DEFCON 1 Newsletter for March 9, 2011


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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for March 9, 2011

(This week’s newsletter is coming out a day early so Ned can take a day off.)

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*** “Civil War at Sea” Symposium

Saturday, April 23

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Navy Memorial's Naval Heritage Center

701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

• Keynote speaker is renowned author and historian Craig Symonds

• Speakers will include authors, curators and Civil War historians

• Living history demonstrations and displays will be available for visitors of all ages

• Co-hosted by the Navy Memorial, the Naval Institute and the Naval History & Heritage Command

Event is free, but seating is limited – RSVP by emailing mweber@navymemorial.org

*** In this issue (This week’s jobs are listed here, and then offered with links or in more detail below):

1.) Public Relations Expert, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Arlington, VA

2.) ASNE/SNAME Project Director for the Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC), American Society of naval Engineers, Alexandria, VA

3.) FMV Imagery analyst, Zachary Piper, LLC, Washington DC area, and Fayetteville North Carolina

4.) Director, Product Marketing & Business Development, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Littleton, MASS

5.) Senior Database Administrator, Systems Engineering Group, QinetiQ North America, Fort Rucker, AL

6.) Communications Assistant Intern, Public Affairs Office, Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC

7.) Pilot Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator, Northrop Grumman, Edwards AFB, CA

8.) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Mission Coordinator with Security Clearance, ISR Group, Savannah, TN

9.) Heavy Maintenance Project Manager, Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc., Wilmington, OH

10.) Assembler – PreAssembly, Woodward MPC, Skokie, IL

11.) Production Operator – Assembly, Low Volume & CPA Cell, Korry Electronics, Esterline Technologies, Everett, WA

12.) Technical Data Representative MTS / CAMEO Support Representative (CSR), Bell Helicopter, Textron, Cannon AFB, NM

13.) Contract Pricing Specialist, MCR, El Segundo, CA

14.) Avionics Crypto Integrator/Engineer, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Huntsville, AL

15.) Marketing Communications Associate Professional, CSC, KEESLER AFB, MS

…and more!

*** Sno-Jam for Wounded Warriors:

The Northeast Adaptive Sports Coalition and the Wounded Warriors Disabled Sports Project are teaming up to offer another great weekend of ski and snowboard instruction in the White Mountains. This event is open and FREE to any veteran with a disability and a companion. That includes lodging, food, transportation to the event, and all lessons. To find out more information please email or call New England Disabled Sports. info@nedisabledsports.org or 603 745 9333

Mar 23 – Mar 27

http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=156819471038613

*** 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.) Public Relations Expert, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Arlington, VA

Description

Develop and execute a marketing strategy and strategic communications plan in support of the OSD UAS Task Force with a focus on the Interoperability Integrated Product Team and the UAS control Segment Working Group. Duties include producing videos and marketing brochures, developing press releases, writing and publishing articles and professional papers, participating in conferences, planning and executing demonstrations, etc. Deal with media and UAS community issues. Plan, budget, execute and evaluate the effectiveness of a UAS Task Force public affairs and community/industry outreach program. Provide public affairs advice, counsel, and support for UAS Task Force and Working Group Senior staff members. Significant travel is expected to execute this effort.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree; Public Relations, Communications, Aviation, or CIS.

• 15 years experience.

• Ideal Candidate would possess a technical degree and military service in the Public Affairs functional area or possess a Public Affairs/Communications degree and military experience in the Aviation or Computer Information Systems functional area.

• Experienced individual responsible to assist the OSD government customer with Public Relations requirements related to advertising, marketing, and strategic communications of the OSD UAS Task Force vision, roadmap, and products.

• Must possess the ability to understand the technical aspects of the Computer Information Systems supporting the UAS Task Force unmanned systems strategy.

• Proficient with using Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher).

• Secret security clearance required.

• Travel required.

Compensation

Aerodyne’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

Aerodyne 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.

Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, was formed 14 years ago to provide full spectrum technical solutions for manned and unmanned aviation. Today, we are fulfilling that mission in direct support of Army Aviation and Army UAS programs. We have a talented staff of engineers, operators, subject matter experts and professionals that provide testing, supportability and training to customers worldwide. Integrity, excellence, honesty, and trust, are the cornerstones of our values and allow us to form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain stellar talent. For more information about Aerodyne and MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.aerodyneinc.com or www.mcri.com.

