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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for Nov. 11, 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. DEFCON 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.) Communications Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Pentagon, Washington, DC

2.) Communications Specialist, Lead / Speechwriter, Alion Science and Technology, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC

3.) Knowledge Mgmt Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, McLean, VA

4.) Systems Architech Engineer, Electronic Systems Center, Goodrich Corporation, Phoenix AZ

5.) Director's Communication Support, SRA International, Inc., Washington, DC

6.) CNO Analyst / Programmer TS / SCI / FS Poly, CACI, Fort Meade, MD

7.) Mission Coordinator, ISR Group, Savannah, Tennessee

8.) Force Management / Human Resources Senior Analyst, CALIBRE, Crystal City, VA

9.) Human Factors Engineer Asc, Alion Science and Technology, Boulder, CO

10.) Director of Programs, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA

11.) Public Affairs Specialist, Navy Career Intern Program, Navy Office of Information, Washington, DC

12.) Aircraft Mechanic, Erickson Air-Crane Inc., Central Point, Oregon

13.) Sales Engineer, Glimmerglass Networks, Washington D.C.

14.) Communications And Media Relations Specialist, Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of UTC, East Hartford, CT

15.) Corporate Publications Assistant, Aerodynamics Inc., Waterford, Michigan

16.) Research Analyst: Defense Resources, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA

17.) Corporate Development Analyst Intern, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California

18.) Program Analyst – Writer / Editor, SPARTA, Inc., Arlington, VA

19.) Senior Editor, ICF International, Calverton, MD

20.) Editor, CACI, Arlington, VA

21.) Transportation Security Inspector (Aviation), Transportation Security Administration, Department Of Homeland Security, Baltimore-Washington International/ Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), MD

22.) Humanitarian Operations Advisor, Camber Corporation, Kailua, HI

23.) Graphic Artist, Camber Corporation, Fort Belvoir, VA

24.) Account Executive, Military and Port Security, VideoRay LLC, Phoenixville, PA

25.) Computer Network Operations (CNO) tactics, to include Computer Network Attack (CNA) and Computer Network Defense (CND), L-3 Intelligence Solutions Division (ISD), San Antonio, TX

26.) Senior Design and Development Team leader, Alion Science and Technology, Rome, NY 27.) SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER, L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc., Salem, NH

28.) Corporate Communications Specialist, L-3 Communications Intelligence Solutions, Annapolis Junction, MD

29.) Marketing Communications Professional, 711th Human Performance Wing, Ball Aerospace, WPAFB, Fairborn, OH

30.) Director of Client Services, CorpComm, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA

31.) Software Trainer, CorpComm, Inc., Fort Belvoir, VA

32.) Communications Specialist III, CorpComm, Inc., Various Locations – Washington, DC Area

33.) Communications Specialist II, CorpComm, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA

34.) Power Conversion Engineer, GE Technology Infrastructure, Bohemia, NY

35.) Data Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA

36.) Technical Writer, Catapult Technology, Washington, DC

*** Corporate Gray “Security Clearance” Job Fair

There will be a Corporate Gray “Security Clearance” Job Fair at The Waterford in Springfield, Virginia on Friday, November 20, 2009. Job fair hours are 10 am to 2 pm. This job fair is only for job seekers with a Department of Defense security clearance of Secret or higher. The security clearance must either be active (using it now) or current (used within the past 2 years).

Dozens of employers will be participating; including: Lockheed Martin, IBM, JB&A, ManTech, Unisys, URS EG&G Division, TSA, and more!

Pre-registration is encouraged through Corporate Gray Online, www.CorporateGray.com. By pre-registering for this event, “cleared” job seekers will make their resumes available in advance to the participating companies and get the Employer Directory the weekend before the event.

*** SNA GWC Holiday Social – December 10, 2009

Location:

Sine’s Irish Pub

1301 S Joyce St

Arlington, VA 22202

Time: 1630-1800

Cost: No Cost to SNA Members and $5 for Nonmembers

Includes hors d'oeuvres and a ticket for one free drink.

Toys for Tots donations in the form of money or toys collected at the event.

RSVP Required: https://www.navysna.org/Events/HolidayParty/2009GWCHoliday.asp

*** National Capitol Commandery Pearl Harbor Remembrance Dinner

Please join in our annual Pearl Harbor Wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and for our Remembrance Dinner on Monday, December 7, 2009.

The wreath laying will be at 12:15; no reservations needed, but please be there 30 minutes before the ceremony.

