DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 22 September 2010


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3rd Social Media for Defense and Government

October 18 – 20, 2010, Venue to be Confirmed, Washington, DC Metro Area

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 22 September 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.) Senior Cost Analyst, MCR, Dahlgren, VA

2.) Marketing Program Manager, Key Accounts, Mercury Computer Systems, Chelmsford, MA

3.) Aerospace Flight Design Engineer, QinetiQ North America, Dayton, OH

4.) Sr. Program Manager, ATK Special Mission Aircraft (SMA), Missiles Product Group, ATK, Ft Worth, Texas

5.) Senior Contract Acquisition Specialist, MCR, El Segundo, CA

6.) Graphic Designer Lead, Alion Science and Technology, Mt. Arlington, NJ

7.) Principal Engineer-Systems, GDAIS, Santa Clara, CA

8.) COMSEC Custodian, DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

9.) Systems Programmer, Senior, ManTech International Corporation, Linthicum, MD

10.) Graphics Artist, ManTech Technical Services Group (TSG), San Antonio, TX

11.) Electronic Warfare Instructor (MTT), Northrop Grumman, Fort Sill, OK

12.) Counter-Narcotics Intelligence Analyst/Intelligence Analyst 2, Northrop Grumman, Washington, DC

13.) Communications Specialist – California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR), McClellan, California

14.) Technical Proposal Writer, GaN Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama

15.) Model and Simulation Technician, Loyola, Suffolk, VA

15.) Prin Tech Ed/Writer, Ballistic Missile Defense System Support (BMDSS), JRDC program, Raytheon, Schriever AFB, CO

16.) Nuclear Physicist with PhD, L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Alexandria, VA

17.) Systems Engineer II – Lynx P&S, Lynx, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), Aurora, CO

18.) CTTO Network Engineer with Security Clearance, Missing Link Security, Ballston, VA

19.) Deputy Project Leader, Mitre Corporation, Chantilly, VA

20.) Strategic Communications Manager, Regional Maintenance Centers, Naval Sea Systems Command, Norfolk, VA

21.) Contract Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA

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

1.) Senior Cost Analyst, MCR, Dahlgren, VA

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For more than 30 years, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking and the highest levels of support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities. Our corporate values are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain talented employees.

Duties

Use quantitative and analytical skills to perform cost and financial modeling to develop program cost models with the MDA Sensors Directorate in Huntsville. Conduct cost, schedule, and risk analyses and prepare acquisition reports as required. Update program life-cycle cost estimates and total ownership cost reports. Participate in the development of cost controls, procedures, systems, and forecasting techniques to evaluate program status. Ensure compliance with government and customer requirements.

Qualifications

Functional/Industry Knowledge:

– BA; Math, Economics, Ops Research

– 7+ years of experience with cost estimation, cost or benefit analysis, business case analysis, life-cycle cost techniques, or other mathematical modeling preferred

– Secret Clearance Required

-Knowledge of Microsoft Excel required; ACE-IT, Price-S, NAFCOM, desired

-Experience with DoD Weapon Systems or Sensor Systems, or other government agencies preferred

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills required

– Travel required

Compensation

MCR, LLC’s compensation and benefits package is very competitive. It is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and to reward employee's skills, experience, and potential.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MCR is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=458

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=458

2.) From Lisa Weingarten:

Ned,

Mercury is currently looking for a Marketing Program Manager, Key Accounts. I am enclosing a job description for you to pass along to the group.

