DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 14, 2014

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for May 14, 2014

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Issue # 366

 

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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.)  Program Engineer, MCR, McLean, VA

2.)  CBRN Senior Researcher, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Program, The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD

3.)  PC Technician Cannon, L-3 NSS, Cannon AFB, NM

4.)  Avionics Systems Integration Eng., MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

5.)  Operations Analyst IV, NCI Information Systems, Inc., Fort Belvoir, VA

6.)  Network Admin Exchange Messaging, NCI Information Systems, Inc., Randolph AFB, TX

7.)  SIPR Base Ops Technician, Jacobs Technology, Quantico, VA

8.)  TEAS/RADAR T&E Engineer (E4TE), Jacobs Technology, Melbourne, FL

9.)  Base Operations Services–Maxwell A.F.B. (Blue Sky), Defense Support Services, PAE. Pensacola, FL

10.)  Senior EVM Analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

11.)  F/A-18 Electronics Technician II, PAE, Ridgecrest, CA

12.)  Cost Estimator/Analyst, Insitu, Bingen, Washington

13.)  Continuous Improvement Specialist, Insitu, Bingen, WA/Hood River, OR

14.)  Corporate Intelligence Analyst 3, Bingen, Washington

15.)  Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Field Engineer, Office of Air and Marine (OAM), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC

16.)  UAV PILOT, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Grand Forks AFB, ND

17.)  Aircraft Maintenance Scheduler – OCONUS, Battlespace Flight Services, Creech AFB, NV

18.)  Electronics Technician II – CONUS (270-490), Battlespace Flight Services, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico

 

…and more!

 

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

 

May 12-16, Seattle, Bremerton, Bellingham, Seattle

June 9-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

June 11-12, Bahrain

 

August 18-19-22, Tacoma, Wash.

 

August 22, 23, 24, San Diego, Calif.

 

November 3-6, Nassau, Bahamas

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  72nd Battle of Midway Commemorative Dinner

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Army Navy Country Club,

1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA

 

Guest Speaker:  ADM John Harvey, USN (Ret)

 

“We’ve heard the story of the Battle of Midway from many different perspectives in recent years at our annual dinner – the strategy that set the stage, the decisions that led to battle, the details of the engagements – now we’ll tell the stories of the people who actually fought the battle and the path they followed to 4 June, 1942.”

Cost to attend is $65 per person

Reception Begins 1800 Dinner at 1900

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Sponsored by: Association of Naval Aviation, Association of the United States Navy, Marine Corps Aviation Association, Naval Historical Foundation, Naval Order of the United States, Navy League of the United States, Surface Navy Association, The United States Navy Memorial Foundation and the Tailhook Association.

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***  Naval Shipbuilding and Maintenance Summit Middle East 2014

09 – 10 June 2014

Westin Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

http://www.navalmro.com/

 

***  Maritime Security 2014 West

July 18-20, 2014

Tacoma, Washington

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

 

Maritime Security 2014 West provides discussion and collaboration on strategies and technologies to counter maritime security threats encountered by governments, law enforcement, and port/terminal owners and operators. Interactive workshop sessions are designed to give all conference participants the actionable knowledge on how to better secure their maritime areas of responsibility, mainly by stressing the importance of collaboration, efficiency, and best practices. Each of the conference workshop topics will be addressed by relevant perspectives of those who have implemented successful strategies and technologies in their maritime security operations.

 

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

 

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

 

1.)  Program Engineer, MCR, McLean, 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:

 

  • Strategic analyses, market research, special studies and road mapping activities for improving planning, processes and S&T program investments.
  • Conceptualizes technology development strategies, creates integrated program plans including interdependencies and products from companion projects. Develops options tailored to various opportunities or constraints.
  • Assists in technology assessments and evaluations
  • Development and analyses of requirements, matching technologies to Naval Aviation and Weapons Warfare for Discovery and Invention and Future Naval Capabilities
  • Provide input program objectives and associated technical and program management responsibilities, including assessments of the current state of the art, assistance in evaluation of white papers (in an advisory capacity, vice as an evaluator) that may be submitted from universities/industry in response to Broad Agency Announcements or other calls for proposals.
  • Organizes and administers technical reviews, including coordinating and tracking of certifications,
  • proposals, and completed reviews
  • Assists in the formulation and execution of science and technology programs; Monitors both the technical and programmatic progress of various performers.

 

Requirements for the Position:

 

  • Experience, Knowledge, Abilities, Certifications, and/or Clearance Requirements:
  • Experience in science and technology, acquisition, engineering, or other technical field is required.
  • Extensive military service of technical nature may be substituted.
  • Knowledge of DoD transition process and the Navy requirements and resource processes are required.
  • Experience in the ability to analyze, evaluate, formulate, coordinate, and implement unique, non-traditional development approaches for technological innovation is required.
  • As stated in the table above, 7 years of experience w/ a PhD in engineering or closely related field; 10 years of experience with a MS in engineering or closely related field; or 15 years of experience with a BS in engineering or closely related field.
  • Possession of SECRET Clearance at time of award, with the capability of acquiring and holding a TOP SECRET Clearance is required.

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

  • Additional consideration will be given for Military Service. Naval surface force operational experience and naval engineering subspecialty preferred.
  • Additional consideration will be given for OPNAV experience

 

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=1980

 

***  From Lauren Grosso:

 

Hi,

 

I would like to post the following position in your Job of the Week listing.  Details are below and can be found at the following link:

http://www.start.umd.edu/careers/cbrn-senior-researcher-unconventional-weapons-and-technology-program

 

Thank you in advance for your help!

