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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for Jan. 27, 2010

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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.) Design Engineer Asc (NWDC JBUS Interface Developer – Coalition), Alion Science and Technology, Virginia Beach (DAM NECK), VA

2.) Mgr Employee and Executive Communications 3, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast Shipbuilding site or in Newport News

3.) Technical Editor-Writer, Alion Science and Technology, Cincinnati, OH

4.) Admin/MARCOM Support Specialist, FLIR Systems, Washington, DC

5.) Program Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Walton Beach, FL

6.) Public Affairs Analyst / Specialist / Subject Matter Expert (Senior Level), Sparta, Rosslyn (Arlington), VA

7.) Project Engineer, dB Control, Fremont, California

8.) Electronic Technician III, dB Control, Fremont, CA

9.) Copy Editor/Quality Assurance, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, CA

10.) All Warfare Mission Research Analyst, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, CA

11.) SA2/UNIX Systems Administrator- Secret Clearance, Unisys, Montgomery, Alabama

12.) Response Management Specialist, Defense Intelligence Agency, FT MEADE, MD

13.) Configuration Manager – TS Clearance, TEKsystems, Selfridge ANGB, Detroit, Michigan

14.) Finite Element Analyst, Yoh, Niskayuna, NY

15.) Driver- (SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED), Pitney Bowes Government Solutions (PBGS), Quantico, VA

16.) Customer Service Specialist (With Clearance), Parsons, Springfield, VA

17.) Network Security Administrator, Chickasaw Nation Industries, Fort Belvoir, VA

18.) Army System Coordinator – Long Endurance Multi-INT Vehicle (LEMV), CAS division of ITT- Advanced Information Sciences (AIS), Arlington, VA

19.) CHEMICAL ENGINEER, Commissioning and Operations group, National Ignition Facility (NIF), Chemical Sciences Division (CSD) in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA

20.) Information Operations Planner, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Region (ANR), Booz Allen, Anchorage Alaska

*** Did you know:

Military exchanges operate as federal entities within the Department of Defense. They are self-funded and pay operating costs from revenues. Exchanges return earnings to customers through payments to MWR activities and investments in new or renovated exchange facilities. Exchange sales total more than $10 billion in nearly 370 stores worldwide.

Army & Air Force (AAFES) 161 stores

Coast Guard (CGES) 82 stores

Marine Corps (MCX) 16 stores

Navy (NEXCOM) 110 stores

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

1.) Design Engineer Asc (NWDC JBUS Interface Developer – Coalition), Alion Science and Technology, Virginia Beach (DAM NECK), VA

Job ID: 11319

Position Summary: The Joint Simulation Bus (JBUS) Interface Developer is responsible for the life-cycle software engineering of JBUS system interfaces to meet Navy Service Program Manager objectives. JBUS is a High Level Architecture (HLA) compliant simulation and Command, Control, Communication, Computer, and Intelligence (C4I) interface system and is a component of the core simulation used in the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE). The NCTE is a federation comprised of many distributed simulation systems and interfaces used to support Navy and Joint Training, as well as Navy concept development and experimentation. The JBUS Interface Developer is a contributor to the Navy Warfare Development Command's (NWDC) software engineering activities in support of Fleet Synthetic Training (FST). NWDC Software Engineering provides modeling and simulation application development, live, virtual and constructive systems integration support and in-service engineering support to US Fleet Forces (USFF) and the Number Fleets. The NWDC Software Engineering team is directly responsible, in this context, for developing and maintaining technical solutions and standards to provide the greatest level of training capability to the warfighter, at the lowest possible cost, at the fastest pace achievable.

Duties and Responsibilities: This developer, receiving prioritized requirements from the Navy Warfare Development Command Software Development Lead, works with end users to achieve robust, maintainable and effective simulation and C4I interfaces and supports the continuous improvement of the software infrastructure. The developer will be required to work with a team of developers and subject matter experts to develop, enhance, integrate, and support JBUS. Primary development is done on Red Hat Linux platforms using JAVA, C and C++. Shell scripting is used to help automate tasks and query information. Subversion is the primary revision control system.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 5 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Strong background in JAVA development is desired.