Thanks

Lisa

Lisa Weingarten

Manager Staffing

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

www.mc.com/jobs

2.) Marketing Program Manager, Key Accounts, Mercury Computer Systems, Chelmsford, MA

Mercury Computer Systems (www.mc.com, NASDAQ: MRCY) is a best of breed provider of open, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the ISR market. We have a current job opening at our Headquarters in Chelmsford, MA for a Marketing Program Manager, Key Accounts. To apply please submit your resume at www.mc.com/jobs

Marketing Program Manager of Key Accounts to join our team as we take the company to the next level of growth. Reporting to the Manager of Marketing Programs & Operations, this position is responsible for the development and management of key account marketing programs and initiatives. An ideal candidate has experience reaching prospects in large, complex companies through the execution of targeted marketing programs and possesses an aptitude for strategic thinking and creative development. To be successful in this fast paced dynamic environment, you must be a self starter, have a strong sense of urgency, and enjoy working both independently and as a team player to manage multiple projects. Responsibilities include: • Partner with the sales team to develop and execute key account marketing programs to maximize growth opportunities; support development of program initiatives, budgets and post event analysis. • Manage the development and execution of key account activities with both internal and external partners, including direct mail, e-mail programs, events, trade shows, and social media applications. • Capture and review prospect activity data to report out on vehicle success and recommended next steps • Develop presentations and analyses for customer meetings. • Create effective, account specific content to support activities. This position is ideally suited for an individual who has a successful track record in creating innovative marketing programs for large national companies. Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related discipline, with a minimum of 3-5 years of integrated marketing campaigns experience; must have experience working closely with sales teams in developing and launching marketing programs. • Strong project management skills to meet dead-lines, establish clear priorities and bring projects to completion on time and within budget. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to make persuasive presentations to key accounts and all levels of management. • Related industry experience and exposure to category management a plus. • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). • Ability to travel as needed • Experience with Salesforce.com or other SaaS CRM platform required • Experience with Eloqua or other marketing automation platform preferred This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of US regulations. The ITAR and EAR define a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Additional Preferred Qualifications: Defense Industry.

To apply please submit your resume at www.mc.com/jobs.

3.) Aerospace Flight Design Engineer, QinetiQ North America, Dayton, OH

https://careers-qinetiqna.icims.com/jobs/18500/job

4.) Sr. Program Manager, ATK Special Mission Aircraft (SMA), Missiles Product Group, ATK, Ft Worth, Texas

https://careers.atk.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-5349

5.) Senior Contract Acquisition Specialist, MCR, El Segundo, CA

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For more than 30 years, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking and the highest levels of support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities. Our corporate values are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain talented employees. For more information about MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com.

Duties

•Support the procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development for AF space.

•Coordinate, prepare, process, review, staff and track acquisition paperwork/actions, such as, but not limited to, SOWs, SOOs, acquisition plans, Requests For Proposals (RFPs), evaluation criteria, instructions to offerors, CDRLs, industry notices, briefings, etc.

•Provide solicitation development and release support by using formal advertising or negotiation procedures, fact finding, market research; formulating acquisition strategies and supporting acquisition planning activities.

•Shall provide advice and assistance to organizational personnel in areas such as, the formulation and administration of policies and procedures, the use of automation and decision support tools, special projects, training and other contract support.

•Establish schedules and monitoring progress of procurement actions and providing source selection support.

Qualifications

•BS/BA Degree, with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

•10+ years experience.

•Experience with different types of contractual vehicles (i.e. cost, fixed price, research and development, labor hour, time and material etc.).

•Must have strong computer proficiency, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•APDP Contracting Level II or higher is recommended.

•Secret Clearance.

•Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills preferred.

•May require travel.

Compensation

MCR, LLC’s compensation and benefits package is very competitive. It is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and to reward employee's skills, experience, and potential.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MCR is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=554

6.) Graphic Designer Lead, Alion Science and Technology, Mt. Arlington, NJ

Responsibilities

Provide graphics, illustration, management reporting. Management overview, video/tele-conferencing support. The candidate shall develop and prepare presentations, briefing material, and other documentation, as required to support decision and information briefings, program reviews and demonstrations. Develop promotional materials e.g. brochures, handouts, trifolds, project information sheets, folders, CD-ROMs and posters. This support shall require that the candidate exhibit the ability to quickly develop a detailed understanding of all DoD PM Soldier Weapons programs and an ability to understand the impact of program changes.