The dinner at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn (Shenandoah Room) will start with a reception at 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM for dinner. The featured speaker this year is Mr. Mike Wegner 'We Were Surprised, Scared and in Great Confusion.'- NAS Kaneohe Bay on 7 December 1941.

Dress is Black Tie/ Military Equivalent

The cost is $30/person (Free for PHSA members) with a choice of Chicken Stir Fry, Apple Walnut Stuffed Pork Chop, Pasta Primavera.

Please make your reservations with CAPT Paul Crissy at 703-354-1936 or paul.h.crissy@uscg.mil NLT Friday, December 4th, and mail your check made out to “Naval Order of the U.S.” to CAPT Paul Crissy; 5221 Chippewa Place; Alexandria, VA 22312.

For details, please use the following link: http://www.navysna.org/newsgram/Pearl%20Harbor%202009%20Flyer.pdf

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

1.) Communications Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Pentagon, Washington, DC

Job ID: 11048

Responsibilities

In support of CHINFO, Media Monitoring collect current published and broadcast reports by news media and assemble into a compilation (CHINFO New Clips) every Monday through Friday early morning for organizational awareness of news coverage. The specific tasks will include:

A. Collecting of CHINFO Clips:

The quantity of clips collected per workday is contingent upon daily media activity. The average number collected is seventy (70) per weekday, and one-hundred (100) per weekend. News clips are primarily collected using Internet news search and Microsoft Word, however some clips will be passed to the contractor in advance via e-mail. Broadcast clips will be sent from internal sources, and will need to be checked for proper operation and transcription. Currently, a single article takes two (2) minutes to clip after it has been found/received. Broadcast clips take approximately four (4) minutes to properly clip.

B. Publishing

At the end of the workday, combine all clips into a package (CHINFO News Clips). The package will then be e-mailed by 0430 to the OI-3 representative for an initial edit. After feedback from the OI-3 representative, the contractor will have 20 minutes to update the edited package (CHINFO New Clips) and e-mail to the Chief of Information (or an assigned subordinate) for a final edit. Following the final edit, the contractor will send the package (CHINFO New Clips) to a small, initial e-mail list (currently 12 names), and two larger primary lists (currently 7,000 and 1,400 addresses). The initial list will be sent from the contractor’s e-mail account, and the primary lists will be sent using a list-delivery system. Contractor will be provided access to the existing CHINFO list server. Format for Clips package will be provided by CHINFO. Provided templates must be used for compatibility.

C. Significant Event Packages

Periodically compile clips from a significant event into a separate package. The need for a Significant Event Package is dependent on media coverage of the event. A Significant Event Package requires minimal additional collecting and takes approximately one hour to complete. Due to the unpredictability of significant events, this contract will initially cover six (6) Significant Event Packages for the duration of the contract.

Qualifications

This position is to support an existing contract for Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO) Public Affairs. Under general supervision, handles moderately complex communications and/or relations with the public, the media, and the community.

Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 7 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.

Must have a strong understanding of U.S. Navy organization and culture.

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Must be experienced in internet-based media .

Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

A SECRET security clearance 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=11048

2.) Communications Specialist, Lead / Speechwriter, Alion Science and Technology, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC

Job ID: 11049

Responsibilities

Capture the Surgeon General’s voice and messages in all his communications — speeches, presentations, articles, blogs, talking points, and social media websites targeting key audience markets. Specifically:

-Work with subject matter experts and BUMED staff to draft all communications products (articles, columns, speeches, talking points, power point presentations, blogs, emails, etc) for the Navy Surgeon General.

-Digitally capture and post all speeches on the SG website.

-Transcribe record podcast spoken speeches as requested by the SG’s Admin Officer.

-Accompany SG during public engagements as requested by the SG’s Admin Officer.

-Work with Website Administrator to ensure SG's page is effective and up to date.

-Arrange video recording, production and publication of engagements as requested

-Leverage social media websites using SG communication vehicles (speeches, video, digital, slide shows, etc)

-MEDIA: Arrange and coordinate media interviews (TV, Print, radio).

-BLOGS: Draft and post final copy approved by SG’s Admin Officer to SG's Blogs on a weekly basis — create a stand-alone blogpage using Navylive.DoDlive.mil

-PODCAST: Record podcast and post them online as an mp3 file which subscribers can upload to their iPod.

