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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:12-06-2012
     Last Modified:13-06-2012 (07:33)
    Job information
     Current job:Space And Missile Officer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsLeadership Team Building Project Management Time Management Missile Warning Space Surveillance Theater Integration
    CV
    COVER LETTER
     
    To Whom It May Concern,
     
    The transition from military service to the private sector is not always easy, especially in today’s world. I believe transferring my skills to a reputable company is one of the most patriotic acts I could make. I am excited for the opportunity to be associated with a dynamic company and hope the accomplishments noted within my cover letter will illustrate the value, leadership and vision I will bring to the company's team.
     
    Throughout my six years of service as a Space and Missile Officer in the United States Air Force (USAF), I helped manage various programs, projects and personnel to maximize results. I have been a part of maintaining and developing operational policies and procedures by exceeding the standards of excellence of the USAF. As a Deputy Commander of two different divisions, I assisted the Flight Commanders by working efficiently and effectively on a variety of complex tasks with little oversight. Furthermore, I was responsible for the betterment of my five-person crew through training and constant evaluation to meet and surpass USAF regulations and standards.
     
    It was a great honor to serve the USAF. Moving into the private sector, I look forward to the opportunity to represent a company in a professional and responsible manner. I have been challenged with dynamic operational experiences and learned many valuable skills such as time management and developing a strong attention to detail. Through the rigorous challenges the military demanded, I’ve proven to my superiors the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and adhere to critical deadlines. These select abilities have afforded me the opportunity to develop into a seasoned and well-respected leader among my peers and the superiors I worked with throughout my military service.
     
    Overall, I believe my experience and enthusiasm will be alignment with just about any company's current needs. I am excited to learn and grow as a professional in a dynamic industry, while producing for a reputable company. I have a drive and desire to succeed for the benefit of the company.
     
    Sincerely,
     
     
    RESUME
     


    PROFILE

    Over six years of demonstrated leadership experience in high-pressure situations as a United States Air Force Officer. Extensive professional, command and tactical operational experience in critical and extraordinarily demanding positions. Highly effective communicator and team leader with a proven ability to build long-term relationships with internal and external customers by establishing high levels of confidence and trust. Visionary leader with a keen understanding of business priorities and demonstrated expertise in rapidly advancing business goals to revenue-producing activities.

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Joint Air and Space Operations Center, Vandenberg AFB, CA                                                                        2008 - 2010

     

    Force Enhancement Duty Officer (Feb 2009 - Dec 2010)

    Led a four-person team integrating two hundred one global weapon systems in conjunction with six different command organizations.  Tracked the status of $78 billion of joint military space assets. Performed associated battle management, command, control and communications activities to support and defend the United States and Allied Forces.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Optimized high-level space systems during two time sensitive operations ensuring the protection and safe evacuation of over thirty United States troops from an impending enemy attack.

    ∙     Created space support product which ensured one hundred percent coverage during a five day mission protecting $35 billion in assets and five thousand lives ensuring mission success.

           

    Executive Officer (Jul 2008 - Feb 2009)

    Organized Commander’s schedule, information and documentation.  Disseminated division Commander’s mission and vision to over two hundred Airmen creating unified operations.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Coordinated the production and event planning of twenty-four senior staff divisional meetings and two command-level presentations which included one hundred ninety-two Airmen in attendance.

    ∙     Created a continuity archive from the ground up eliminating transitional loss of personnel data assuring future operational success.

     

    6th Space Warning Squadron, Cape Cod AFS, MA                                                                                                     2005 - 2008

     

    Deputy Commander, Weapons and Tactics (Nov 2007 - Jun 2008)

    Led a five-person team responsible for missile warning and space surveillance improvement, employment and configuration management.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Authored tactic to maximize radars ability to track a two thousand piece break-up of a satellite.  This enabled a greater awareness for threatened space assets to avoid potential collisions with new found debris.

    ∙     Created a charter for a $4 million graphic display system upgrade that paved the way for an enhanced user interface advancing operations capability and mission effectiveness.

     

    Deputy Commander, Operations Support (Jun 2007 - Nov 2007)

    Led a three-person team enforcing crew personnel management standards, ensuring efficient, safe and continuous missile warning operations.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Leda $110 thousand training and evaluation simulator upgrade. Coordinated with over forty operators and technicians for quality assurance personnel allowing for seamless integration.

    ∙     Performed annual certification on the system simulator and guaranteed ninety-five percent fidelity with the on-line system assuring realistic training and evaluation for operations personnel.

     

    Staff Tactician, Weapons and Tactics (Oct 2006 - Jun 2007)

    Integral member of four-person team responsible for missile warning and space surveillance improvement, employment and configuration management.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Point of contact of seven missile warning squadrons to develop a functional document enhancing the site tactical readiness.

    ∙     Actualized new mitigation procedure with government agency assuring the safe launch of a $39 million space asset.

     

    Missile Warning Crew Commander (Jun 2005 - Oct 2006)

    Commanded three-person team operating a $250 million radar and space surveillance weapon system. Coordinated activities with national and international space agencies relating to space/satellite launches, space warning, tracking, control, and information management. Orchestrated all operations, security and maintenance of weapon system.

    Significant Accomplishments:

    ∙     Led three-person crew to gather data on over six hundred high priority space objects, twenty space launches and saved over $50 thousand in maintenance costs to assure space control and superiority during shift work.

    ∙     Assisted with installation and checkout of $19 million computer upgrade by contributing with twelve diagnostic tests. Program was completed on schedule and budget.

     

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

     

    National Security Space Institute, CO–Missile Warning and Defense Advance Course Certification                       2008

    San Diego State University, CA–B.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences in Communication                                                     2004


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