(Note: Ned Lundquist is an MCR employee. Please tell the HR professional you are working with where you found out about this opportunity.)

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=728

*** From Dennis Kruse at ANSE:

2.) ASNE/SNAME Project Director for the Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC), American Society of naval Engineers, Alexandria, VA

The Project Director shall be a highly experienced senior technical leader who will lead all ASNE-SNAME activities supporting the Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC). The NEEC is a consortium of 15 colleges and universities together with ASNE and SNAME under contract to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide Naval Engineering graduates to the NAVSEA enterprise. The ASNE-SNAME activities under the NEEC include K-12 Outreach, mentoring student project teams, establishing a professional certification in naval engineering program for members of the NAVSEA and industrial workforce, and developing a Naval Engineering continuing education and professional development program. This senior technical leader shall have proven accomplishments not only in Naval Engineering but also in professional development and leadership development, and will be responsible for working with the NEEC leadership, NAVSEA leadership, CISD, ASNE-SNAME leadership, and industry to identify and subsequently develop continuing education and professional development programs which meet the needs of students, professors, young professionals and practicing professionals. This senior technical leadership position will be an ASNE-SNAME staff member.

The incumbent shall have demonstrated ability in combining deep technical knowledge with strong business acumen, communication and people skills and broader “systems” thinking. The incumbent’s distribution of knowledge, skills and abilities shall involve breadth in leadership skills and abilities with a depth of knowledge in at least one or more technical areas in Naval Engineering. The incumbent shall have demonstrated experience in dealing with Flag officers, Senior Executives, academia, and a wide range of Naval Engineering disciplines. These include Combat Systems, C4ISR Systems, Aviation Systems, Hull Systems, Propulsion Systems, Auxiliary Systems, Power Systems, Integrated Topside; and Warship Design, Production and Maintenance. The incumbent shall have extensive experience in project management including financial responsibility and shall also be experienced in mentoring, coaching, and other important aspects of career counseling and professional development. The incumbent shall have an excellent record of active participation in professional societies. Membership in ASNE, SNAME, or another relevant society is preferred.

To Apply: If you are interested in the position and believe you meet the qualifications, please send resume and cover letter to ASNE Executive Director Dennis Kruse at dkruse@navalengineers.org by 17 March 2011.

*** From Steven Woo:

Hi Ned,

Please post this position for FMV Imagery analyst located in the Washington DC area, and Fayetteville North Carolina.

Steven Woo

Recruiter

Zachary Piper, LLC

3.) FMV Imagery analyst, Zachary Piper, LLC, Washington DC area, and Fayetteville North Carolina

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: We merge cutting edge video/imaging devices with human insight to create the best intelligence in the industry. We work directly with troops in-theatre to supply the most effective response to a global threat environment. We are looking for team players to fulfill a vital role in this counter-terrorism initiative.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The use of HUMINT, SIGINT, and IMINT are vital to the operation of the FMV (Full Motion Video) Analyst role. Imagery Analysts are critical to the success of the intelligence community to work effectively in a combat environment. Our FMV team works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to obtain the best intelligence in the industry. Our team will give real time assessment of important targets that include persons of interest, facilities, search and rescue, combat operations, and battle damage assessments.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR THIS JOB IS AN INDIVIDUAL WITH SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE IN A GEOSPATIAL ENVIRONMENT. IMAGERY ANALYSIS TRADECRAFT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED OR FOUR YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE FIELD OF IMAGERY ANALYSIS MAY BE SUBISTITUED FOR CERTIFICATION. ANALYSTS WORK ON ALL THREE PHASES OF FULL MOTION VIDEO. SHIFT WORK IS REQUIRED ON A MODIFIED PANAMA SHIFT.

The right person for this job requires the following skills

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first):

1. IMAGERY ANALYST CERTIFICATION REQUIRED OR 4+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

2. ACTIVE TS/SCI CLEARANCE REQUIRED

3. UNDERSTANDING OF GEOSPATIAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY

4. WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF SAR AND IR

5. KNOLWEDGE OF IMAGERY ANALYST METHODS: WARP and IPLs

$70-$100K BASE SALARY, BENEFITS +BONUS

Please contact stevew@zacharypiper.com or apply at www.zacharypiper.com in the careers section!