Qualifications

At minimum we require an Associate degree in Business, Graphic Art or similar field. 15 plus years experience in creating technical illustrations, engineering drawings, technical reports, etc. as utilized in proposals and technical manuals focusing on DOD requirements. Must be comfortable in working with military and government civilian personnel at both user and management levels. Familiarity with computer graphics packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Framemaker, Acrobat Professional, Quark Xpress, Canvas, etc.; video/teleconferencing; general Windows based IT. Secret security clearance is desired.

http://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=12236

7.) Principal Engineer-Systems, GDAIS, Santa Clara, CA

Specific Responsibilities: Have experience with system CONOPs, system architecture and design, signal analysis, and hands-on experience in developing test and verification plans, procedures, and test cases.

Perform I&T of complex hardware and software systems. DSP and embedded software system experience desired.

Familiarity with test labs as well as the use of specialized software test tools and equipment.

Be able to work in a team from design through system sell-off.

Basic Qualifications U.S. citizenship with a current TS/SCI clearance

Knowledge of wireless communications standards, algorithms, and protocols

Knowledge of DSP applications

Knowledge of narrowband and wideband communications systems

Understanding of transmitter and receiver architectures

Understanding of modulation and coding techniques of continuous and burst signal processing

Familiar with embedded software and real-time operating systems

A Bachelors degree in Math, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or a related discipline with a minimum of 7 years experience

Division/Function: Operations

Clearance Required TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications Strong network experience required (e.g., NetRanger IDS, Cisco NetRanger Signature Data Base, Cisco PIX Firewall, HP OpenView, ISS RealSecure, ISS Scanner, etc.). Experience with various languages such as Assembler, C/C++, C# .NET, Visual Basic/VBScript, Java/JavaScript, and/or HTML. Experience with various HW platforms (such as SUN Microsystems, SGI, Intel/Apple, Cisco, Lucent, Nortel, Foundry, 3COM). Experience with various Operating Systems (e.g., UNIX-Solaris/IRIX, LINUX-RedHat, MS-Windows 9x/NT/2k/XP/2k3/Vista). A variety of networking/communications experience (TCP/IP, IPX, ISDN/PRI, Frame/T*, ATM, Ethernet, FDDI, OC-*, OSPF, BGP, Internet Service Provider) helpful.

GDAIS Employee Referral Bonus Eligible? Yes, as defined in GDAIS HR-PRO-13.6

Referral Bonus Guidelines Positions identified as referable bonus eligible as defined in GDAIS HR-PRO-13.6, apply to full time and part time GDAIS employees only. Restrictions apply. GDAIS employees should refer to policy for details.

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=540659

8.) COMSEC Custodian, DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/career?_s.crb=iJBD%252fA74WL951EM2o6dmRY9VtR8%253d

9.) Systems Programmer, Senior, ManTech International Corporation, Linthicum, MD

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=815464

10.) Graphics Artist, ManTech Technical Services Group (TSG), San Antonio, TX

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=766062

11.) Electronic Warfare Instructor (MTT), Northrop Grumman, Fort Sill, OK

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=31006

12.) Counter-Narcotics Intelligence Analyst/Intelligence Analyst 2, Northrop Grumman, Washington, DC

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=44419

13.) Communications Specialist – California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR), McClellan, California

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) is a nonprofit regional air ambulance service. Our mission is to save lives, reduce disability and speed recovery for victims of trauma and illness. CALSTAR has an immediate opening for a full time:

Communications Specialist

The Communications Specialist will receive and process all requests for CALSTAR service. The Communications Specialist will routinely interact with CALSTAR Flight Nurses, Pilots, Program Managers, Hospital Staff and other key personnel by performing the following duties.

1. Answer emergency and non-emergency transport telephone lines and coordinate all requests for transport promptly and courteously.

