DEFCON 1 Newsletter for August 28, 2013


 

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for August 28, 2013

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Issue # 330

 

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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.)  Lead Associate, MCR, TRADOC, Ft Eustis, Newport News, VA

2.)  SIGINT Airborne ISR Lead, Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, FL

3.)  Navy IT Networks, Electromagnetic System (NES) Systems Strategic Communications Analyst, The Chief of Naval Operations Directorate for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2N6), Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.​, Arlington, VA

4.)  AIR OPERATIONS CENTER (AOC) INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE (ISR) DIVISION SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT , Engility Corporation, Fort Walton Beach, FL

5.)  Sr. Structural Engineer – Aero, Piasecki Aircraft Corporation, Essington, PA

6.) Aerospace Test Engineer, Space Materials Laboratory, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

8.)  Quality Engineer, UTC Aerospace Systems, Troy, OH

9.)  ISR and Data Fusion Software Developer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Columbia, MD

10.)  Requirements Analyst Job, Booz Allen, O’Fallon, IL

11.)  AERO-TX-DA-13:011: C-130 Flight Engineer, Wyle, Dallas, TX

12.)  Structural Design Engineer 3/4, Boeing, Everett, WA; Mukilteo, WA; Renton, WA; Seattle, WA

13.)  AERIAL REFUELING TECHNICIAN (INSTRUCTOR), Department of the Air Force, Altus AFB, OK

14.)  FLIGHT ENGINEER (INSTRUCTOR), Department of the Air Force, Westover Air Reserve Base, MA

15.)  Content Specialist, SAIC, Arlington, VA

16.)  Boom Operator Instructor (KC-10 McGuire/Travis), DRG, McGuire AFB, NJ; Travis AFB, CA

17.)  Mechanical Test Engineer – Aerospace, Ingenium Technologies, Davenport, IA

 

 

 

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

 

1.)  Lead Associate, MCR, TRADOC, Ft Eustis, Newport News, 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:

 

•Coordination for the integration of Joint capabilities and enablers that provide a high-to medium fidelity model of the operational environment (OE) and Opposing Forces (OPFOR) at the CTC’s and during Army Home Station Training (HST) events enhanced by modeling and simulation.

•Advise Director G2 Training on how to integrate virtual simulators and constructive models to replicate a relevant Joint OE/OPFOR in support of the Army ITE at the CTC’s and at Home Stations.

•Facilitates the process that secures funding to support the integration of Joint capabilities and enablers at the CTC’s and at Home Stations IAW policies established by the new Deputy Director, J7, Joint and Coalition Warfighting (DD J7 JCW).

•Provide SME support in the identification and validation of Joint OE/OPFOR capability gaps at CTC’s and Army Home Stations and work to fill these gaps through coordination with DD J7 JCW and other service representatives.  Ensure Joint capability gaps identified as enduring requirements are captured in Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents.

•Capture lessons learned derived from the integration of Joint OE/OPFOR capabilities and enablers and recommend improvements in order to maintain an adaptive and relevant Joint training environment at the CTC’s and at Home Stations.

•Initiate and engage in collaborative efforts that ensure current Joint initiatives (e.g. Man-portable Aircraft Survivability Equipment Trainer’s, etc) are funded, sustained and integrated into training IAW established planning guidance.

•Prepare for and attend meetings that address Army equities in establishing and sustaining a viable Joint OE/OPFOR at the CTC’s and Home Stations.

•Provide written Army Joint OE/OPFOR program updates as required to include Accreditation/Validation reports, technical reports and trip reports.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•A bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts or Technical required, Master’s degree preferred and 10-15 years of related  work experience.

•Synopsis:  G2 Training (OE/OPFOR) supports enhanced joint operational capability at the CTC’s and Army Home Stations by providing a high fidelity model of the operational environment IAW the Army ITE concept.  G2 Training manages, modernizes, and validates the application of the OE/OPFOR program to ensure OE condition-setting complexities are integrated in live, virtual, constructive, and gaming (LVC-G) domains in all Army full spectrum operations (FSO) training and education venues to drive unit and leader development within Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, Multinational (JIIM) environments.

•Possess excellent communication skills, both orally and written

•Must be a graduate of the Command and General Staff College

•Must have Combined Arms experience

•Must have experience with Combat Training Centers

•Must have staff experience; Battalion, Brigade.

•Must have an understanding of modeling and simulation applications in the Joint training environment.

•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 (TS). Must have an active Top Secret clearance.

 

Travel: Quarterly business trips (TDYs) of approximately 3-5 workdays should be expected, with some lasting up to 10 days. Some TDYs will include field  training conditions in which the incumbent is required to wear military helmets, travel in military tactical vehicles, and sleep in the field.

 

Work Location:  TRADOC Headquarters, 950 Jefferson Ave, Ft Eustis, VA 23604-5739

 

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=1604

 

2.)  SIGINT Airborne ISR Lead, Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, FL

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHS6N1746F87KGRLQWM&IPath=JRKV0A

 

3.)  Navy IT Networks, Electromagnetic System (NES) Systems Strategic Communications Analyst, The Chief of Naval Operations Directorate for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2N6), Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.​, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=124855451

 

4.)  AIR OPERATIONS CENTER (AOC) INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE (ISR) DIVISION SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT , Engility Corporation, Fort Walton Beach, FL

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3G46B68VHYMVJ6B542&IPath=JRKV0D

 

5.)  Sr. Structural Engineer – Aero, Piasecki Aircraft Corporation, Essington, PA

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Piasecki-Aircraft-Corporation/jobs/Senior-Structural-Engineer-65f5d22da76f0a33

 

6.) Aerospace Test Engineer, Space Materials Laboratory, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

https://www.aerospace.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=5333

 

