DEFCON 1 Newsletter for April 13, 2011


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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for April 13, 2011

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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 Airborne Program/Project Manager, MCR, Springfield, VA

2.) HelpDesk Specialist, FLIR Systems, North Billerica, MA

3.) CH-47 Maintenance Test/Production Pilot, The Boeing Company, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

4.) Corporate Communications with TS/SCI eligible, General Dynamics Information Technology, Herndon, VA

5.) Defense Science Board Analyst Lvl 2, ANSER, Fort Belvoir, VA

6.) Marketing And Communications Specialist, SAIC, Mclean, VA

7.) Command and Control (C2) Systems Architect, SAIC, Omaha, NE

8.) Senior Mechanical Engineer, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Waltham, MA

9.) Field Service Technician, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Littleton, MA

10.) Sr. Defense Analyst – Space Warfare, The MIL Corporation, Crystal City, VA

11.) Defense Analyst, Booz Allen, Atlanta, GA

12.) Lead GEOINT Analyst (Source Strategies), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Bethesda, MD

13.) Geospatial Intelligence Instructor, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA),

Springfield, VA

14.) Meetings Manager, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Alexandria, VA

15.) Aircraft Technician, Raytheon, Bedford, Mass.

16.) Senior Engineer, Airfoils Heat Transfer, GE Aviation, Lynn, MA

17.) Missile Defense Data Center (MDDC) Manager, THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc., Falls Church, VA

18.) Program Analyst Department of Defense Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, MD

19.) Budget Analyst, Defense Media Activity, Fort Meade, MD

…and more!

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

1.) Senior Airborne Program/Project Manager, MCR, Springfield, VA

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.

Description of Duties

In this position you will:

•Assist the Government in the integration, action assignment, tracking and execution of tasks necessary to accomplish its increasing set of requirements to bring new and evolving tactical airborne data into the NSG architecture so that it is accessible to the wider defense and intelligence user community.

•Develop schedules and provide programmatic recommendations to leadership for assigning actions, monitoring progress, and generally facilitating progress and the completion of tasks and actions.

•Provide expertise related to the execution of NGA’s role in strategic and tactical efforts to integrate intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) into the NSG architecture.

•Track responsibilities, status, and progress, and help ensure movement in tasks undertaken

Write papers and be responsive to short suspense items.

•Develop schedules and provide programmatic recommendations to the NGA/ASXT leadership for assigning actions, monitoring progress, and generally facilitating progress and the completion of tasks and actions.

•Provide expertise to support development and implementation of initiatives to integrate Tactical Airborne GEOINT capabilities into the NSG and DCGS.

•Provide leadership of efforts to integrate airborne collection into NGA and development of GEOINT joint information exchange requirements for DCGS.

Requirements for the Position:

To qualify for this position you must have:

•Bachelor’s Degree

•10+ years experience

•Extensive system/project/program management expertise and experience specifically with rapid execution of projects to include integration of tactical data ingest, storage, retrieval, and dissemination infrastructures.

•Extensive expertise related to the execution of NGA’s role in strategic and tactical efforts to integrate ISR into the NSG architecture.

•Extensive experience working with DoD, NGA, or Mission Partner.

•Extensive expertise and functional knowledge about NGA libraries, data storage, and development and implementation of initiatives to integrate Airborne GEOINT capabilities and requirements into NGS and DCGS workflow.

•Experience in applying system engineering processes, particularly requirements analysis, interface definition, and detailed implementation planning of large complex systems or enterprises.

•Demonstrated competency and familiarity with program management, program integration, integrated library data architecture, scheduling, requirements and configuration management, risk management, metrics development and analysis, Earned Value Management, verification and validation test activities and commissioning, turnover and acceptance activities.

•Demonstrated ability to clarify description of the problem, analyze causes, identify and assess alternatives, implement the best solution, and validate the problem was resolved.

•Extensive experience with NGA organization and acquisition processes and procedures.