 

Lauren Grosso

 

Lauren M. Grosso, MSPH

Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT) Program Manager

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

University of Maryland

College Park, Md.

 

2.)  CBRN Senior Researcher, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Program, The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD

 

Senior Researcher (University Rank: Faculty Research Assistant), National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

 

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is now hiring a Senior Researcher to work at START’s headquarters at the University of Maryland, College Park. This is a full-time position, with an initial term of 10 months (starting in June 2014), with continued employment contingent on new projects being awarded.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT) program consists of a number of relatively short-term and intensive research projects on various aspects of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) terrorism, counter-terrorism, organized crime, and illicit trafficking. The Senior Researcher will initially serve as the lead investigator on a project assessing the possible nexus between international organized and transnational crime and illicit radiological and nuclear trade, smuggling, and terrorism, specifically focusing on Western and Eastern Europe and North, Sahelian, and West Africa. The Senior Researcher will perform and oversee research tasks, including producing at least one in-depth case study, while overseeing the production of other studies, and preparing final reports and deliverables and delivering presentations. In addition, the Senior Researcher will be responsible for coordinating the results of this project to support other related UWT research projects.

 

This position will oversee small teams of project staff (2-4), off-site consultants and team members (TBD), and interns (5-15) for some of these tasks. The Senior Researcher will also support planning for, securing, and conducting future research efforts in CBRN terrorism to grow the UWT portfolio.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

•           PhD in a social science field with a minimum of 2 years of research experience related to CBRN weapons and technologies, especially those relevant to non-state adversaries

•           Extensive experience with qualitative case study methods

•           Ability to effectively supervise project staff

•           Ability to handle pressure and efficiently meet deliverable deadlines

•           Flexibility to switch topic areas and tasks as the project requires

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

•           Research experience in professional environment on federally-funded contracts

•           Experience in implementing data quality control procedures

•           Familiarity with quantitative research methods

•           Superior writing and presentation abilities

 

The annual salary for this position will be in the range of $75,000 to $85,000 (depending on education and experience), plus full University of Maryland benefits (as explained here. ). The person selected for this position will work on site at START’s headquarters adjacent to the University of Maryland, College Park, and will report directly to the UWT Director.

 

Application Information

 

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply by May 14, 2014 for best consideration.

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, 2-page qualitative writing sample, and three references to apate@start.umd.edu with “CBRN Senior Researcher Application” as the subject line.

 

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

 

http://www.start.umd.edu/careers/cbrn-senior-researcher-unconventional-weapons-and-technology-program

 

3.)  PC Technician Cannon, L-3 NSS, Cannon AFB, NM

https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=058016

 

4.)  Avionics Systems Integration Eng., MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1983

 

5.)  Operations Analyst IV, NCI Information Systems, Inc., Fort Belvoir, VA

http://www.ncicareers.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=4411554

 

6.)  Network Admin Exchange Messaging, NCI Information Systems, Inc., Randolph AFB, TX

http://www.ncicareers.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=4361185

 

7.)  SIPR Base Ops Technician, Jacobs Technology, Quantico, VA

https://jacobsexternal-jacobstechnology.icims.com/jobs/16569/sipr-base-ops-technician-i/job?mode=job

 

8.)  TEAS/RADAR T&E Engineer (E4TE), Jacobs Technology, Melbourne, FL

https://jacobsexternal-jacobstechnology.icims.com/jobs/16663/teas-radar-t%26e-engineer-%28e4te%29/job

 

9.)  Base Operations Services–Maxwell A.F.B. (Blue Sky), Defense Support Services, PAE. Pensacola, FL

 

PAE is a leading Defense Support Contractor and is seeking qualified Base Operational Support (BOS) Management and Operations candidates for the Maxwell-Gunter Base Operating Support (BOS) Services program at Maxwell AFB, located in Montgomery, Alabama. We are seeking Program/Project Management, Business Management, IT and Communications Management, Civil Engineering, Quality Management, Environmental Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH) Management, Logistics Management, and supporting functions for this future PAE endeavor.

 

https://careers-paegroup.icims.com/jobs/8384/base-operations-services–maxwell-a.f.b.-%28blue-sky%29/job

 

10.)  Senior EVM Analyst, MCR, El Segundo, CA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1976

 

11.)  F/A-18 Electronics Technician II, PAE, Ridgecrest, CA

https://careers-paegroup.icims.com/jobs/8454/f-a-18-electronics-technician-ii/job

 

12.)  Cost Estimator/Analyst, Insitu, Bingen, Washington

https://jobs-insitu.icims.com/jobs/2120/cost-estimator-4/job

 

13.)  Continuous Improvement Specialist, Insitu, Bingen, WA/Hood River, OR

https://jobs-insitu.icims.com/jobs/2152/continuous-improvement-specialist-iii/job

 

14.)  Corporate Intelligence Analyst 3, Bingen, Washington

https://jobs-insitu.icims.com/jobs/2308/corporate-intelligence-analyst-3/job

 

15.)  Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Field Engineer, Office of Air and Marine (OAM), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC

https://careers-mtsi.icims.com/jobs/1016/unmanned-aircraft-systems-%28uas%29-field-engineer/job

 

16.)  UAV PILOT, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Grand Forks AFB, ND

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=331466

 

17.)  Aircraft Maintenance Scheduler – OCONUS, Battlespace Flight Services, Creech AFB, NV

https://battlespace-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=262&company_id=16490

 

18.)  Electronics Technician II – CONUS (270-490), Battlespace Flight Services, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico

https://battlespace-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=270&company_id=16490

 

…and more!

 

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