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DEFCON 1 Newsletter for 27 October 2010

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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.) Director, Conferences and Special Events, United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

2.) Costpoint Administrator, MCR, McLean, VA

3.) Program Analyst – SCOS, Surveillance, Collection Operations Support (SCOS) Subgroup, Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) of the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), Defense and Maritime Solutions Busines Unit, SAIC, Arlington, VA

4.) Associate, MCR, Stafford, VA

5.) Operations Research Analyst – NEHT10527689 Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Arlington, Virginia

6.) Bomb Rack Engineer, DCS, Shalimar, FL

7.) Senior Software Engineer, DCS, Lexington Park, MD

8.) CSMC Cyber Sr. Financial Analyst V, MCR, Colorado Springs, CO

9.) Senior Budget & Financial Management Analyst, MCR, Tampa, FL

10.) DIA Scheduler, L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Arlington, VA

11.) Sr Staff Industrial Engineer, Bell Helicopter, Textron, Hurst, TX

12.) Senior Logistician, SBG Technologies, San Diego, CA

13.) Proposal Publication Support, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, MA

14.) Capture Manager-Federal Civilian Programs, Vangent Arlington, Virginia

15.) Supply Technician, VSE Corporation, Yigo, GU

16.) Senior Program Analyst (ATCALS Operations), Chickasaw Nation Industries, Oklahoma City, OK

17.) Security Specialist (Communications and Outreach), Defense Security Service, Linthicum, MD

18.) Defense Electronics Systems Expert: Trainer/Technician, SET, An SAIC company, Arlington, VA

19.) Aegis BMD Scheduler, Millennium Engineering and Integration Company, King George, VA

20.) DoD SECRET Required: AEGIS Manpower and Training, ITT – Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Arlington, VA

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Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010

Time: 1830-2100

Location: Washington Navy Yard, Navy Museum Cold War Gallery (Building #70)

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

*** From Judy Heise:

1.) Director, Conferences and Special Events, United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

Description

The United States Naval Institute, a prestigious non-profit in Annapolis, MD is looking for an experienced Director of Conferences and Special Events (C&SE). This outstanding individual will be responsible for all facets of the business process attendant to planning, coordinating and executing the USNI conference & special events program. The Director will use his/her contacts in political/national security and defense and military arenas to create, develop and market conferences that will be compelling for attendees in these arenas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conducts all facets of Conference planning and development process.

Works with Periodicals Group & Naval Institute Press to coordinate content development and cross marketing.

Works with Naval Institute Foundation to coordinate fund-raising support and membership development.

Assists in the continuing development, refinement and marketing of the USNI brand.

Supports USNI community outreach through public speaking engagements, participation in professional organizations and regular contacts with US Naval Academy officials and local/state civic leaders.

Prepares the annual C&SE business plan & budget.

Oversees the establishment and management of the C&SE calendar.

Organizes, plans, develops and manages multiple events for groups of from 25 to 2500 conducted at various locations throughout the nation.

Sets the program, personnel, and resource requirements for C&SE events.

Determine theme and design (both technical and graphic)

Directs event logistical requirements to include facilities, food, transport etc

Develops and implements conference schedule (speakers, panelists etc)

Develops the financial budget to include assumptions.

Develops master conference timeline for all C&SE events.

Sets the C&SE calendar

Maintains status reports to ensure conference planning process is on track.

Drives C&SE marketing efforts –

Grows the attendance base

Coordinates C&SE marketing w/other USNI Line Units

In Conference Program Development:

Oversees conference planning and financial progress.

Oversees documentation of the conference planning process.

Works with C&SE Team and Co-Sponsors to recruit /confirm Key Note Speakers and any other distinguished players.

Ensures that speakers and speaker topics are appropriate, interesting, timely, and consistent with the conference theme.

Oversees publications schedule for all conference media.

Reviews & Approves all publication, promotional, and publicity materials (including Speaker/Panel Moderator Kits), together with print quantities.

Oversees the preparation of the Conference program script.