2. Respond appropriately using discretion and independent judgment to a wide variety of requests to determine appropriate level of care, transport mode (air/ground)

3. Operate multiple technical equipment components necessary for the performance of job duties; including but not limited to: transmitting and receiving two-way radio console, weather radar system and CAD

4. Communicates with: CALFIRE and other first responders

a. Hospitals

b. Bases and Crew Members

c. Physicians

d. Physician office staff

e. Outlying medical facilities

f. 911 Centers to collect and document pertinent patient transport information

Specific skill sets required:

– Excellent communications skills

– Ability to act with urgency, multi-task and quick thinking

– Ability to type a minimum of 35/WPM net (Typing Cert will be required)

– Positive attitude and the ability to work effectively within a team

– Ability to develop and maintain a good work relationship with coworkers and management.

– Flexibility to work any shift on short notice; including holidays, evenings and weekends to accommodate the nature of the EMS business; 24/7 schedule.

Preferable qualifications/experience:

1.Communications Specialist experience (both Interfacility Transport and Scene flight activities)

2.NAACS CFC Certification

3.EMT Certificate

4.Medical Transfer Center experience

5.Knowledge of medical terminology – Medical terminology Cert preferred

6.Aviation experience

7.Public Safety Dispatch experience (911)

8.CAD experience preferred

Excellent compensation and benefits package, Medical, Dental and Vision, Profit Sharing Plan, and Life Insurance.

Please send your resume to:

jclark@calstar.org

or fax to: (916) 929-6640

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=1710&jb=7195822

14.) Technical Proposal Writer, GaN Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama

http://www.huntsvilledefensenews.com/index.php?option=com_neorecruit&task=offer_view&id=191&Itemid=104

15.) Model and Simulation Technician, Loyola, Suffolk, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J8B0JT60V59BQP6NWQY

15.) Prin Tech Ed/Writer, Ballistic Missile Defense System Support (BMDSS), JRDC program, Raytheon, Schriever AFB, CO

https://jobs.rayjobs.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=751778

16.) Nuclear Physicist with PhD, L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Alexandria, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=90821047

17.) Systems Engineer II – Lynx P&S, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), Aurora, CO

https://jobs.rayjobs.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?SID=^06v4g2exlH1rvPfnLiboFKKnWQxO32Dd78EhVk/I9HI_slp_rhc_1sHxoCOzsg2tOg4SgKpL7r0FgBed5Oqr_C_R__L_F_mgs/oQwwkwTee0lc2V6jv3CjB5K_slp_rhc_oE4=&jobId=736744

18.) CTTO Network Engineer with Security Clearance, Missing Link Security, Ballston, VA

http://www.clearancejobs.com/index.php?action=view_job&jobID=1338618

19.) Deputy Project Leader, Mitre Corporation, Chantilly, VA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/EN/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=1151508

*** From Bob Bougher:

20.) Strategic Communications Manager, Regional Maintenance Centers, Naval Sea Systems Command, Norfolk, VA

ABOUT THIS JOB:

The position is a Strategic Communication Manager for Regional Maintenance Centers. The incumbent is a principal advisor to the Commander Navy Regional Maintenance Centers (CNRMC) on issues dealing with Public Relations and works for the Administrative Director to coordinate special programs and projects extending throughout the RMC corporate organization. Serves as the organizations Public Affairs and Congressional Affairs Officer, responsible for the integration, planning, initiation, direction, coordination, and review of the program within the functional areas of media relations, command information, community relations, public information and internal communication. The position coordinates with the Public Affairs Offices at the RMCs and Naval Shipyards to develop products which tell the RMC story. It uses matrix support of the RMC to create, publish and distribute pamphlets, brochures, and other media products. Overall responsible for the corporate communications of CNRMC and coordinates and provides support to the RMCs.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

a. Serves as the internal expert and key advisor to the CNRMC Commanding Officer and other worldwide RMC Commanders and Directors in all matters relating to public affairs; and on major mission/policy matters with public affairs implications. Prepares letters, speeches, and policy statements on a variety of functional programs.

b. Develops policies and procedures which pertain to the RMC Public Affairs Program and activities and which have command-wide implications. Reviews policies, directives, regulations, guidance, etc., received from higher echelons and prepares and directs the preparation of the command’s authoritative interpretation of same; disseminates interpretation to RMCs. Provides guidance in the development of local policies, and provides policy guidance as it pertains to specific situations.