C and C++ development experience is a plus.

On-site support required. Interface with customers on a daily basis.

Related technical certifications may be required.

Simulation/HLA and Modeling & Simulation experience a plus.

Two years of professional experience in M&S system design and development in a Linux/UNIX environment is desired.

Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required.

Military domain experience is a plus.

On-site support required. Interface with customers on a daily basis.

Shell scripting is a plus.

System interface development experience is a plus.

Distributed Simulation/HLA experience a plus Modeling & Simulation experience/development a plus.

Security: Must be able to obtain a Secret security 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=11319

*** From Jerri Dickseski:

Hi Ned:

Long time no see. Hope you are well. I see your name around from time to time (as in Surface Navy last week). I have a position posted (link below) for a senior manager of Employee and Executive Communications. The posting will only be live until Monday of next week but I thought you might want to send it out to your distribution list. It would report directly to me and manage staff both at Newport News and Gulf Coast shipyards as part of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding.

Jerri Dickseski

Vice President, Communications

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

2.) Mgr Employee and Executive Communications 3, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast Shipbuilding site or in Newport News

This position can be located at the Gulf Coast Shipbuilding site or in Newport News. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in broad-based and strategic employee communications in an organization with at least 5,000 employees. Experience with defense preferred. At least four of the minimum of 10 years should be in a leadership position, serving as a counselor to company senior leadership in the areas of employee and executive communications. Effective speechwriting experience for senior leadership is required, along with demonstrated innovative thinking and execution in designing and executing employee communications solutions. A Bachelor's degree in Communications, English or a related field is required and a secondary degree is preferred. Specific responsibilities include: Develop, design and execute creative, multi-faceted and strategic employee communications plan across the sector to engage nearly 40,000 employees through multiple communication channels and drive connection to corporate, sector and site strategy/priorities and business pursuits. Tools include publications (printed and electronic), web, email communication, and video communication. Manage logistics and support content for sector president events, including leadership meetings/support of offsites at sector level and sector level Town Halls. Create and execute effective presidential/VP and General Manager communications Speechwriting Presentations Letters and other written forms of communication Manage functional area communications Deliver strategic communication solutions to other functions Develop and distribute employee and functional announcements Develop and execute strategic sector and HR communications and campaigns Implement existing employee engagement campaigns Develop new vehicles to enhance employee awareness and engagement Direct all Sector and site Social Media activities to include NGSB Facebook, Twitter, etc. to build momentum in creating unified sector culture Direct planning and execution for employee engagement in special events Provide guidance and oversight to employee communications at the subsidiary level Writes, edits and prepares internal company publications and communications. Selects, writes, and reviews editorials and special articles. Develops, recommends, and maintains editorial policy. Interviews to obtain items for publication and to verify facts; assigns or approves artwork; and approves final proofs and page layouts, and websites. May coordinate production and distribution activities. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent in education, training and experience, plus a minimum of 8 years of applicable, progressive professional and/or supervisory work experience. Strong managerial, analytical and administrative abilities are necessary, along with well developed communication skills and a thorough knowledge of the Division/Project/Program function. Security Clearance Required.

http://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/getJobPostDetail.do?sequenceNumber=192998

3.) Technical Editor-Writer, Alion Science and Technology, Cincinnati, OH

Job ID: 11315

Responsibilities

Your role will be to coordinate the preparation of contract required deliverable products, such as Monthly and Annual Reports, Quality Management Plans, Quality Assurance Project Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Plans. Track deliverable products and prompt technical staff to assure completion by due dates. Review and edit manuscripts, journal articles, proposals, and other documents for format, accuracy, clarity, and completeness; confer with authors and respond to authors queries in person, by telephone and email. Effectively coordinate insertion of graphics into publication to minimize file size while maintaining quality. Serve as primary liaison to journals to ensure specific journal formats are followed and all materials are supplied. Assist in major rewrites for manuscripts to respond to peer review comments. Design and prepare computer generated presentations. Troubleshoot and resolve problems associated with corrupted or malfunctioning files submitted by technical personnel. Work effectively under tight deadlines to produce quality-appropriate documents.