Oversees preparation of the Conference Evaluation Plan to include Overall Conference, Key Note Speaker & Panel Moderator evaluations.

On-Site Responsibilities:

With the CEO, serves as the public face and gracious host of the conference.

Leads daily conference prep meetings with staff & volunteers

Participates in press conference/interviews

Opens and closes the conference to include speaker/moderator introductions.

Hosts VIPs and manages support for Key Conference invitees.

Manages all volunteers & contractors associated with the conference.

Post Conference Responsibilities:

Oversees the preparation & submission to the 1873 team of the Conference After Action Report (document decisions, activities, test runs, and recommendations for future conferences.

Prepares draft thank you letters to all Key Note Speakers, Panel Moderators and Panelists, including who should sign, additional gifts included etc.

Ensures all Conference financial commitments are closed.

Directs the USNI Performance Compensation System for all C&SE professional staff.

Manages C&SE staff training & professional development.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Leads the C&SE team. Manages all C&SE Group outsourcing.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong background in event planning to include strategy, logistics and execution.

Proven leadership and organizational skills.

Proven executive-level speaking and writing skills.

Capability to interact with senior active-duty & retired military professionals, defense & industry leaders, as well as prominent persons in politics & academia.

Broad knowledge of or personal experience in military service a decided plus.

Familiarity with/interest in national security strategy, current national and international defense issues, and military history a decided plus, particularly service on Capitol Hill.

Advanced understanding and use of Information Technology, to include the Internet and MS Office/Outlook applications a must.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Military Service in Public Affairs, Aide-de-Camp or War College conferences a plus.

Capitol Hill experience and contacts a decided plus.

Bachelor’s degree in humanities, business administration or related field.

7+ years in event planning, with at least two years’ management (P&L) experience.

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation preferred.

Membership in professional associations: Meeting Planners International; the Professional Convention Management Association; a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Significant travel requirements to major cities in USA.

Join us at our beautiful location within the Naval Academy! Fantastic benefits, great people! Send email or fax (with salary requirements) email (rraup@usni.org) fax (410)295-1091. E.O.E. (M/F/D/V)

http://msn.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J8E44Y69P185FWFMCLD

2.) Costpoint Administrator, MCR, McLean, 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. For more information about MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com.

Duties

Costpoint Administrator- Advanced user of Deltek Costpoint Version 6 who has been involved in conversions and working with Accounting, Contracts, Human Resources and Business Development (GovWin). Oversight of the ERP Costpoint system handling all day to day requirements including design, fixes, setups and training.

Qualifications

•Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT or related field.

•5+ years experience, including 3+ years advance Costpoint.

•Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

•Should be able to use Cognos 8 Report Writer

•Working knowledge of SQL database funtionality preferred.

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=409

Senior Program Manager, L-3 Communications, Melbourne, FL

https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/l3_ext_us/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=145520&src=JB-10095

3.) Program Analyst – SCOS, Surveillance, Collection Operations Support (SCOS) Subgroup, Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) of the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), Defense and Maritime Solutions Busines Unit, SAIC, Arlington, VA

https://cp-its-rmprd.saic.com/main/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?/0A6MF50A9UDQEPKLXMLDZY1B0Y49Z1YJ7F4XZCHKKQZCO514RULDMZHBT1KVVOIIBGHLTY65Z9WSA1QPBB04XNAXKBJJWO6ZYITSO1Q6GWV9XNCDBESP6NP4TT1U92D5W8JFTQ26WKOSSSQ2YS475YSOY89USOY8AIE5FAIO

4.) Associate, MCR, Stafford, VA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=638

5.) Operations Research Analyst – NEHT10527689 Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Arlington, Virginia

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=21104

6.) Bomb Rack Engineer, DCS, Shalimar, FL

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DCSCORP&cws=1&rid=1414

7.) Senior Software Engineer, DCS, Lexington Park, MD

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DCSCORP&cws=1&rid=1373

8.) CSMC Cyber Sr. Financial Analyst V, MCR, Colorado Springs, CO

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=597

9.) Senior Budget & Financial Management Analyst, MCR, Tampa, FL

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=503

10.) DIA Scheduler, L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Arlington, VA

http://www.ihispano.com/job/employer/1512615/view/detail/results/l-3-global-security-amp-engineering-solutions/arlington/virginia