-VIDEO: Record public events on video to create a video production and post on YouTube, Facebook, Blogspot, Podcast, etc.) in developing and leveraging social media tools. Use media tools to be more innovative, dynamic, self-sufficient and current (cutting-edge) in promoting Navy Medicine's media and speaking events to both our internal and external audiences.

Qualifications

Public Affairs position to be established as part of a contract to be awarded by Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO). This position will support the Chief of BUMED/Navy Surgeon General (SG) with speech writing and communications/media support. This will include coordinating with members of the Communications Directorate and other Navy Medicine personnel, furnishing draft speeches, powerpoint presentations and blogs for the SG's section on the Navy Website; coordinate speaking engagements and interviews; leverage cutting edge social media and links.

Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus 8 to 10 years of directly related experience. 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.

Must have a strong understanding of U.S. Navy organization and culture.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Experienced in internet-based media

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Experience working in variety of DoD operational (Medical) and OCONUS public affairs’ settings. .

Experience leveraging “New Media” technologies.

Experience supporting for l flag officer with their blogs.

Experience managing Flag/General Officer media/speaking events and interviews.

Experience writing speeches, print articles, personal columns and power point presentations for Flags and General Officers.

Experience escorting Flag/General Officers on travel to coordinate all public affairs related support.

A SECRET security clearance is required.

http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=11049

3.) Knowledge Mgmt Analyst, Alion Science and Technology, McLean, VA

Job ID: 11042

Responsibilities

Familiar with: Sharepoint ( Reporting Services, PerformancePoint, Database, Reporting, Dashboard, and Excel Services).

Under general supervision, responsible for developing and maintaining moderately complex knowledge management applications designed to identify, create, represent, and distribute knowledge for reuse, awareness and learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with the Knowledge Management Team to interface with all corporate business areas to provide solutions and tools to build and strengthen business processes.

Work with customers to define business requirements while designing, developing and testing moderately complex knowledge capture processes and engineer elaborate workflows, search capabilities and measurement approaches.

Extensive skills in developing/coding workflow applications based on customer requirements.

Designs, develops, implements and maintains SharePoint-based applications (specifically Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint 2010) and 3rd Party SharePoint related software for knowledge management applications.

Uses available tools and/or web-based application development methodology to provide web-based solutions.

Plans, schedules and conducts systems tests; monitors test results, and takes appropriate corrective action.

Working with management, develops and administers reports on application usage and knowledge contributions.

Develops technical user guides and other technical documentation.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus at least 2 years of directly related experience.

Required Skills

Solid understanding of Microsoft SharePoint-related technologies including but not limited to: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 including upgrades and service packs, InfoPath, Forms Services, Excel Services, Workflow (Visual Studio Workflow solutions, SharePoint Designer Workflows and InfoPath) and Web parts (be able to program in C#).

– Experience with PerformancePoint Monitoring and Analytics, SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 and reporting on SharePoint Databases.

– Experience creating dashboards within SharePoint (experience with Excel Services a plus)

– Outstanding written and oral skills.

Desired Skills

Familiar with the System Development Life Cycle.

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, SQL Server, Microsoft IIS environments.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

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=11042

4.) Systems Architech Engineer, Electronic Systems Center, Goodrich Corporation, Phoenix AZ

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=6131727

5.) Director's Communication Support, SRA International, Inc., Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28701227

6.) CNO Analyst / Programmer TS / SCI / FS Poly, CACI, Fort Meade, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28703102

7.) Mission Coordinator, ISR Group, Savannah, Tennessee

ISR Group, Inc. provides frontline service and support to U.S. Defense and Intelligence Agencies and their Contractors.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

The Mission Coordinator position reports directly to a team supervisor under the FSR Management Branch within the Deployed Operations (Project Management) department. The Mission Coordinator provides oversight of the ScanEagle operational missions and is co-located with forward-deployed military forces in various OCONUS locations. The position performs a critical liaison function between ISR Groups UAV support operations and the Customer.

The successful Mission Coordinator will have an in-depth understanding of, and exposure to air/ground combat operations and be capable of overseeing simultaneous UAV operations in a complex operating environment.

Responsibilities:

• Manage up to 5 UAV operations at a time in a complex airspace environment where deconfliction and procedural compliance is essential.

• Provide input to ATC regarding airspace usage plan and restrictions/limitations of the ScanEagle UAV.

• Ensure communication channels with airspace control agencies and supported units are functional to include computer networks, MIRC, voice, and email.

