Referral Opportunity–Office Supervisor, Association of the United States Army

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Organization:        Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

Job Title:                 Office Supervisor

Location:                 Arlington, VA

Purpose:                 Supports the Director in all aspects of the Regional Activities Department, serves as the Point of Contact for

Chapters, and supervises the work of Department Administrative Assistants to ensure efficiency and efficacy.

Nature and Scope:

  1. Annual Meeting
  • Oversees the Preparation of Chapter Awards
  • Manages Chapter Annual Meeting registration and event ticket purchases
  • Works with Director to update Chapter Presidents on status of badge and ticket orders leading up to the Annual Meeting
  • Oversees distribution of tickets, badges, and ribbons to Chapter POCs onsite
  • Manages and assigns seating at the Marshall Dinner and Eisenhower Lunch
  • Processes ticket purchases in the database and tracks Chapter ticket sales and badge requests
  • Supervises Annual Meeting temp and Administrative Assistants
  1. Training Events
  • Make travel arrangements for all attendees
  • Prepare and assemble training materials
  • Prepare attendee rosters
  • Prepare name badges and tent cards
  • Prepare Completion Certificates
  • Provide on-site administrative support
  1. Regional Meetings
  • Ensures preparation and shipment of meeting materials I a timely manner
  1. Manage Loaned Equipment (displays, banners, table skirts)
  • Fill order requests and ship them
  • Track and maintain the return of the equipment
  1. Provide support to the Regional Activities Assistant Directors
  1. Travel Vouchers
  • Receives travel vouchers from Assistant Directors, Director, and State Presidents, checks for appropriate documentation of expenses, copies them for department records, and submits them to the Accounting Clerk
  1. Time Sheets
  • Collects time sheets of Administrative Assistants and checks for accuracy
  • Collects and submits time sheets of Assistant Directors and Director and to Human Resources
  1. Database Management
  • Checks Corporate Member renewals and new member applications for accuracy
  • May assist in entering Corporate Member renewal and new member applications at times of increased work flow or high volume of applications
  • Fields questions and requests from Corporate Members and Chapter Officers on database information
  1. Business Cards
  • Takes business card requests from State/Region Presidents, formats them to template, and submits them to Accounts Receivable/Purchasing
  1. President Pins
  • State President and Past State President pins are kept by the Office Supervisor, all other Chapter and Region pins are kept by Accounts Receivable/Purchasing. Coordinate on pin requests from Presidents 
  1. Region Allowances
  • Fill out check requests to be sent twice yearly: January 1 and July 1
  1. Serve as the Regional Activities Final Point of Contact for Chapters and Corporate Members
  • Field questions from Chapters with regard to Personify and/or general information
  • Fulfill any and all requests from Chapter members
  • Assist Chapter members with database issues and provide advice/guidance as needed/requested
  • Field questions from Corporate members about benefits of AUSA, local Chapter contacts and how to become a member
  • Handle any customer service problems or requests referred by Administrative Assistants or Call Center
  1. Certificates of Appreciation
  • Create certificates of Appreciation at the request of the Chapters

 

 

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Referral Available for Military Spouse Professional: Chief Financial Officers Council, U.S. General Services Administration

Job Opportunity – Performance Manager
Chief Financial Officers Council, U.S. General Services Administration

 

The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council is a government-wide organization of the CFOs and Deputy CFOs of the largest Federal agencies, senior officials of the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of the Treasury, who work collaboratively to improve financial management in the U.S. Government.  The CFO Council Performance Manager position provides project management, analytical support and logistical coordination for the CFO Council. In conjunction with the Office of Federal Financial Management (OFFM) at OMB, this position is essential for helping the CFO Council to set strategic priorities, conduct analysis on critical issues – including Federal spending transparency, real property, financial shared services, improper payments, grants management, internal controls, financial reporting, debt collection, and workforce development – and provide the CFO Council with the capacity to achieve tangible outcomes that improve financial management across the Federal government.

The CFO Council Performance Manager will work with OFFM and other CFO Council staff to effectively support the Council, including managing meetings, events, projects, budget, staff and contractors; establishing communication and collaboration systems, and implementation of Federal policies and initiatives. The position will conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of issues and policies to understand their impact on federal agencies. The role will also involve frequent written and oral communication with senior officials across federal government on substantive and logistical issues, requiring strong presentation/communication skills and an acute attention to detail. The Performance Manager will also act as a resource for CFOs and their staff, gathering feedback and identifying best practices in Federal financial management, overseeing CFO Council operations, and related topics.

