Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 23, 2010

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter – DEFCON 1 Newsletter for June 23, 2010

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“History teaches us that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.”

- Ronald Reagan

“It is dangerous for an athlete to believe his own publicity, good or bad.”

- Bob Uecker

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.) Senior Corporate Recruiter, Alion Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA

2.) Technical Recruiter, Ship and Aviation Engineering Business Unit, L-3 Communications C2S2, Arlington, VA

3.) Aerospace Proposal Estimators, Valiant Machine & Tool Inc., Troy, MI

4.) Project Director, EG&G Technical Services/Lear Siegler Inc., Albuquerque, NM

5.) Campaign Level Marketing Research 5 – Intelligence SME, Northrop Grumman, Arlington, VA

6.) Airplane Pilot, U.S. Forest Service, Redding, California

7.) Technical Writer/Editor I, Threat Modeling Center, Missile Defense Agency, ITT Defense Electronics and Services, Colorado Springs, CO

8.) Principal Training & Development Specialist, Signal Collector/Analyst training conducted by the 344th MI BN, Raytheon, Pensacola, FL

9.) Dir I Community Relations, Raytheon, Waltham, Mass.

10.) Mgr II Pub/Comm Editing, Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona

11.) Writer-Editor, Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC

12.) Scientist III, Earth Atmospheric Science, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena California

13.) Civil – Military Operations Analyst, Global Solutions, Fort Belvoir, VA

14.) Vice President Defense USN / USMC Acquisition, JDG Associates, Washington, DC

15.) Information Security Specialist, Senior, Mantech, Arlington, VA

16.) Senior Defense Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA

17.) International Defense Cooperative Programs Analyst, SPARTA dba Cobham Analytic Solutions, Inc. Rosslyn, VA

…and more!

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

1.) Senior Corporate Recruiter, Alion Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Manager, Corporate Recruiting, the Senior Corporate Recruiter sources, identifies, and screens candidates for senior level and professional Alion openings, conducts preliminary interviews of qualified candidates, and presents qualified candidates to hiring management, insuring that Alion has access and identification of candidates of a caliber to meet Alion¿s and client¿s needs, and contribute to the growth and profitability of Alion, in a timely and cost-effective manner.

The Senior Recruiter performs the Corporate recruiting function for senior level and professional openings, and for skill sets and qualifications that are difficult to find and attract, and provides day to day consultation with line management on all related issues. The Senior Recruiter executes Corporate recruiting policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Senior Corporate recruiter assumes a role in the recommendation of policies and procedures related to his/her areas of responsibility for recruiting. The Senior Recruiter reports to the Manager, Corporate Recruiting, along with other Corporate Recruiters.

Implements Corporate recruiting strategy and policies to effectively meet Corporate strategic goals and objectives.

Develops and utilizes cost and time effective methods of sourcing to identify and establish contact with candidates meeting the high quality background and knowledge necessary to meet Alion¿s, and its clients¿ needs.

Assists line management in determining their staffing needs, and, along with the Sector/Group/Regional Human Resources Generalists, recruits, selects, and presents qualified candidates for hire into senior level and professional positions.

Assists Corporate Benefits in the administration and provision of Corporate benefits plans for new employees, insuring that benefits are supplied and communicated to eligible employees.

Ensures the ongoing maintenance of an effective and accurate payroll and HRIS for all new employees that complies with all laws and regulations, pays employees accurately and timely, and transfers to other financial systems necessary data for accurate and timely accounting and billing, maintains an accurate data base for the provision of benefits.

Position located in Fairfax, VA.

Qualifications

B.S. degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field, and at least 5 to 7 years of progressive experience in the Human Resources field. Candidate must have strong recruiting skills, the ability to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy.

http://www.alionscience.com/erecruit/dsp_erecruit.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=11911

2.) Technical Recruiter, Ship and Aviation Engineering Business Unit, L-3 Communications C2S2, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=88819583

3.) Aerospace Proposal Estimators, Valiant Machine & Tool Inc., Troy, MI

http://jobview.monster.com/Aerospace-Proposal-Estimators-Heavy-Equipment-Automated-Production-Systems-Proposal-Estimators-Job-Troy-MI-88841714.aspx

4.) Project Director, EG&G Technical Services/Lear Siegler Inc., Albuquerque, NM

URS Corporation is seeking a Project Director to be based in our Albuquerque, NM office.

Typical Responsibilities include:

Expand, direct, and manage SMS presence in designated regional market.

Responsibility for bookings, revenue generation and profitability for that region.

Manage regional office and personnel in day to day operations (assignments, organization, technical approach, performance of work, implementation of company programs, procedures and policies).

Obtain necessary staffing to manage work and manage balance between subcontractors and permanent staff.

This includes transferring SMS staff from other SMS offices (temporary and permanent), hiring or downsizing as necessary, working in conjunction with SMS Functional Managers, the Director of Human Resources.

Direct the Account Managers in the region to identify and capture new work activities which includes; determining teaming partners, capture strategy, staffing of key positions and discussions with client.

Work with the Account Managers in the region to coordinate communications with clients on a day to day basis.

Review and act on financial reports for the region to monitor performance against regional and company financial goals.

Direct execution of awarded contracts to ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved and SMS brand image is enhanced.

Prepare annual targets and business plan for New Work, Revenue and Profit for input to SMS plan and provide variance explanations of actual performance against targets and plans.

