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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 19, 2011

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“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

– Aristotle

“What you get by achieving your goals is as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”

– Henry David Thoreau

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.) Earned Value Management (EVM) Analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

2.) Business Development Director (Army), Pragmatics, McLean, VA

3.) Intelligence Analyst, Lockheed Martin, Annapolis Junction, Maryland

4.) Financial Budget Analyst, URS Corporation, Arlington, VA

5.) Counter-Smuggling Intelligence Analyst, Macaulay – Brown, Suitland, MD

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

7.) Research Professor, Warfare Analysis and Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI

8.) Malicious Code Analysis Researcher, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

9.) Sr Engineer, Information Security (TS/SCI clearance), General Dynamics, Herndon, VA

10.) Help Desk Technician, Mini-Circuits, New York, NY

11.) CBRN Scientific Advisor, Camber, Abingdon, MD

12.) CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT ANALYST, LEAD – APG, CACI, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood, MD

13.) RFCM Software Engineer, Atr International, Nashua, NH

14.) Advanced Threat Analyst Intern, Mitre, Washington, DC

15.) Senior Mission Controller, GeoEye, Dulles, VA

16.) Technical Recruiter, TEKsystems, Reston, VA

17.) Senior Acquisition Manager, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

18.) Shipboard Scientific Technical Coordinator, Florida Inst. of Oceanography (FIO), USF St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL

19.) Property Control Coordinator, ITT Gilfillan, Van Nuys, CA

20.) Senior Radar Engineer, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD

21.) Supervisory Instructional Systems Specialist, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA

22.) Library Technician, Office of the Provost, Naval War College Library, Naval War College, Newport, RI

23.) Research Professor, Warfare Analysis and Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI

24.) Emergency Mgmt Coordinator, Jacobs, Arnold Air Force Base, TN

…and more!

*** Offshore Patrol Vessels Summit

March 28-30, 2011

Venue to be confirmed, Norfolk, VA

Building Effective Partnerships to Achieve Coastal and Offshore Safety and Security.

As the Maritime Community defines priorities, builds partnerships, and modernizes capabilities, it is vital to disseminate these advances to all stakeholders. IDGA's 2nd Annual Offshore Patrol Vessel Summit will cover the emerging long-term requirements and opportunities for strengthening vessel readiness.

http://www.opvsummit.com/Event.aspx?id=432506

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

1.) Earned Value Management (EVM) Analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

THE COMPANY

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

Earned Value Management (EVM) analysis for major acquisition programs, working closely with Government Program Office teams, support contractors and prime contractors. Perform earned value analysis, provide oversight, participate in Integrated Baseline Review activities, perform schedule analysis, write technical reports, prepare briefings for the customer, and prepare management reports. Lead a team of analysts and schedulers and instruct project staff on EVM policies, processes and procedures. Provides expertise developing plans, guidance and procedures in implementing earned value management for major program office. Must have the ability to work autonomously or in a team environment. Will work closely with Government Program Office teams and contractor. Primary responsibilities will be to perform earned value analysis, provide oversight, participate in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) activities, perform schedule analysis, write technical reports, prepare briefings for the customer and prepare management reports. Knowledge of EVM tools and the National Defense Industrial Association Guides for Earned Value Management.

Qualifications

3+ years experience with a BA/BS. Earned Value Mgmt System and Program Control experience, preferably with the NASA, Dept of Defense or commercial aerospace programs. Familiar with systems engineering principals and practices. Experience with large scale development and test programs, risk analysis, and cost estimating a plus.

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=607

2.) Business Development Director (Army), Pragmatics, McLean, VA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA8/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PRAGMATICS&cws=1&rid=1602

3.) Intelligence Analyst, Lockheed Martin, Annapolis Junction, Maryland

http://www.ihispano.com/job/employer/1833100/view/detail/results/lockheed-martin/annapolis-junction/maryland

*** From Lauren Arky:

Ned,

Please post this on your DEFCON 1 Newsletter.

Thanks!

Lauren

4.) Financial Budget Analyst, URS Corporation, Arlington, VA

URS Corporation – a FORTUNE 500 Company – is a fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services organization with the capabilities to support every stage of the project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services.

URS provides these services for the U.S. federal government, national governments of other countries, state and local government agencies in the United States and internationally, FORTUNE 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We have approximately 45,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 30 countries. The Company's business is focused on four key market sectors: Federal, Infrastructure, Power, and Industrial & Commercial.

We are now seeking a Financial Budget Analyst with USN experience for our Arlington, VA office.

Responsibilities:

Provide business, financial and budget support to the Phalanx Program Office. Responsibilities include: research, analysis and interpretation of financial data from various USN databases (ERP, STARS, MISIL, PRISMS, AUTODOC), development and maintenance of financial execution reports and providing support for weekly, quarterly, and monthly US obligation/expenditure reporting; providing cost estimating and supporting budget development; providing business and financial management support for the planning and execution of the Phalanx yearly Business Plans and SEATASKs; and providing support for recurring and emergent sponsor, Congressional, and senior level reporting requirements

To apply go to www.bestworkofyourlife.com and after you hit apply a page will come up that has requisition number on the second line-Enter EGG51860 and when it says how did you hear about URS please write Defcon 1 newsletter.

