proposal Manager is to lead the proposal development process by providing bid leadership, personnel development, and process improvements to directly affect the outcomes of Public Services proposals and positively affect win rates. The Proposal Manager reports to the Senior Manager, Federal Services and represents an operations team within the Federal Capture organization.

The Proposal Manager has direct accountability for three primary aspects of the Public Services Proposal Management Group operations: (1) leadership of “must win” proposal opportunities, (2) performance management of PS PMG proposal managers supporting the Defense, Civilian, Emerging Markets, and Healthcare Segments, and (3) significant contribution to the development and continuous improvement of Public Services Proposal Management processes, tools, and templates.

Responsibilities include the following:

•Directly supports the Capture and Engagement Managers while providing direction and guidance to matrixed proposal teams.

•Manages up to 5 individuals.

•Interacts with BearingPoint's Federal Public Sector Segments, including Leadership, and Senior Managers to plan, execute, and monitor proposal methodology on designated bids.

•Interacts with diverse disciplines throughout the Federal practice (including Capture, Cost and Pricing, Contracts, Solutions, Legal, Risk Management, Business Development, Marketing, and line organization account teams) to accomplish proposal development initiatives.

•Accountable for both the effectiveness of the proposal process and the quality of its resulting products.

•Provides proposal development tools and direction to proposal teams, and supervises staff and contract personnel throughout proposal development and production cycles.

•Ensures quality and consistency of work products in a high-volume, quick turnaround environment. Proposal management requirements include the following: planning, organizing, strategy development, scheduling, compliance checks, status reporting, and all related tasks necessary to respond effectively to governmental procurements.

Position-specific Required Skills:

•Bachelors degree required

•Minimum of 8 years hands on experience in the following areas required:

-Managing proposal development for large, competitive proposals to Federal clients.

-Managing proposal operational organizations, including personnel and performance management

-Hands on experience with Federal procurement regulations and practices (FAR and DFAR)

-Business writing, marketing, technical, and or expository writing, with editorial practice and standards

-Document and graphic design and development standards

-Coordinating assigned proposals through each stage of the proposal development lifecycle

-Leading or participating in formal proposal reviews (i.e., Pink, Red and/or Gold Team Reviews) and making recommendations for content improvement and/or compliance

-Hands on Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

•Comprehensive knowledge of the Federal Government evaluation process and lifecycle capture

activities

•Project management

Position-specific Desired Skills:

•Experience in managing proposals for a wide range of Public Services opportunities

•Formal proposal management schools and methodologies

•Capture management

•Masters preferred in one of the following: Business, English, Journalism or Marketing Communications

•APMP certification a plus!

Firm Service: Internal Services

Reference Code: E10MCLCMGRLN005-SO

Type of Position: Full-time

http://careers.deloitte.com/united-states/experienced-professionals/opportunities.aspx

*** From Kris Hoegel:

Ned,

I’m interested in posting another position on Ned’s. The PD is included below:

Thanks,

Kris Hoegel

Senior Analyst, Robbins Gioia, Alexandria, VA,

29.) Robbins Gioia is currently recruiting for the following position: Senior Analyst

A Senior Analyst is an experienced business professional that has a documented track record of outstanding performance, a commitment to excellence, and demonstrates the Robbins-Gioia Core Values. The desired analyst for this position is an experienced, client facing, business professional with 5+ years of professional work experience. This individual provides a variety of information directly to clients for their ongoing programs.

Position responsibilities include:

• Editing communication and program documents for approval at a higher level.

• Gathering, synthesizing, interpreting, and sharing timely and relevant ACE program information to appropriate RG personnel.

• Preparing ACE articles, news releases, briefings, talking points, speeches, newsletters, and other communication products for targeted audiences.

• Coordinating inputs to organizational Web sites.

• Responding to Internet inquiries from program stakeholders.

• Planning logistics and providing on-site support for trade conferences.

• Contributing to improved communication processes and procedures.

A Senior Analyst typically contributes to the gathering of information used for assessments (front end) and evaluations (back end); often participating in or assisting with data collection and research activities.

Candidate must possess a BA/BS in public relations, journalism, marketing, or related communication field of study. Master's degree is desirable.

• 5+ years in one or more of the aforementioned areas, with demonstrated knowledge on current communication tenets, concepts, and best practices. Optimal candidate should possess education, skills, and experience in the following areas: research; communication strategy and planning; stakeholder identification; interviewing; messaging; writing/product development; editing; design and layout; Web-based media; event support; executive communication/staff work; and measurement and evaluation.

• Strong writing skills; the ability to comprehend, organize, and translate complex information in a clear and concise manner for varied audiences.

• Results/mission-oriented, and demonstrates a sense of urgency, commitment, and sound judgment in a fluid work environment.

• Effective critical analysis, problem-solving, and presentation skills.

• Responds quickly to unscheduled assignments in a timely and effective manner.

• Effectively anticipates organizational, program, leadership, and client needs.

• Good listener, fast learner, with effective time management, planning, and organizational skills.

• Demonstrates a propensity to develop a broad, strategic thinking mindset and draws linkages between related workplace/program dynamics.

• Team/people-oriented with an ability to cultivate relationships, and use effective interpersonal skills to interact with senior program leaders and subject matter experts on both government and contractor staffs.

• Inquisitive and demonstrates proactive self-improvement through self-study and formal training.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

• Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Customs badge

• Candidates should anticipate a writing test to be administered during the interview process.

Interested candidates should create a candidate profile and apply at: https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=214235&company_id=16065&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=980754&level=levelid1&levelid1=84628&parent=Project%20Management%20Consulting&startflag=2

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