DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 1, 2014


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Surface Warships 2014

 

Portsmouth, UK

January 29-30-31

 

http://www.surfacewarships.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 1, 2014

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 346

 

“Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always”

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***  DEFCON 1 is back, after taking the Christmas holiday off.  Let’s hope that 2014 will be a great year for all of us.

***  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.)  Budget Analyst, MCR, Arlington, VA

2.)  Ordinary Seaman Honolulu, C-Port Marine Services, LLC, Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

3.)  Administrative Assistant, Office of General Counsel, MCR, Chantilly, VA

4.)  Agile Coach/Change Agent – US Citizenship Required, CSC, Washington, DC

5.)  Help Desk Support Service Specialist, Raven Rock Mountain Complex (RRMC), Mission1st Group Inc., GETTYSBURG, PA

6.)  FMS Subject Matter Expert, UIC Technical Services (UICTS), Patuxent River, MD.

7.)  Manpower Data Analyst, MCR, Brussels, Belgium

8.)  Administrative Assistant, MCR, Brussels, Belgium

9.)  Registrar, Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy (JCITA), CLGT Solutions, QUANTICO, VA

10.)  Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, UIC Technical Services (UICTS), Aberdeen, Maryland

11.)  Web Developer / Software Engineer (Local Candidates Preferred, COMSO, Mililani Town, HI

12.)  Engineer, URS Corporation, Camp H M Smith, HI

13.)  Network Engineer with Security Clearance, ATandT Government Solutions, Honolulu, HI

14.)  DOSAW Program Safety Officer, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Aviation (INL/A), BlueForce LLC, PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, FL

15.)  Instructional Systems Designer, ICF, Washington, DC

16.)  Nuclear Physicist, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, Fort Belvoir, VA

17.)  FMS Financial Analyst, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, Arlington, VA

18.)  Federal, Inside Sales Representative – Forensic, Guidance Software, Dulles, VA

 

…and more!

 

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

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

January 17- 25, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Karlskrona, and Linkoping, Sweden

 

January 26-29  Helsinki, Finland

 

January 30-February 1, Portsmouth, UK

 

March 17-18-19, Accra, Ghana

 

March 25-26-27, Monterey, Calif.

 

June 2-3-4, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

***  The Power of Teamwork

International Partnerships Foster Better Relations, Enhance Regional Security

Seapower December 2013

By Edward Lundquist

http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/december_2013#pg54

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  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.

 

Ned will be conducting a workshop on modularity at this conference.

 

***  Coastal and Maritime Surveillance

 

March 17 – 20, 2014

Accra, Ghana

 

http://www.coastalsurveillanceafrica.com/

 

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

 

1.)  Budget Analyst, 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:

•Program Analysis/SharePoint Administration. This support encompasses internal CoS budget support, manpower review, and website/SharePoint maintenance.

•Provide support to enable the efficient and timely tracking of the CoS/Infrastructure and IT internal budget and the processing of contract actions using the Internal Resource Management Application-Intelligence (IRMA-I) system, and other applications as specified by the Government to effectively support the CoS mission.

•Work with the CoS Budget and Contracting Office to enforce DoD financial/comptroller processes, contractor invoice and reporting products in accordance with DoD’s Program, Planning Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES).

•Serve as the CoS Budget point of contact. This includes entering and maintaining data in the IRMA-I application to support preparatory work enabling a Government person to fully support the CoS/Infrastructure and Information Technology (IIT) contract actions and maintain cyclic status of actions during the budget year; supporting data collection and compilation of rationale from the CoS staff to support annual justification of the internal office budget and perform budgetary planning; supporting the effective management of internal resources through best business practice efforts by supporting designated CORs with accurate funding tracking, financial reporting and analysis (comparing actual invoices to plans, calculating contract estimates to complete, trend analysis, etc.), and recommending and implementing corrective actions, based on COR approval; and assessing and recommending improvements to internal office budgeting processes and related products and implement changes when requested.

•Receive, track and apply allocated funding to all active ITA projects.

•Conduct an iterative process with the OUSD(I) task leads and the defense intelligence community to facilitate the design, develop, and maintain a user-friendly SharePoint and website to exchange essential information of community interest.

•Receive, coordinate and post information required to be available on the OUSD(I)’s SharePoint/website for dissemination to the defense intelligence community. The contractor will work with representatives from each of the OUSD(I)’s principal deputies, the Chief of Staff office, and other interested defense intelligence community representatives to define factual website information and attribute requirements.

•Work with the CIO’s staff and OSD Policy SharePoint Center of Excellence (COE) technical support personnel to design, and develop and maintain a user friendly, information sharing, state-of-the-art OUSD(I) website on the OSD Levels NIPR, SIPR and JWICS LAN for defense intelligence community situational awareness.

•Coordinate a manpower review of the organization through the distribution of a monthly Personnel Tracking System (PTS) (manpower) report to the DUSD/DR points of contact. Update the PTS database and reconcile manpower reports with DUSD/DR input.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience and experience with the Internal Resource Management Application-Intelligence (IRMA-I).

•Three (3) years of demonstrated experience in budget and office administration is required.  In addition, the candidate must possess:

•Demonstrated working knowledge of:

•           –  Program, Planning, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) is required.

•           –  Experience working with Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) funding Appropriations.

