DEFCON 1 Newsletter for February 19, 2014


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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for February 19, 2014

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Issue # 352

 

“Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.”

– Enzo Ferrari

 

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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.)  Master Scheduler, MCR, Suitland, MD

2.)  Senior Project Scheduler, MCR, Livermore, CA

3.)  Business Development Manager Aerospace & Defense, North America, Gooch & Housego, Bedford, MA

4.)  Financial Analyst, MCR, Quantico, VA

5.)  Principal Software Engineer – Air & Missile Defense Radar (AMDR), Early Warning Radar Software Department, Raytheon, Sudbury, Mass.

6.)  SR. Cyber Defense (SCADA) Analyst, American Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

7.)  RF Test Engineer – LabVIEW, American Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

8.)  Asc Program/Project Administrator, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

9.)  Lead Electrical Systems Correspondence Coordinator, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

10.)  Materials Engineer – Corrosion Analyst, Surface Maintenance Engineering, Planning, and Program (SURFMEPP), Alion Science and Technology, Mayport, FL

 

11.)  Senior Network Architect, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS), Linthicum, MD

12.)  Marketing and Public Relations Specialist, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS), Fairfax, VA

13.)  Sr Mfg Support Specialist, Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS), Lompoc, CA

14.)  Director, Communications – Global Business Services, Raytheon, Waltham, Mass.

15.)  Digital and Social Media Intern, Missile Systems, Raytheon, Tucson, AZ

16.)  Project Management & Planning Operations Representative (Entry-Level), F-35 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Operations team, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, Texas

17.)  Intelligence Analyst Senior, Emergency Operations Center or ICC Watch, US Army Intelligence and Security Command, Lockheed Martin, Fort Belvoir, VA.

18.)  Manufacturing Engineer 1\2, Boeing, Everett, Washington

19.)  EMI/EMC Test Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Woodland Hills, CA

20.)  Affordability Project Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Palmdale, CA

21.)  Network Security Analyst, Secure Mission Solutions, Adelphi, MD

22.)  Unix/Linux System Administrator, RCAS Program, L-3 National Security Solutions, Arlington, VA

23.)  Business & Planning Analyst 2\3, EO&T Boeing Research and Technology Finance, Boeing, Saint Louis, Missouri

 

…and more!

 

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

 

March 17-18-19, Accra, Ghana

 

March 25-26-27, Monterey, Calif.

 

June 9-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

June 11-12, Bahrain

 

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March 17 – 20, 2014

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***  From Mat Matta:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Navy Youth Hockey is one month away from hosting a 24-hour around the clock Hockey for Heroes tournament benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project and USA Warriors Ice Hockey (usawarriorshockey.org).  Our goal is to raise $40,000 for these great organizations

 

When: 6pm March 14th through 6pm March 15th.

Where: McMullen Ice Arena, Brigade Sports Complex, U.S. Naval Academy

 

Would love for your readers to come out and see some great hockey action!   Games will feature the  USA Warriors  teams  composed of injured veterans as well as  local youth, high school and adult teams playing all night and day.

 

My son’s Bantam team is playing on Saturday afternoon against the NoVa Ice Dogs.

 

Donations can be made at the following:  https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual-fundraising/NavyBantamBlue/

 

More information available at www.navyyouthhockey.com

 

Thanks

 

Mat

 

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

 

1.)  Master Scheduler, MCR, Suitland, MD

 

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:

•Conduct a variety of schedule analysis and development, schedule risk assessment and development, earned value analysis, in support of the DOD using approved processes and tools to determine Economic Analysis for use in Investment Analysis, Analysis of Alternatives, Business Case Analysis, Exhibit 300 submissions and/or program budget and plan development. Will conduct schedule analysis on prime contractor’s CDRL deliverables, develop program schedules, analyze schedule risk analysis results, develop schedule risk analysis, analyze earned value reports (CPR formats 1-5, CFSR, IMS, IMP, etc).

•Specific support activities will include the following areas: risk analysis, technical baseline development, knowledge of the government acquisition process, development and analysis of program schedules, and development of models and databases.

•The candidate should be able to manage/lead the schedule development and analysis process and interface directly with customer and other stakeholders to identify requirements and resolve issues.

