Working in the cloud has been a field in growth mode for a while, and it’s only going to continue. Companies like Microsoft continue to grow their cloud capabilities – both with the new Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC), the new IDIQ contract that took over the former Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) Cloud contract and with the availability of Azure Government Top Secret. And the jobs for candidates who want to work in the cloud continue to grow, with new certifications and opportunities increasing regularly.

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Accenture Federal Services Accenture Federal Services received a 10-year task order in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Work on the contract will be to provide flight adaptive maintenance and Tier 3 support services. The task order is valued at $200 million, and it adds to the long list of other awards Accenture Federal has with TSA.

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Lockheed Martin will be at McAlister Square in Greenville on Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to conduct interviews and make same-day hiring decisions for candidates who meet the basic qualifications for critical F-16 production hourly positions, to include structures mechanics, airframe, and powerplant (A&P) mechanics and avionics technicians. Interested individuals must register for the event here to be considered for an interview. These positions are eligible for new-hire incentives, including up to $2,000 sign-on bonuses and up to $5,000 relocation lump-sum payments.

Robust, on-the-job training is available as needed for candidates who meet the basic qualifications, and employees will have the opportunity to learn new automation and digital engineering technologies as Lockheed Martin continues to invest in the F-16 program.

“We have a backlog of 128 new production F-16s, with the potential for up to 300 additional F-16s based on international interest,” said Kim Howard, vice president, Integrated Fighter Group Production Operations. “This hiring event provides a great opportunity to join a growing team that will undoubtedly afford long-term career development and the chance to be part of something that’s never been done before – producing the first F-16 in Greenville.”

This event is part of the company’s plan to add more than 300 new jobs for F-16 production and sustainment to its Greenville site by the end of 2022. The company is actively hiring for many hourly and salaried positions.

Check with the registration page for position specifics.

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Jillian Hamilton has worked in a variety of Program Management roles for multiple Federal Government contractors. She has helped manage projects in training and IT. She received her Bachelors degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing from Penn State University and her MBA from the University of Phoenix.