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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for March 2, 2011

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“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”

– African proverb

“We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us.”

– George Orwell

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.) Creative Director/Production Manager, Naval Institute Press, U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

2.) Senior EVM Analyst, MCR, Annapolis, MD

3.) Junior EVM Analyst, MCR, Annapolis, MD

4.) Senior Armament and Safety Engineer, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

5.) Research Analyst, Fed Ops, Deltek Inc., Reston, VA

6.) Defense Policy Analyst, Bloomberg, Washington, DC

7.) Security/Defense Research Analyst (E246), KEYW Corporation, Severn, MD

8.) Research Analyst, National Defense University, Washington, DC

9.) Full Motion Video Analyst, GEOREPS, Washington, DC

10.) Creative Media Specialist III, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA

11.) Airframes Engineering Technician, Eagle Systems, Inc., Patuxent River, MD

12.) Analyst, American Systems Corporation, Quantico, VA

13.) Research Analyst, Defense Group Inc., Washington, DC

14.) Full Motion Video Analyst TS/SCI Required, General Dynamics, (OCONUS) Manassas, VA

15.) DARPA Research Analyst, ManTech Int'l Corp., Arlington, VA

16.) Chemical Engineer (Clearance Required), ITT Defense Electronics & Services, Alexandria, VA

17.) Senior Program Manager, DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, Fort Walton Beach, FL

18.) ISR Sensors Analyst, SRA Int'l Inc., Arlington, VA

19.) Aviation Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) Specialist, MAG Defense Services, Fort Belvoir, VA – Deployment OCONUS – Afghanistan

…and more!

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

1.) Creative Director/Production Manager, Naval Institute Press, U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

SUMMARY

Oversee all creative projects for Naval Institute Press (NIP). Responsible for the overall quality of work produced by the Naval Institute Press including the management of creative projects from concept to completion and directing all freelance designers, illustrators, photographers, and book compositors in the production of approximately 60 new titles and numerous reprints per year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Art direct freelance designers, cartographers, illustrators and book packages, including work assignment and project management. Review all submitted sample pages, page proofs, and jacket designs to ensure strict adherence to NIP quality standards. Supervise production workflow and assignments of to meet established production schedules.

• Using InDesign, QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator, design book jackets, covers and interiors with various trim sizes and production requirements—includes converting provided Word files, scanning photographs and images, sizing art, laying out pages, providing page proofs, executing AAs and editorial corrections, as well as preparing postscript files and disk mechanicals for printer vendors.

• Provide printer specifications to all NIP publications including pagination sequence, text stock, case and binding materials.

• Establish and set priorities and deadlines to all production activities. Control and monitor all internal and external design and print production processes including quality controls, workflows and reporting systems.

• Manage the manufacturing (i.e. printing and binding) and schedule of all NIP books in production. Schedule work with printers/binders, including export and domestic drop shipments.

• Review text bluelines, F&Gs, and chromalin proofs. Travel for press checks as required.

• Confer with manuscript editors, acquisition editors, and authors to ensure proper preparation of

art submitted.

• Provide marketing with book jacket design files for use in marketing materials including seasonal catalogs.

• Assess and recommend upgrades and new purchases of computer software and hardware.

• Responsible for concept development and art direction—develop overall style and theme for all

NIP publications.

• Manage budgets and supervise the creative aspects of design and print production. Coordinate project resources including the management of freelance personnel and vendors to ensure that projects stay on budget.

• Conduct cost analyses and develop production recommendations.

• Provide design and production consulting services for existing clients.

• Negotiate contracts with suppliers and develop long-term rate card pricing.

• Stay abreast of industry trends, technology advancements, economic outlooks, commodity pricing and other procurement-related issues in the field of design, print, photography, and desktop publishing

• Provide guidance and respond to manufacturing queries from all departments as needed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises all freelance designers and two in house employees.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to conceptualize and execute book jacket and interior designs.

• Superior skills in InDesign, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, and Illustrator for the Mac.

• Solid background in design, production management and printing.

• Ability to communicate design concepts to diverse groups of individuals—authors, marketing staff,

editors, etc.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

• Bachelors Degree in Art, Applied Design or other relevant field required.

• Minimum 5 years designing and production management experience.

• Supervisory and vendor relationship management skills

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Precision in math is absolutely essential.

