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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for

September 30, 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.

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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 Human Factors Engineer, Alion Science and Technology,

Lockport, LA

2.) Communications Assistant, Reserve Officers Association, Washington

DC

3.) Senior Editor, On Patrol, USO, Arlington, Virginia

4.) Site Communications Manager, BAE Systems, York, PA

5.) PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFICER/SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT, Cascades Technologies,

Aiea, Hawaii

6.) SENIOR MANAGER- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – OM&L (Navy), KBR,

Arlington,VA

7.) Military Analyst Sr, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

8.) Atlantic Area Public Affairs Watchstander, Allied Technology Group,

Portsmouth, VA 9.) INSTRUCTOR of MARITIME STUDIES, MARITIME INDUSTRIES

ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL, Baltimore, MD

10.) Program Manager, Alion Science and Technology, Fairborn, OH

11.) Communications Manager, Picerne Military Housing, Fort Polk,

Louisiana

12.) Watch Officer, ManTech International Corporation, McLean, VA

13.) Intelligence Officers, ASIO, Canberra, ACT, Australia

14.) Director of Intelligence and Identity Management Services,

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Herndon, Virginia

15.) Public Affairs Specialist, Army Installation Management Command,

Schofield, Wheeler, Wahiawa and Kunia, Oahu, Hawaii

16.) Senior Watch Officer, Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness &

Response, DHS, Arlington, VA

17.) USAG – IOC Watch Officer, General Dynamics Information Technology,

San Antonio, TX

18.) REPORTERS (BLOGGERS) WANTED, New Wave Media, virtual

19.) Submarine Towed Arrays Systems Technician, Perot Systems

Government Services, Norfolk/Hampton Roads, Virginia

20.) Program Analyst Systems, Planning and Analysis Alexandria, VA

*** And more.

Piracy figures for 2009 surpass those for previous year

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

The number of piratical incidents reported so far in 2009 has surpassed

the total number reported in 2008, according to the ICC International

Maritime Bureau (IMB). Over half the worldwide attacks are attributed

to Somalia pirates according to IMB.

http://www.icc-ccs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=374:piracy-figures-for-2009-surpass-those-for-previous-year&catid=60:news&Itemid=51

*** Sept 30-Oct 1, Washington, DC: If you're in communication, PR or

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The summit starts Sept. 30 with an afternoon CCO (Chief Communication

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*** SNA GWC Golf Tournament October 7, 2009:

The Greater Washington Chapter fall golf tournament is scheduled for

October 7 at Fort Belvoir. Registration is now open online at

www.navysna.org or at the following link:

https://www.navysna.org/Events/Golf/FallGolf2009.asp

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

1.) Senior Human Factors Engineer, Alion Science and Technology,

Lockport, LA

Job ID 10879

Responsibilities:

Provide human system integration support to the program manager. Liaise

with government human engineering manager for guidance and continuity.

Facilitate the human engineering program integrating with the engineers

and IPTs. Provide expert guidance on human factors, safety, and

habitability. Provide monthly status updates and generate human

engineering documentation as necessary.

Qualifications

Advanced degree in HFE, cognitive psychology, or experimental psychology

and 3 years experience or Bachelors in same plus 5 years experience.

Prefer experience in DoD or USCG acquisition and ship construction and

C4ISR.

This position requires a Secret level clearance.

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=10879

*** From David Small:

Please include the following in your job of the week:

2.) Communications Assistant, Reserve Officers Association, Washington

DC

The Reserve Officers Association seeks an entry level communications

assistant. Regular tasks include editing the weekly newsletter, updating

web content, managing social networks and writing press releases.

Candidates should have good writing skills and be comfortable using new

technologies. The ROA is the professional association for all uniformed

services of the United States. Chartered by Congress and in existence

since 1922, ROA advises and educates the Congress, the President and the

American people on issues of national security, with unique expertise on

Reserve issues. ROA advocates for adequate funding of equipment and

training requirements, recruiting and retention incentives, and

employment rights for all members of the Reserve. For a full job

description, click here: http://www.roa.org/jobs. Candidates should

email their resume and salary requirements to David Small at

dsmall@roa.org

*** From Maggie Prado:

We'd like to post the attached job with the USO. Please let me know

what other information you need.

Thanks!