5.) Counter-Smuggling Intelligence Analyst, Macaulay – Brown, Suitland, MD

http://www.techexpoUSA.com/show_display_posting.cfm?posting_id=371440&employer_id=12761

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

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

7.) Research Professor, Warfare Analysis and Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI

The Warfare Analysis and Research Department is seeking to fill a faculty position for a Research Professor. The Department research teams provide analysis to senior decision makers on strategic, operational, and programmatic matters. The incumbent of this position leads an advanced research team of senior military officers and government civilians in the systematic examination of nuclear strategy and non-proliferation issues in alternative scenarios.

Essential qualifications include an advanced degree in national security affairs or a related field; proven expertise in security analysis with specific emphasis on US Navy roles and missions; extensive knowledge of tactical and strategic nuclear weaponry, nuclear security, and nonproliferation issues; demonstrated aptitude to master issues involving multiple disciplines; ability to take a multi-disciplinary approach; proven ability to produce high quality results under pressure of heavy workloads and short deadlines; demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaden in the military, academia, and the private sector; and demonstrated ability to produce senior executive reports and speak effectively in a variety of public symposia. Desirable qualifications include a terminal degree, recent experience working closely with DON or DoD in strategic and high operational analysis; extensive knowledge of operations research or game theory; participation in Navy or defense planning; and experience as a research team leader. Candidates must be willing to teach or co-teach relevant elective courses at the Master’s Degree level.

The Research Professor will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to helping students learn to function in a joint, interagency and multinational environment and fostering a joint service perspective in operational, strategic and critical thinking as well as professional actions.

Salary and academic rank is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The anticipated starting date is 1 July 2011. This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance, and the selected candidate must pass a drug screening test prior to appointment and randomly thereafter. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, or other form of resume to President Code 3 (Ann: WAR Dept Search Committee), Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841 -1207 no later than 26 February 2011. The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please Contact Charlene Hanson, ((401) 841-6541) if you have any further questions regarding this position.

http://www.usnwc.edu/Departments—Colleges/Human-Resources/Civilian-Employment/Research-Professor.aspx

8.) Malicious Code Analysis Researcher, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

http://www.ihispano.com/job/employer/1840931/view/detail/results/mit-lincoln-laboratory/lexington/massachusetts

9.) Sr Engineer, Information Security (TS/SCI clearance), General Dynamics, Herndon, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30381952

10.) Help Desk Technician, Mini-Circuits, New York, NY

http://jobview.monster.com/Help-Desk-Technician-Job-New-York-NY-US-95828595.aspx

11.) CBRN Scientific Advisor, Camber, Abingdon, MD

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?IPath=QHKCV0C&ff=21&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3F2J469P8ZGBQB40VX

12.) CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT ANALYST, LEAD – APG, CACI, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood, MD

http://www.tiptopjob.com/jobs/5550575_job.asp

13.) RFCM Software Engineer, Atr International, Nashua, NH

http://216.168.60.16/atrengineering/job.lasso?ID=109219

14.) Advanced Threat Analyst Intern, Mitre, Washington, DC

https://sjobs.brassring.com/en/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=119&siteid=69&AReq=15657BR&Codes=JBJC&SID=

15.) Senior Mission Controller, GeoEye, Dulles, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30370202

16.) Technical Recruiter, TEKsystems, Reston, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=95517543

17.) Senior Acquisition Manager, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=695

18.) Shipboard Scientific Technical Coordinator, Florida Inst. of Oceanography (FIO), USF St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL

Serves as a primary liaison with Chief Scientist and Marine Captain to coordinate the shipboard science operations including pre-cruise planning for research equipment, logistics and field operations. In concert with the FIO ship support personnel, communicates regularly with principal investigators, scientists, engineers, contractors, vendors, graduate students and ship's crew to modify the scope of the projects, as needed. Collaborates closely with chief scientist, advises and instructs scientific party on the safe operation and proper deployment of oceanographic equipment. Provides technical expertise to on-board science groups and crew members, maintains the shipboard network and research equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs research equipment, shipboard electronic systems, navigation and communication equipment while in port and underway. Supports field operations where equipment is used and is responsible for the calibration and maintenance of field equipment to ensure data quality. Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience): This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a natural science, engineering, or related field and two years of oceanographic experience with oceanographic research equipment troubleshooting, configuration, operation, and data recovery.

Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): Sea-going experience aboard both large research vessels and small boats with overall responsibility for coordinating shipboard science operations and providing technical expertise. Proven ability to collaborate effectively with chief scientists for pre-cruise planning. Experience utilizing shipboard navigation and communication systems, PC based data acquisition systems, local area networks, and Linux based computers. Ability to troubleshoot, calibrate and repair shipboard research equipment, electronic systems, microcomputers, navigation and communication equipment. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with proficiency in handling many projects simultaneously with little supervision is desired. Experience with the operation of various trawls, sediment grabs, nets, and other marine research equipment.

