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Most of our positions must be filled quickly, and we may not get an opportunity to post them on this web site. When a position becomes available, our resume database is our first source for our recruitment efforts. For this reason, we encourage you to submit your resume, even though you may not see a requirement on our web site. Each resume is documented and reviewed thoroughly for positions in the company for which you may be qualified. Your resume is then forwarded to department heads for consideration when openings occur.

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The nature of our work requires U.S. Citizenship, and eligibility for a security clearance is required for most of our positions.

To apply at McLaughlin Research Corp click on a job title from our current openings and apply online.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal Law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Any individual who needs special assistance in applying for a position with McLaughlin Research Corporation should e-mail the Human Resource Department at HRDept@mrcds.com or call 401-849-4010 x225.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, and train for all positions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, pregnancy, minorities, genetic information, status as a person with a disability, amnesty or status as a protected veteran, and to base all such decisions upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, consistent with contractual requirements and all federal, state and, local laws.

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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click here to learn more.

Applicant Drug Testing Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation (MRC) is committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees, and providing our customers with the highest quality of products and services possible. Substance abuse can seriously endanger employee safety and impact the quality of our products and services.

Within the limits of applicable federal, state or local laws, McLaughlin Research Corporation reserves the right to examine and screen/test for the presence of drugs and/or alcohol. All offers of employment will be contingent on a negative drug test result. A positive test result, refusal to test (including an adulterated or substituted test result), or failure to appear for testing as directed or at the scheduled time will result in withdrawal of the conditional job offer.

Current Listings

Title COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (ref.#1884-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (#1884-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Communications Manager to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and provide photography support.  Newport Enterprise Realtime Development Server (NERDS), Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional, AVS Video Converter, and Snagit10 screen capture software. 

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications field, public relations, or marketing and four (4) years of related experience
  • OR 10 years related experience in the field for public relations, public affairs or journalism related with experience in research, conducting interviews, writing, editing, and obtaining release/approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web based, and hard copy material.

 

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1884-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

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Title COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (Ref.#1885-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (Ref.#1885-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Communications Assistant to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and provide photography support. 

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications field, public relations, or marketing and two (2) years of related experience
  • OR six (6) year related experience in the field for public relation, public affairs or journalism related with experience in research, conducting interviews, writing, editing, and obtaining release/approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web based, and hard copy material.

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1885-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Title VIDEOGRAPHER/BROADCASTER (ref.#1886-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

VIDEOGRAPHER/BROADCASTER (ref.#1886-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Videographer/Broadcaster to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, communications, graphic design, or animation
  • OR three (3) years related experience in the organizing, writing, storyboarding, shooting, editing, lighting, and producing audio visual projects, pod casts, and slide shows with sound accompaniments with a knowledge of the equipment, techniques, and processes of photography, lighting techniques, and digital reproduction

 

  • Newport Enterprise Realtime Development Server (NERDS), Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional, AVS Video Converter, and Snagit10 screen capture

 

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1886-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Title SERVICES CONTRACT SPECIALIST (Ref. #1800-DG)
Location VA – ARLINGTON
Job Description

Provide acquisition and contracting support in all areas of the acquisition process required to support the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA).  DARPA serves as the research and development organization of the Department of Defense (DoD) with a primary responsibility of maintaining US technological superiority over our adversaries.  DARPA engages in basic, applied and advanced research and development projects essential to DoD.