11.) Sr Staff Industrial Engineer, Bell Helicopter, Textron, Hurst, TX

https://textron.recruitmax.com/main/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=32070&szReturnToSearch=1&szWordsToHighlight=

12.) Senior Logistician, SBG Technologies, San Diego, CA

Professional Requirements:

• Ten (10) years specialized logistics experience with the Navy or comparable Department of Defense agencies or a Masters Degree with five (5) years specialized logistics experience with the Navy or comparable Department of Defense agencies.

Five (5) years of this experience in direct logistics support to an Acquisition program office (PEO/PMW) or similar organization

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Degree must be in Engineering, Business Management, Business Administration, Management, Logistics, Information Systems Technologies or Public Administration.

• DAWIA Level III Logistics courses or equivalent certification.

SBG requires Logistics Support Personnel with PEO C4I experience. Applicants with experience previously working with PEO C4I, the Navy, the Department of Defense or other government agencies in technical fields is highly preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

All applicants must possess comparable past experience in logistics support roles and have extensive knowledge with ILS, requirements include, but not limited to:

● Participate in enclaves, Integrated Product Team (IPT), Working Groups (WG), Fleet Support Teams (FST), Configuration Control Boards (CCB), spend plan reviews and engineering technical review meetings; provide technical expertise related to logistics

● Provide logistics engineering expertise and support analysis to support the preparation of Navy Command and Control Systems Field Changes (FC) and Engineering Change Orders (ECO).

● Ensure ILS elements for each FC/ECO are technically accurate, error free and developed in accordance with SPAWARINST 4130.2, SPAWARINST 4130.5, SPAWARINST 4410.4 and MIL-STD-196E.

● Act as the primary PMW 150 program coordinator, interfacing with the ISEA, system engineers, design engineers and contractors directly associated with PMW 150’s prime mission products to obtain or develop information and data required to acquire product support and support-related product engineering and logistics data.

● Manage PMW 150’s program software. Managing program software includes analyses, planning and budgeting costs for labor, materials, license fees and SSA/contractor overhead costs incurred when supporting required software

● Provide updates, modifications, integrations and configuration management. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- both written and verbal

Prior experience with the following systems preferred:

• Navy Data Environment (NDE)

• SPAWAR PEO Integrated Data Environment and Repository (SPIDER)

• Open Architecture Retrieval System (OARS)

• CISN Management & Analysis Training Tool (CMATT)

• Configuration Data Managers Database – Open Architecture (CDMD-OA)

• PSD Automated Reporting and Tracking System (PARTS)

Familiarity and experience with the following logistics documents preferred:

• Integrated Logistics Assessment (ILA) reporting

• Training Planning Process Methodology (TRPPM) development

• Navy Training System Plan (NTSP) development

• Job Task Analysis (JTA)

• Life Cycle Support Plan (LCSP)

• Logistic Requirements Funding Summary (LRFS)

• User’s Logistic Support Summary (ULSS)

• Maintenance Plan, Depot Plan, Material Support Date (MSD) Transition Plan

• Program Support Data (PSD)

• Configuration Management (CM) Plan

• Tailored Information Support Plan (TISP)

• Performance Based Logistic (PBL) plan

• Training System Installation Plan (TSIP) agreement(S)

• Integrated Battle Force Training (IBFT)

• Class IV or greater Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM)

• Obsolescence management

NOTE: Applicants should submit resumes to Amy LaMarca at alamarca@sbgts.com as soon as possible

http://sbgts.com/node/113

13.) Proposal Publication Support, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, MA

Enter a world of opportunities at General Dynamics C4 Systems.