•Makes technical decisions which are authoritative and which demonstrate mature knowledge and judgement in anticipating and solving complex schedule analysis problems.

•Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies.

 

Requirements for the Position:

•A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Business, Ops Research and 10 years of experience. Masters preferred.

•Must have MS Project proficient, OpenPlan desired.

•Must have experience conducting schedule risk analysis

•Knowledge of the DoD acquisition management system

•Data collection & analysis from technical and management staff

•Strong quantitative skills

•Strong communications skills (both writing & verbal)

•Specific domain knowledge (i.e., aviation, weather, surveillance, navigation, communication)

•PMP certification a plus

•Master Scheduler a plus

•Strong interpersonal skills needed to support customer meetings and data collection efforts. Ability to work well both independently, as well as part of a team effort.

•Strong writing skills to be able to prepare briefings,  and document results, as well as strong verbal skills to deliver briefings and communicate status.

•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. Must have an active Secret or Top Secret. Preferred Top Secret/SCI clearance.

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1830

 

2.)  Senior Project Scheduler, MCR, Livermore, CA

 

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

The project scheduler shall provide support to mostly large projects/programs as follows:

•Work closely with project leads and major stakeholders to develop project schedules and integrated master schedules, maintained schedules throughout the project life cycle while tracking changes, apply project management principles and practices, including EVM, in developing schedules

•Employ concepts such as integrating schedules into a master project schedule, resource loading, baselining, statuses, and earned value reporting to include earned value, planned value, actual value, performance measurement baseline BAC, CPI, SPI, EAC, and ETC.

•Independently perform tasks

•Calculate variances for project activities

•Perform variance identification and analysis, program or financial execution reporting and reviews, cost analysis/estimates and studies, schedule analysis, earned value managmeent (EVM) analysis

•Provide technical advice and guidance to leadership on all matters relating to schedule or EVM

 

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business management, finance, economics or industry related degree

•10 + years experience in project/program scheduling and planning

•Experienced with both MS-Project and Primavera

•Knowledge of  ANSI/EIA-748-B Guidelines to develop and maintain porgram schedules and other EVM documentation

•US Citizenship and an active DoD Secret or DoE “L” clearance.

 

Additional Qualifications:

•Certification in MS Project and/or Primavera

•EVM and Primavera P6 experience

•Experience in the operation of fully compliant ANSI/EIA-748-B EVM systems with at least 3 different organizations

 

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=1827

 

3.)  Business Development Manager Aerospace & Defense, North America, Gooch & Housego, Bedford, MA

http://jobview.monster.com/Business-Development-Manager-Aerospace-Defense-North-America-Job-Bedford-MA-127850780.aspx

 

4.)  Financial Analyst, MCR, Quantico, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1829

 

5.)  Principal Software Engineer – Air & Missile Defense Radar (AMDR), Early Warning Radar Software Department, Raytheon, Sudbury, Mass.

http://jobview.monster.com/Principal-Software-Engineer-Air-Missile-Defense-Radar-AMDR-Job-Sudbury-MA-130078850.aspx

 

6.)  SR. Cyber Defense (SCADA) Analyst, American Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

https://americansystems.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=11325

 

7.)  RF Test Engineer – LabVIEW, American Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

https://americansystems.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=11093

 

8.)  Asc Program/Project Administrator, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=17857&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

9.)  Lead Electrical Systems Correspondence Coordinator, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=17858&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

10.)  Materials Engineer – Corrosion Analyst, Surface Maintenance Engineering, Planning, and Program (SURFMEPP), Alion Science and Technology, Mayport, FL

https://recruiting.alionscience.com/index.cfm?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=17847&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

11.)  Senior Network Architect, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS), Linthicum, MD

https://careers-gd-ais.icims.com/jobs/10346/senior-network-architect/job

 

12.)  Marketing and Public Relations Specialist, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS), Fairfax, VA

 

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end ISR solutions to help ensure our customers have the right information when they need it to act with confidence in their high stakes missions. As a business unit within General Dynamics’ Information Systems and Technology group, we are dedicated to solving our customer’s tough problems and providing the expertise and technical innovation required to transform data into actionable intelligence.

