DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 29, 2014


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Surface Warships 2014

 

Portsmouth, UK

January 30-31

 

http://www.surfacewarships.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for January 29, 2014

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 349

 

“Find enough clever things to say, and you’re a Prime Minister; write them down and you’re a Shakespeare.”

– George Bernard Shaw

 

This edition of DEFCON 1 comes to you from Portsmouth, UK

 

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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.)  Senior Acquisition Specialist, MCR, Montgomery, AL

2.)  Operations Research Analyst, RLM Communications, Inc., Fort Gordon, GA

3.)  Unexploded Explosive Ordnance Center of Excellence (UXO-COE) Analyst, BRTRC, Ft. Belvoir, VA

4.)  Senior Analyst, Explosive Hazard (EH) Defeat Operations, BRTRC, Waynesville, MO

5.)  Doctrine Team Lead & Developers/Writers, RLM Communications, Inc., Fort Benning, GA

6.)  Systems Engineer, MCR, Huntsville, AL

7.)  Operations Research Analyst, Journeyman, DSCI, Aberdeen, MD

8.)  Facilities/IT Technician, DSCI, Aberdeen, MD

9.)  Senior Acquisition Specialist, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

10.)  Intelligence Analyst, Lockheed Martin, Reston, VA

11.)  F-35 Lightning II Weapons Integration Analyst, DCS Corporation, Ridgecrest, CA

12.)  Requirements Coordinator for Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS), Engility Corporation, Arlington, VA

13.)  Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin, Gaithersburg, Maryland

14.)  Deployable – Principal Systems Administration, General Dynamics Information Technology, Bluemont, VA

15.)  Intelligence Operations Research Systems Analyst, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Fort Meade, MD

16.)  Prog Plan Control Analyst Senior, Alion Science and Technology, Crystal City, VA

17.)  Junior Certification and Accreditation Analyst (Job Id# 17731), Alion Science and Technology, Patrick AFB, FL

18.)  Operations Research Analyst – USMC Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Stafford, VA

19.)  Operations Research Analyst/test Lead, Engility, Suffolk, VA

20.)  Ops Research Analyst, MCR, Washington, DC

21.)  EVM Program Scheduler, L-3 Maritime Systems, Leesburg, Virginia

22.)  Operations Research Analyst, Lead, CACI International, Norfolk, VA

23.)  Procurement Administrator – Senior, MCR, Fairborn, OH

 

…and more!

 

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

 

January 28-February 1, Portsmouth, UK

 

March 17-18-19, Accra, Ghana

 

March 25-26-27, Monterey, Calif.

 

June 2-3-4, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  Surface Warships 2014

 

Portsmouth, UK

January 30-31

 

http://www.surfacewarships.com/

 

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.)  Senior Acquisition Specialist, MCR, Montgomery, 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:

 

Provide a broad range of acquisition support capabilities following DOD systems acquisition policy and/or NSSAP policy regulations, and guidance.  Support acquisition strategy planning and source selections. Devise strategies for deploying and implementing new acquisition policy initiatives and measuring the effectiveness of implementation.  Support program or system acquisition preparing applicable documentation and reports and analyzing contract execution. Analyze acquisition issues and develop risk reduction and mitigation approaches for improving program planning, control, and execution. Analyze acquisition strategy methodologies and present advantages and/or disadvantages.  Demonstrate a strong knowledge of AF Logistic SUPPLY and/or MAINTENANCE programs and legacy environments to support AF transformation initiatives including functional requirements, technical architectures and environments, and program control requirements for AF programs.  Be able to perform the following:

•Provide Air Force System Acquisition support for up to 28 Acquisition Category (ACAT) III programs. Programs will be executing enhancements and mandated audit readiness requirements using 3600 funds.

•Development documentation in support of Clinger Cohen Act compliance,

•Monitor program performance through updates to SMART and other reporting tools,

 

Develop the following acquisition-related artifacts in support of Research and Development of new software, software components and new functionality for legacy systems:

•Milestone Decision Document (MDD)

•Milestone B (MS-B) support documents

•Acquisition Strategy Plan (ASP)

•Milestone C (MS-C) support documents

•Fielding Readiness Review (FRR)

•Acquisition Program Baseline (APB)

•Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

•Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR)

•Understand system-related requirements of and be able to interact with AFOTEC, and collaborate and finalize documentation required for AFOTEC certification of systems.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

•Master’s Degree in a related field

•15 years minimum related general experience; 10 years specialized experience in the field.

