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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for

October 7, 2009

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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 Design and Development Team leader, Alion Science and

Technology, Rome, NY

2.) Senior Network & Threat Media Forensics Support Specialist, ManTech

Security and Mission Assurance, ManTech International Corporation,

Reston, VA

3.) Director, Source GEOINT Research Office, Source Operations &

Management Directorate , National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St.

Louis Metro area, MO; Bethesda, MD

4.) F117 Materials Coordinator, United Technologies Corporation, San

Francisco, CA

5.) Research Associate (Nuclear) Department of Engineering Physics, Air

Force Institute of Technology, Dayton Metro area, OH

6.) Senior Mechanical Aircraft Engineer, Defense Systems Engineering

unit, ARINC, Huntsville, AL

7.) Data Sharing Analyst, TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Privacy

Office support team, Axiom Resource Management, Falls Church VA

8.) Aerospace Engineer, AST, Structural Dynamics, Langley Research

Center, NASA, Hampton, VA

9.) Acquisition Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, Dumfries, VA

10.) Electronic Warfare Analyst, Dynetics, San Antonio, TX

11.) MTT Instructor, SAIC, Camp Pendleton, CA

12.) F-16 Simulation Software Systems Engineer, General Dynamics, Hill

AFB, Layton, Utah

13.) Security Databases Program Officer, Office of the Director of

National Intelligence, Northern Virginia, VA

14.) Special Operations Analyst, Johns Hopkins University Applied

Physics Lab, Laurel, MD

15.) RF Engineer, Apex Systems, Inc., Cockeysville, MD

16.) Software Engineer JTRS, DPC – Digital Prospectors Corp, Beverly

Hills, CA

18.) C4ISR Project Manager, L-3 Communications, Dam Neck, VA

19.) Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineer, Echelon Service

Company, Annapolis Junction, MD

18.) Program Manager – Technical, ITT Electronic Warfare Systems,

Clifton, NJ

19.) Service Delivery Manager – SS LOB, BAE Systems Information

Technology, Reston, Virginia

20.) Project Manager, Betah Associates, Bethesda, MD

21.) Deputy Program Manager/Senior Information Specialist, Betah

Associates, Bethesda, MD

22.) Multi-media Specialist, Betah Associates, Bethesda, MD

23.) FPGA hardware engineers/ Research Programmer II, Washington, DC

area

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

1.) Senior Design and Development Team leader, Alion Science and

Technology, Rome, NY

Job ID 10337

Responsibilities:

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to lead

a project team in the development of technical systems. Identifies and

documents project functional requirements. Defines and designs complex

systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters

for hardware/software/user compatibility. Coordinates design of

subsystems and integration of total system. Organizes a proposed

project into the tasks and activities needed to solve the problems being

addressed. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical

specifications. Regularly provides technical guidance and oversight to

lower level technical staff.

Receives limited technical guidance and training from more experienced

technical staff. Plans, results, and work products are reviewed

periodically by senior technical staff.

Prepares and reviews input to technical reports, status reports,

letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.

May author or co-author technical reports.

Prepares and provides formal briefings to the staff and project

sponsors. Leads technical discussions at project review sessions and in

negotiations with the project sponsor.

Identifies opportunities for follow-on tasking for current projects;

develops related briefings, specific project proposals, and works

through appropriate channels to schedule presentation of these briefings

and proposals to prospective customers.

Provides input and support to larger intra-organizational proposal

development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide input to

inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

Is recognized within the organization in one or more areas of technical

expertise.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the

performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to

existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and

guidelines.

Under limited supervision, develops, operates and maintains a variety of

complex technology systems. Participates in the integration of processes

and methodologies to ensure the performance of the total system.

Works directly with senior technical personnel and project managers in

the planning and execution of technical activities on complex projects

related to system and technical product development. Employs existing

guidelines and instructions, guidance from higher-level engineers,

experience, and independent judgment to plan and accomplish task

objectives. Assignments may require the development of improvements to

current techniques and procedures.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in engineering, or related technical area and 10 plus

years of experience developing technical tools. Masters degree in

technical field highly desired.

Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques

in area of expertise.

Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation

and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and

PowerPoint.

Designed and developed systems that:

o Are message based and use the Publish and Subscribe metaphor.

o Run in an Application Server such as Glassfish, JBoss, and WebLogic.

Understanding of workflow models such as BPEL.

Familiar with Enterprise Service Buses such as JBossESB and OpenESB.