Maggie Prado

Director of Recruitment

USO

2111 Wilson Boulevard

Suite 1200

Arlington, VA 22201

www.uso.org

703.908.6420 fax

3.) Senior Editor, On Patrol, USO, Arlington, Virginia

The USO is currently recruiting for a Senior Editor for our monthly

publication, On Patrol. This is a full time, in house position that

will be located at our headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. To learn

more about the USO and to view the online version of On Patrol, please

visit www.uso.org

The Senior Editor will oversee editorial content, production & process

for On Patrol and

manage the brand vision of On Patrol, integrating with the USO's

communication products.

Responsibilities / Duties

. Content Management for On Patrol: Develop compelling and effective

content; oversee all written content with direction from the VP of

Publications, including editorial workflow and staff participation;

supervise staff and contract writers/copy editors, distributing

deliverables and tracking content throughout the editorial process; work

collaboratively with production team and other USO staff to generate

content ideas and cross-promotional opportunities.

. Quality Control: Maintain editorial voice, consistency and standards

across USO written products; oversee and update the USO's style guide;

maintain editorial calendar and oversee all aspects of daily workflow;

perform text updates via HTML, CMS tools and/or blog software.

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Creative Development: Write newsletter, promotions and other short

content for USO communications; develop and source new content and

design new applications for the web; present creative and market driven

solutions for outreach efforts to generate awareness and public

engagement.; work collaboratively and effectively with division

executives in the USO to foster engagement and participation in

producing written content for the USO.

Qualifications

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Strong journalistic background and integrity required. Must be able to

maintain a balanced editorial voice on controversial subjects and remain

culturally sensitive.

. Experience requirements:

o Currently employed as an editor or senior editor for a publication

o Minimum 5 year's editorial and product experience, including two

years of senior level copyediting experience

o Prior experience researching, writing, editing and copy editing

short- and long-form content

o Prior experience working with an art production team and senior

editorial staff

. Technical strengths required:

o Superb writing skills

o Sound knowledge of content creation, content management systems, and

user interaction in an online environment

o Familiarity with basic HTML, blog software, CMS and Web 2.0 admin

tools

o Familiarity with Web metrics terms and reporting

. Talented communicator, with strong public presentation and

influencing skills.

. Outstanding project management skills, with a track record of on time

delivery;

able to effectively multitask with strong attention to detail and

deliverables.

. Keen interest in military.

. Background in non-profit or military sector film and/or media a plus.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to

http://uso.balancetrak.com/ARL262.

The USO is an AA/EOE.

4.) Site Communications Manager, BAE Systems, York, PA

BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and

support of advanced defense, security and aerospace systems in the air,

on land and at sea.

http://www.baesystems.jobs/job_detail.asp?JobID=1594389

*** From Dan Juraschek, SPHR:

What a great site! Thanks for providing it. Could you post this for

us?

Dan Juraschek, SPHR

HR Manager

Please visit our website:

http://www.cascadestech.com/

Cascades Technologies, inc.

505 Huntmar Park Drive

Suite 225

Herndon, Virginia 20170

703-793-7222 (Main)

703-896-7004 (Direct)

703-935-4589 (Fax)

5.) PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFICER/SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT, Cascades Technologies,

Aiea, Hawaii

Military PAO experience necessary to support USPACOM. Should know Web

2.0 & web media strategies & technologies.

Strong communication & writing skills. Able to brief senior military

officers & government. officials. Must have min 5 yrs exp, w/Secret

clearance/reside in HI. Resumes: rquiles@cascadestech.com.

6.) SENIOR MANAGER- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – OM&L (Navy), KBR,

Arlington,VA

http://jobsearch.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=jobsearch&cdn=careers&tm=23&gps=22_889_1132_679&f=10&su=p284.9.336.ip_p554.12.336.ip_&tt=2&bt=1&bts=1&zu=http%3A//www.kbr.com/careers/about_kbr/index.aspx

7.) Military Analyst Sr, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

Job ID 10880

Responsibilities:

Create serialized PEO SHIPS Advance Planning Letters (APLs) and Letters

of Authorization (LOAs), which authorizes Ship Changes including

SHIPALTs (SAs), Engineering Changes (ECs), Field Changes (FCs), ORDALTs

(OAs), and Software Deliveries (SWDs). Collect and analyze CNO

availability planning information, including ship and equipment

alteration scheduling, key milestone status, and C5IMP baseline status,

for adherence to CNO availability planning and execution policies and

development of APLs and LOAs. Liaison with major SYSCOM

representatives/PARMs (SPAWAR, NAVAIR, and PEO IWS), waterfront

representatives (PMRs, RMCs, etc.), NAVSEA field activities/ISEAs, and

Bath Iron Works (BIW) Planning Yard representatives to plan, schedule,

program, and execute CNO availabilities. Attend applicable meetings and

perform general administrative duties in support of Ship Manager.