• Review weather observations and assess impact on mission.

• Complete risk assessment matrix, and conduct crew briefings.

• Request ATC clearance and advise UAV aircrews of clearance to start/launch/recover aircraft.

• Provide over-all mission direction, monitoring, and coordination between operators and the customer’s operations commander.

• Monitor all UAV flight activities during the mission and ensure support requirements are met, to include “Battle-Books” and “Story-Boards”.

• Provide notification to the customer regarding matters which may impact successful mission accomplishments.

• Complete post-mission reports, to include mission logs and customer briefing slides.

• Act as the primary point of contact for all UAV emergencies that occur while on shift and advise the chain of command.

• Initiate a post mishap plan after an incident. Ensure all evidence is properly collected, documented, and forwarded through the appropriate channels. Provide post-mishap report to include statements from all parties involved.

• Comply with all contractual obligations.

Required:

• In-depth understanding of the procedures and principles of air operations in a congested, military, airspace environment = ICAO/ROZ/ATC/Airspace Classes/Kill-Box/Keypad/Non-Radar, etc.

• Prior military experience in a forward deployed air operations environment as an – LNO/FAC/ALO/JTAC/Mission Commander/Operations Officer/Duty Officer/Battle Captain.

• Current Top Secret/SCI clearance.

• High level of organizational and personnel management skills.

• Successful military or FSR field deployment experience (preferably with UAVs)

• Proficiency with MS Office software products.

• Ability to pass a complete medical and psychological screening for overseas deployment.

Desired:

• Prior military operational experience in deployed, air operation environments.

• Prior military aviation experience

• Experience with military and civilian management techniques.

• Safety and standardization experience highly desired.

• Familiarity of ATC operations.

Education:

• BA/BS highly desired.

• Completion of a UAV operator’s course desired.

Experience with Unmanned Systems preferred.

Benefits:

100% Company paid insurance for the employee to include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life. Additional cost for dependent coverage.

Company sponsored 401(k) plan

Encourage MV/W/M/D to apply.

To apply please send resume (in MS Word format) to: resume@isrgroup.com. Please list “Mission Coordinator” in subject line.

ISR Group is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=6137312

8.) Force Management / Human Resources Senior Analyst, CALIBRE, Crystal City, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28701922

9.) Human Factors Engineer Asc, Alion Science and Technology, Boulder, CO

Job ID: 11052

Responsibilities

Support the collection of published, scholarly research in training theory, effectiveness and methods. Review electronic and hard copies of journals to identify relevant studies based on direction provided by the program manager. Identify relevant publications, describe their content and catalogue the reference information and full article for later review. Gather relevant measure and effect size data from selected studies and catalogue for later analysis.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in psychology or other social science discipline. Should have experience in research methods and conducting electronic and hard copy journal searches. Must have taken at least 3 semester hours of graduate level statistics and have a demonstrated familiarity with statistical concepts including effect size and meta analysis. This is a temporary position.

Duties and Responsibilities

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=11052

10.) Director of Programs, SPARTA, Inc., San Diego, CA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28700697

*** From Denny Moynihan:

Team PA,

In an effort to attract young talent and innovation into our community, we are now advertising two openings at CHINFO under the Navy Career Intern Program. The attached recruitment flyer describes the paid positions and the program. Some commands already have intern programs and have found them to be quite successful.

This program is a two-year paid internship, offering a starting salary roughly equivalent to a GS-7. After successfully completing this two year program, interns are then “in the system” and in a position to successfully compete for public affairs positions within the federal government.

If you know of individuals who will be good additions to our community, please pass the attached recruitment flyer to them and encourage them to apply.

We are also exploring the expansion of this initiative into a community-wide program. If you have any questions or recommendations in either of these areas, please contact Bruce Cole, CHINFO OI-8 at bruce.cole@navy.mil/703-695-0911.

r/

RDML Moynihan

11.) Public Affairs Specialist, Navy Career Intern Program, Navy Office of Information, Washington, DC

DESCRIPTION: This is a formal, two-year paid internship with the Department of the Navy. Selectee will develop skills in performing a variety of tasks designed to prepare them for performance of public affairs specialist work. The selectee will be given training and developmental assignments to prepare him or her for the target level position Public Affairs Specialist, YA-1035-02. The incumbent will be given assignments that are designed to develop expertise in public information, media relations, community outreach, communication planning, visual information, internal information and other aspects of public affairs. Through formal and on the job training, the incumbent will gradually progress through more responsible and difficult assignments. The incumbent will rotate through several divisions within the Navy Office of Information such as Media Operations, Visual News, Community Outreach and Communication Integration & Strategy. The incumbent will also attend the Public Affairs Qualification Course at Fort Meade in Odenton, MD. Some additional training and work opportunities may also be available.