 

From undersea sensors to border surveillance systems to space electronics, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs and develops high-performance solutions to gather and organize data from across the cyber, space, air, land and sea domains. This is your opportunity to join a company with more than 50 years proven experience helping our customers be mission ready.

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

 

Responsibilities for this Position:

 

Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Specialist

 

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has an immediate opening for a self-motivated Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Specialist to join our team of talented and driven professionals. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Public Relations, the selected candidate will proactively work with teams across General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems to collaboratively plan, develop, execute and measure various marketing communications plans and associated tactics.

 

In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

The Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Specialist will work with the strategy and business development team, senior executives, program leadership and other internal customers to develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns, build and protect the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems brand, and position the company with relevant audiences. The Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Specialist will lead/manage marketing communications efforts to include corporate briefings and marketing materials (such as data sheets and brochures), and trade show assets. Additionally, the position will manage five websites, write and/or edit for various channels and websites, plan and participate in trade shows, and support ongoing strategic planning.

 

Additional Responsibilities

•Serve as lead for our content management system and main interface with the IT organization

•Creation of script, web/social media content, print and multi-media collateral development

•Researches, develops and implements and publishes messages through relevant channels

•Develop relevant, consistent, benefit-oriented key messages

•Oversee graphic production from design to print

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

Job Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in a related specialty or the equivalent

•Minimum of two to five years of progressively responsible communications and marketing experience required, particularly in a military/federal or high tech environment

•Excellent research and writing skills that demonstrate the ability to understand and communicate advanced technologies

•Working knowledge of Constant Contact or similar contact management technology

•Excellent interpersonal communication skills

•Ability to multi-task in fast pace, dynamics environment

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

 

Qualifications (Preferred):

•Prefer candidate with six to eight years related experience

•Experience working with various communications media, including print, electronic, web and social media

•Strong strategic organization and planning skills to develop and implement communications programs

•Strong organization, presentation, time management and creative problem solving skills

•Strong editorial and proofreading skills

•Product marketing exposure

 

https://careers-gd-ais.icims.com/jobs/9704/marketing-and-public-relations-specialist/job

 

13.)  Sr Mfg Support Specialist, Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS), Lompoc, CA

https://jobs.raytheon.com/jobs/sr-mfg-support-specialist-job-lompoc-california-4242995

 

14.)  Director, Communications – Global Business Services, Raytheon, Waltham, Mass.

https://jobs.raytheon.com/jobs/director-communications-global-business-services-job-waltham-massachusetts-1-4259983

 

15.)  Digital and Social Media Intern, Missile Systems, Raytheon, Tucson, AZ

https://jobs.raytheon.com/jobs/digital-and-social-media-intern-job-tucson-arizona-1-4260486

 

16.)  Project Management & Planning Operations Representative (Entry-Level), F-35 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Operations team, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, Texas

http://bit.ly/1cZ8rPY

 

17.)  Intelligence Analyst Senior, Emergency Operations Center or ICC Watch, US Army Intelligence and Security Command, Lockheed Martin, Fort Belvoir, VA.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264947BR

 

18.)  Manufacturing Engineer 1\2, Boeing, Everett, Washington

http://jobs-boeing.com/everett/defense-ops-integr-and-supt-engr/jobid4818527-manufacturing-engineer-1_2-jobs

 

19.)  EMI/EMC Test Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Woodland Hills, CA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=13018394&lang=en&sns_id=

 

20.)  Affordability Project Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Palmdale, CA

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=13019352&lang=en&sns_id=

 

21.)  Network Security Analyst, Secure Mission Solutions, Adelphi, MD

http://jobview.monster.com/Network-Security-Analyst-Job-Adelphi-MD-US-130260485.aspx

 

22.)  Unix/Linux System Administrator, RCAS Program, L-3 National Security Solutions, Arlington, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=130485192

 

23.)  Business & Planning Analyst 2\3, EO&T Boeing Research and Technology Finance, Boeing, Saint Louis, Missouri

http://jobs-boeing.com/st-louis/business-development/jobid4768004-business-﹠-planning-analyst-2_3-jobs

 

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