•Recent experience managing the identification and resolution of issues related to airborne integration activities.

•Tactical Airborne and DCGS military experience.

•Excellent verbal, written, analytical, organizational, and management skills.

•A current TS/SCI security clearance and a CI polygraph may be 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=776

2.) HelpDesk Specialist, FLIR Systems, North Billerica, MA

http://jobview.monster.com/HelpDesk-Specialist-Job-North-Billerica-MA-US-98474335.aspx

3.) CH-47 Maintenance Test/Production Pilot, The Boeing Company, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

http://jobs.aviationtoday.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=1710&jb=7846282

4.) Corporate Communications with TS/SCI eligible, General Dynamics Information Technology, Herndon, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30684397

5.) Defense Science Board Analyst Lvl 2, ANSER, Fort Belvoir, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30727067

*** From Leo Faneuf:

Hi,

We would like to post the following job.

Leo Faneuf

Senior Recruiter

Health Solutions Business Unit

Health, Energy and Civil Solutions Group

SAIC – www.saic.com/career

leo.j.faneuf.iv@saic.com

6.) Marketing And Communications Specialist, SAIC, Mclean, VA

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

The Health Solutions Business Unit currently has an opening for a Marketing and Communications Specialist.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The position will be responsible for the implementation of strategies related to branding, marketing, and employee communications. Specific responsibilities include:

• Work with senior team to implement branding and marketing initiatives, with emphasis on a long-term branding messaging, advertising, marketing materials, public relations, trade shows and conferences, and other key communications.

• Work with senior leadership on strategic planning to brainstorm new marketing, communications, and public relations initiatives.

• Assist communications manager in the planning and execution of various business communications strategies and campaigns.

• Write and edit communications for internal and external audiences.

• Develop web and social media activities and messages.

• Coordinate internal and external events related to branding and marketing.

• Develop and maintain metrics for tracking and evaluating branding and communication efforts.

• Manage the production of web content and other written materials.

• Collaborate with SAIC staff on communication materials to ensure consistency and clarity in SAIC’s brand and messaging.

REQUIRED EDUCATION / SKILLS:

• A bachelor’s degree in communications marketing or related field and 8 years of experience.

• Minimum of five years of experience working in branding, marketing, and/or public relations.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Outstanding project and time management skills.

• Creative and strategic thinking skills, as well as the ability to relate and communicate with all levels of management and staff.

• Experience with government contracting environment and the healthcare industry preferred

To apply to this job, please click on the following link or copy and paste it into your web browser:

https://cp-its-rmprd.saic.com/MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szUniqueCareerPortalID=85&szOrderID=197283

7.) Command and Control (C2) Systems Architect, SAIC, Omaha, NE

https://cp-its-rmprd.saic.com/MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?/466MTR4671FY6GBVV3KUDEKVFB2NWCYT8EW0Z2JDYJZ2N4VTS4JKNEHLR8LAVYI3I1HC1DFIZ047XKQZ9HMDXDCQJUJTXNY2YSUSTCQGHX0KXDBD63SF5NY1TJ0UHZCVV8SATG3ZW5OIRSYZYI605JSEX8IRSEX8JFDVFP4W

8.) Senior Mechanical Engineer, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Waltham, MA

https://careers-qinetiqna.icims.com/jobs/22754/job

9.) Field Service Technician, Technology Solutions Group (TSG), QinetiQ North America, Littleton, MA

https://careers-qinetiqna.icims.com/jobs/20849/job

10.) Sr. Defense Analyst – Space Warfare, The MIL Corporation, Crystal City, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=J8D2G4677YPNH6C6Y75

11.) Defense Analyst, Booz Allen, Atlanta, GA

Consolidate the knowledge, skills, lessons learned, and the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) currently employed in the Afghanistan Area of Responsibility to rapidly improve CONUS-based pre-deployment training and to better prepare Soldiers for combat in the Afghanistan Theater. Develop and implement site layouts, site templates, user navigation strategies, and information and data management strategies on classified and unclassified systems. Analyze, develop, and manage the information systems that support the Rapid Afghanistan Experience Project. This position is located at Ft McPherson, GA.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with US Military, including Army Post command SR Captain or above

