DEFCON 1 Newsletter for October 30, 2013


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Maritime Security 2013 Caribbean

 

November 5th and 6th, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

http://www.maritimesecurity2013.com/carib/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for October 30, 2013

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Issue # 339

 

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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.)  Financial Specialist IV, MCR, Hanscom AFB, MA

2.)  Engineer, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

3.)  Sr Systems Engineer- Formal Specification and Analysis, Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA

4.)  Operations Research Analyst, Defense Contract Management Agency, Boston, Massachusetts

5.)  Software Engineer with Security Clearance, LongView International Technology Solutions, Inc., Langley, VA

6.)  Quality Engineer, UTC – Aerospace Systems, Albuquerque, NM

7.)  Aerospace Engineer, Department of the Air Force, White Oak, MD

8.)  Modeling and Simulation Engineer for Aviation, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA

10.)  Linguist (Dari), MCR, Arlington, VA

11.)  DCoE Outreach Communication Consultant, Magellan Health Services, Arlington, Virginia

12.)  Litigation Support Project Manager, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

13.)  Consultant (SlGINT), Indigenous, Fort Meade, MD

14.)  Cyber Warfare Systems Analyst, Cyber System Assessments Group, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Mass. 

15.)  Engineer, Intelligence, Test, and Evaluation Group, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Mass.

16.)  Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Northrop Grumman, Fort Belvoir, VA

17.)  Administration / Personnel Manager, GAN Corp, White Sands Missile Range, NM

18.)  Engineering Technician III, GAN Corp, Fort Huachuca, AZ

19.)  Cyber Intelligence Analyst, CTL Resources, Virginia

20.)  Bilingual Coastal and Riverine Boat Operations and Maintenance Instructor Metal Shark Aluminum Boats Jeanerette, LA

 

…and more!

 

***  DDG 1000 Zumwalt Launched Without Fanfare At Bath Iron Works

Defense Media Network

By Edward H. Lundquist                – October 29, 2013

 

http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/ddg-1000-zumwalt-launched-without-fanfare-at-bath-iron-works/

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

November 3-8  Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

January 26-29  Helsinki, Finland (Tentative)

 

January 30-31, Portsmouth, UK

 

March 17-18-19, Accra, Ghana

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  Maritime Security 2013 Caribbean

 

November 5th and 6th, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

Maritime Security 2013 Caribbean will address challenges, successes and solutions to maritime security through the use of presentations, discussions and interactive panels. Caribbean law enforcement and government personnel will take away actionable strategies, awareness of the latest efficient tools, and a renewed sense of partnership with fellow stakeholders from across the region. European and North American law enforcement and government personnel are encouraged to participate in the event’s dialogue, as fresh perspective and expanding networking capability will enhance a future Caribbean maritime security strategy.

 

http://www.maritimesecurity2013.com/carib/

 

***  OPV Middle East

 

09 – 11 December, 2013

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

 

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

 

***  Surface Warships 2014

 

Portsmouth, UK

January 30-31

 

http://www.surfacewarships.com/

 

The full agenda for Surface Warships 2014 has just been released and is available to download now at www.surfacewarships.com/brochure.

 

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

 

1.)  Financial Specialist IV, MCR, Hanscom AFB, MA

 

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:

 

Provide FM services to include: planning, budgeting, forecasting, programming, and analysis.  Understands appropriation law, DoD FM policies, procedures and regulations, and uses FM tools and systems.

 

Requirements for the Position:

•Bachelor’s degree required and credit will be given for extra education and experience.

•12 years general experience, 8 years specialized experience in the acquisition support field.

•Nulo/Ulo experience.

•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.

 

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=1702

 

2.)  Engineer, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

https://www.aerospace.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4772&sid=135

 

3.)  Sr Systems Engineer- Formal Specification and Analysis, Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA

https://rockwellcollins.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?job=577014

 

4.)  Operations Research Analyst, Defense Contract Management Agency, Boston, Massachusetts

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/353752600

 

5.)  Software Engineer with Security Clearance, LongView International Technology Solutions, Inc., Langley, VA

http://www.clearancejobs.com/?action=view_job&jobID=1630701

 

6.)  Quality Engineer, UTC – Aerospace Systems, Albuquerque, NM

http://careers.utc.com/jobs/descriptions/quality-engineer-albuquerque-new-mexico-job-6-4019943

 

7.)  Aerospace Engineer, Department of the Air Force, White Oak, MD

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/352701100

 

8.)  Modeling and Simulation Engineer for Aviation, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA

https://www.referalong.com/job/e46843b5?wpsrc=AG0003237

 

9.)  SUPV ACCOUNTANT, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington DC

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/354071900

 

10.)  Linguist (Dari), MCR, Arlington, VA

 

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: 

 

This is a temporary time position to provide the conversion of the current Technical Manuals and Training Aids from English (U.S) into Dari for the purpose of training Afghanistan forces. Duties include the review and comment on documentation that has been converted by software conversation packages from English to Dari to insure accuracy of the data/drawings/messages/directions/warnings.  Documentation to include Technical Manuals, Training Aids and Computer Screen captures.  Additional duties include efforts to resolve discrepancies noted during the review and certification of the final documents for accuracy..