Position includes support to the DARPA Contracts Management Office to advise and assist on execution and administration of a variety of contracts for the services necessary to conduct DARPA programs and projects.  DARPA is a dynamic and fast-paced environment, the position requires a high level of customer responsiveness, adaptability and flexibility.  Assist the agency in cradle to grave contract administration for services and supplies including the organization, management and administration of service contracts, task orders, delivery orders and other contractual documents.  Assist the agency throughout the acquisition life cycle, to include acquisition plans, market research, the development of request for proposals/quotes, source selection plans, quality assurance surveillance plans, award documentation and drafting of contracts and modifications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with program managers and technical subject matter experts analyzing requirements documents and developing performance work statements.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing, preparing and presenting terms and conditions in requirements related to the award of service contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing proposed prices or costs, including such aspects as evaluating technical and audit reports, forecasting price trends and evaluating economic factors. Evaluating methods of allocating cost through various types of overhead and general and administrative expense.
  • Demonstrated ability negotiating, awarding, and administering competitive and sole source contracts for services and the analysis of procurement policies and procedures related to services contracts.
  • Specific experience with Knowledge-Based services requirements for systems engineering and technical assistance support services, professional services, and engineering management services. Facilities, Security and IT services experience is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in services source selection and administration.
  • Demonstrated experience with Federal Business Opportunities, General Services Administration (GSA) eBuy, GSA Federal Supply Schedules, and Government-Wide Acquisitions Contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting Government Contracting Officers in the development of Request for Proposals, Request for Quotations, Source Selection Plans and Acquisition Plans.
  • Demonstrated ability in drafting documents in support of the Government Contracting Officer to complete their price and cost analysis to include performing detailed analysis of all elements of cost in proposals.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree; in any of the following preferred fields:  accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods or organization and management.

Specialized experience: Minimum of one year of specialized experience as defined below.

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Other Requirements:  Secret Clearance, Training or Experience with Procurement Desktop Defense 2.

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Title SENIOR LEVEL VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (ref.#1882-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

SENIOR LEVEL VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (#1882-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Senior Level Visual Information Specialist to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Expert in designing and developing visual information and graphic art products with demonstrated knowledge and capable of running graphic production equipment. Expert in the following software applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and After Effects. 

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, communications, graphic design or animation
  • OR the following type of work experience: Seven (7) years of related experience in developing visual information and graphic art products for various print, exhibit, web-page design, digital audio/video, and on-line media.

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1882-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

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Title JUNIOR LEVEL VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (ref.#1883-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

JUNIOR LEVEL VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (#1883-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Junior Level Visual Information Specialist to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Expert in designing and developing visual information and graphic art products with demonstrated knowledge and capable of running graphic production equipment. Expert in the following software applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, After Effects. 

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • An Associate’s degree or higher in fine arts, communications, graphic design or animation OR the following type of work experience: Five (5) years of related experience in developing visual information and graphic art products for various print, exhibit, web-page design, digital audio/video, and on-line media.

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1883-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Title DOCUMENT IMAGING SPECIALIST (ref. #1888-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

DOCUMENT IMAGING SPECIALIST (ref. #1888-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Document Imaging Specialist to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • High school/vocational school diploma or GED certificate.
  • One (1) year of related experience in scanning and cataloging images and documents. Computer literate

 

 

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1888-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Title SENIOR WRITER/EDITOR (ref. #1889-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

SENIOR WRITER/EDITOR (ref. #1889-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Senior Writer/Editor to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, public affairs, or related degree
  • OR a minimum Six (6) years of related experience in editing documents working in a military/engineering/technical/research, development, or testing

 

 

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1889-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Title ASSOCIATE WRITER/EDITOR (ref.#1890-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

ASSOCIATE WRITER/EDITOR (ref. #1890-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Associate Writer/Editor to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Associate’s Degree or higher in English, Journalism, public affairs, or related degree or a minimum Four (4) years of related experience in editing documents working in a military/engineering/technical/research, development, or testing

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1890-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

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Title PROGRAM MANAGER (ref.#1880-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

PROGRAM MANAGER (#1880-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Program Manager to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Proven ability to lead and direct challenging projects and execute assignments independently within the scope of the contract. Demonstrated experience providing administrative oversight, corporate management and ability to provide overall technical, schedule, and cost direction. supporting the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport.

 Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Ten (10) years of management experience, with at least five (5) years involving Federal Government programs.

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1880-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

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Title RESEARCH SUPPORT SPECIALIST (ref. #1887-DR)
Location VA – DAHLGREN
Job Description

RESEARCH SUPPORT SPECIALIST (ref. #1887-DR)

McLaughlin Research Corporation has a full-time opening contingent upon contract award. MRC is seeking a Research Support Specialist to support Corporate Communications for the Code 103 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division.

Emphasis on web page research cataloging support, creating and managing web page links; performs maintenance and updates web pages and develops responses to inquiries and data calls concerning the web pages.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Historic Preservation, or Humanities AND four (4) years of related experience in research support, library, historic preservation, or technical information

 

 

 

PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #1887-DR WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

 

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

 

Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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