DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 22, 2013


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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 22, 2013

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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.)  SIGINT Systems Engineer, MCR, Chantilly, VA

2.)  Human Resources Manager, Raytheon, Tucson, Arizona

3.)  Technical Support Analyst, ATFP/CBRN, Analytic Services, Falls Church, VA

4.)  Red Cell Intelligence Analyst, K2 Group, Fort Belvoir, VA

5.)  Analyst, Information Security, General Dynamics, Patuxent River, MD

6.)  Sr Analyst, Program, General Dynamics Information Technology, Stafford, Virginia

7.)  Systems Engineer SIGINT, L-3 STRATIS, Annapolis Junction – MD

8.)  Scheduler, MCR, Washington, DC

9.)  Special Operations and Special Missions Units, SAIC, Reston, VA

10.)  Senior CBRNE Analyst, Jacobs Technology, Tullahoma, TN

11.)  Radiation Detection Instructor, KD Analytical, Employee Charleston, SC

12.)  Principal Financial Analyst, MCR, Hanscom AFB, MA

13.)  Foreign Military Sales Program Manager, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, Orlando, FL

14.)  Maritime Patrol Aircraft Program Manager, Raytheon, Dallas, TX

15.)  Systems Engineer, Kor Electronics, Cypress, CA

16.)  Contract Administrator, Sikorsky Military Systems, UTC – Sikorsky, Stratford, CT

17.)  Low Observables/Supportability Engineers Needed with a Top Secret Clearance, NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Palmdale, CA

18.)  FOREIGN AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Department of the Air Force, Luke AFB, AZ

 

…and more!

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

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

 

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

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***  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

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

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

 

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

 

1.)  SIGINT Systems Engineer, MCR, Chantilly, 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:

 

Direct customer support within National partner organization to SIGINT Enterprise Systems Engineering (ESE) team responsible for all enterprise systems engineering functions to include: requirements management, lifecycle readiness, configuration management, schedule assessment, risk and opportunity management, and performance assessment.  The ESE is responsible for identifying and leading assessments of acquisition and operational activities and conducting predictive analyses in support of system closure activities.  The ESE will interface with the infrastructure and services divisions and leverage matrix support from the requirements, assessments and VV&T branches to ensure End-to-End System Closure.  The SIGINT ESE will support the customer establishment of an IC JARM-based ASP-ISP capabilities and services development, delivery and support model to enable and optimize the collective customer mission.  Assess the ability of the customer’s ASP strategy and single ISP environment as to support the end-to-end SIGINT mission.  Identify and develop enterprise and system requirements/needs, support CONOPs and use case development, evaluate acquisition activities and schedules, and identify system risks and mitigation strategies.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

Required Skills:

 

•Significant technical experience supporting SIGINT systems and end-to-end mission domain including sensors, mission control, and mission processing

 

•Recent experience support mission studies in the SIGINT domain and evaluating the development of future SIGINT capabilities

 

•Demonstrated systems engineering experience in SIGINT systems requirements definition, CONOPS development, system readiness, integration and test support, and risk identification and mitigation

 

•Experience performing SIGINT systems engineering trades using modeling and/or analysis in the areas of advanced signal processing, antennas and phased arrays and general electromagnetic theory

 

•Experience supporting SIGINT data quality assessments and metrics

 

•Proven project management and team leadership skills

 

•Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

•Education should include technical degree in engineering or relevant experience in signals domain.  Minimum 10+years SIGINT EXPERIENCE

 

Desired Skills

 

•Hands-on experience with SIGINT system analysis tools; digital signal processing modeling and simulation tools

 

•General understanding of atmospheric and terrestrial RF propagation effects such as multipath / fading, scintillation, and absorption

 

•Experience with RF hardware systems and subsystems

 

•7 years National partner experience

 

•MATLAB, STK and C/C++ experience desirable

 

•SIGINT mission control or processing operations experience

 

•Experience engaging with senior decision-making customers

 

•Masters degree in related engineering or technical discipline

 

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 proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action 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.  In addition, MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program.    M/F/V/D

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1479

 

2.)  Human Resources Manager, Raytheon, Tucson, Arizona

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=26014

 

 

3.)  Technical Support Analyst, ATFP/CBRN, Analytic Services, Falls Church, VA

 

Analytic Services is a public-service research institute organized as a not-for-profit corporation. We deliver capabilities through ANSER; the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), a federally funded research and development center operated on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security; and the Applied Systems Thinking (ASysT) Institute. Our corporation harnesses its Differentiating Capabilities across 11 Mission Areas supporting a broad array of public sector clients in the national security, homeland security and to other select policy communities. We comprise seasoned national security practitioners devoted to applying systemic approaches to find solutions for complex problems.