Note: More than one position may be filled with this recruitment flyer.

STARTING SALARY: YA-1035-01: $41,210 — $53,574 Per Year (Equivalent to GS-7) — to include Local Market Supplement for the Washington DC Metro Area of 23.10%

WHO MAY APPLY: All U.S. Citizens.

LOCATION: Navy Office of Information, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Promotion to the next higher level is contingent upon satisfactory completion of training requirements and continuous satisfactory performance.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Positions are sensitive and selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a “Secret” clearance. Failure to secure clearance will result in non-selection and or termination of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must possess: a) bachelor’s or master’s degree in public relations, public affairs, mass communications or a closely related field, or b) one year of work experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in public relations, public affairs or mass communications. The candidate must also complete an in-person interview by a panel of Navy senior public affairs professionals.

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

Professional Development Opportunities

Vacation and Sick Leave Program

Health and Life Insurance

Paid Federal Holidays

Retirement Plan and 401K equivalent

Family Friendly Leave

Transit Subsidy

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit the following documents:

a. Resume (be sure to indicate if you are claiming a veteran’s preference)

b. College Transcripts (copies accepted, original required upon selection)

c. DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable

d. SF-15, and required documentation if claiming 10-point veteran’s preference, if applicable

YA-1035-01/02

CLOSING DATE: November 25, 2009

SUBMIT TO: Please email your complete application package as detailed above to Jennifer.Bolton@navy.mil or fax them to (703) 693-0515. For questions about the submission process, please contact Jennifer Bolton, Human Resources Specialist (Classification & Staffing) at jennifer.bolton@navy.mil or (703) 614-2571. For questions about the specifics of the position, please contact Bruce Cole at bruce.cole@navy.mil , 703-695-0911.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: A 5-point preference is granted to veterans claiming preference who entered military service prior to October 14, 1976, or who served in a military action for which they received a Campaign Badge or Expeditionary Medal, or who served on active duty during the Gulf War from August 2, 1990 through January 2, 1992 and who served continuously for a minimum of 24 months, or for the full period for which called or ordered to active duty. You may be entitled to 10-point veterans’ preference if you are a disabled veteran or Purple Heart recipient or you are the widow, widower, spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased veteran. You must submit a Standard Form 15 (SF-15) and documented proof of your claim. Veterans’ preference information and forms may be found on web sites such as www.opm.gov or www.dol.gov/dol/vets.

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

12.) Aircraft Mechanic, Erickson Air-Crane Inc., Central Point, Oregon

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=6137021

*** From Arlene Seltzer:

I found your profile on one of my Linkedin groups and followed the instructions for posting on your Defense job board. I am a technical recruiter for Glimmerglass Networks. We are doing a search in D.C. or close proximity for someone to support sales to DOD and Intel.

Cheers,

Arlene Seltzer

13.) Sales Engineer, Glimmerglass Networks, Washington D.C.

Glimmerglass Networks is a start-up company that makes a remotely configurable optical switch that monitors and configures all optical networks. They are looking for a Sales Engineer to represent the company in the D.C. area at various Intel and DOD agencies. The person should a technologist that has an understanding of optical networks and can articulate Glimmerglass’ solution as well as deploy and troubleshot their switch. Experience with lawful intercept would be highly desirable. For immediate consideration please email Arlene@glimmerglass.com

14.) Communications And Media Relations Specialist, Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of UTC, East Hartford, CT

Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of UTC, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of engines for commercial, military and regional aircrafts, as well as a leader in the production of space propulsion systems.

For more than 80 years, Pratt & Whitney’s organization has been delighting customers with dependable engines. Inspired by a legacy of experience and the innovative technology of tomorrow, our diverse workforce is designing, producing, and maintaining engines that power airlines around the world.