Provide program support to MCM/PC Class Ship Manager, PEO SHIPS

PMS470FH2, during advance planning and execution stages of CNO

Availabilities. Maintain Availability Planning Sheets (APSs) for CNO

availabilities for all MCM/PC Class ships.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus

6 years directly relevant work experience. Master's degree plus 5 years

directly relevant work experience. A good working knowledge with Excel

and PowerPoint and excellent communications skills. Knowledge and

understanding of the Entitled Process and Navy Data Environment (NDE) is

a plus. Occasional travel and the ability to obtain a security

clearance is required.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for

more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be

adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable

experience for positions involving new technology or labor market

shortages as reflected by market survey data.

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=10880

*** From Mark Sofman:

8.) Atlantic Area Public Affairs Watchstander, Allied Technology Group,

Portsmouth, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=83585009&aid=25021982&WT.mc_n=JSAHG10

9.) INSTRUCTOR of MARITIME STUDIES, MARITIME INDUSTRIES ACADEMY HIGH

SCHOOL, Baltimore, MD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Maritime Industries Academy is an urban public

school in Baltimore, Maryland that serves approximately 600 students in

grades 9-12. The Academy is initiating a maritime instructional program

that will offer courses in maritime studies, shipboard operations,

intermodal transportation, maritime law, navigation, business, and

maritime affairs. This program will be implemented over the next four

years.

The Maritime Industries Academy will be moving to its new campus during

the summer of 2009. The new location is 5001 Sinclair Lane Baltimore, MD

21206. Maritime Industries Academy will be housed in two of four

buildings located on a large campus with tennis courts and a football

field.

The Maritime Industries Academy invites applications for a full-time

faculty position. This is a teaching position that will require

curriculum development, maritime program coordination, and direct

instruction to students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

. Assist in teaching the 9th grade introductory course, “Maritime

Professional Studies”.

. Develop and manage courses that will comprise the Maritime Studies

Program.

. Instruct and assist in instructing in other maritime courses as

developed.

. Participate with the school faculty and administration to integrate

appropriate maritime material in other academic courses.

. Assist in administration of USCG student MMD documentation program.

. Participate and instruct in the maritime jobs and intern program.

. Assist with the student apprentice program.

. Supervise and accompany students on field trips both ashore and afloat

in connection with the maritime curriculum.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

. Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline related to maritime

studies such as marine transportation, oceanography, engineering, or

naval architecture.

. Excellent communication and leadership skills.

. Skilled in the use of computer based office/business applications

(i.e. Microsoft Office)

. USCG License as Third Mate or Third Assistant Engineer

*Exceptional candidates who do not meet minimum qualifications may be

considered with significant maritime experience.

ADDITIONAL PERFERED QUALIFICATIONS

. Experience in teaching primary and secondary students with ability to

successfully manage student behavior.

. Teaching experience in maritime subjects

. Advanced merchant marine license Second Mate, Second Assistant

Engineer or higher

. Sail training experience

. Commission as Reserve Officer USCG or USNR

. Masters degree

. State teaching certification

SALARY /COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education and

experience of the individual.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: A background investigation is required prior to

employment. Applicants must possess criminal background and child abuse

clearances and must provide proof of U.S. citizenship, or eligibility to

work in the United States.

* Candidates filling the position will be granted emergency teaching

certification and must complete full certification within two years to

be retained in the position.

BENEFITS: The Maritime Industries Academy offers a broad range of

benefits for its employees including medical, dental, vision, and

retirement. The academic calendar provides generous vacation time.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applicants for the position are to submit a

letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone

numbers of at least three (3) professional references.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants selected for interview will be

notified of the interview schedule. Those not selected for interview

will be notified after the position closes and the successful candidate

has been selected. Additional information may be obtained by calling:

Joy Pinder Savage, principal

5001 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206 410-396-0242

Send application documents with appropriate address, telephone number

either by email, Fax or regular mail to:

jsavage@bcps.k12.md.us/410-396-0085

http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/2009-09-24-maritime-industries-academy-high-school/

10.) Program Manager, Alion Science and Technology, Fairborn, OH

Job ID 10872

Responsibilities:

As Manager for Air Force Program Development, the successful candidate

will be responsible for developing and providing management oversight to

programs that support the Air Force Materiel Command. Responsibilities

include interaction with existing customers to ensure that Alion's

support fully meets the customers' needs and interaction with

prospective customers to determine how Alion may be able to support

their needs. The successful candidate will also advise senior Alion

management on strategies to increase our business with the Air Force and

direct the implementation of approved strategies. Direct management of

programs and/or specific contracts may also be required.