Understanding of Information Management functions such as query,

storage, and retrieval at both the abstract and implementation level.

Knowledge of and understanding of XML tools such as XPath and XQuery.

Demonstrated ability to lead a team of software and design engineers

Must be US Citizen and have a Top secret clearance or be able to obtain

one.

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=10337

(If you wish to be referred for this position, let Ned know at

elundquist@alionscience.com.)

2.) Senior Network & Threat Media Forensics Support Specialist, ManTech

Security and Mission Assurance, ManTech International Corporation,

Reston, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28398737&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=&xfeed=1&wpsrc=AG0001607&GCID=C17812x014-IT

3.) Director, Source GEOINT Research Office, Source Operations &

Management Directorate , National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St.

Louis Metro area, MO; Bethesda, MD

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=83453303

4.) F117 Materials Coordinator, United Technologies Corporation, San

Francisco, CA

http://careers.utc.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=1690946

5.) Research Associate (Nuclear) Department of Engineering Physics, Air

Force Institute of Technology, Dayton Metro area, OH

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=82919980

6.) Senior Mechanical Aircraft Engineer, Defense Systems Engineering

unit, ARINC, Huntsville, AL

http://www.engineerjobs.com/job.php?jobid=50645

7.) Data Sharing Analyst, TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Privacy

Office support team, Axiom Resource Management, Falls Church VA

http://www.axiom-rm.com/careers/careers_listings.asp

8.) Aerospace Engineer, AST, Structural Dynamics, Langley Research

Center, NASA, Hampton, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=83590036

9.) Acquisition Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, Dumfries, VA

Job ID 10567

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with customer to define, coordinate and track the status of

multi-disciplinary tasks and advise on management and business element

planning and implementation.

— Review program reports, technical papers, drawings, specifications,

procedures, etc., and perform tests/evaluations and

validations/verifications; provide comments; consolidate and adjudicate

comments from various organizations and prepare reports.

— Prepare program management correspondence (i.e., letters, memos and

route sheets), spreadsheets, Gantt charts and presentations and prepare

analytical reports and meeting minutes.

— Provide leadership to less experienced Acquisition Analysts.

— Conduct research and prepare management, organizational and business

analyses and forecasts.

— Track, process, produce and distribute deliverables and monitor

comment status.

— Participate and/or facilitate program management reviews and business

meetings.

Qualifications

Seeking an Acquisition Analyst to provide acquisition / program

management services to PM Engineer Systems (PM/ES) at Marine Corps

Systems Command at Quantico, VA. PM/ES manages programs in the areas of

Mobility and Counter Mobility (MCM), Construction and Material Handling

Equipment (CE/MHE), and Engineer Support Equipment (ESE). Candidate

must have extensive knowledge of the DoD Systems Acquisition arena and

be able to work within team environment. Candidate must be able to work

with program engineers to determine acquisition / procurement strategies

that will effectively meet program needs in accordance with cost,

schedule, and technical requirements. Candidate should have a

Associates degree or 2 to 4 years of relevant experience. Excellent in

communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are required and

well as proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. A secret security

clearance is a plus and candidate may be required to travel.

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=10567

(If you wish to be referred for this position, let Ned know at

elundquist@alionscience.com.)

10.) Electronic Warfare Analyst, Dynetics, San Antonio, TX

http://www.jobvertise.com/job?jobid=6496590

11.) MTT Instructor, SAIC, Camp Pendleton, CA

http://www.computerjobs.com/job_display.aspx?jobid=2784428

12.) F-16 Simulation Software Systems Engineer, General Dynamics, Hill

AFB, Layton, Utah

http://engineersalary.4jobs.com/js/general/job.asp?id=21001704&src=RSS&aff=FE1E04F6-9592-4CD2-A242-CD8247A4C0D7

13.) Security Databases Program Officer, Office of the Director of

National Intelligence, Northern Virginia, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=80977277

14.) Special Operations Analyst, Johns Hopkins University Applied

Physics Lab, Laurel, MD

http://www.job-search-engine.com/job/000000001soogd?impression_id=TnnKkng-SaWkm839ZiPndQ

15.) RF Engineer, Apex Systems, Inc., Cockeysville, MD

http://www.collegerecruiter.com/jobid637913/RF%20Engineer

16.) Software Engineer JTRS, DPC – Digital Prospectors Corp, Beverly

Hills, CA

http://www.collegerecruiter.com/jobid638944/Software%20Engineer%20%20JTRS

17.) Pr Systems Engineer – COMINT, Rockwell Collins, Anaheim, CA

https://rockwellcollins.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=EW%200000002A&src=JB-10780

