DEFCON 1 Newsletter for August 14, 2013


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Surface Navy Association West Coast Symposium

Pier 2 San Diego Naval Base

August 22, 2013

https://www.navysna.org/WestCoast2013/Index.htm

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for August 14, 2013

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Issue # 328

 

“If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.”

– Sun Tzu

 

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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.)  One System Remote Video Terminal Trainer, Common Systems Integration (CSI) Product Office New Equipment Training (NET) Team, MCR, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL

2.)  Communications Systems Engineer (20+ years) – Active TOP SECRET Req’d, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC 20001

3.)  Technical Writer, GS-1083-13/14 MP, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

4.)  ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator, ACADEMI, Moyock, NC

5.)  CMM Programmer / Operator, Aurora Flight Sciences, Columbus, MS

6.)  Avionics Technician, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Fort Huachuca, AZ

7.)  MID-LEVEL PLANNER, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, San Diego, California

8.)  ISR Analyst, The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

9.)  Optical Communications Engineer-05280, The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

10.)  Optical Engineer, L-3 Communications, Santa Rosa, CA,

11.)  Optical Engineer, QinetiQ North America, Reston, VA

12.)  Financial Analyst, QinetiQ North America, Colorado Springs, CO

13.)  Software Engineer, SRC, Syracuse, NY

14.)  Chemical Engineer and/or Explosive Ordnance/Improvised Explosive Technology SME, EWA, Arlington, VA

15.)  Executive Assistant, Serco, Crane, IN

16.)  Acquisition Mgmt Spec, Serco, Columbia, MD

17.)  Senior Budget Analyst, Army Intelligence and Security Command, MCR, Ft. Belvoir, VA

 

…and more!

 

***  Interview with Rear Adm. Tom Carney, COMLOG WESTPAC, and Capt. Jim Hruska, COMMSCFE

 

Logistics is what we’re all about

 

By Edward H. Lundquist

 

http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/interview-with-rear-adm-tom-carney-comlog-westpac-and-capt-jim-hruska-commscfe/

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  Battle of Lake Erie Bi-Centennial

 

In September of 1813, during the War of 1812, Oliver Hazard Perry of the U.S. Navy and his crew of 557 brave patriots prevailed over the British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie near Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Two hundred years later, we will come together to celebrate Perry’s victory, our nation’s sovereignty and the enduring peace between nations.

 

Visit http://battleoflakeerie-bicentennial.com/ and come see this pivitol event in history come alive for you and your family!

 

Events run 8/29/2013 to 9/10/2013 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio.

  • Tall Ships Battle Re-Enactment
  • Ohio State Marching Band
  • Grammy Nominated Iris DeMent in Concert
  • Tall Ship Windy day sails
  • US Brig Niagara on-board tours
  • Reenactment Village
  • Concert series in park gazebo

 

http://battleoflakeerie-bicentennial.com/

 

***  Surface Navy Association West Coast Symposium

Pier 2 San Diego Naval Base

August 22, 2013

https://www.navysna.org/WestCoast2013/Index.htm

 

***  OPV Middle East

09 – 11 December, 2013

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

 

http://www.opvmiddleeast.com/Event.aspx?id=881478

 

***  Maritime Security 2013 West

 

August 19-20-21, 2013, Long Beach, California

 

Maritime Security 2013 West will bring together public and private stakeholders from all levels to discuss, learn and collaborate on strategies and technology use in mitigating security threats posed to the maritime domain.

 

The panel sessions and presentations are designed to give all participants the actionable knowledge on how to better secure their maritime areas of responsibility by highlighting available resources and best practices. Each topic will be comprehensively addressed with the critical perspectives of those who have implemented successful strategies and cutting-edge technologies in their maritime security operations.

 

Maritime Security 2013 West will also host an exhibition of 30 companies that have highly relevant solutions and past performances in securing the maritime domain.

http://www.maritimesecurity2013.com/west/

 

 

***  Surface Navy Association Media Site

 

SNA now has an active media site on Youtube.  The channel is NavySNAmedia.  If you subscribe to this site you will receive notifications when things are posted.

 

Recent postings include a talk to the Washington DC Chapter by Admiral Gumataotao and one to the Hampton Roads Chapter by Force Master Chief Jim Williams.

The site also contains a number of other archived events.

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/NavySNAmedia

 

***  Upcoming SNA GWC Events

August 22:  Luncheon
August 24:  Potomac Nationals Baseball Game
September 21:  Surface Warfare Party
October 2:  Fall Golf Tournament
December:  Holiday Social

Details at http://128.121.188.113/washington/GWCIndex.htm

 

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

 

1.)  One System Remote Video Terminal Trainer, Common Systems Integration (CSI) Product Office New Equipment Training (NET) Team, MCR, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL

 

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:

 

Position will support the Common Systems Integration (CSI) Product Office New Equipment Training (NET) Team, located at Redstone Arsenal, AL with travel throughout CONUS and OCONUS.

 

Plan and execute training programs of instruction (POIs) for the One System Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT) at fielding locations as required.  Plan and execute training programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, and on-the-job training.  Analyze training needs to improve existing training programs.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•High School Diploma.

 

•7 years relevant experience.

 

•Experience training end users and Soldiers is required.

 

•Proficient with using MS Office applications; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 

•Position requires strong communication and briefing skills.

 

•Experience operating the One System Remote Video Terminal is preferred.

 

•US Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance (Secret). Must have an active Secret Clearance.

 

•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 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=1597

 

2.)  Communications Systems Engineer (20+ years) – Active TOP SECRET Req’d, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC 20001

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=124539985

 

3.)  Technical Writer, GS-1083-13/14 MP, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/349187400

 

4.)  ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator, ACADEMI, Moyock, NC

http://www.5starjoblink.com/display_job/44476/

 

5.)  CMM Programmer / Operator, Aurora Flight Sciences, Columbus, MS

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AURORA&cws=1&rid=925

 

6.)  Avionics Technician, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Fort Huachuca, AZ

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=187484

 

7.)  MID-LEVEL PLANNER, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, San Diego, California

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=162770

 

8.)  ISR Analyst, The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

https://jhuapl.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=73281

 

9.)  Optical Communications Engineer-05280, The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

https://jhuapl.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=74602

 

10.)  Optical Engineer, L-3 Communications, Santa Rosa, CA,

https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/l3_ext_us/jobdetail.ftl?job=049953

 

11.)  Optical Engineer, QinetiQ North America, Reston, VA

http://jobs.qinetiq-na.com/us/virginia/engineering/jobid4033833-optical-engineer

 

12.)  Financial Analyst, QinetiQ North America, Colorado Springs, CO

http://jobs.qinetiq-na.com/colorado-springs/project-manager/financial-analyst-jobs

 

13.)  Software Engineer, SRC, Syracuse, NY

http://careers.srcinc.com/job/Syracuse-Software-Engineer-Job-NY-13201/2520829/

 

14.)  Chemical Engineer and/or Explosive Ordnance/Improvised Explosive Technology SME, EWA, Arlington, VA

http://www.ewa.com/employment-opportunities.php#GSI-308

 

15.)  Executive Assistant, Serco, Crane, IN

http://jobs.serco-na.com/indianapolis/intelligence-and-defense/jobid3947890-executive-assistant-jobs

 

16.)  Acquisition Mgmt Spec, Serco, Columbia, MD

http://jobs.serco-na.com/columbia/intelligence-and-defense/jobid3739314-acquisition-mgmt-spec-jobs

 

17.)  Senior Budget Analyst, Army Intelligence and Security Command, MCR, Ft. Belvoir, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1577

 

 

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