•Demonstrated knowledge of posting to a wevsit and SharePoint is required.

•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/SCI). Must have an active Top Secret/SCI 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=1775

 

2.)  Ordinary Seaman Honolulu, C-Port Marine Services, LLC, Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

 

C-Port Marine Services, LLC is presently reviewing resumes and applications for Ordinary Seaman to work onboard government vessels out of Naval Station Pearl Harbor (Honolulu, Hawaii).

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

•Preventative / corrective maintenance

•Engineering repairs and as well as deck repairs and modifications

•Shipboard safety measures (firefighting, basic first-aid and emergency shipboard systems)

•Candidates must also have experience in deck department operations and underway watch standing.

•Must possess a strong desire to provide excellent customer service solutions and interact with coworkers and clients in a courteous and professional manner.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

 

•Candidates with a USCG Merchant Mariner’s Document for Able Body Seaman or Ordinary Seaman and STCW certification, highly desired.

•Must have experience in deck operations.

•Candidates must have experience in routine vessel operations.

•Shipboard safety measures (firefighting, basic first-aid and emergency shipboard systems).

 

Must be US Citizen and have or be able to obtain a Confidential security clearance.

 

The Company strives to hire and retain top quality employees because people are the measure of our company’s success.  To maintain this level of excellence, all employees are subject to a non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the individual is:

•Regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, move, manipulate or feel objects; talk and/or hear and taste and/or smell.

•Frequently required to stand and/or walk and routinely required to reach with hands and arms.

•Routinely required to stand, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or squat.

•Frequently lifts and /or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.

•Often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling and positioning parts assemblies and equipment.

Required Experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of the minimum standards an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Grooming and dress code will be in keeping with Company and customer’s standards.  The work environment varies and includes, but is not limited to; office space, equipment rooms, warehouse space, construction zones, field conditions, and outdoor environments including ocean maneuvers.  Work hours may fluctuate outside of normal duty hours.  Travel may be required for this position.  Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and three (3) years’ clean driving record for this position.  Employee must complete required driver’s training and follow all Authorized Driver policies and procedures regarding approved vehicle usage.

 

COMPANY INFORMATION:

 

C-Port, LLC and Tavsi, LLC provide reliable vessels, U.S. Coast Guard licensed crews, marine maintenance specialists and specialized management services to government and commercial customers through a variety of contract formats. C-Port has experience in operating and maintaining commercial and government vessels (up to 500 tons) in passenger, freight and research projects world-wide. C-Port specializes in providing rapid, tailored solutions that are focused on satisfying our customer’s ever-changing needs and desires.

 

TO APPLY: UICMM prefers individuals to apply online through our website in order to be considered for employment.  Choose the “Apply” option below or visit www.bowheadlogistics.com / Careers / Career Information.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer / In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact HR for assistance.  Additionally, persons with technical difficulties can email UICMMJobs@Bowhead.com for further assistance.

 

https://ukpik.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=295439

 

3.)  Administrative Assistant, Office of General Counsel, MCR, Chantilly, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1772

 

4.)  Agile Coach/Change Agent – US Citizenship Required, CSC, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=128729318

 

5.)  Help Desk Support Service Specialist, Raven Rock Mountain Complex (RRMC), Mission1st Group Inc., GETTYSBURG, PA

https://dodinteljobs.com/candidate-job-posting-view.aspx?jobID=ea4c3a21-2593-4258-9122-591567d633db

 

6.)  FMS Subject Matter Expert, UIC Technical Services (UICTS), Patuxent River, MD.

https://ukpik.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=295483

 

7.)  Manpower Data Analyst, MCR, Brussels, Belgium

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1768

 

8.)  Administrative Assistant, MCR, Brussels, Belgium

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1767

 

9.)  Registrar, Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy (JCITA), CLGT Solutions, QUANTICO, VA

https://dodinteljobs.com/candidate-job-posting-view.aspx?jobID=ee4a9916-641b-4853-a025-618178bb404d

 

10.)  Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, UIC Technical Services (UICTS), Aberdeen, Maryland

https://ukpik.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=295468

 

11.)  Web Developer / Software Engineer (Local Candidates Preferred, COMSO, Mililani Town, HI

http://comso.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=3211625

 

12.)  Engineer, URS Corporation, Camp H M Smith, HI

https://www.urs.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=82675&CurrentPage=41&sid=364

 

13.)  Network Engineer with Security Clearance, ATandT Government Solutions, Honolulu, HI

http://www.clearancejobs.com/?action=view_job&jobID=1487389

 

14.)  DOSAW Program Safety Officer, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Aviation (INL/A), BlueForce LLC, PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, FL

https://dodinteljobs.com/candidate-job-posting-view.aspx?jobID=8ac4c58d-3dc1-428a-8a17-e345269e047c

 

15.)  Instructional Systems Designer, ICF, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=128739297

 

16.)  Nuclear Physicist, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, Fort Belvoir, VA

https://jobs-act-i.icims.com/jobs/1157/nuclear-physicist/job

 

17.)  FMS Financial Analyst, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, Arlington, VA

https://jobs-act-i.icims.com/jobs/1133/fms-financial-analyst/job?mode=job

 

18.)  Federal, Inside Sales Representative – Forensic, Guidance Software, Dulles, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=128013320

 

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