DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 15, 2013


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Naval Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Middle East

 

03 – 05 June 2013 – Westin Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 15, 2013

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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

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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.

 

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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.)  Program Specialist, MCR, Arlington, VA

2.)  Visiting Researcher Programme, NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, Italy

3.)  Simulation Planner/Operator, MSS-IOD-Hawaii, Cubic, Pearl Harbor, HI

4.)  Administrative Assistant, Ke`aki Technologies, Honolulu, HI

5.)  Assistant Inspector General for Communications and Congressional Liaison, Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense, Alexandria, VA

6.)  ASP-Mission Control Systems Engineer, MCR, Chantilly, VA

7.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

8.)  Project Manager, BAE Systems, Minneapolis, MN; Louisville, KY; York, PA or Santa Clara, CA

9.)  Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, EADS North America, Herndon, VA

10.)  Extraction and protection teams, Vessel Extractions, LLC (VessEx), New Orleans, LA (VessEx team members must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice)

11.)  Security Officers – Worldwide, Securewest International, Plymouth, United Kingdom

12.)  Online Hydrographic Surveyors, Iraq – Temporary, Maritime & Underwater Security Consultants, London, UK

13.)  Technology Transition Coordinator, MCR, Arlington, VA

 

…and more!

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel (subject to uncertainty):

 

May 11-19                           Singapore

June 3-5                               Abu Dhabi, UAE

June 6-7                               Bangalore, India

June 7-8                               Hyderabad, India

 

***  Naval Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Middle East

 

03 – 05 June 2013 – Westin Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

www.navalmro.com/

 

***  71st Battle of Midway Commemoration Dinner

 

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Army Navy Country Club,

1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA

 

Guest Speaker:  The Honorable Robert O. Work

Former Undersecretary of the Navy

 

http://www.navyhistory.org/event/71st-battle-of-midway-commemoration-dinner/

 

***  It’s hard to explain what happens when an aircraft goes into a stall.  This shows you.

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***  Intelligent Ships Symposium (ISS) X

 

May 22-23, 2013

University of Pennsylvania Annenberg Center

ISS X Home

 

ISS is a biennial event which provides a forum for the military, government, academia, and industry to come together to discuss technology initiatives that provide solutions to current and future needs of the U.S. Navy.

 

SeaPerch Golf Scramble

The ASNE Intelligent Ships Symposium Committee will host the first annual SeaPerch Golf Scramble on Tuesday, May 21 at the Valleybrook Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

 

Have a question about ISS X? Contact ASNE at (703) 836-6727 or meetings@navalengineers.org.

 

American Society of Naval Engineers

1452 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Ph: (703) 836-6727        Fax: (703) 836-7491

www.navalengineers.org

 

http://cl.exct.net/?qs=40411ad1cfceb94d3b6e7425f348bac39cb48d16762fa6b07c2275dea610a7b6

 

https://www.navalengineers.org/events/individualeventwebsites/ISS2013/Pages/ASNELandingPage.aspx

 

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

 

1.)  Program Specialist, MCR, Arlington, VA

 

THE COMPANY

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For 36 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:

 

•Perform program execution reviews, analysis and appraisal of the major operating and support programs within the ISR portfolio

 

•Plan work, sets priorities and schedules work for the ISR team.

 

•Provide interpretive and analytical advice on financial transactions on program execution;

 

• Develop format and content to provide the ISR Thrust Manager with various listing, reports and data relative to status of funds and the propriety of obligations;

 

•Ensure financial integrity, timeliness, accuracy and validity of supporting managerial accounting, budget execution, and financial management records

 

•Conduct management evaluation of issues of financial consequences raised in reports, budget reviews, etc., and recommends alternatives for corrective action

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Technology,  Technology Management with 20 years of   work experience

 

• Prior Military Service.

 

• Familiarity with Marine Corps Systems Command

 

• Knowledge of SBIR and STTR process.

 

• Knowledge of the Office of Naval Research and the Naval Research Environment

 

• Knowledge of ONR and Navy Financial systems

•A Top Secert security clearance is required.

