DEFCON 1 Newsletter for July 16, 2014

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Maritime Security 2014 West

August 19-20, 2014

Tacoma, Washington

http://www.maritimesecuritywest.com/

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Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter

DEFCON 1 Newsletter for July 16, 2014

http://www.yourdefcon1.com/

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Issue # 373

 

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

– Bernard Baruch

 

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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.)  Director of external affairs, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Chicago, IL

2.)  Acquisition Logistics Senior, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

3.)  Computer Systems Analyst 2, Northrop Grumman – Huntsville, AL

4.)  Administrative Assistant, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), Alexandria, VA

5.)  Mid-Level RAMS Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), Pittsburgh/Alexandria/Beavercreek/Colorado Springs/Las Vegas/Huntsville

6.)  Data Manager, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Missile Defense Data Center (MDDC), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Huntsville, AL

7.)  Analyst, Kratos-DTI, King George, VA

8.)  AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense, Modeling and Simulation Analyst, JRC Integrated Systems, Inc., Norfolk, VA

9.)  Systems Engineer, JRC Integrated Systems, Inc., Washington, DC

10.)  Document Specialist, MCR, Norfolk, VA

11.)  LOGISTICS ANALYST, CACI International Inc., Springfield, VA

12.)  SharePoint Administrator, CACI International Inc., Quantico, VA

13.)  TECHNICAL WRITER, LEAD, CACI International Inc., Chantilly, VA,

14.)  Logistics Analyst, Sikorsky Aircraft, Shelton, CT

15.)  Lead Supply Technican, Burgos Group, Panama, FL

16.)  Creative Writer, USPS HQ, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Washington, DC

17.)  Business Process Engineer Senior, Regional Logistics, General Dynamics – IT, Falls Church, VA

19.)  Software QA Documentation/Tester Specialist, General Dynamics – IT, Patuxent River, Maryland

20.)  Risk/Earned Value Estimator, MCR, Suitland, MD

 

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

 

August 1-3, Auburndale, Mass.

 

August 18-19-22, Tacoma, Wash.

 

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

 

September 12-14, Charleston, S.C.

September 19-26, Florence, Italy

 

October 27-28, Norfolk, VA

 

October 29-30, Nassau, Bahamas

 

November 24-27, Doha, Qatar

 

***  Upcoming events:

 

***  Maritime Security 2014 West

 

August 19-20, 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/

 

***  SNAME Annual Maritime Convention

 

October 22 -24 2014

Hyatt Regency Houston – Houston Texas

www.snameexpo.com

 

***  Maritime Security Caribbean

 

October 28-29, 2014

 

British Colonial Hilton, Nassau, Bahamas

 

http://www.maritimesecuritycaribbean.com/

 

***  4th annual Qatar Defence Logistics and Support Forum

24 – 27 November 2014 in Doha, Qatar

Intercontinental Doha Hotel

http://www.qatardefencelogistics.com/

 

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

 

***  From Judy Heise:

 

1.)  Director of external affairs, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Chicago, IL

 

Relying on a relatively small staff that includes talented individuals from a wide range of backgrounds—ranging from librarians and archivists to administrators and marketers—the Museum & Library offers a unique and inspiring work experience.

 

The Director of External Affairs oversees marketing, public relations, event and A/V production, and facility rental. This position serves as the lead coordinator for Museum & Library programs. The position has high public exposure, including contact with VIP visitors, donors, board members, military officials, and others. This individual will schedule, coordinate, and prepare materials for all Board activities. The position directly supports the President & CEO with scheduling and attending meetings with VIP’s, organizational partners, and others.

Essential qualifications:

•             Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or liberal arts; master’s degree preferred

•             5-7 years experience in marketing, programs, event planning and management; media production and graphic design experience preferred.

•             Advanced abilities with Microsoft Office products; experience with Adobe design products preferred

•             Excellent oral, presentation and written communication skills

•             Experience with project oversight and/or supervisory/personnel management

Qualified applicants may view the full position description or apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to jobs@tawani.net.  No phone calls please.

