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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for April 20, 2011

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“Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.”

– Salman Rushdie

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.) Wounded Warrior Advocate, MCR LLC, Tampa, FL

2.) Engineer/Strategic Plans Cost Analyst (Facilities), MCR LLC, Springfield, VA

3.) CNO R&D Program Manager, ManTech, VIRGINIA Vienna, VA

4.) Technical Writer, ManTech, Washington, DC

5.) Junior Financial Analyst, MCR LLC, Albuquerque, NM

6.) Development Planning Systems Engr – Sr Systems Engineer II, Jacobs, Hanscom AFB, MA

7.) Assembler I, DRS Defense Solutions, Danbury, CT

8.) Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Analyst, URS, Washington, DC

9.) Subject Matter Expert-Cyber Warfare, Camber Corporation, Fort Meade, MD

10.) Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Varen Technologies, Fort Meade, MD

11.) Sub-contracts Manager, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Aerovironment, Simi Valley, CA

12.) Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems Engineer, DCS Corporation, Alexandria, VA

13.) Intelligence Analyst, Addx Corporation, Alexandria, VA

14.) Imagery Analyst 4 (Full Motion Video), Northrop Grumman, Fairfax, VA

15.) Systems Engineer II, AAI, Huntsville, AL

16.) UAS Certification Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Alexandria, VA

17.) Operations Research & Systems Analyst (ORSA), Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reston, Virginia

18.) Aircraft Propeller Project Engineer, ITT, Lexington Park, MD

19.) UAV Mechanical/Electrical Engineer, Johnson Service Group, Brownsboro, AL

20.) Senior Geospatial Analyst, SPADAC, Reston, VA

…and more!

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

1.) Wounded Warrior Advocate, MCR LLC, Tampa, FL

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

•Advocate for services on wounded warrior’s behalf.

•Coordinate benefits counseling and services provided by the DoD, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Department of Labor, Social Security Administration, Tricare, and other service agencies.

•Provide professional services such as transition assistance, employment assistance, moving assistance, financial counseling, information and referral, and emergency financial assistance.

•Assist in integrating wounded warrior and their families back into their local communities.

Requirements for the Position:

•Master’s degree in Nursing, Allied Health, Healthcare Administration, Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work;

•5 years experience in a related field;

•Certified Military Family Life Consultant;

•Ability to use Microsoft Office suite of products;

•Excellent written and oral communication skills;

•Ability to establish priorities, work independently and, proceed with objectives with minimal supervision;

•Knowledge of DoD and VA benefits and services;

•Certified Military Family Life Consultant;

•Completion of mandatory HIPAA training in the proper handling and protection of Personal Identification Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI), maintain annual HIPAA refresher training;

•Ability to assist, comfort, and console SOF WII warriors and their families who are undergoing traumatic, possibly life-changing experiences;

•Fluent in English language; Bilingual a plus;

•A current Secret security clearance; and

•Must be available to travel as 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=789

2.) Engineer/Strategic Plans Cost Analyst (Facilities), MCR LLC, Springfield, VA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=795

3.) CNO R&D Program Manager, ManTech, VIRGINIA Vienna, VA

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=896528

4.) Technical Writer, ManTech, Washington, DC

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=896623

5.) Junior Financial Analyst, MCR LLC, Albuquerque, NM

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=511

6.) Development Planning Systems Engr – Sr Systems Engineer II, Jacobs, Hanscom AFB, MA

https://www.cytiva.com/jacobs/ext/detail.asp?jobid=jacobs16332

7.) Assembler I, DRS Defense Solutions, Danbury, CT

https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/career?company=drsds&career_job_req_id=6068

Senior Principal Research Engineer, BAE Systems, Burlington, MA

http://www.baesystems.jobs/job_detail.asp?JobID=1790609&emid=3640

*** From Lauren Arky:

Hi Ned,

Can you please post this in your next Defcon 1 newsletter? Thanks!!

Lauren

8.) Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Analyst, URS, Washington, DC

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide contractor technical support services for logistics management, planning and coordination support to the PMS4011LM Towed Systems Logistics Manager. Support tasks include, but are not limited to:

1) Providing technical data product review.

2) Assist in the resolution of Towed Systems Logistics issues.

3) Provide direct support for the PMS4011LM Logistics Branch including correspondence, action items, and logistics contracts.

4) Perform logistics quality assurance functions.

5) Participate in Integrated Logistics Support Management Team (ILSMT).

6) Develop and implement Towed Systems logistics technical data product workflow processes; participate in Towed Systems Logistics supportability and sustainability efforts.

7) Serve as logistics comment coordinator for Program Office interaction with other Government and contractor support activities.

8) Assist in the preparation, routing and tracking of all Towed Systems Logistics correspondence.

9) Draft and review Towed System related ILS Support Documentation

10) Support Towed System budgetary events

Please visit www.bestworkofyourlife.com and enter requisition number EGG53711

9.) Subject Matter Expert-Cyber Warfare, Camber Corporation, Fort Meade, MD

https://tbe.taleo.net/NA11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAMBER&cws=1&rid=6338

10.) Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Varen Technologies, Fort Meade, MD

Varen Technologies is an Intelligence Services Provider focusing on information technology services and solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities.