Special Skills/Licenses/Training/Certifications Necessary: Special Working Conditions: This position includes substantial time at sea. Must be able to stand for long periods of time; perform recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, climbing, stretching and reaching. This position may be required to work on weekends and holidays and when at sea is required to work 12 hours shifts and available to work on a 24 hour basis. Must not be incapacitated by motion sickness. This position requires a post offer drug test and physical.

Position Number: 00017809

Application Posting Date: 12-10-2010 Posting Number: 0002704 Application Deadline Date: 01-24-2011 Advertisement Date: 11-25-2010 Additional Information for Applicants: Must be certified STCW-95 BST or be willing to acquire the certification within one year of hire.

https://employment.usf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=155723

19.) Property Control Coordinator, ITT Gilfillan, Van Nuys, CA

Position Description:

Represents ITT Gilfillan management in all areas relating to Property Control, United States Government and ITTG, with direct interface with DCMAO (ACO and Property Administrator). Responsible and accountable for maintaining the Division-wide government property system as approved by both upper management and DCMAO per FAR requirements. Responsible and accountable for maintaining records of specified Government and ITTG property, STE, Special Tooling, Facilities, Plan Equipment, and other property. Monitor the operations of department whose activities associated with Government-owned assets involve acquisition, receipt, movement, storage, inventories, consumption, utilization, calibration, maintenance, disposition, and reports, to ensure adherence to FAR and contractual requirements. Monitor contract flowdown requirements for all ITTG contracts. Provide timely and accurate reporting of activities associated with Government owned property as required by FAR and divisional procedures and to provide timely and regular feedback to management relating to Property Control issues.

Conducts surplus sales for the disposal of excess/scrap material and equipment. Contacts potential users and negotiates transfers. Assist in property audits; provides guidance and training on government regulations pertaining to property accountability; develops, recommends, and implements property administration policy; and prepares periodic and special purpose reports relative to such matters as taxes, contract closure, government property financial report, rentals and leasing, insurance facility usage, etc.

Works under broad guidelines for completion of objectives. Works within company and government policies, procedures and regulations.

Experience Requirements:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent applicable experience. Six years related experience in a property administration function.

KNOWLEDGE

Must possess a working familiarity with Government, ASPR, FAR, DAR, and with computer systems and programs commonly utilized in Property Control. Familiar with FAR Part 45 and DOD manual 4161.2 M. Strong background in the development and implementation of procedures. Detailed knowledge of test and lab equipment special tooling materials and pertinent regulations and procedures pertaining to the accountability and control of government owned property.

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=591&ji=2429722&sn=I&tf=JobDescriptionES.html

20.) Senior Radar Engineer, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29632187

21.) Supervisory Instructional Systems Specialist, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=95326321

22.) Library Technician, Office of the Provost, Naval War College Library, Naval War College, Newport, RI

https://chart.donhr.navy.mil/JobSearch/jobdetailE.asp?strView=0&vid=108178

23.) Research Professor, Warfare Analysis and Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI

The Warfare Analysis and Research Department is seeking to fill a faculty position for a Research Professor. The Department research teams provide analysis to senior decision makers on strategic, operational, and programmatic matters. The incumbent of this position leads an advanced research team of senior military officers and government civilians in the systematic examination of nuclear strategy and non-proliferation issues in alternative scenarios.

Essential qualifications include an advanced degree in national security affairs or a related field; proven expertise in security analysis with specific emphasis on US Navy roles and missions; extensive knowledge of tactical and strategic nuclear weaponry, nuclear security, and nonproliferation issues; demonstrated aptitude to master issues involving multiple disciplines; ability to take a multi-disciplinary approach; proven ability to produce high quality results under pressure of heavy workloads and short deadlines; demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaden in the military, academia, and the private sector; and demonstrated ability to produce senior executive reports and speak effectively in a variety of public symposia. Desirable qualifications include a terminal degree, recent experience working closely with DON or DoD in strategic and high operational analysis; extensive knowledge of operations research or game theory; participation in Navy or defense planning; and experience as a research team leader. Candidates must be willing to teach or co-teach relevant elective courses at the Master’s Degree level.

The Research Professor will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to helping students learn to function in a joint, interagency and multinational environment and fostering a joint service perspective in operational, strategic and critical thinking as well as professional actions.

Salary and academic rank is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The anticipated starting date is 1 July 2011. This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance, and the selected candidate must pass a drug screening test prior to appointment and randomly thereafter. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, or other form of resume to President Code 3 (Ann: WAR Dept Search Committee), Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841 -1207 no later than 26 February 2011. The Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://www.usnwc.edu/Departments—Colleges/Human-Resources/Civilian-Employment/Research-Professor.aspx

24.) Emergency Mgmt Coordinator, Jacobs, Arnold Air Force Base, TN

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?IPath=QHKCV0G&ff=21&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3H6QM6TDB0FXPL1RDW

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