 

All inquiries about employment should be directed to Tawani Enterprises via jobs@tawani.net. For information about internships or volunteer positions, please visit our Volunteering & Internships page.

http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/about/employment/

 

2.)  Acquisition Logistics Senior, MCR, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=2098

 

3.)  Computer Systems Analyst 2, Northrop Grumman – Huntsville, AL

https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=588169

 

4.)  Administrative Assistant, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), Alexandria, VA

https://careers-mtsi.icims.com/jobs/1112/administrative-assistant/job

 

5.)  Mid-Level RAMS Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), Pittsburgh/Alexandria/Beavercreek/Colorado Springs/Las Vegas/Huntsville

https://careers-mtsi.icims.com/jobs/1109/mid-level-rams-engineer/job

 

6.)  Data Manager, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Missile Defense Data Center (MDDC), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Huntsville, AL

https://kratosdefense.submit4jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=85347.viewjobdetail&CID=85347&JID=156249

 

7.)  Analyst, Kratos-DTI, King George, VA

https://kratosdefense.submit4jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=85347.viewjobdetail&CID=85347&JID=97432

 

8.)  AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense, Modeling and Simulation Analyst, JRC Integrated Systems, Inc., Norfolk, VA

http://www.hirebridge.com/v3/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?cid=6952&jid=255864#.U7_iEUBrPcs

 

9.)  Systems Engineer, JRC Integrated Systems, Inc., Washington, DC

http://www.hirebridge.com/v3/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?hbid=17626048740617#.U7_h9UBrPcs

10.)  Document Specialist, MCR, Norfolk, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=2089

 

11.)  LOGISTICS ANALYST, CACI International Inc., Springfield, VA

http://careers.caci.com/job/Springfield-LOGISTICS-ANALYST-2-Job-VA-22009/75256100/

 

12.)  SharePoint Administrator, CACI International Inc., Quantico, VA

http://careers.caci.com/job/Quantico-SharePoint-Administrator-Job-VA-22134/69267100/

 

13.)  TECHNICAL WRITER, LEAD, CACI International Inc., Chantilly, VA,

http://careers.caci.com/job/Chantilly-TECHNICAL-WRITER%2C-LEAD-Job-VA-20151/69249000/

 

14.)  Logistics Analyst, Sikorsky Aircraft, Shelton, CT

http://www.sikorskycareers.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=4574202

 

15.)  Lead Supply Technican, Burgos Group, Panama, FL

https://recruit.zoho.com/ats/EmbedIndResult.hr?jodigest=NpzPEOU2cFNQ7TiRmodsee8OgzawtH3nttnp2T1Mis*dLw08EYb8yHN28bdMgv..krMKJe*TplE-

 

16.)  Creative Writer, USPS HQ, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=136560228

 

17.)  Business Process Engineer Senior, Regional Logistics, General Dynamics – IT, Falls Church, VA

http://www.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?key=156812

 

18.)  DCGS-A Systems Engineer Journeyman, TS/SCI Clearance Required, General Dynamics – IT, Hunter AAF, Georgia

http://www.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?recnum=2&totalrecs=2175

 

19.)  Software QA Documentation/Tester Specialist, General Dynamics – IT, Patuxent River, Maryland

http://www.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?recnum=6&totalrecs=2175

 

20.)  Risk/Earned Value Estimator, 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 risk assessment (cost, schedule and technical) and earned value analysis, in support of the DOD using approved processes and tools to determine program progress and future requirements.

 

  • Will conduct analyses on prime contractor’s CDRL deliverables (e.g., risk register, contractor performance reports (CPR) formats 1-5, Contract Funds Status Reports (CFSR), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Integrated Master Plan (IMP), etc).

 

  • Specific support activities will include the following areas: cost projections based on earned value data, 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 risk and earned value analyses 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 judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost, technical and 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.

 

  • 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.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Economics or Ops Research

 

  • 7 years of experience

 

  • Knowledge of the US Navy and broader DoD acquisition management system

 

  • Knowledge of Life cycle cost estimating proficiencies to include:

 

o   Work Breakdown Structure (WBS),

 

o   Cost estimating relationships (CERs),

 

o   Inflation indices,

 

o   Learning curves,

 

o   Economic measures (NPV, Payback Period, IRR)

 

o   EVM – Contractor Performance Reports

 

o   CDRLs – EVM and Scheduling

 

o   DIDs – EVM and Scheduling

 

o   Intergrated Master Plan (IMP)

 

o   Interated Master Schedule (IMS)

 

  • Data collection & analysis

 

  • Cost and schedule risk analysis

 

  • Affordability assessments

 

  • Strong quantitative skills

 

  • Data modeling

 

  • Schedule Risk Assessments

 

  • Computer proficiency skills (Excel, Word, @Risk, COCOMO)

 

  • Schedule estimating / development tools (MS Project, Risk+, Open Plan, Primavera,, and scheduling analysis tools like Steelray)

 

  • Strong communications skills (both writing & verbal)

 

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

 

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).  TS/SCI not required to start work, but candidate must be capable of obtaining a TS/SCI clearance.

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

Navy experience preferred.  PMP, CCEA certifications are a plus.  Masters degree is a plus as well.

 

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=2090

 

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