-Experience in implementing, managing, and documenting a SharePoint environment

-Experience with Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) deployment within past 3 years

-Top Secret clearance

-Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM)

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a Staff Officer at Division, CORPS, or MACOM level

-Experience as a SharePoint developer

-BA or BS degree preferred

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V.

http://careers.boozallen.com/?job=main.viewjob&jobid=1112208&view=job

12.) Lead GEOINT Analyst (Source Strategies), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Bethesda, MD

https://erecruit.nga.mil/psp/EXPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/h/?tab=NI_EXTERNAL_APPLICANT_HP

13.) Geospatial Intelligence Instructor, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA),

Springfield, VA

https://erecruit.nga.mil/psp/EXPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/h/?tab=NI_EXTERNAL_APPLICANT_HP

*** From Maggie O’Brien:

14.) Meetings Manager, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Alexandria, VA

Meetings Manager

The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) seeks a Meetings Manager to work with staff, committees, and ASNE leadership to produce and promote ASNE’s technical symposia, exhibitions, and events. The Meetings Manager will provide support for the Society’s core functions, with a focus on meetings.

Ideal candidates will have:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required

• Minimum five years experience in meetings management; experience with government or military a plus

• Excellent project management and organizational skills

• Ability to manage multiple projects at once

• Proven writing and editing skills

• Excellent attention to detail

• Experience with vendor and facility contracts

• Proven budgeting and reconciliation skills; strong math skills a must

• Experience preparing reports and analyzing trends

• Knowledge of Washington, DC Metro area meetings facilities and established contacts in the meetings and hospitality industry

• Own transportation and be able and willing to lift 35 pounds

• Ability and willingness to travel an average of 1.5 times per month

• Ability to start no later than 7 May 2011 and travel out of town immediately for the following dates:

o May 23 – 26, 2011

o May 30 – June 18, 2011

Ideal candidates will be:

• Comfortable with exhibit and sponsorship sales, including cold calling

• Proven team player with a “make it work” attitude

• Ability and desire to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers

• Someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

• “People person” with good phone and interpersonal skills

Technical skills include: proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Experience managing spreadsheets and databases and experience with registration software a must! Experience with association management software, Adobe Creative Suite or Microsoft SharePoint a plus!

ASNE is an EEOC/AA employer, and offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. ASNE is located near the Duke Street Metro Station in Alexandria. Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Megan Sinesiou at msinesiou@navalengineers.org. (Applications must be submitted via email. Submissions received through the WashingtonPost.com resume service will not be considered.)

The American Society of Naval Engineers was founded in 1888 with the purpose of advancing the knowledge and practice of naval engineering in public and private applications and operations, to enhance the professionalism and well-being of members, and to promote naval engineering as a career field. The Society’s 5,000 plus members are drawn from a broad spectrum of military and civilian professionals and students, engaged in or associated with the many facets of naval engineering.

15.) Aircraft Technician, Raytheon, Bedford, Mass.

http://jobview.monster.com/Aircraft-Technician-Job-Bedford-MA-US-98502147.aspx

16.) Senior Engineer, Airfoils Heat Transfer, GE Aviation, Lynn, MA

http://jobview.monster.com/Senior-Engineer-Airfoils-Heat-Transfer-Job-Lynn-MA-US-97753020.aspx

17.) Missile Defense Data Center (MDDC) Manager, THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc., Falls Church, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30656592

18.) Program Analyst Department of Defense Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, MD

http://www.jobsinmd.us/job/ftr/1104/view/program-analyst-419403.html

19.) Budget Analyst, Defense Media Activity, Fort Meade, MD

http://federalgovernmentjobs.us/jobs/Budget-Analyst-2228518.html

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