Pratt & Whitney's Communications Organization has an opening in the area of Business Communications and Media relations. Business Communications and Media Relations is responsible for targeting all Pratt & Whitney communications to achieve roadmap business goals and other company priorities. Members of the organization develop and integrate communication strategies throughout the Company. In this position the candidate will serve as a spokesperson for Pratt & Whitney and will work closely with customer organizations to implement strategic communication plans that focus company communications on achieving Pratt & Whitney roadmap goals. The candidate will be responsible for exercising crisis communication plans for all possible contingencies. The Business Communications and Media Relations Specialist will also be responsible for prioritizing accurate, timely, and consistent responses to between 1,500 and 2,000 annual media/public inquiries and monitor news media trends and major issues affecting the company in order to develop strategic responses and effectively communicate them to senior management.

Please email resumes directly to Carrie Turner, contract recruiter (Carriekturner@gmail.com).

http://www.linkedin.com/groupAnswers?viewQuestionAndAnswers=&discussionID=9323859&gid=58441&trk=EML_anet_qa_ttle-cDhOon0JumNFomgJt7dBpSBA

15.) Corporate Publications Assistant, Aerodynamics Inc., Waterford, Michigan

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=6144887

16.) Research Analyst: Defense Resources, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28702037

17.) Corporate Development Analyst Intern, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California

http://jobs.cubic.com/opportunities/process/?action=viewdetails&jobref=11653&sessID=311d28f70047fe98bd96b1731459ed58140d6f11944df304a18d22bbb58bdccd

18.) Program Analyst – Writer / Editor, SPARTA, Inc., Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28701127

19.) Senior Editor, ICF International, Calverton, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28673762

20.) Editor, CACI, Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28675032

21.) Transportation Security Inspector (Aviation), Transportation Security Administration, Department Of Homeland Security, Baltimore-Washington International/ Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), MD

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=84360472

22.) Humanitarian Operations Advisor, Camber Corporation, Kailua, HI

https://tbe.taleo.net/NA11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAMBER&cws=1&rid=1038

23.) Graphic Artist, Camber Corporation, Fort Belvoir, VA

https://tbe.taleo.net/NA11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAMBER&cws=1&rid=1256

24.) Account Executive, Military and Port Security, VideoRay LLC, Phoenixville, PA

http://www.seadiscovery.com/mtJob.aspx?showjob=144471792

25.) Computer Network Operations (CNO) tactics, to include Computer Network Attack (CNA) and Computer Network Defense (CND), L-3 Intelligence Solutions Division (ISD), San Antonio, TX

http://jobs.taonline.com/JobSeekerX/ViewJob.asp?JobID=UBfg%2BOnHnaBycmWFiuX3YZlIh%2FIW3g

26.) 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

Bachelor’s 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

27.) SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER, L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc., Salem, NH

http://www.seadiscovery.com/mtjob.aspx?showjob=144521771

28.) Corporate Communications Specialist, L-3 Communications Intelligence Solutions, Annapolis Junction, MD

http://jobs.taonline.com/jobseekerx/viewjobrss.asp?cjid=686296&accountno=97415

29.) Marketing Communications Professional, 711th Human Performance Wing, Ball Aerospace, WPAFB, Fairborn, OH

Successful candidate will have completed a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Ball Aerospace is a leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative aerospace systems. We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products that enable exciting missions.

Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs. We were also a pioneer in the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing imaging systems and spacecraft that helped spawn a new market-driven demand for imagery. Our projects offer some of the most difficult and exciting challenges in aerospace.

We employ approximately 3,000 talented engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff. And one of the keys to our success is our people. Our employees take great pride in their contributions to better understanding our planet and protecting the nation.

What You'll Do

Experienced marketing communications professional to support the 711th Human Performance Wing, located on WPAFB OH. Target media includes a variety of in-house, semi-technical, industry and general interest publications. Subject matter ranges from simulation and training effectiveness research to biotechnology, from human systems integration to potential toxicological effects of nanomaterials.

Some of the exciting functions this lucky person will perform are:

•Create brochures, fact sheets and website content.

•Prepare, compile and edit informational articles on 711th Human Performance Wing technical and scientific research and engineering activities.

•Prepare point papers, briefing charts and weekly administrative science and technology reports.

•Coordinate media inquiries and visits and support the WPAFB Public Affairs Office.

•Establish and maintain contacts with key scientists and engineers.

•Conduct interviews for external news stories.

•Provide backup for the Protocol Office during VIP visits.

What You'll Need

•A Bachelor's degree in Marketing Communications or Journalism, or a Bachelor's degree in a technical area with proven strong writing and interviewing skills.

•6 or more years experience in technical writing for science, technology for general audiences, newspaper, web content, or marketing communications; 5-10 years experience is desired.

•Excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational and analytical skills, exceptional editing skills, be a self starter; and be able to communicate with a diverse group of people.

•A proven ability to quickly grasp and understand highly technical information and produce concise written material in plain language for a variety of audiences under deadline; must be able to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

•A portfolio of work available for review.

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat.

•Working knowledge of the Air Force organizational structure and of WPAFB, OH is desirable, but not required.

•Successful candidate will be required to gain and maintain access to a DoD installation and to have access to personal transportation within the base during scheduled work hours.

•Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

•In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level will be considered. Each higher level degree, i.e. Bachelor's or Master's degree may substitute for two years of experience. Related experience may be considered in lieu of education.

(No Relocation Assistance Is Available)

https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/ball_aerospace/JobDescription.asp?JobNumber=604914

*** From Jennifer Kuper:

Hi Ned,

Please post the attached opportunities in your next newsletter.

Thank you.

Jennifer Kuper

CorpComm, Inc.

30.) Director of Client Services, CorpComm, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA or Tele-work (frequent travel to client sites, primarily in the Washington, DC area, is required)

CorpComm, a fast growing strategic communications firm based in Fredericksburg, Va., seeks a Director of Client Services to join our team. This is a key leadership position for an experienced strategic thinker with great client and team management skills and ability to manage multiple accounts.

Candidate should be seasoned management consultant to Federal Government clients, in particular DoD. Project work includes a broad spectrum of communications and creative work such as: communications strategy and planning, marketing campaigns, web presence and social media strategy and execution, video production, along with a growing amount of traditional management consulting activities such as business process reengineering, organizational strategy, change management and training. Candidate should be a strategic, results oriented thinker but have the ability to execute on project details (using a team of writers, designers and multimedia professionals) as well. Candidates must have proven client management skills and excel at managing and mentoring staff.

Candidate may work from location of their choice (telework) but will be expected to maintain a relationship with HQ (which is in Fredericksburg, VA). Majority of work will be virtual although candidate will frequently visit client sites (generally in Washington DC area) to maintain and grow staff and client relationships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage multiple accounts and account leads, ensuring appropriate management of all aspects of client deliverables

• Ensure quality of deliverables for all accounts through development and enforcement of quality control program

• Mentor account leads in program management and client management techniques

• Ensure contractual deliverables are met on time and within budget

• Manage and lead Quarterly Account Reviews to company executives

• Grow existing accounts by working with account leads to identify and capture new opportunities

• Work with corporate financial staff to establish and maintain regular financial reporting process

• Work with corporate contracts staff to coordinate contracting activities for existing accounts

• Work with corporate recruiting staff to fill open positions

• Occasionally participate in Proposal writing

• Manage multiple clients with little oversight

• Participate in corporate strategy reviews

Qualifications:

• Minimum 10 years experience in related management consulting roles for Federal clients

• Must be energetic and must have a positive attitude

• Strong process oriented background and organizational skills

• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and program management skills

• Possess strong process oriented background and organizational skills

• Excellent customer relationship management skills

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, diverse projects

• Bachelors degree or higher

• Ability and desire to develop solutions that may test “rules” or perceived limits

• PMP certification desirable

• Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain Secret clearance

• Proven ability to support multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment required

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Meadows at lmeadows@corpcomm-inc.com.

31.) Software Trainer, CorpComm, Inc., Fort Belvoir, VA

CorpComm, a fast growing strategic communications firm based in Fredericksburg, Va., seeks a Software Trainer to join our team. This is a key position supporting one of our key Army clients during an enterprise wide implementation of SharePoint.

Our client is engaged in an enterprise wide deployment of MS SharePoint and is looking for support in the design, development and delivery of a training program to ensure success of the deployment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design and develop SharePoint training program using a wide variety of traditional and web based tools

• Leverage commercially purchased computer based tools

• Create and maintain library of training products

• Work closely with deployment team to ensure training is delivered in timely manner

• Work with management team to help establish help desk capability for the enterprise

• Provide ongoing and refresher training for the deployment team and advanced users

Qualifications:

• Minimum six years experience in training execution and training development

• Experience creating and delivering training for collaboration tools required

• Experience creating and delivering training for MS SharePoint highly desirable

• Experience leveraging web-based training and collaboration tools for training programs

• Must be energetic and must have a positive attitude

• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication

• Excellent customer relationship management skills

• Demonstrated ability to work on client site with multi-vendor teams

• Bachelors degree or higher

• Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain Secret clearance

• Occasional travel may be required

• Previous experience with DoD clients desirable

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Meadows at lmeadows@corpcomm-inc.com.