 

ANSER, an operating unit of Analytic Services, focuses resources and capabilities in areas that allow us to be at the forefront of challenges shaping our Nation’s future. ANSER looks over the horizon to anticipate emerging requirements while identifying the best ways to maximize its contributions.  To deliver services, we deploy our team across five Mission Areas while harnessing Analytic Services’ Differentiating Capabilities.  Although our client base is broad, specific practice areas include: Joint Operations; Global Threats & Intelligence; Mission Assurance; Operations Analysis & Management;  and Science & Technology.

 

Learn more

 

The Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI) is a federally funded research and development center operated by Analytic Services on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security. HSSAI delivers independent, objective analysis and specialized technical expertise to help transform homeland security goals and objectives into meaningful strategies, operational requirements, and metrics.

 

Learn more

 

The Applied Systems Thinking (ASysT) Institute, established in 2007, is a collaborative endeavor of Analytic Services. We created ASysT out of a mutually recognized need to apply systems thinking principles to problems of national significance while simultaneously developing an educational enterprise for all levels of leadership, as well as practitioners, throughout the national security, homeland security, intelligence, and broader policy communities.

 

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Brief Description

Provide technical, analytical and administrative support for ATFP and CBRN programs and systems.  Work with clients to review, analyze, and assess CBRN defense programs/systems from operational, financial, engineering, and requirements-related perspectives.  Serve as integrator of CBRN medical programs across client domain.  Provide program support in the areas of JCIDS, PPBES and Defense Acquisition System processes, functions and methods.

 

Detailed Description

Candidate will support government client at government site ATFP/CBRN expertise and management support. Candidate will provide expertise in administrative, logistical, and financial functions as well as technical knowledge and experience in ATFP and CBRN domains.   The candidate will support day-to-day efforts within the client support team, the contractor team lead and the client program manager. The candidate will serve as part of the CBRN domain team and will work closely with the client to ensure accomplishment of all assigned tasks. Candidate will be expected to support a broad range of functions in support of the client and contractor team to include: maintaining and updating schedules, calendars, and continuity books; managing financial records, travel arrangements, security areas, and files/databases; preparing and coordinating reports, memoranda, briefings, publications and documentation; and providing graphic and visual arts support to the client staff.  JCIDS, PPBES and/or Defense Acquisition System (DOD 5000) knowledge and experience desired. The ATFP and CBRN technical, operational, or programmatic experience considered a significant plus.

 

Job Requirements

Expertise, knowledge & 5 years’ experience in administrative, logistics and/or financial processes, systems and methods required;  ATFP and/or CBRN defense systems, programs, concepts knowledge and experience preferred.

 

Military service preferred

 

Associates degree required; Bachelors degree desired.

 

Knowledge of Defense Department decision support systems (JCIDS, PPBES, DAS) desired.

 

http://bit.ly/11a1mLk

 

4.)  Red Cell Intelligence Analyst, K2 Group, Fort Belvoir, VA

http://bit.ly/180TWwL

 

5.)  Analyst, Information Security, General Dynamics, Patuxent River, MD

https://secure.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?key=102256&ReferredId=103&Referred_Id=103

 

6.)  Sr Analyst, Program, General Dynamics Information Technology, Stafford, Virginia

https://secure.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?key=102314&show_cart=0&referredId=20

 

7.)  Systems Engineer SIGINT, L-3 STRATIS, Annapolis Junction – MD

http://bit.ly/10jO4up

 

8.)  Scheduler, MCR, Washington, DC

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1492

 

9.)  Special Operations and Special Missions Units, SAIC, Reston, VA

http://jobs.saic.com/job/Reston-Special-Operations-and-Special-Missions-Units-Job-VA-20190/2251552/

 

10.)  Senior CBRNE Analyst, Jacobs Technology, Tullahoma, TN

https://jacobsexternal-jacobstechnology.icims.com/jobs/10688/senior-cbrne-analyst/job?mode=job

 

11.)  Radiation Detection Instructor, KD Analytical, Employee Charleston, SC

http://www.kdanalytical.com/about/job.aspx?id=20

 

12.)  Principal Financial Analyst, MCR, Hanscom AFB, MA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1490

 

13.)  Foreign Military Sales Program Manager, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, Orlando, FL

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/343306300

 

14.)  Maritime Patrol Aircraft Program Manager, Raytheon, Dallas, TX

https://jobs.rayjobs.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=948162

 

15.)  Systems Engineer, Kor Electronics, Cypress, CA

http://www.dice.com/job/result/RTL037040/SE2013005

 

16.)  Contract Administrator, Sikorsky Military Systems, UTC – Sikorsky, Stratford, CT

http://careers.utc.com/jobs/descriptions/contract-administrator-sikorsky-military-systems-stratford-connecticut-job-1-3683141

 

17.)  Low Observables/Supportability Engineers Needed with a Top Secret Clearance, NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Palmdale, CA

http://www.dice.com/jobsearch/servlet/JobSearch?op=302&dockey=xml/7/9/798e4b7f770a85675ec8a3307eb2de11

 

18.)  FOREIGN AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Department of the Air Force, Luke AFB, AZ

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/343766800

 

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