 

Skills and Experience Required

  1. At least three to five years of experience with – and knowledge of – financial management issues, such as internal controls, financial reporting, risk management, financial shared services, budgeting, debt collection and real property. Experience with Federal financial management issues is preferred but not required.
  2. Advanced experience in program management and performance improvement.
  3. Ability to coordinate diverse teams to accomplish a common objective.
  4. Superior judgment and demonstrated ability to achieve consensus among parties who often have differences, competing interests, and constraints.
  5. Broad understanding of management, budget, regulatory, and other processes inside large, complex organizations, governmental or otherwise.
  6. Demonstrated superior analytical ability and progressively responsible and effective experience in identifying and resolving difficult problems. Superior skills and ability to apply these techniques and resources to analysis of assigned areas.
  7. Demonstrated flexibility and versatility in responding rapidly to varying, often time-pressured, assignments. Ability to move rapidly and confidently into complicated issues.
  8. Demonstrated ability to understand new areas quickly and thoroughly, to develop methods of approaching difficult challenges and to reason logically from the facts available.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at the highest levels of an organization and across multiple stakeholders.
  10. Superior skill in synthesizing voluminous materials, and in clearly presenting ideas, conclusions, and recommendations, both orally and in writing.
  11. Ability to plan, conduct and facilitate effective meetings of senior officials through collaborative exchange and clear value delivery.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is creative, analytical, detail-oriented, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and has an interest in financial management issues. The position is a two-year term appointment, renewable for an additional two years based on performance. The position’s salary will be at the GS-13 or GS-14 level. The candidate must be a US citizen.

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Job Referral: Software Engineer-Web Services

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Powerhouse Planning, a company In Gear Career has worked with many times in the past, is managing the pre-screening of candidates for the following position:

Company: Gromelski & Associates

Location: Manassas, VA

Job Overview:

We are looking for an experienced web services developer to join our mission of providing a better user experience by advocating and following best practices among our team. We are seeking a qualified candidate to design, develop, configure, and implement web services using a variety of technologies.

Job Description:

Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies knowledge of computer hardware and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications, information processing techniques used, and information gathered from system users to develop software. Corrects program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.

Required skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  2. 2-5 years of general web services/architecture experience
  3. 1+ years of experience with HTML/CSS
  4. 1+ years of experience with Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
  5. 1+ years of experience with WSDL (Web Services Description Language)
  6. Experience with Java
  7. Applied knowledge of code design theory and best practices
  8. Attention to detail, compliance with defined processes, and the ability to function as a part of a larger effort are crucial.
  9. Deadline driven and focused on contract deliverables, accepts demanding tasking while remaining flexible in order to work in an environment of changing priorities and direction.
  10. Works well with a diverse and dynamic team in a high energy environment of subject matter experts, and systems engineers.
  11. Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  12. Team player that takes ownership and develops relationships with the team members which fosters team success.
  13. Task driven and proactive self-starter who can work on their own with very little oversight.
  14. Secret clearance (Candidate must be U.S. citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance).

Desired skills include:

  1. Experience with the following: Ozone Web Framework (OWF), Apache Maven, SOAP, RDBS/SQL, Apache Struts, Ruby on Rails, Tomcat and Jetty
  2. Problem resolution skills
  3. Strong communication skills

Job Location:  Manassas, VA.  Occasional travel will be required, including travel aboard ships and submarines to provide system troubleshooting or evaluation support.

Contract Term: Full-Time Employee, 40 hours/week.

Start Date: Negotiable

Rate:  Negotiable

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Job Referral: Integration/Systems Services Engineer

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Powerhouse Planning, a company In Gear Career has worked with many times in the past, is managing the pre-screening of candidates for the following position:

Company: Gromelski & Associates

Position: Integration/System Engineer

Location: Manassas, VA

Job Description:

Job Description:

Perform integration tasks merging complex hardware solutions with custom non-commercial software programs. The ideal candidate will be a proficient LINUX engineer to write scripts/utilities for the development of complex military systems. Install newly developed software enhancement and improvement packages. Isolate the source of system operational performance deficiencies to either software or hardware problems. Test, debug, and modify custom software applications as part of a team working an overall systems software development and improvement process. Success in this position requires an assertive, confident attitude and a commitment to working as a part of a team to meet critical delivery schedules.