4.) Director, Product Marketing & Business Development, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Littleton, MASS

https://careers-qinetiqna.icims.com/jobs/21023/job

5.) Senior Database Administrator, Systems Engineering Group, QinetiQ North America, Fort Rucker, AL

https://careers-qinetiqna.icims.com/jobs/21027/job

*** From Adrian Schulte:

6.) Communications Assistant Intern, Public Affairs Office, Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC

The public affairs office at the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, headquartered at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., has a paid internship opportunity for the upcoming summer, and possibly beyond.

Details:

– The intern will serve as a communications assistant and will assist with media searches and clippings, weekly internal publications, press releases and feature stories. Applicants should have strong writing ability with knowledge of Associated Press style. Graphics design experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Adobe Illustrator is a plus.

– The timeframe is approximately May through August/September 2011, with consideration for follow-on semesters.

– Pay is $14.59 per hour for 20-40 hours per week.

– Desired majors: communications, journalism, mass communications/media studies, political communications or public relations.

Applicants must be part- or full-time junior/senior undergraduate or graduate students and should forward their resumes to sandra.graham@navy.mil. Please submit a cover letter including the days and hours that you would be available based on a five-day work week with office hours between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Also include availability for continuing the internship after August/September. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 27.

For any questions, call (202) 685-5055.

7.) Pilot Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator, Northrop Grumman, Edwards AFB, CA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=74092

8.) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Mission Coordinator with Security Clearance, ISR Group, Savannah, TN

http://www.clearancejobs.com/index.php?action=view_job&jobID=1394911

9.) Heavy Maintenance Project Manager, Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc., Wilmington, OH

https://jobs.smartbrief.com/action/listing?listingid=8FC9F6B6-98A3-4BB4-A770-38955A0F4F8D&briefid=3e572e11-3fbc-11d5-ad13-000244141872

10.) Assembler – PreAssembly, Woodward MPC, Skokie, IL

https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/MPCProducts/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=12040&esid=az

11.) Production Operator – Assembly, Low Volume & CPA Cell, Korry Electronics, Esterline Technologies, Everett, WA

https://esterline-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=174297&company_id=15888&version=1&jobBoardId=1112

12.) Technical Data Representative MTS / CAMEO Support Representative (CSR), Bell Helicopter, Textron, Cannon AFB, NM

Job Summary: The CAMEO Support Representative (CSR) is the on-site customer focal who provides first level hardware and software support assistance for the Comprehensive Automated Maintenance Environment – Optimized (CAMEO) suite to operational-level Navy, Air Force, and Marine V-22 Osprey squadrons.

Responsibilities:

The CSR rep is expected to have knowledge of the CAMEO suite and associated processes as well as experience with military aviation maintenance environments and procedures.

The CSR is the first-line of support when issues are identified and is expected to coordinate the issues through defined appropriate channels to get the issues resolved.

The CSR is expected to assist in on-site training as needed to the operational-level V-22 Osprey squadrons.

The CSR shall coordinate with the CAMEO Training Lead to ensure the squadron is properly trained to use CAMEO and assist in the development of CAMEO training to ensure it is accurate and meets the squadron’s needs.

The CSR is expected stay current on the latest CAMEO environment changes and to undergo CAMEO training when new capabilities are released or new processes are being utilized.

The CSR is expected to be involved in the CAMEO Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings and to stay current with the latest development of CAMEO.

The CSR shall provide deployment and detachment support and coordinate with squadron CAMEO focal and CAMEO IPT to ensure the CAMEO environment is properly configured.

The CSR shall assist in additional training as needed to ensure the CAMEO environment is properly maintained while on deployment and detachment.

Education:

2 years of college or equivalent military/industry experience.

Position Requirements:

Hands-on V-22 support experience with CAMEO.

Required to obtain and hold a Secret level security clearance.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

https://careers.textron.com/psc/hr91prd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=110771

13.) Contract Pricing Specialist, MCR, El Segundo, CA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=730

14.) Avionics Crypto Integrator/Engineer, Aerodyne, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MCR, LLC, Huntsville, AL

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=729

15.) Marketing Communications Associate Professional, CSC, KEESLER AFB, MS

http://jobview.monster.com/Marketing-Communications-Associate-Professional-Job-KEESLER-AFB-MS-97531373.aspx

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