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Monday, January 17, 2005; Page E05

Omnitec Solutions Inc. plans to hire about 10 people in the next four months. Morris Brown, chief executive and president, talked with The Post's Andrea Caumont.

Q What does your company do?

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AOmnitec has three basic core competencies. We provide Web-enabling, content management and knowledge database solutions for federal clients. We've redesigned and rebranded a variety of military Web sites and built the content-management systems behind them. The Web sites are for public information and newsgathering. Public affairs officers can put information into the system, which is then authorized and automatically posted. We also stream on the Internet live and archive video of, for example, the Pentagon channel, so people who don't have access to that closed system can see it from their computers.

Our other core competency is broadcast engineering. . . . We can make modifications to the infrastructure of a ship concerning broadcast services, [such as the] . . . closed-circuit television systems that are used for training, news and security. We maintain, upgrade and modify that equipment.

We also have our business process reengineering services unit. We work with the Naval Air Systems Command office, and we help them look at their business processes and make sure the programs have the necessary funding. We help them develop their briefs and speeches, and we research and give them information so they're prepared for questions.

What do you think your employees would say are the best reasons for working at your company?

I used to work for a large corporation. As companies get larger, there are more politics and bureaucracy. I try to keep that out of the daily interactions we have with our employees. We give them the necessary tools and autonomy to do their jobs, and we do not micromanage them. Since we're a small company we have to be very flexible in letting people manage their work and home lives. If everything's good at home then people can do their work better.

Who owns your company?

I own 100 percent of the company.

What sense of stability can your company offer job candidates?

All of our contracts are at least three-year contracts. The majority of the work we're doing today is from current clients telling other people what good work we do. We've also crossed over to doing work with the intelligence agencies in addition to our defense work. The markets that we're in are very strong and will continue to be strong.

What are the demographics of your company?

Company-wide, we're 37.5 percent female and 15 percent minority. Within the four-person senior management team, there is one minority and one woman.

What positions do you have available, and what level of expertise do you want?

We're looking for three or more software developers of all levels, including a team lead or project manager. All applicants need top-secret security clearances and three to 10 years of experience. We also need three Web application developers and two systems administrators with intermediate to higher level experience. We're also looking for two administrative project coordinators who will be working at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. We also need at least three technology support engineers to provide training, help desk and software integration support. We also anticipate hiring consultants or analysts in the second quarter who have experience with A76 studies. Applicants for all positions must be United States citizens and able to obtain security clearances.


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