Qualifications

BA (MA-preferred) in English or other related technical writing field. 7 years experience in technical editing and in trade publication layout and production. Must have strong skills in working on deadline, editing input from authors for whom English may be a second language, and organization skills to maintain workflow. Familiarity with environmental science and engineering terminology and USEPA report formats is plus. Capability to maintain efficiency and flexibility to change priorities as customers requirements evolve and a strong aptitude for multi-tasking. Must be expert at using Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Paint Shop Pro, PowerPoint, and OCR. Must be proficient in software conversion procedures (e.g., WordPerfect to Word). Must eligible to work in the US and obtain appropriate clearances to work at government location. This position is in Cincinnati, OH at the customer site.

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=11315

Senior Advisor for Warfighter Requirements and Strategies, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence), Arlington, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=85289085

*** From Sheri Garboden:

Please post the attached job on your Job of the Week location:

Regards,

Sheri Garboden

Director of Human Resources

Wilsonville, OR

4.) Admin/MARCOM Support Specialist, FLIR Systems, Washington, DC

Do you see things in a different light? At FLIR Systems, we do. We’re the world’s largest producer of commercial and para-military infrared cameras. Day or night, FLIR’s powerful infrared cameras find lost people, guard borders, assist law enforcement efforts and protect industrial facilities.

Under limited supervision, this individual will provide support to DC MarCom team by coordinating and executing a diverse list of projects that support the department’s overall mission. Will also provide site Administrative support to DC office personnel as needed. Act as information source on organization policies and procedures. May assist in establishing department specific policies and procedures and coordinate special projects and department activities. Work on assignments that are complex in nature where independent action and initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations. May handle highly confidential and sensitive data.

1.Perform a variety of administrative tasks for MarCom and DC office personnel that require attention to detail and professional qualities. Assist with inventory management of marketing materials and help to ensure all are up to date. Assist with vendor contract monitoring. Literature Fulfillment: Respond to inquiries and requests for collateral from internal and external sources generated through advertising, public relations, web site, direct mail, outbound telemarketing, events and seminar. Categorize, record and distribute inquiry information according to distribution guidelines outlined my management.

2.Work with MarCom personnel in preparing, assembling and delivering product collateral while monitoring and maintaining appropriate inventory levels.

3.Perform other job-related duties as required, including but not limited to department budget & planning process, maintaining office supplies, processing internal company forms (check requests, expense reports, etc.), travel arrangements, data entry, filing, special projects as assigned.

4.Assist BD and other department personnel as assigned.

5.Actively supports departmental goals in the area of continuous improvement.

Associates Degree or equivalent with an emphasis on marketing, communications, Advertising or Public Relations preferred. One to two years of marketing experience in a support or individual contributor role a plus. Must have 3+ years experience in an office environment or equivalent. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills required. Must be able to work independently and must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to maintain positive relationships with all internal and external customers.

The ability to accomplish the duties and responsibilities listed above; exhibit the traits of competence, conscientiousness,; the ability to work well in a team environment, take direction well, and also to manage the daily details of individual work flow; the ability to quickly learn and adapt new concepts.

FLIR offer’s a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. For additional Career information and/or immediate consideration, please go to www.flirjobs.com.

If you want to make a difference, try seeing things in a different light, check www.flir.com for additional details.

EOE

Technical Subject Matter Expert, Sparta, Fairmont, WV

http://careers.sparta.com/?adata=r9lnrxuKCkQ%2bKtB%2bldUvRo4vD2I%2f03Io5xia3TPz2aWat3qFNy2KIJaxLJVXI3i%2fM9psKIxF%2fUEi2fTPAg55r7b1X5OlXL%2fk

5.) Program Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Walton Beach, FL

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=85405677

6.) Public Affairs Analyst / Specialist / Subject Matter Expert (Senior Level), Sparta, Rosslyn (Arlington), VA

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Individual, as a Senior Analyst, Specialist, or Subject Matter Expert, will be part of a Government, Prime and Support Contractor team that deals with matters relating to Media Relations, Internal Information and Community Relations at the geographically dispersed Missile Defense Agency (MDA) locations. These functions include, but are not limited to:

• Media relations, which entail being the primary MDA spokesperson coordinating media appearances for the Agency

• Internal information, which entails supporting leadership in communicating with Agency personnel

• Community relations, which entails coordinating and facilitating participation in events, speeches, and programs that increase public awareness, education and information concerning missile defense in general and the Agency

The primary duty locations are:

• Huntsville, AL

• Washington DC

• Colorado Springs, CO

Some work will also be performed in:

• Albuquerque, NM

• Los Angeles, CA

• Fort Greely, AK

Some periodic travel may be required from any of the locations. The individual is expected to learn the MDA system from hands on experience as well as limited formal training and be able to effectively work directly with a wide cross section of the Agency.

Specific Duties:

As a Senior Level Analyst, Specialist, or Subject Matter Expert with very little training and oversight, be able to supervise and train other team members to perform the following broad duties in at least one of the following functional areas:

a. Public Affairs Security and Policy Review

(1) Support Public Affairs staff to secure public release clearances for all planned BMD statements and planned publications in compliance with DoD Directive 5230.9.

(2) Receive, distribute for coordination, and track all security review cases for MDA within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Public Affairs Security and Policy Review process, using the existing Public Affairs’ security review database. Make specific recommendations for improvement to the security review database for Government approval and implementation action.

(3) Provide the Director, Public Affairs with a monthly progress report on the status of all MDA security review cases. Using the Public Affairs security review database, maintain annual statistics on number of cases and average review coordination timeframes. Identify areas for improved service and efficiency.

b. Public Affairs External and Internal Communications

(1) Assist the Public Affairs staff to develop and produce internal and external MDA communications materials. Tasks include preparing draft of the MDA Digest, daily compilation of media articles of interest to the internal-BMD community, and assisting with material archive.

(2) Assist the Public Affairs staff to establish and produce the internal-MDA electronic newspaper (the SHIELD). Activities shall include desktop, word-processing, layout and editorial assistance, photographic and web-based graphic support.

(3) Maintain and update information on the Intranet portal. Assist the Public Affairs staff in the creation, maintenance and updating of content to the external Agency public website, mda.mil.

(4) Edit transcripts, compile news articles, prepare press packets, and support Public Affairs staff in preparation of MDA events, such as flight tests, press briefings and conferences.

(5) Perform public affairs pre-mission and post-mission flight test support to include planning and coordinating, generating documents and reports, data transmission coordination and public affairs operational funding cooperation.

(6) Perform general support activities within the MDA Pubic Affairs Directorate, including ad hoc informational briefings, VIP coordination, public outreach, and various ceremony support activities for domestic and international public venues.

c. Community Relations:

Assist in coordinating public appearances, speeches, and MDA participation in domestic and international public venues.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline

• Have at least 12 years work general experience

• Have at least 5 years of specialized experience

• Be a self-starter with the ability to work within a multi-contractor/multi-customer team in fast-paced onsite environment, and be able to work with both government and contractor staff to perform tasks in a timely manner

• Be able to quickly teach assigned tasks to other teammates and then supervise their performance

• Be able to utilize, coordinate and supervise the expertise of others within the team to prepare responses and reports

• Possess strong verbal and written communications

• Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Possess strong interpersonal and interface skills

• Ensure the team produces quality complete products and deliverables on time, the first time

• Be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

• Have demonstrated experience developing products using Microsoft Office to include Power Point, Word, and Excel

Desired Attributes:

• Masters Degree in a related discipline strongly desired

• Have some military or government experience

• Have some MDA experience

• Hold a SECRET clearance

*This position is contingent upon contract award.

http://careers.sparta.com/?adata=r9lnrxuKCkQgYj07eNVR74Xog7CZdz5L5vzTt8LjWXtcf40hC52VfI370Nvxr1obirVp8irsVWodaP99DzzI2gpn3vCYU8Vd

7.) Project Engineer, dB Control, Fremont, California

dB Control has an immediate full-time position open for a person that can fulfill the following requirements. Knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Summary Statement:

This position typically requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Physics or other related technical discipline plus a minimum of four (4) years experience.