18.) C4ISR Project Manager, L-3 Communications, Dam Neck, VA

http://www.knowledgeworkers.com/careers/titan.php

19.) Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineer, Echelon Service

Company, Annapolis Junction, MD

http://dc-jobs.jobfox.com/engineering/electrical-engineering/electronic-warfare-and-radar-systems-engineer/90a5ed48-878f-4261-9bd4-b8de1fb22229

18.) Program Manager – Technical, ITT Electronic Warfare Systems,

Clifton, NJ

http://jobcircle.com/classifieds/3750883.html?source=xml_juju_091005&utm_source=juju&utm_medium=file&utm_campaign=job_distribution

19.) Service Delivery Manager – SS LOB, BAE Systems Information

Technology, Reston, Virginia

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=19219

*** From India Epps:

Betah Associates, an award-winning communications and professional

services firm dedicated to creating positive change for clients and

communities nationwide through innovative communications and management

services and solutions, is seeking candidates for the following

positions:

20.) Project Manager, Betah Associates, Bethesda, MD

Metro DC area firm seeks Project Manager for national Federal Government

nutrition and physical activity contract. Candidates MUST have

experience developing materials and outreach activities that promote

healthy eating and fitness. Must also have experience with staffing,

project planning, report and work plan preparation, budget development

and monitoring, and the delivery of excellent customer service. Position

requires a minimum of 5 years' experience managing Government

health-related projects; an advanced degree (Public Health preferred);

excellent communications skills; and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Experience in marketing, communications, or public health a plus. This

is not an IT job please do not respond if you are looking for IT project

management positions. EOE, Local Residents Preferred (No Relocation).

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to India Epps at

dcarearecruiter@yahoo.com.

21.) Deputy Program Manager/Senior Information Specialist, Betah

Associates, Bethesda, MD

Metro DC area firm seeks Deputy Program Manager/Senior Information

Specialist for national, nutrition and physical activity program.

Candidate MUST have strong communications, media and outreach

experience; be detailed orientated; have excellent oral and written

communication skills, publications experience and a minimum of 5 years

of project management/supervisory experience. Knowledge/experience with

weight and obesity health issues a plus. Advanced degree in

Communications, Marketing or Public Health preferred, proficiency in MS

Office required. This is not an IT job so please do not respond if you

are looking for IT project management positions. EOE, Local Residents

Preferred (No Relocation). Contact: Send resume and cover letter to

India Epps at dcarearecruiter@yahoo.com.

22.) Multi-media Specialist, Betah Associates, Bethesda, MD

Metro DC Area communications firm seeks innovative Multi-Media

Specialist with extensive knowledge and understanding of current trends

and uses for the Web, new media, and social networking in dissemination

of information, outreach, and promotion. Candidates must have experience

in Web design, development, and maintenance. Knowledge and experience

in the use and application of new media including social networking

interfaces, podcasts, Webcast/Web conference/Web meeting management is a

must. Experience with government contracting and Section 508 compliance

for all aspects of electronic media products is ideal. Strong experience

with Microsoft Office applications, particularly PowerPoint, and Word,

as well as Web development software, such as Adobe Creative Suite (Dream

Weaver, Fireworks, Flash, Acrobat). Adobe InDesign and Photoshop and

use of other graphic design software is a plus. Bachelor's degree, or

certification plus 4 years relevant work experience required. Database

development would be a bonus! EOE, Local Residents Preferred (No

Relocation). Contact: Send resume and cover letter to India Epps at

dcarearecruiter@yahoo.com.

*** From Paul Reino:

Do you know of any FPGA hardware engineers who might be interested in

the following opportunity with my client –

23.) FPGA hardware engineers/ Research Programmer II, Washington, DC

area

This opportunity is for those who want to

– work on the most Advanced R&D projects

– work in an environment that is part academia, part industry, and part

research

– obtain a clearance

– get published

– further their education free of charge through a prestigious

institution

Location: Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC

Work Authorization: Candidates must be US citizens and capable of

qualifying for a clearance

Relocation: Relocation packages are available for qualified candidates

Compensation: $75k to $130K

Key Requirement: Intelligence

Why work here? If you like the excitement of a small innovative business

with the intellectual stimulation of academia, this is the place. Talk

to our employees and it's not uncommon to hear “…this is the best

place I have ever worked!”