Required Tasks:

  1. Debug, troubleshoot, and develop utilities to resolve software and hardware compatibility and operability issues.
  2. Experience implementing and customizing common commercial and open source tool suites.
  3. Perform and support system hardware assembly and software integration in a laboratory environment and at customer locations.
  4. Follow and execute procedures – installation, recovery, checkout, test, etc.
  5. Ability to work with software developers in their testing capabilities. Run unit tests and maintain/modify to establish code coverage while working directly with developers.

Required Skills:

  1. Strong experience at the Linux command line.
  2. Integrating software and hardware in complex systems.
  3. Strong communication skills with developers to explain integration/test results with developers.
  4. Candidate must be U.S. citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance.

Highly Desirable Skills:

  1. Sound knowledge of Java/C++ development and how it relates to testing.
  2. Experience working in an Agile/Sprint release planning environment including depth of understanding of providing impact analysis on testing as Sprint and releases are introduced to the integration environment.
  3. Troubleshooting HW/OS/Drivers/Firmware/Network issues.
  4. Understanding of automated build processes/practices and code management techniques.
  5. Understanding of full system exposure and system wide activity – Integration testing across systems usage flow checks how one program integrates/impacts other components of the system.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience and one to five years professional experience.
  2. Willingness to work 2nd or 3rd
  3. Familiarity with Navy/Submarine operations is desirable.
  4. Willingness to work overtime.
  5. Proactive/self-starter.
  6. Task driven with ability to work independently.
  7. Team player that takes ownership and develops relationships with the team members which fosters team success.
  8. Occasional Travel Required

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Job Referral: Systems Engineer, Avening Tech

Company: Avening Tech

Position: System Engineer

Location: Honolulu, HI

Job Description:

Performs as Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator of GCCS-J COP and I3 suite for AOC systems. Responsible for overall GCCS-J systems maintenance, troubleshooting and support for engineering solutions.

– Provides Tier 1 IT support and trouble call resolution. Resolves trouble calls; in person, over phone and through email. Maintains operational integrity of GCCS-J COP and GCCS-J I3 systems for AOC. Performs setup of user accounts, perform computer re-imaging, and data backup and restoration. Performs installation of software, software patches, and security updates to client systems. Loads, configures, and optimizes Solaris10 operating systems. Reviews, monitors, and analyzes system logs, and diagnoses and resolves related technical issues and deficiencies. Manages user network shares, permissions, and quotas and manage network printers and scanners. Assists in the accumulation, consolidation and documentation of proposed changes to GCCS-J I3 Support site configuration management activities by maintaining and providing GCCS-J I3 software, hardware, and configuration information

-Performs periodic database backups and database recoveries. Loads new databases reinitialize and reload databases as required. Monitors database performance and database storage allocations and maintains database configuration and parameter tables.

– Plans major server and system upgrades and integration and provides subject matter expertise for server-related issues and identify solutions to complex technical problems and requirements. Supports, configures, optimizes, and resolves issues related to Solaris 10, Sybase, and Web logic servers. Develops, tests, supports, configures, secures, optimizes, and resolves issues related to Server and Client System Loads and Login Scripts. Supports, configures, optimizes, and resolves issues related to Server Backups. Supports, configures, optimizes, and resolves issues related to Storage Area Networks (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). Supports, configures, optimizes, and resolves issues related to VMware virtual servers and Citrix XenApp and XenServer. Provides integrated solutions using: Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Windows and Office software, server platforms, VMware, Citrix XenApp, and Microsoft Exchange Server and researches and provide solutions to complex technical issues

– Ensures servers are in compliance with DOD IA requirements and update servers that are not in compliance and reports suspicious activities identified through monitoring logs and audit files.

Requirements:

Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance

8570 Certification (Security+ or higher)

Degree and 4+ years’ experience

Demonstrated experience with GCCS-J I3 and COP, Unix/Solaris 10 and MS Windows.

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