32.) Communications Specialist III, CorpComm, Inc., Various Locations – Washington, DC Area

This position is responsible for acting as the primary contact and relationship manager for an assigned client. Plans, develops and implements strategic and tactical communications programs for clients. Understands client needs and issues within the client's environment and manages client expectations. Drives project scope/vision and markets CorpComm's capabilities within the account. Develops account plan, reports ongoing project status, coordinates project execution and staffing, and manages profit/loss, revenue projections and results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Communications Specialist III are as follows:

• Plans, develops and implements strategic and tactical communications plans for a single client. Understands client needs and issues within the client’s environment and manages client expectations

• Leads the execution of tactical communications programs that effectively describe and promote the client’s organization, mission, products and services

• Provides guidance to teams that write copy, design and develop graphics, brochures, company or product fact sheets, logos, or other communications and promotional products

• Researches and develops content for communication products

• Interviews senior executives regarding complex subjects in order to write long-form communications products

• Oversees development of Web sites (working with a team of writers, designers and programmers)

• Oversees development of program videos including scheduling, script development, and vendor relationship management and producing

• Prepares Q&As, speeches, collateral and PowerPoint presentations

• Identifies, qualifies, schedules and participates in media inquiries/presentations

• Performs other duties as required

• Occasional travel may be required.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

• Experience as a contractor or government employee with Federal or State Government and/or U.S. Military organizational structure, operational processes and protocols required

• Strong comprehension and creativity skills

• Strong writing and editing skills

• Experience interviewing senior executives about complex subjects

• Ability to manage several projects simultaneously

• Strong knowledge of print and electronic publication media

• Experience establishing and maintaining positive relationships with senior executives

• Acquainted with Government Regulations regarding accessibility requirements (section 508)

• Ability to work with a diverse workforce

• Must be able to pass Federal Government background clearance

• Ability to work independently and adapt to change

• Understanding of the techniques of a professional services/consultancy

• In-depth understanding of industry or specialized practice area (such as logistics or information technology)

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree required, plus seven to 15 years experience in communications, public relations or related field

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position will lead and manage the work of Communications Specialists I and II.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Meadows at lmeadows@corpcomm-inc.com.

33.) Communications Specialist II, CorpComm, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA

This position is primarily responsible for the management of projects that cross between Communication Specialists (CSs) and the Product Development Team (PDT). Assists CSs with creation of project plans and works with PDT to ensure that scope and timeline for projects are properly resourced and completed. Assigns project responsibilities to PDT and tracks progress.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Communications Specialist II: Headquarters are as follows:

• Executes project work plans for communications products (print, Web and multimedia) and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

• Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities

• Coordinates day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope among Communications Specialists, graphic designers and Web developers

• Sets and continually coordinates project expectations with team members

• Documents, communicates and coordinates project-related issues and risks

• Assesses need for additional staff and/or consultants if necessary during the project cycle and makes recommendation to supervisor

• Remains aware of project milestones and deliverables and reports progress to supervisor

• Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises and devises contingency plans

Occasional travel may be required.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

• Strong knowledge of publication development and production processes, electronic publication media and Web site requirements, development and testing

• Strong comprehension and creativity skills

• Strong writing and editing skills

• Ability to coordinates numerous projects simultaneously

• Experience with Federal or State Government and/or U.S. Military organizational structure, operational processes and protocols highly desirable

• Acquainted with Government Regulations regarding accessibility requirements (section 508)

• Ability to work with a diverse workforce

• Must be able to pass Federal Government background clearance

• Ability to work independently and adapt to change

• Understanding of the techniques of a professional services/consultancy

• Practical knowledge of Microsoft Project and Visio applications

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree required, plus seven to 10 years experience in managing communication projects

• PMP certification desired

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Customary Physical Effort and Working Conditions:

This position will be required to draft, write, prepare and communicate project plans with team members. This position will most often work in at CorpComm Headquarters, with frequent computer use. The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Meadows at lmeadows@corpcomm-inc.com.

34.) Power Conversion Engineer, GE Technology Infrastructure, Bohemia, NY

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1710&jb=6139794

35.) Data Specialist, Alion Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA

http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=11051

36.) Technical Writer, Catapult Technology, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=83950669

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