REASONING ABILITY

Good judgment, problem solving, and sound decision skills are required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

None in particular.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office/Studio environment

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume to Ruth Ann Raup, HR Manager, U.S. Naval Institute, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402 / www.usni.org

2.) Senior EVM Analyst, MCR, Annapolis, MD

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=725

3.) Junior EVM Analyst, MCR, Annapolis, MD

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=724

4.) Senior Armament and Safety Engineer, MCR, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=723

5.) Research Analyst, Fed Ops, Deltek Inc., Reston, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=97291656

6.) Defense Policy Analyst, Bloomberg, Washington, DC

The Company

Few organizations can keep up with the fast-paced, 24/7 nature of today's media coverage; even fewer can claim to have helped shape it. Bloomberg is the leading global provider of financial data, news and analytics. Bloomberg provides real-time and archived financial and market data, pricing, trading, news and communications tools to corporations, news organizations, financial and legal professionals and individuals around the world.

Bloomberg is creating a new web-based information product that will report on, analyze and quantify the impact of government actions on business and industry. It will bring the same unparalleled level of fact-based, objective reporting and analysis to policymaking as it has provided to the financial community for the past 27 years.

The Role

Bloomberg is seeking analysts to help produce rich, in-depth information for a new product examining the implications of government actions for the energy industry. The analyst will join an industry-focused team of editors, reporters, and financial analysts to deliver high-quality content to customers. The analyst will:

– Write and issue reports of anticipated government actions and upcoming events, e.g., new rules or potential legislative outcomes

– Analyze the congressional and regulatory process and closely monitor relevant events in the industry

– Outline potential policy scenarios and assess the likely impact of each scenario

– Work with team to quantify the impact of government actions on business and defense industry

– Analyze and report implications of appropriations legislation, government contract awards, and governmental decisions for businesses and industries

Qualifications

– Undergraduate degree in government or political science

– At least two years of professional work experience analyzing government and political affairs

– A deep understanding of the political, legislative and regulatory processes

– In-depth knowledge of the defense industry

– Exceptional research and analytical skills

– Superior ability to disaggregate information and understand issues

– Ability to draw conclusions from a well-documented and well-supported set of analyses

– Understanding of government affairs, politics, business, and technology

– Ability to deliver information accurately in a fast-paced environment with insight and perspective

– Demonstrable attention to detail and organizational skills

– An entrepreneurial and energetic approach to the job

– A good communicator, collaborator and team player

http://careers.bloomberg.com/hire/jobs/job26895.html

7.) Security/Defense Research Analyst (E246), KEYW Corporation, Severn, MD

http://www.keywcorp.com/careers.html?nl=1&jvi=o1CiVfwA

8.) Research Analyst, National Defense University, Washington, DC

http://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=175502142

9.) Full Motion Video Analyst, GEOREPS, Washington, DC

http://www.georeps.com/SearchJobs/tabid/315/Default.aspx?ListingId=40

10.) Creative Media Specialist III, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA

Overview:

Under minimal supervision this position will be responsible for creating artfully communicative still- and motion-media content and/or producing, directing, videotaping and editing motion-media content of the utmost aesthetic and communicative quality. Content may include animations, web sites and pages, multi-media presentations, interactive educational materials, brochures, booklets, posters, exhibits and other matter. For motion-media incumbent will oversee all necessary preparations and undertake all production roles. The incumbent’s work will be of sufficiently high quality to post on government and corporate websites and be incorporated into multi-media presentations and interactive educational materials.

Incumbent will be capable of understanding complex scientific and technical concepts to be communicated. He or she will consult with relevant IDA staff members to interpret technically sophisticated project specifications. As necessary, he or she will provide assistance and guidance to lower-level graphics staff members to assure quality and timeliness.

Responsibilities:

• Consults with IDA staff members requesting multimedia work to interpret complex project specifications; identifies all available production methods; evaluates the comparative merits of each process with regard to quality, speed, and economy. Follows IDA established security regulations and procedures.

• Uses appropriate computer software tools and advanced technical expertise to produce finished animations, graphics illustrations, video productions and multimedia materials; creates complex charts and graphs for publications, visual aids, and video media; and produces such high-visibility products as presentation animations, corporate communications and training tools, and other media for presentation online, as streamed video, as printed or recorded media delivered to research sponsors or presented in the most high-level government briefings

• Employs digital production equipment to acquire and manipulate video imagery; produces and edits video for online posting, projection at conferences and incorporation into various media platforms.

• For motion-media produces raw footage, video productions and multimedia materials; produces such high-visibility products as corporate communications and training tools, video material for web-posting, delivery to research sponsors or presentation in the most high-level government briefings.

• Creates graphical user interfaces for various applications using applicable tools such as HTML, Flash Animation and JavaScripting.

• Provides assistance and guidance to lower-level graphics and/or audivisual production staff.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors of Fine Arts degree and at least eight years experience or equivalent work experience.

• Advanced proficiency with the following software applications: Adobe Creative Suite CS-5; Maya 7 or equivalent 3-D modeling tool; Illustrator; FreeHand, and other professionally recognized applications, or equivalents. For motion-media advanced proficiency with HDV high definition video cameras; Apple Final Cut Studio; and strong competence with professional and “prosumer” recording and editing equipment.