… from leading capabilities – like command and control, communications networking, computing and information assurance…

….to the domains we cover: undersea, to outerspace, to cyberspace…

… to the markets we serve: U.S. military, federal agencies, coalition partners and commercial customers…

…to our customer and product support – from the earliest design stages throughout the product lifespan.

We provide our customers with the most advanced, highest quality solutions. Join the 10,000 employees worldwide who are redefining cutting edge technology and put your talent to work with exceptional results!

Provide editing and document layout support for GDC4S proposals, in accordance with the GDC4S proposal development process. Create and apply styles to complex tables. Format text consistent with proposal specific style guide. Layout pages using both one and two column format. Integrate graphic art with formatted text.

Review Governemnt RFPs and coach proposal teams with outline dvelopment and creation of storymaps.

Investigate and integrate commercial tools to faciliate the productio process.

High School Degree or the equivalent required. In addition, a minimum of 6 years of related experience required. Associate's Degree preferred. Advanced expertise in Microsoft Word – Ability to create, use, and understand: style sheets, headers and footers, section breaks, frames, paragraph submenu items, bullets and numbering, borders and shading, columns, tabs and page numbering.

Proficient with Adobe PDF

Proficient with PDF to MS-Word conversion software

4-5 Years of Desktop Publishing experience

Applicant must be capable of obtaining a U.S. security clearance.

Applicant must be a US Citizen.

http://jobs.gdc4s.com/jobs/363862-Proposal-Publication-Support.aspx

14.) Capture Manager-Federal Civilian Programs, Vangent Arlington, Virginia

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=21118

15.) Supply Technician, VSE Corporation, Yigo, GU

http://careers.vsecorp.com/Careers.aspx?adata=OkjDZ6Bpg0wYhcSguJEmDnr7lghOJ38KPQsN70yTjYbUss7y3vnnM6J48ajU8smYlI%2f43eCFvPMsSmL76b1lEQ%3d%3d

16.) Senior Program Analyst (ATCALS Operations), Chickasaw Nation Industries, Oklahoma City, OK

The Sr Program Analyst provides advisory and assistance services support to the Air Flight Standards Agency (AFFSA) in management of all aspects of the Air Traffic Control and Landing System (ATCALS). Advise management on the effectiveness of meeting ATCALS program goals, evaluation of emerging technologies, and assist in developing and preparing requirements and concepts of operation. Develop plans and data required for use in management and direction of programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Assist in strategic planning for development, deployment, and sustainment of ATCALS capabilities.

Review and recommend technologies for ATCALS to include NEXTGEN-related capabilities.

Coordinate USAF participation in operational analysis, demonstrations, and evaluation of ATCALS technologies.

Analyze and resolve program issues impacting acquisition of NEXTGEN ground based equipment.

Assist with developing ATCALS POM initiatives and coordinating requirements documents through the JROC.

Assist in defining US and international standards for ATCALS systems and related avionics.

Interact with other agencies, services, and international civil and military aviation authorities.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

At least 12 years program analysis experience of which four years must be in a workload, management or oversight capacity. Recent experience (within last 10 years) in a broad range of air traffic control procedures and policies, to include analysis, strategic planning, operational evaluation, and integration. Knowledgeable in all aspects of ATCALS operations. Highly qualified in Microsoft Office

SECURITY CLEARANCE

DoD SECRET clearance required

http://www.chickasaw.com/index.cfm?content=careers/careers

https://www.chickasaw.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1595

17.) Security Specialist (Communications and Outreach), Defense Security Service, Linthicum, MD

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=91637538

18.) Defense Electronics Systems Expert: Trainer/Technician, SET, An SAIC company, Arlington, VA

http://www.setcorp.com/jobs.html#j-14

19.) Aegis BMD Scheduler, Millennium Engineering and Integration Company, King George, VA

http://meicompany.hrmdirect.com/employment/view.php?req=42845

20.) DoD SECRET Required: AEGIS Manpower and Training, ITT – Advanced Engineering & Sciences, Arlington, VA

http://regionalhelpwanted.com/Search/detail.cfm?SN=30&ID=38988425&jexp=3

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