7.)  Materials Engineer, UTC, Aerospace Systems, Troy, OH

http://troy-ohio.olx.com/materials-engineer-utc-aerospace-systems-troy-iid-517408782

 

8.)  Quality Engineer, UTC Aerospace Systems, Troy, OH

http://troy-ohio.olx.com/quality-engineer-utc-aerospace-systems-troy-iid-517408783

 

9.)  ISR and Data Fusion Software Developer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Columbia, MD

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3J64X6XWW40YJFM7RL&IPath=JRKV0C

 

10.)  Requirements Analyst Job, Booz Allen, O’Fallon, IL

http://careers.boozallen.com/job/O’Fallon-Requirements-Analyst-Job-IL/2779034/

 

11.)  AERO-TX-DA-13:011: C-130 Flight Engineer, Wyle, Dallas, TX

http://bit.ly/15fEtcK

 

12.)  Structural Design Engineer 3/4, Boeing, Everett, WA; Mukilteo, WA; Renton, WA; Seattle, WA

https://jobs.boeing.com/JobSeeker/JobView?reqcode=13-1015128

 

13.)  AERIAL REFUELING TECHNICIAN (INSTRUCTOR), Department of the Air Force, Altus AFB, OK

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/350307600

 

14.)  FLIGHT ENGINEER (INSTRUCTOR), Department of the Air Force, Westover Air Reserve Base, MA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/349867700

 

15.)  Content Specialist, SAIC, Arlington, VA

http://jobs.saic.com/job/Arlington-Content-Specialist-Job-VA-22201/4513500/

 

16.)  Boom Operator Instructor (KC-10 McGuire/Travis), DRG, McGuire AFB, NJ; Travis AFB, CA

 

The Boom Operator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training for all KC-10 Flight Crew Specialties, RNLAF KDC-10, Israeli AFKC-707 and Italian/Japanese AF KC-767 Boom Operators/Loadmasters and instructs and measures training progress of students who train in the established aircrew training curriculum.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 

Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels with assigned students for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.

 

Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and to update training policies and procedures.

 

Assists in project and development work as assigned.

 

Conducts Fight Crew training in tanker operating procedures using the classroom, training systems, and devices such as Computer Based Training (CBT), Boom Operator Trainer (BOT), Cargo Load Trainer (CLT), Flight Training Device (FTD), Weapon System Trainer (WST) and the KC-10 aircraft.

 

Evaluates, diagnoses, critiques student performance, identifies learning difficulties, recognizes objectives not accomplished, prescribes remedial instruction and documents training progress.

 

Operates Student Management system.  Interfaces with students and provides on-the-spot remediation or determines other courses of action.

 

Extracts student data, analyzes results, and prepares for student review sessions.

 

Serves as aircraft type Boom Operator, Loadmaster ands Aerial ‘Refueling Subject Matter Expert for all Flight Crew Specialties and other personnel as required.

 

Flies BOT (as required) to maintain air-refueling skills.

 

Flies on the airplane (as required) in an observer status to maintain currency on

 

operational procedures and to observe student progress.

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Performs administrative duties relative to training such as record keeping, monitoring student progress,  counseling,  training development and maintenance of training programs.

 

Periodically attends Operations Group Stan/Eval Boards (SEB) and Training Review Panels (TRP), as well as Flight Training Unit (FTU) instructor meetings (when FCA is unavailable).

 

Attends HQ AMC curriculum review, HQ AMC Stan/Eval Conferences or Systems Program Office Flight Manual Review Conferences (FMRC) as required (when FCA is unavailable).

 

Travels to the other KC-10 training site to supplement/augment training, testing or courseware development if required.

 

Performs other travel as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

 

Supervisory Duties:                 N/A

 

Qualifications

 

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the necessary qualifications.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

 

Ability to  interface with  students  and  provide on-the-spot remediation or determine other courses of action.

 

Ability to maintain a high standard of instruction and a high level of subject knowledge, capability and expertise.

 

Solid knowledge of the KC-10 aircraft systems, instrument flying procedures and operating procedures.

 

Solid knowledge of instructional principles and theories pertaining to aircrew training systems.

 

Ability to obtain SECRET Security Clearance.

 

Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.

 

Education or Formal Training:

 

An Associate’s Degree from a regionally or nationally accredited postsecondary institution is required. Additionally, a 12 Semester Hour CCAF  approved Teaching Internship (Practicum) course is desired.

 

Experience:

 

Special emphasis is placed on experience as a flight instructor in aircraft type and on instructional experience in general. Minimum ten (10) years flying experience as a military crewmember. Minimum of two (2) years of flight instructor experience as an in-flight refueling specialist.

 

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

 

KC-10 aircraft

 

KC-10 Cargo Load Trainer (CLT) Boom Operator Trainer (BOT) Flight Training Device (FTD) Weapon System Trainer (WST) Computer-based training system

 

Overhead projectors and classroom presentation equipment Student Management System

 

Copier

 

Computer

 

M/S Office software applications

 

Working Environment/Physical Situation: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; to sit, stand or walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; and stoop or kneel.

 

The employee is frequently required to ingress/egress from the simulator and aircraft, work in inclement weather and temperature extremes as set forth in the Air Force and company guidelines.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 35 pounds. The noise level ranges from quiet to extremely loud. The employee must be able to exit the Weapon System Trainer (WST) by way of rope escape ladder.

 

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

 

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=FE1248ABC78CFE69DF442458192FA91C&jobcode=1140&jpt=

 

17.)  Mechanical Test Engineer – Aerospace, Ingenium Technologies, Davenport, IA

http://www.maxhire.net/cp/?E8546F361D43515B7E501B2F77511E6A0D627C4F

 

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