• Experienced in video and still photography production, to include lighting, sound, and camera operation. For motion-media significant experience as a sole producer/videographer/audio recorder in a field environment.

• Experienced with the operation of various digital and analog, color and black and white printers and scanners, poster printers and laminator equipment, and with network environments using both Mac and PC computers, file transfer and file format conversions.

• Demonstrated ability to follow prescribed procedures in a timely and accurate manner.

• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.

• Ability to obtain and maintain necessary security clearances.

https://jobs-ida.icims.com/jobs/1612/job

*** From Linda Snively:

Good Morning,

Please post the following position:

Thank you,

Linda

Linda Snively

HR Administrator

Eagle Systems, Inc.

22560 Epic Drive

California, MD 20619

Phone: 301-863-2453

Fax: 301-863-0435

11.) Airframes Engineering Technician, Eagle Systems, Inc., Patuxent River, MD

Company info and position description can be found at: www.eaglesystemsinc.net

Position location is Patuxent River, MD.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to esi@eaglesystemsinc.net

and reference Requisition #2010-039 in the subject line.

12.) Analyst, American Systems Corporation, Quantico, VA

https://americansystems.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=6502

13.) Research Analyst, Defense Group Inc., Washington, DC

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEFGROUP&cws=1&rid=214

14.) Full Motion Video Analyst TS/SCI Required, General Dynamics, (OCONUS) Manassas, VA

http://www.clearedjobs.net/jobs/fa/details/jid/52717/Full-Motion-Video-Analyst-TS-SCI-Required-OCONUS

15.) DARPA Research Analyst, ManTech Int'l Corp., Arlington, VA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=881022

16.) Chemical Engineer (Clearance Required), ITT Defense Electronics & Services, Alexandria, VA

http://www.ihirechemists.com/PremiumJobResponse.aspx?PJobID=937009

17.) Senior Program Manager, DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, Fort Walton Beach, FL

http://www.businessworkforce.com/jobs/senior-program-manager-fort-walton-beach-fl-31273102-job.html

18.) ISR Sensors Analyst, SRA Int'l Inc., Arlington, VA

https://jobs.brassring.com/EN/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?sec=1&partnerid=16017&siteid=5086&jobId=646918

19.) Aviation Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) Specialist, MAG Defense Services, Fort Belvoir, VA – Deployment OCONUS – Afghanistan

Supports the United States Army Intelligence and Security command mission in the Continental United States at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia and at designated overseas locations on a contractor – government team. Assist the Aviation and Air Sensors Division (AASD) by providing subject matter expertise in aviation and Aviation Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) operations to conduct the planning, coordination, deployment, and force integration of Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) and Contractor Owned Contractor Operated (COCO) Aerial ISR systems and associated personnel. Support AASD at meetings, working groups, In-Progress Reviews (IPRs), design reviews, and in other forums and conferences in CONUS and OCONUS locations. This task includes conducting information and decision briefings before large audiences and/or senior military and Department of Defense officials. Assist AASD at OCONUS locations during Pre-deployment Site Surveys and deployments with coordination for supplies, support, and services required for deployed contract personnel, aircraft, and associated equipment assigned to INSCOM’s AISR task force. Personnel assigned to task must be familiar with all aspects of aviation operational requirements and sources of support available at OCONUS locations designated by INSCOM. Assist AASD at CONUS and OCONUS locations with liaison required with other Government agencies and contractors associated with INSCOM programs prior to and during deployments to OCONUS locations. Validate objectives in terms of measurable outcomes using Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) and Measures of Performance (MOP) for new and existing systems, and develops recommendations from each system. Provide after action reports and detailed analysis for significant events, meetings, and/or deployments.

Skills

Bachelor's degree (in related technical field) or equivalent preferred, and 8-10 years of related military/commercial/government experience

Required Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

• Active Top Secret with SCI access security clearance

• Prior Afghanistan deployment experience

• Must be prepared for rotations overseas

• Aviation experience, with military intelligence aviation experience preferred

• Training as a intelligence sensor operator and/or all source intelligence analyst preferred

• Minimum 8 years military experience, with time on Brigade level staff or higher preferred

• Ability to produce and deliver in-depth briefings to high-level government officials

• Knowledge of military intelligence processing, exploitation, and dissemination processes preferred

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Notes

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Active TS/SCI

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Fort Belvoir, VA – Deployment OCONUS – Afghanistan (overseas salary uplift applies)

http://www.clearedjobs.net/jobs/fa/details/jid/51916/Aviation-Intelligence-Surveillance-and-Reconnaissance-AISR-Specialist

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