Participates in the overall detailed product design by assuming responsibility for smaller projects, or a designated portion of a major project

Assists in performance of administrative project tasks such as planning, estimating and monitoring schedules and cost budgets.

Performs modification of existing products as a response to customer requirements, or improve performance or to ease manufacture.

Interfaces with other organizations such as purchasing, marketing, quality assurance as needed to carry out responsibilities.

Prepares preliminary drawings, design sketches and process specifications that can be translated into manufacturing drawings by the design drafting department.

Works with manufacturing during pilot run and first production runs, to assist in the efficient transition from design into production.

Maintains a satisfactory level of technical competence and state-of-the-art awareness.

Performs other related duties as assigned

Other Requirements:

Spoken and written English

Good communication skills

Willing to Learn

Good with numbers, details

Good multitasking skills

Good time management skills

Needs to be able to interact with different departments, different personalities

** DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

dB Control's solid reputation, competitive salaries and support for advancement within the company have attracted the top talent with experience in high-power products in the Bay Area.

We offer flexible working hours and good benefits, including 401K, medical/dental insurance, and retirement plans. We're always looking for good people. If you think you have what it takes to work for dB Control, email your resume to our Human Resources department.

dB Control

1120 Auburn Street

Fremont, California 94538-7328

Please send your resume to jvuong@dbcontrol.com\.

http://www.dbcontrol.com/careers/index.html

8.) Electronic Technician III, dB Control, Fremont, California

dB Control has an immediate full-time position open for a person that can fulfill the following requirements.

Summary Statement:

Must perform repairs and tests of Modules that are received for repairs in the Production/Test Area. Will be cross-trained for backup to routine testing of all transformers, coils, inductors, low voltage and high voltage power supplies, grid supplies, and (pre and post potted) subassemblies. Testing and writing procedures for subassemblies for our Engineering Department. Little or no supervision required.

Qualifications: AA Degree in Electronics plus 5 years as an Electronics Repair Technician or minimum of 10 years working with High Voltage Power Supplies in electronics. Complete ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams, great component-level troubleshooting skills, knowledge of Switching Power Supplies and High Voltage Circuits.

Machines & Equipment Used: Digital Multimeter, LCR Meter, Mega Ohm Meter, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope, Capacitance Meter, Low and High Voltage Power Supplies, Hi-Potter, Altitude Chambers, Burn-in stations, and knowledge of all tools used in electronics – power tools included.

Assigned Responsibilities or Duties: Repairs and tests High Voltage Power Supplies of all voltages. Tests and writes procedures for subassemblies that pertains to our Engineering Department. Repairs and tests dB Control Manufactured-Returns. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

** DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

dB Control's solid reputation, competitive salaries and support for advancement within the company have attracted the top talent with experience in high-power products in the Bay Area.

We offer flexible working hours and good benefits, including 401K, medical/dental insurance, and retirement plans. We're always looking for good people. If you think you have what it takes to work for dB Control, email your resume to our Human Resources department.

dB Control

1120 Auburn Street

Fremont, California 94538-7328

Please send your resume to jvuong@dbcontrol.com\.

http://www.dbcontrol.com/careers/index.html

9.) Copy Editor/Quality Assurance, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, CA

Reports to Project Manager to understand project requirements and client preferences. Ensures that work meets or exceeds company standards and client expectations through the use of systems, tools, and best practices. Exercises diplomacy and tact in communicating with co-workers, managers, and clients. Participates in the following phases of the development lifecycle: copyediting; storyboard quality control; e-learning and application quality assurance for adherence to style guides and rules of grammar; regression after copyediting/quality assurance bugs have been addressed by the development team. Has extensive knowledge of grammar, punctuation, voice, and tense. Fact-checking as required. Ensures wording is concise, articulate, unambiguous, correct, and complies with the style guide required by the project (Chicago, APA, MLA, etc.) Most deliverables are for web delivery; some copyediting for print materials required as well. Update project style guides and contribute to best practices. Uses project portals and other collaborative software-based tools and version control software. Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Word and Excel.

