Vykin Corporation

  • Exercise Event Coordinator

    Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
    Clearance Requirement
    Secret
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared, TS/SCI eligible Exercise Event Coordinator to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation, transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
    • Meet with clients to understand the purpose of the meeting or event.
    • Assist with planning the scope of the event, including time, location, and cost.
    • Solicit bids from venues and service providers (for example, florists or photographers).
    • Inspect venues to ensure that they meet the client's requirements.
    • Coordinate event services such as rooms, transportation, and food service.
    • Monitor event activities to ensure the client and event attendees are satisfied.
    • Plan, coordinate and execute visits by foreign delegations at the General/Flag office/equivalent level.
    • Coordinate all IT systems and network related support services.
    • Update and manage various needed services and software, routinely conference with service vendors to leverage maximum capacity of current services.
    • Optimize network and virtual systems operations for cost-effectiveness and resource utilization.
    • Troubleshoot, configure, and manage network and peripheral devices.
    • Travel as required to provide event planning and support.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and provide fast, ad hoc technical solutions in a high pressure environment.

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • A current, active, in-scope Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI.
    • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process.
    • Must have experience with event planning or conference support functions.

     

    Required Knowledge skills and abilities

    • Excellent customer service skills/orientation.
    • Working technical knowledge of current operating systems and standards.
    • Ability to launch and operate desktop diagnostic tools to perform remote diagnostics.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Able to work well in pressure/stress related situations and remain calm.
    • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
    • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail
    • Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Willing to support weekend requirements and work flexible hours
    • Able to lift heavy equipment when necessary
    • On Call Status may be required
    • May be required to sign for equipment

     

    Minimum Educational Requirement:

    • High School Diploma with eleven (11) years of IT related experience OR,
    • Associate's degree with seven (7) plus years of IT related experience OR,
    • Bachelor's degree with 5 (five) plus years of IT related experience

    Desired qualifications:

    • A current, active TS/SCI clearance
    • Bachelor’s degree in IT field or Hospitality related
    • Hospitality/Protocol training for event planning/execution 
    • CompTIA Security + certification or other wise, meet DoD 8570.01-M, IA Workforce Certification Level: Information Assurance Technical (IAT-II). 

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Stuttgart, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   

     

    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

     

    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.

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