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•In order to develop accurate manuals the task will require bi-lingual interpreters that are fluent in both English and Dari to insure the technical content, including messages/directions/warnings, provided are technically accurate when converted to Dari. 

 

•​Bachelor’s degree.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

•8 years of relevant experience.

 

•Proficiency with using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

 

•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=1701

 

11.)  DCoE Outreach Communication Consultant, Magellan Health Services, Arlington, Virginia

https://magellan.taleo.net/careersection/mh_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=96042

 

12.)  Litigation Support Project Manager, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=126953083

 

13.)  Consultant (SlGINT), Indigenous, Fort Meade, MD

https://jobs-indigenousintel.icims.com/jobs/1015/consultant/job

 

14.)  Cyber Warfare Systems Analyst, Cyber System Assessments Group, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Mass. 

https://www.ll.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4347

 

15.)  Engineer, Intelligence, Test, and Evaluation Group, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Mass.

https://www.ll.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4232

 

16.)  Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Northrop Grumman, Fort Belvoir, VA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=338786

 

17.)  Administration / Personnel Manager, GAN Corp, White Sands Missile Range, NM

http://www.gancorp.com/LCR-AS-00639.html

 

18.)  Engineering Technician III, GAN Corp, Fort Huachuca, AZ

http://www.gancorp.com/FHU-ET-00638.html

 

19.)  Cyber Intelligence Analyst, CTL Resources, Virginia

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=JHQ4WD6MMNBH1F1J0MC

 

20.)  Bilingual Coastal and Riverine Boat Operations and Maintenance Instructor Metal Shark Aluminum Boats Jeanerette, LA

 

• Provide both basic and specialized training related to small boat operations

• Be actively engaged in the delivery of the Coastal and Riverine Operations and Maintenance Courses internationally

• Train international students on the Coastal and Riverine Boat Operations and Maintenance Courses

• Assist with the development of course curriculum to include lesson plans, outlines and student materials

• Independently fulfill administrative duties, pre- and post- deployment, to include but not limited to country clearances, travel and lodging arrangements

• Other duties that directly relate to boat shipment preparations, sea trials, training and deployments as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

 

Ideal Candidate qualifications:

 

Navy or Coast Guard Instructor course or one of the following:

 

   • Navy NEC 9518 (Naval Leadership Development Program (NAVLEAD) Instructor, or

 

   • Instructional Delivery Continuum (IDC) Journeyman Instructor Training (JIT) (A-012-0077)

 

   • Instructional Delivery Continuum (IDC) Journeyman Instructor Training (JIT) Mobile Training Team (A-012-1011)

 

   • Naval Leadership Facilitator (P-012-0045)

 

   • Facilitator Training Course (P-012-0075)

 

   • Total Army Instructor Training Course

 

   • US Air Force Basic Instructor Course

 

   • Other DoD Service designation (or equivalency)

 

-Possess at least (2) years of documented international military training experience.

 

-Possess a minimum of (4) years documented tactical experience in a Riverine or Maritime Environment.

 

-Be proficient in the operation, maintenance and employment of the Riverine Patrol Boat, and Riverine Assault Boat. Documented proficiency in the following areas:

 

   • Coxswain Skills

 

   • Maritime Navigation

 

   • Small Boat Tactical operations

 

   • Craft Systems and Sub- Systems (operation and maintenance)

 

   • Logistical Movement of Small Craft and associated gear

 

   • Land Warfare

 

-Possess qualification as a Crew Served Weapons Instructor preferred but not required.

 

-Possess experience involving the operational and tactical employment of crew served weapons.

 

-Documented experience in Tactical Communications Equipment highly preferred but not required.

 

-Documented operational experience in serving as a Tactical Coxswain and/or Boat crew highly preferred.

 

-Willing and available to travel up to 250 days per year.

 

-Willing to relocate to the Greater Lafayette, LA area. Familiarity with Metal Shark unique boats, systems, processes and personnel will require considerable time at our production facility.

 

-Must be fluent in the English and Spanish languages. Language proficiency must include the ability to teach in both languages. Other languages are a plus.

 

Must be a U.S. Citizen

– See more at: http://www.maritime-executive.com/jobs/display-job/1134/Bilingual-Coastal-and-Riverine-Boat-Operations-and-Maintenance-Instructor.html#sthash.zsyHm4Po.dpuf

 

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