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This just in... Snowden's company is hiring!

I'm on some job search databases, and was just sent this offer this morning for a job with Booz Allen Hamilton. I wonder if people are leaving the company, or if they are preparing for a boom in business? Weird how they are using MS Access and VB, as that seems pretty lame for such a high-tech operation:

http://www.beyond.com/jobs/job-search.asp?id=82918133&aff=ED...

Title: Microsoft Access Database Developer and Visual Basic for Applications Developer
Location: United States-Florida-Tampa
Other Locations:
Key Role:
Provide database development support and software development capabilities in support of various US special operations command (USSOCOM) and US central command (USCENTCOM) clients. Create data management tools to support client analysis, integrate various data sets into cohesive units, provide data reduction by increasing data reuse, develop unique views of data and analysis, and generate finished products ready for presentation and final reporting. Provide expertise in requirements gathering, database design, and application development and apply expertise in all facets of Microsoft Access design, including table relationship design, complex query building, user interface design, report generation, and automation with other Microsoft Office applications using VBA. Engage and complete actions with minimal supervision or oversight. Conduct coordination with operational SMEs to ensure accuracy in analysis results, verify and validate data for accuracy, and apply a wide range of analytical techniques to produce complex and accurate data representations. Apply coordination skills in accordance with various expert analysts in an effort to meet technical requirements and project deadlines and work with a wide range of SMEs, analysts, and leaders. Document capabilities of software applications developed and provide demonstrations to wide audiences. This position is located in MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL and may require travel.
Basic Qualifications:
-5 years of experience with Microsoft Access database design and development and VBA programming
-2 years of experience with developing Microsoft Automation applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
-Ability to present applications developed in a logical manner
-TS/SCI clearance is required
-BA or BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with operational expertise preferred, including USSOCOM or USCENTCOM
-Experience with complex data warehouse design
-Possession of excellent briefing, writing, and presentation skills
-MA or MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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They are always hiring

They are always hiring people. This isnt out of the ordinary.

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