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1470

 

2.)  Visiting Researcher Programme, NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, Italy

http://www.cmre.nato.int/index.php/employment/visiting-researcher-programme

 

3.)  Simulation Planner/Operator, MSS-IOD-Hawaii, Cubic, Pearl Harbor, HI

https://missionsupportservices-cubic.icims.com/jobs/5079/simulation-planner-operator/job

 

4.)  Administrative Assistant, Ke`aki Technologies, Honolulu, HI

https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AKIMEKATECH&cws=1&rid=1213

 

5.)  Assistant Inspector General for Communications and Congressional Liaison, Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense, Alexandria, VA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/343164900

 

6.)  ASP-Mission Control Systems Engineer, MCR, Chantilly, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1481

 

7.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/71485_baehodes-29045441/

 

8.)  Project Manager, BAE Systems, Minneapolis, MN; Louisville, KY; York, PA or Santa Clara, CA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/71485_baehodes-27001572

 

9.)  Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, EADS North America, Herndon, VA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/30408_eadsna-242/

 

10.)  Extraction and protection teams, Vessel Extractions, LLC (VessEx), New Orleans, LA (VessEx team members must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice)

 

VessEx is always seeking talented, dedicated and hard-working people to join our extraction and protection teams.  VessEx maintains a roster of highly qualified individuals from which to draw for specific assignments. The roster includes mariners ranging from masters to ABs for maritime recoveries, aviators ranging from multi-engine-rated pilots to airline captains for aircraft recoveries, and former Special Forces personnel for ship protection operations.  While most VessEx teammembers have served with or are otherwise personally known to VessEx management, VessEx will consider retaining other exceptionally qualified people on a case-by-case basis.  If you meet our high standards and are interested in working for a highly professional organization, traveling to exotic locations and participating in challenging assignments, VessEx may be right for you.

Employment Requirements

 

VessEx teammembers must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice.  They must be prepared to act alone or as part of a team, to follow legitimate orders exactly, and to keep the client’s interests in mind at all times.  They must be capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing objectives, and making difficult decisions correctly and immediately when confronted with novel or unexpected situations.

 

Required qualifications and experience include:

 

  • Extensive, documented maritime, aviation or security experience, with appropriate licensing.
  • The highest level of personal integrity and judgment.
  • International experience and the possession of a current, valid passport.
  • A high level of intelligence and resourcefulness.
  • Ideal qualifications and experience include:
  • Foreign language skills, especially in Spanish.
  • Military or law enforcement backgrounds.
  • A college degree.

 

Application Procedure

 

The nature of VessEx operations demands that VessEx carefully select members for its elite team.  Accordingly, VessEx requires applicants to provide us with more information than they normally must submit when seeking standard maritime or aviation employment.

 

http://www.vesselextractions.com/employment.htm

 

11.)  Security Officers – Worldwide, Securewest International, Plymouth, United Kingdom

http://www.securewest.com/vacancies/vacancy.ikml?v=12

 

12.)  Online Hydrographic Surveyors, Iraq – Temporary, Maritime & Underwater Security Consultants, London, UK

 

MUSC is currently looking for Online Hydrographic Surveyors in support of our project in southern Iraq. The role will include mobilisation of survey setup on hovercraft and all terrain vehicles for use during UXO survey in an intertidal area.

 

The duration of the assignment is approximately 6 weeks with mobilisation date of end of February 2013.

 

The ideal candidate must have QINSy software experience and should also be familiar with Marine Magnetics SeaSPY magnetometer and associated SeaLINK software. UXO survey experience preferential.

 

To apply, please send your CV to hr@mandusc.com and include ‘Online Hydrographic Surveyor’ in the subject of the email.

 

Reference: OHS

 

MUSC is always looking for talented and motivated individuals in order to build our exceptional team. Opportunities range from both full time and contractor vacancies. If you think you are up to the task, e-mail your CV to hr@mandusc.com

 

http://www.mandusc.com/employment-roles/ohs-online-hydrographic-surveyors

 

13.)  Technology Transition Coordinator, MCR, Arlington, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1477

 

 

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