Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Contract Position-Fannie Mae, Reston VA.

Business Resiliency Specialist, Reston, VA.

The Business Resiliency Specialist (BRS) performs a critical direct-support function in the Fannie Mae Corporate Security & Resiliency department. The BRS position is tasked with providing continuity planning technical-support to customers, acquiring and analyzing relevant business impact analysis information, preparing associated spreadsheets, participate in training, testing and exercising of BCP plans; compiling reporting documents and presentation packages.

Desired Qualifications:

• Minimum of a Bachelors in economics, business, finance, IT, computer science, emergency management or related field

• Experience with NotiFind, LDRPS 10 desired but not required

• Profeciency in Excel

• Ability and desire to learn complex programs and software applications

• 1-5 years experience working in Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery or Emergency Management

• Ability to Self-manage schedule to meet task and/or project requirements

• Keen problem-solving abilities associated with technology-related issues

To be considered for this position forward your resume to Samson_x_williams@fanniemae.com . Include “Business Resiliency Specialist” in the subject line.

Information Analyst, Washington, DC

To be considered for this position forward your resume to Samson_x_williams@fanniemae.com . Include “Ops Center Analyst” in the subject line.

• Ability to organize, coordinate and execute administrative support taskings

• Knowledge of MS Access is highly desired

• Experience in Intelligence cycle and business processes desired but not required

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required:

• Four-year college degree in business, economics, communications, IT, psychology or closely related field (or equivalent previous work experience)

The Operations Center Information Analyst will provide direct-support services to the financial sector business-information and communications operations hub. Responsible for providing a superior level of service; compiling reports, data, and business intelligence to assist in business continuity, resiliency and incident management.

UDC Homeland Security STEM Program

Two professor/student teams representing UDC’s US Department of Homeland Security STEM program attended the Sixth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at the University of New Orleans, July 11-13, 2011. Dr. Angelyn Flowers and Stephen Brooks presented original research on “The Internet, Social Media and Extremist Ideologies”. Dr. Sinclair Jeter and Darris Taylor presented original research on a “Review of Second Life for Suspicious Activities Related to Possible Terrorists”. Their work will appear in the conference’s peer reviewed journal in the Fall.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Communications Specialist –Contract Position Fannie Mae--Fredrick/Urbana, Maryland

This Communication Specialist (CS) position involves the requirement to respond and assist personnel reporting Emergency (Critical) and Non-Emergency (Non-Critical) events to the Security Control Center. The CS must be able to communicate effectively and accurately, analyze situations, demonstrate critical thinking skills, and determine; then execute, the most appropriate level of response and assistance that is aligned with existing policies, procedures and practices. The CS position requires the ability to deliver superior customer-service, as contact with employees, contractors, vendors and visitors occur on a regular basis. The CS position requires the ability to actively monitor and properly manage a variety of technology tools and applications designed to provide protection to the client personnel, property and assets. The CS position requires the ability to multi-task, time manage, task organize, remain calm during stressful situations, operate independently with minimal supervision, and deliver a work product that meets and exceeds the clients expectations and requirements.

Sought after Qualifications:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• At least one year of documented experience as an operator in a control center, command center, security communications center, tactical operations center, or similar environment

• Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication, Communications, Criminal Justice, Security, or communications related field (preferred but not required)

• Knowledge of access control systems, closed circuit television systems, radio communications, telecommunications systems, and security systems technology

• Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications

• Strong Verbal and Written skills

• Ability to work shift work

To be considered for this position forward your resume to Samson_x_williams@fanniemae.com . Include “Communications Specialist” in the subject line.


White House Internship Program 2012

The application period for the Spring 2012 White House Internship Program is now open. Applicants have until September 11, 2011 to apply for a Spring 2012 White House Internship. Please read instructions below and refer to our FAQ page for additional explanations.

The following are important questions to ask yourself before and after submitting your internship application. The link to apply can be found at the bottom of this page, but please read all instructions before starting your application.

Am I eligible to apply for a White House Internship?

All White House Internship Program participants must be:

■United States citizens
■At least 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship
■Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college or university OR graduated in the past two years from undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college or university

■A veteran of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty at any time over the past two years
Am I available for the Spring 2012 internship program?

All White House Interns are expected to intern full-time for the entire term of the program:

■The spring internship term runs from January 17, 2012 – May 4, 2012
■Please visit our FAQ page for questions regarding quarter systems
■The White House internship program is an unpaid program
■The White House internship program is a full-time program
■Interns will be expected to work from approximately 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday
■Hours may vary by office
■Please visit our FAQ page for questions regarding the definition of “full-time”
Do I have all my application materials?

A completed packet includes:

■Two Essays: Each answer should be between 300-500 words in length
■Current Resume: Your resume should not exceed one page
■Three Letters of Recommendation
How do I submit my application correctly?

All application materials must be submitted online.

■The deadline for the Summer 2011 White House Internship application period was January 23, 2011. No application materials will be accepted after January 23.
■The deadline for the Fall 2011 White House Internship application period was March 13, 2011. No application materials will be accepted after March 13.
■The application for the Spring 2012 White House Internship will be posted from May 9, 2011 - September 11, 2011. All Spring 2012 White House Internship application materials MUST be submitted ON or BEFORE 11:59 p.m. EDT September 11, 2011.
■When an applicant enters a recommender’s email address into the application, the recommender will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit a recommendation for the applicant.
■When a letter of recommendation has been successfully submitted, both the applicant and the recommender will receive an email confirmation with the name of the recommender who has submitted a letter on the applicant’s behalf.

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Noel Mueller, International Law Enforcement Advisor with DynCorp International under contract with the U.S. State Department, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office. He is assigned to the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Inspector General's Office.

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