c. Responsible for planning and executing CNRMC strategic communication plans, products and direction. Incumbent develops messages and themes to convey RMC missions and priorities to internal and external stakeholders, to include other Department of the Navy and Department of Defense offices and agencies, regional and national ship maintenance industry leaders, and public interest groups.

d. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with national and international news media; other federal, state and local Government agencies. Serves as the primary spokesperson for CNRMC coordinating with Naval Sea Systems Command’s Public Affairs and Congressional Office in dealing with the news media, state and local governments, organized groups, and the general public.

e. A key participant in the development and communication of the annual CNRMC Business Plan. Ensure the short and long-term goals of assigned RMCs support CNRMC’s objectives and the Navy-wide approach to the maintenance and sustainment of naval surface ships.

f. Personally responds to information requests from the news media, other federal, state and local agencies, and specialized and general publics. Takes prompt and effective action to minimize concerns or misunderstandings; develops, prepares, and releases information of all types for public and internal use.

g. Directs and coordinates the preparation, production, and dissemination of special literature designed to inform various communities of the RMCs mission, capabilities and achievements. This material involves highly technical information that must be translated with both words and art to be understandable and appropriate for a diverse audience.

h. Evaluates the impact and effectiveness of communications plans and advises activity management if emphasis should be changed or coverage expanded in improving intercommunication between the activity and various audiences through media utilization.

i. Develops and directs an internal Agency information program to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the workforce regarding their roles in the organization and the link between their day to day responsibilities and the overall mission. Works with internal assets to develop analytical tools (surveys, focus groups, media analysis, etc.) to identify issues that require public affairs/marketing attention; develop and implement solutions and evaluate effectiveness of the selected solution.

j. Performs duties of the Publication Manager for the Center's web page. Originates or reviews web policy and content proposals. Evaluates website activity. Serves as central content manager for the CNRMC Homepage. Responds to queries forwarded by web project manager.

k. Serves as organization Freedom of Information act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) Coordinator. Processes a variety of inquiries from outside the activity, including Congressional letters, employment inquiries, and general information requests.

l. Represents the CNRMC Commander, and the command at high level conferences and meeting with representatives of naval commands, other military services, federal agencies and private industry on matters pertaining to the RMCs mission and programs.

SUPERVISION AND EEO

a. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration for the difficulty, requirements of each assignment, and the capabilities of the employees. Gives advice, counsel, and/or instruction to individual employees on work and administrative matters, interviews candidates, and makes recommendations and decisions that support appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions.

b. Coordinates projects and programs which encompass the global RMC organization through the employment of matrix support from Public Affairs Offices of subordinate commands.

c. Hears and resolves complaints from employees, referring group grievances, and serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors. Invokes disciplinary measures that include, but are not limited to warning, cautions and reprimands, and recommends action in more severe cases. Identifies developmental and training needs of individual employees, providing or making provisions for such development or training.

d. Executes EEO policies and communications support of the policies to subordinates. Ensures equality in determining qualifications, selections, assignments, training, promotion, details, discipline and awards to employees. Cooperates fully in developing and carrying out affirmative action efforts that impact personnel motivation and training in order to develop employees’ while supporting the investigation or formal and information discrimination complaints in a totally expeditious manner.

PCS Authorized – Yes or NO

QUALIFICATIONS (SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE): One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower pay grade. This is a senior position on a headquarter staff with global responsibilities. The incumbent must have in depth knowledge of Navy public affairs programs, strategic planning, and corporate communications. Broad experience in the Public Affairs community with extensive contacts in the military and civilian media outlets is paramount. Having knowledge or experience with the Navy’s ship maintenance, modernization and repair programs is highly desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: [E.G., license or certification required, physical requirements.]

Certificate from the Defense Information School (DINFOS) for Public Relations and Journalism.

Contact: Richard Abresch, CIV NAVSEA 04, 04Y (richard.abresch@navy.mil)

21.) Contract Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=87352449

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