Business plan is to be integrated with the Account Manager s annual strategic plan and discussed quarterly.

We invite you to take the next step toward

THE BEST WORK OF YOUR LIFE.

Job Requirements: go topQualifications:

Bachelor s degree in a technical discipline and at least 15 years operations and/or project experience, with at least 8 years management experience.

Detailed knowledge of the business and market opportunities.

In-depth understanding of marketing and proposal techniques.

Clear understanding of customers and their requirements.

A D Q Clearance is required.

http://jobs.taonline.com/jobseekerx/viewjobrss.asp?cjid=789606&accountno=69

5.) Campaign Level Marketing Research 5 – Intelligence SME, Northrop Grumman, Arlington, VA

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?ID=2747085

6.) Airplane Pilot, U.S. Forest Service, Redding, California

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?site%5Fid=1710&jb=6866893

7.) Technical Writer/Editor I, Threat Modeling Center, Missile Defense Agency, ITT Defense Electronics and Services, Colorado Springs, CO

This position supports the technical writing and administrative support requirements of the Missile Defense Agency's Threat Modeling Center. Primary responsibilities include: Developing technical and administrative documents, correspondence, briefings, white papers, concept papers and financial reports for the Organization Manager, Deputy Organization Manager and Task Leads. Additional tasks include maintaining technical and non technical documentation that support mission requirements including: Organizational charts, contact listings, labor charge code authorizations, classified mission processes and procedures, security related procedures including facility access and control. After the candidate is cleared for classified access at the operating level of the primary TMC facility, additional duties supporting and safeguarding of sensitive material may be required.

This position also serves as the Senior ITT Employee Liaison for the ITT Department Manager supporting the JRDC contract. The candidate will be required to perform duties as directed by the Department or Deputy Department Manager in support of all ITT employees assigned to the JRDC contract.

Experience Requirements:

The incumbent must be a detailed-oriented person with ability to work independently, with little or no direct supervision. Initiative is a must! Teamwork, interpretation of technical and non technical instructions is an integral part of the duties. The incumbent must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to follow established processes and procedures. The individual must be able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and meet firm delivery schedules. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel are a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Project and FrameMaker 7 are a plus. The incumbent will be required to learn and understand the basic mission of the Missile Defense Agency and how the TMC fits into MDA's structure. A Bachelors' degree or 2 years experience area desired. Must be able to obtain a US security clearance which requires US citizenship.

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=591&ji=2463739&sn=I

8.) Principal Training & Development Specialist, Signal Collector/Analyst training conducted by the 344th MI BN, Raytheon, Pensacola, FL

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=738697

9.) Dir I Community Relations, Raytheon, Waltham, Mass.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=735627

10.) Mgr II Pub/Comm Editing, Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=735740

11.) Writer-Editor, Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=88742229

12.) Scientist III, Earth Atmospheric Science, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena California

http://www.hirediversity.com/jobseekers/jobs/view.asp?ID=2746505

13.) Civil – Military Operations Analyst, Global Solutions, Fort Belvoir, VA

The strength of our management team, the quality and reputation of our work force, and the demonstrated ability to deliver complex services in a superior fashion defines our culture of excellence. Over the last 15 years, Linxx Global Solutions, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, has offered a wide range of technical consulting, training, and program and project management support, as well as related products. We support all military branches and agencies of the Department of Defense; the intelligence community; U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and other federal, state, and local agencies. Our cadre provides our clients with expertise in tactical training, education, security, and technical services. In addition, Linxx Global Solutions offers a variety of products and training aids in support of commercial, homeland security, and national security initiatives. Because of this experience, we possess the capability to execute and manage tasks of this magnitude. Job DescriptionCivil – Military Operations Analyst

Linxx Global Solutions a fast growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently looking for experienced civil – military operations analysts to fill fulltime positions located at Fort Belvoir, VA.

Minimal Travel Required

Desired Candidate Qualifications:

• Recent experience in Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations

• Led/managed personnel in civil-military operations support of HA/DR

• Experience in establishing a tactical/operational level (Brigade and below) guide to assist in planning and execution of OCONUS support efforts.

• Ability to manage a team of planners and analysts.

• Works well in a team structure of 4-5 members including a Team Lead, Senior Analysts/SMEs, Junior Analyst/Technical writer.

• Military Veteran E-7 & above (preferred).

• Direct engagement as a senior leader / staff officer in Haiti or a similar incident is desired.

• Must have a strong understanding of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Must have strong technical writing and speaking communications skills.

Benefits:

Linxx’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, paid time off, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Linxx is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

For more information about Linxx Global Solutions, please visit our website: www.linxxglobal.com.

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=88868729

14.) Vice President Defense USN / USMC Acquisition, JDG Associates, Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28963677

15.) Information Security Specialist, Senior, Mantech, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=88898948

16.) Senior Defense Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29199787

17.) International Defense Cooperative Programs Analyst, SPARTA dba Cobham Analytic Solutions, Inc. Rosslyn, VA

http://careers.sparta.com/Careers.aspx?adata=r9lnrxuKCkTxFv%2ffpibTpqR6JWDTSVdc4sd4fr7vT3nNovgWTjMnY0xCruQDd9QFHsSisfKUmOsNZAacjTWSbBQ5QQaN2LXD

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