We provide high caliber intelligence professionals to assist in all aspects of systems implementation delivering leading edge solutions using the latest tools and technologies.

Position Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Serve as an All-Source Intelligence Analyst on a computer network operations (CNO) intelligence team, focused on the threat to networked platforms and information networks. Conduct research and evaluate technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures. Analyze network events to determine the impact on current operations and conduct all-source research to determine adversary capability and intent. Produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings. Develop and refine the daily operations of a growing customer base.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: 4 continuous years of work experience in Intelligence Analysis or a related field or a Bachelors Degree in a hard science and 2 continuous years of Intelligence Analysis experience. Work experience must include 2 years of Intelligence analysis experience. Demonstrable critical thinking, advanced research, and problem-solving experiences.

Position Requirements

DESIRED SKILLS: Experience with directly conducting real world computer network operations; Experience with the languages of the Middle East, Asia, South Asia, Eastern Europe, or South America; Ability to translate technical information for a non-technical, decision-making audience. Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

https://careers.varentech.com/ext/detail.asp?jobid=varen1513

11.) Sub-contracts Manager, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Aerovironment, Simi Valley, CA

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (Business Administration, Finance, or Engineering) or equivalent experience is required. Related contracts/subcontracts coursework is preferred. NCMA or college level certifications preferred.

Fifteen years of directly related DOD contract administration / management experience required.

Some travel required.

Solid working knowledge of FAR / DFARS, regulations, and legal concepts.

Direct and extensive experience with contracts for services, including proposing, negotiating, and administration of IDIQ and cost-reimbursable contract types.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) required.

Professional presence that will inspire confidence in customers and company staff.

Passion for the work and an ability to keep it in perspective.

Commitment to timely completion of tasks in an organized way, even under pressure.

Strong computer skills including MS Office and Project Management tools.

Must work with a minimum of supervision.

Applicant must be capable of obtaining a US Security Clearance.

International contract experience a plus.

This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access.

Brief Description

Share responsibility with the Program and Project Managers for winning and effectively administering DoD Government and international contracts for Production, Engineering, Service projects and programs.

Assume full Contract Administration responsibilities (from proposal preparation to final contract close-out) for assigned contracts and proposal efforts.

In conjunction with the Program Office and Engineering staff develop, execute, and maintain contract specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for AV sales contracts.

Monitor and manage contract change activity to ensure unauthorized work or scope creep is prevented. Assist Program Management, Engineering, Export Administration, Security, Finance, Quality Assurance and other disciplines to eliminate or reduce performance risks.

Work on strategic proposals which may require the development, negotiation and administration of: Teaming Agreements, Nondisclosure Agreements, Consulting agreements, etc.

Effectively negotiate contract provisions including price and terms. Monitor contracts for compliance with regulations (including Property Management, Security) as well as performance to ensure cost, technical and quality requirements are successfully met.

Organize and maintain Contract files and records in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation, AV’s policies and procedures.

Participate with Subcontracts and Purchasing personnel to maintain effective subcontract policies and procedures, including the appropriate flow-down of prime contract requirements.

Develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives and goals. Exercise considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment in coordination with program team.

Resolution of disputes and problems with assigned contracts.

Assist in the administration of proprietary information protection with nondisclosure agreements and trade secret policy and practice.

https://careers.avinc.com/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/candidateSelfService/webui/VisAdJobSchPG&_ri=821&SeededSearchFlag=Y&DaysSincePosting=7&_ti=1718685380&retainAM=Y&addBreadCrumb=S&oapc=10&oas=XxjxCycr1OBIVDJ7vM9E2g..

12.) Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems Engineer, DCS Corporation, Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30754687

13.) Intelligence Analyst, Addx Corporation, Alexandria, VA

http://careers.mors.org/jobs#/detail/4092848

14.) Imagery Analyst 4 (Full Motion Video), Northrop Grumman, Fairfax, VA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=56154

15.) Systems Engineer II, AAI, Huntsville, AL

http://www.jobfox.com/Web/Seeker/Landing/AppJobDetails.aspx?AppJobId=86df0b76-60a4-48a5-b483-259410da3e87&source=simplyhiredOOM75

16.) UAS Certification Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobfox.com/Web/Seeker/Landing/AppJobDetails.aspx?AppJobId=9a6668be-88bb-4549-af21-046c584b3b05

17.) Operations Research & Systems Analyst (ORSA), Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reston, Virginia

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs/jobs-Operations-Research–1340403

18.) Aircraft Propeller Project Engineer, ITT, Lexington Park, MD

http://www.jobfox.com/Web/Seeker/Landing/AppJobDetails.aspx?AppJobId=bb128956-bf7f-4ab1-a246-622b49ece72d

19.) UAV Mechanical/Electrical Engineer, Johnson Service Group, Brownsboro, AL

http://www.maxhire.net/cp/searchresults.aspx?jobpreviewkey=546B361D43515B7A5413653C551A68482E&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

20.) Senior Geospatial Analyst, SPADAC, Reston, VA

http://jobsearch.money.cnn.com/a/all-jobs/list/q-Geospatial+Analyst/c-Spadac

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