Qualifications

Successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of the Air Force

acquisition community and at least 10 years of experience working with

or within that community. An advanced degree in a scientific or

engineering field is preferred. Knowledge and experience of the Air

Force logistics centers would also be a plus.

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=10872

11.) Communications Manager, Picerne Military Housing, Fort Polk,

Louisiana

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=65&jb=6019756

12.) Watch Officer, ManTech International Corporation, McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28542497

13.) Intelligence Officers, ASIO, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Transfer your gift for sales and marketing to more challenging and

absorbing situations with a career as an Intelligence Officer (IO).

* Apply your skills in a new way

* 12 months' training

* $59,223 – $75,403 + superannuation

ASIO can help you develop a significant and fulfilling professional

career. Within a changing security landscape, the intelligence community

is growing. Expanding operations have brought about rare opportunities

to work in intelligence collection.

As an IO you'll go beyond talking, listening, and thinking. You'll cross

cultural boundaries and draw upon specialist training to solve complex

and absorbing problems. A natural with people, you'll master critical

thinking and subtle interpersonal and problem solving skills adaptable

to every situation.

You'll undertake two main investigative roles: the collection and

analysis of information through overt and covert sources. This includes

communicating with a variety of people, building relationships,

analysing information, and writing reports.

It takes a special type of person to succeed as an IO. Given the

challenging and complex nature of the work we're looking for talented

people. Those who are at ease talking and listening to people from all

walks of life; creative thinkers, critical minds, with the ability to

take a step back and see the bigger picture. Are you that person?

To be considered you'll need to hold a university degree, driver's

licence and Australian citizenship. You'll also need to be willing to

relocate to Canberra for 12 months.

For more information and to apply visit

http://www.asio.gov.au/intelligence – due to the comprehensive nature of

our application packs, we advise you to start the process as early as

possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date for applications is

Friday, 2 October 2009.

14.) Director of Intelligence and Identity Management Services,

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Herndon, Virginia

http://www.washingtonnetworkgroup.com/index.php?tg=addon/1/form&idx=3&id_app=3&id_step=8&id_form=3&form_row=2019&popup=0&parent_id_form=1&parent_id_step=6&form_menu=&trt_step=1&form_value=Director%2Bof%2BIntelligence%2Band%2BIdentity%2BManagement%2BServices

15.) Public Affairs Specialist, Army Installation Management Command,

Schofield, Wheeler, Wahiawa and Kunia, Oahu, Hawaii

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=83487383

16.) Senior Watch Officer, Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness &

Response, DHS, Arlington, VA

http://federalgovernmentjobs.us/jobs/Senior-Watch-Officer-1651873.html

17.) USAG – IOC Watch Officer, General Dynamics Information Technology,

San Antonio, TX

http://jobs.taonline.com/jobseekerx/viewjobrss.asp?cjid=662706&accountno=325

18.) REPORTERS (BLOGGERS) WANTED, New Wave Media, virtual

The publishers of Marine Technology Reporter and SeaDiscovery.com are

seeking writer/reporter/bloggers with good knowledge and unique insights

of the subsea industry for a 300-word, once-per-week blog. To express

your interest, Email your qualifications – in two paragraphs or less –

and your full contact details to:

Greg Trauthwein (trauthwein@marinelink.com)

http://www.maritimejobs.com/JobShow.aspx?JobShow=103169

19.) Submarine Towed Arrays Systems Technician, Perot Systems

Government Services, Norfolk/Hampton Roads, Virginia

http://www.ihispano.com/job/employer/514975/view/detail/results/perot-systems-government-services/norfolkhampton-roads/virginia

20.) Program Analyst Systems, Planning and Analysis Alexandria, VA

http://www.simplyhired.com/job-id/72yh5ybd3r/program-analyst-jobs/

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