My client is looking for talented individuals to contribute to the

programming, test, and validation of state of the art research and

development projects in the areas of FPGA CAD tool design, partial

runtime reconfiguration, and anti-tamper design methodologies for FPGAs.

The Research Programmer II will make major contributions using state of

the art techniques to overall CAD tool software and application

firmware.

” Serves as lead programmer or technical specialist on a

research project(s).

” Develops or modifies large and complex system projects.

” Establishes project plans and schedules and monitors

progress providing status reports as required.

” Utilizes creativity and innovation to solve conceptual

programming problems raised by cutting edge research.

” Participates in research projects. Contributes to

research designs, develops prototype implementations, and participates

in the preparation of papers describing the research.

” Develops system definition, architecture and detailed

needs analysis including hardware and software recommendations; Proposes

alternative approaches and conducts evaluation and comparison.

Minimum Qualifications

” Master's Degree and 3 years (prefer 5) of relevant

experience to provide strong technical knowledge of programming and

analysis and senior or lead experience.

” Demonstrated ability to stand in for researchers as

circumstances require.

” Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving

conceptual programming problems.

Preferred Qualifications

” 5 years experience designing, developing, and

implementing firmware for FPGAs, including Xilinx virtex 4 and 5 and

altera Stratix II and III devices and degugging on hardware.

” Expert level use of Xilinx ISE, Altera Quartus, Modelsim,

Synplify, FPGA Editor, chipscope pro, plan ahead and identify CAD tools.

” Detailed knowledge of EDIF or other netlist-level design

formats.

” Three years or more experience in java, VHDL, verilog,

JHDL, and Jbits programming languages. Preferred Education:

” Previous experience with RISC core, telecommunications,

radar, or other DSP algorithm FPGA implementation a plus.

Previous experience on one of the embedded Xilinx

processors, either Microblaze, or PicoBlaze, or using the PowerPC core

on either the V2Pro, V4FX, or V5FX devices. SoC (System On a Chip)

experience will be considered as well. Experience dealing with the space

radiation environment can also go a long way here.

” Relevant work experience to provide strong technical

knowledge of programming and analysis and senior or lead experience.

” Demonstrated ability to stand in for researchers as

circumstances require. Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving

conceptual programming problems.

If you are not sure if you are a match for this opportunity, ask

yourself the following questions –

1) Please list what exact Altera and / or Xilinx FPGA devices and tool

sets you have worked with.

2) List three techniques used to increase throughput on an FPGA design.

3) What issues might arise in porting a design between Altera and

Xilinx?

4) Have you ever instanced specific Altera or Xilinx primitives into

your design? If so, which ones?

5) What is the largest design or portion of a design you have had sole

responsibility over in terms of Slices / ALMs, BRAM, mults etc?

6) What percentage of your effort over the last 8 years has been PCB

design vs embedded software (drivers, FPGA code etc)?

The Research Programmer II provides programming support to a research

project. Develops or modifies large and complex system projects or as a

specialist provides technical consulting to researchers on complex

projects. Formulates and defines system scope and objectives. Devises or

modifies procedures to solve complex problems. Utilizes creativity and

innovation to solve conceptual programming problems raised by cutting

edge research. Prepares detailed specifications. Creates program design,

coding, testing, debugging, documentation and maintenance. Works under

minimal supervision at a high level of technical proficiency on all

phases of programming. Makes technical presentations and demonstrations

at conferences and/or meetings.

US Citizenship is required. Applicant selected will be subject to a

security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access

to classified information.

Over the last 30 years, this organization, located in northern Virginia

(VA) in the Washington, DC suburbs, has emerged as one of the world's

leading research centers in the fields of computer science and

information technology. They have long been a major contributor to the

nation's information technology knowledge base, and is actively engaged

in a broad spectrum of information processing research, as well as being

heavily involved in the development of advanced computer and

communication technologies. Their research divisions is under the

direction of nationally recognized research scientists in fields such

as:

” Artificial intelligence

” Computational science and computer architecture

” Computer security

” Electronic commerce

” Human-Centered support systems

” Integrated circuit design and fabrication

” Internet communications and advanced networking

” Natural language technology

” Parallel and grid computing

” Robotics

” Systems integration

They currently have more than 300 researchers, graduate students, and

staff. We are always looking for new collaborators – new students, new

researchers, and new institutional, business and government partners.

Paul Reino

accurIT STAFFING corporation

610-942-9810

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