http://kratosdefense.com/externaljoblist/ExternalJobDescription.asp?src=&ID=2022

10.) All Warfare Mission Research Analyst, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, CA

Tasking for this position is in support of Navy, Naval, Joint, and other federal agencies need for warfighting assessment and analysis of current and future information management domains as applicable to systems, platforms, personnel and applicable doctrines. Applicant should have a working knowledge of US DoD military command and control systems, the primary warfare area platforms and their principle weapons capabilities. It is highly desirable that the applicant be former military service or government service. Applicant will be expected to support two or more concurrent analysis tasks, including serving as a Contractor Technical Lead in coordinating a primary task as well as supporting others when so assigned. Travel is expected within CONUS, and OCONUS travel may be required, but is not as likely. A current US Passport is recommended. Security clearance minimum is for DoD Secret, be a US Citizen and SF-86 data will be updated with the Kratos security officer within 20 working days, on acceptance of employment.

Qualifications include:

– BS degree or higher education from an accredited US university, preferably in an engineering domain.

– Advanced degrees are highly desirable, from Military Staff Colleges or equivalent organizations.

– Have a working knowledge of engineering and mission level modeling system capabilities on a variety of DoD approved modeling systems (which should include one or more of: JWARS, EXTEND, OPNET, PROVISION, NSS, ITEM, GCAM, Thunder)

– Have current knowledge of DOD Architectural Framework version 1.5 or above, and demonstrate an ability to create or edit basic OV and SV lower level products.

– Be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Project). NMCI familiarity is also desired.

– Be able to prepare and present mid-course and final briefings as well as oversee and contribute to technical written reports.

http://kratosdefense.com/externaljoblist/ExternalJobDescription.asp?src=&ID=2039

11.) SA2/UNIX Systems Administrator- Secret Clearance, Unisys, Montgomery, Alabama

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?ID=2677208

12.) Response Management Specialist, Defense Intelligence Agency, FT MEADE, MD

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=85406041

13.) Configuration Manager – TS Clearance, TEKsystems, Selfridge ANGB, Detroit, Michigan

http://information-technology.thingamajob.com/jobs/Michigan/Configuration-Manager—TS-Clearance/2025958

14.) Finite Element Analyst, Yoh, Niskayuna, NY

http://www.careerbuilder.com/CSH/JobSkinDetails.aspx?cbRecursionCnt=1&privjobs=true&JobSkin_DID=JS8G2JH762CRTC5W408H&int=true&pubjobs=true&cbsid=b33db4f2d9544cdf817e35a7e54670f4-317855288-wi-6&did=J8G89R6WP6VQ1R0Y542&csh=csh_yoh

15.) Driver- (SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED), Pitney Bowes Government Solutions (PBGS), Quantico, VA

http://jobs.climber.com/jobs/Customer-Service/Quantico-VA-USA/Driver-SECRET-CLEARANCE-REQUIRED-Quantico-VA-/4219885/

16.) Customer Service Specialist (With Clearance), Parsons, Springfield, VA

http://parsons.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=30660&src=JB-10021

17.) Network Security Administrator, Chickasaw Nation Industries, Fort Belvoir, VA

http://seeker.dice.com/jobsearch/servlet/JobSearch?op=302&dockey=xml/4/e/4e967b8bf007627b9ef3a8c3a208687f@endecaindex&source=3

18.) Army System Coordinator – Long Endurance Multi-INT Vehicle (LEMV), CAS division of ITT- Advanced Information Sciences (AIS), Arlington, VA

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=591&ji=2423632&sn=I

19.) CHEMICAL ENGINEER, Commissioning and Operations group, National Ignition Facility (NIF), Chemical Sciences Division (CSD) in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA

https://jobs.llnl.gov/psc/jobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_LL.VIEW_JOBS_LL.FieldFormula.IScript_View_Jobs_LL?TITLE=&JOB_REQ_NBR=008788&

20.) Information Operations Planner, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Region (ANR), Booz Allen, Anchorage Alaska

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?ID=2676825

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