•Education versus Experience:

•The criteria for substitution of educational degrees and/or experience are stated below:

• (1)    Education Substituted for Experience: Formal education may substitute for related general and specialized experience.  A  Bachelors degree may substitute for four (4) years of experience. A Masters degree may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A Ph.D degree may substitute for two (2) years of experience.

• (2)   Experience Substituted for Formal Education: Related general experience may substitute for formal education.  Two (2) years of additional related experience may substitute for an Associate Degree. Four (4) years of additional related experience may substitute for a Bachelor Degree. Two (2) additional years of related experience with similar functional responsibilities may substitute for a Master’s Degree.

• (3)   Each Professional Certification related to the field of expertise required is equivalent to two years of specialized and related general 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. M/F/V/D

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1802

 

2.)  Operations Research Analyst, RLM Communications, Inc., Fort Gordon, GA

https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=336118&R_ID=784519

 

3.)  Unexploded Explosive Ordnance Center of Excellence (UXO-COE) Analyst, BRTRC, Ft. Belvoir, VA

http://brtrc.com/careers/opportunities.aspx#ff060c19-334d-41d1-b7fc-ea637eae36c6

 

4.)  Senior Analyst, Explosive Hazard (EH) Defeat Operations, BRTRC, Waynesville, MO

http://brtrc.com/careers/opportunities.aspx#011491eb-169d-45bc-85c0-7371b33250ba

 

5.)  Doctrine Team Lead & Developers/Writers, RLM Communications, Inc., Fort Benning, GA

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=771752&B_ID=44&FID=&Ad=336118

 

6.)  Systems Engineer, MCR, Huntsville, AL

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1804

 

7.)  Operations Research Analyst, Journeyman, DSCI, Aberdeen, MD

http://careers.dsci.com/viewjob.php?job_id=1201

 

8.)  Facilities/IT Technician, DSCI, Aberdeen, MD

http://careers.dsci.com/viewjob.php?job_id=959

 

9.)  Senior Acquisition Specialist, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1801

 

10.)  Intelligence Analyst, Lockheed Martin, Reston, VA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=263025BR

 

11.)  F-35 Lightning II Weapons Integration Analyst, DCS Corporation, Ridgecrest, CA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=34567192&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=&QUICK_SEARCH=1

 

12.)  Requirements Coordinator for Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS), Engility Corporation, Arlington, VA

http://jobs.heart.org/j/t-Requirements-Coordinator-for-Broad-Area-Maritime-Surveillance-BAMS-e-Engility-Corporation-l-Arlington,-VA-jobs-j2817107.html

 

13.)  Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin, Gaithersburg, Maryland

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=%5eSgHJP%2fgeItiKxDC6fAS0xDIfkqtJGxxJBg1MdFrDqEauIl_slp_rhc_Wvr0_slp_rhc_C9SOTFZQHvgY&jobId=294286

 

14.)  Deployable – Principal Systems Administration, General Dynamics Information Technology, Bluemont, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=33943952

 

15.)  Intelligence Operations Research Systems Analyst, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Fort Meade, MD

http://www.job.com/my.job/sup/appTo=204162715/p=1/us=6345/

 

16.)  Prog Plan Control Analyst Senior, Alion Science and Technology, Crystal City, VA

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=17740&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

17.)  Junior Certification and Accreditation Analyst (Job Id# 17731), Alion Science and Technology, Patrick AFB, FL

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=17731&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

18.)  Operations Research Analyst – USMC Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Stafford, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=34430857

 

19.)  Operations Research Analyst/test Lead, Engility, Suffolk, VA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/54357_careers-engility-3131/?bfid=43

 

20.)  Ops Research Analyst, MCR, Washington, DC

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1800

 

21.)  EVM Program Scheduler, L-3 Maritime Systems, Leesburg, Virginia

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=129334670

 

22.)  Operations Research Analyst, Lead, CACI International, Norfolk, VA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/25889756_careers-caci-com-2489207/?bfid=43

 

23.)  Procurement Administrator – Senior, MCR, Fairborn, OH

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1807

 

 

 

 

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