The QRC Airborne ISR Systems Division of the Airborne Solutions Group of Leidos currently has multiple opportunities for Airborne Sensor Operators (ASO) supporting a USSOCOM manned ISR program that will be based OCONUS. Leidos will provide contracted aircrew for an ISR aircraft providing imagery and multi-source data for both real-time and after-action analysis. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping USSOCOM.
The ASO will be responsible for routine and dynamic target area assessment using full motion video while providing analysis and distribution of multi-source information via on-board aircraft communications systems.
In this role you will need to possess a combination of maturity, skill and experience to function safely and effectively as an aircrew member in a tactical ISR environment.
Will be required to operate E/O IR sensors, and communications equipment.
Execute all assigned preflight, flight, and post flight duties as required to safely and effectively operate an assigned sensor suite supporting a variety of USSOCOM missions. This includes, mission planning, pre-briefings, mission system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings, intelligence product preparation and distribution, and mission documentation.
The ASO may also assist with performing sensor upgrades and maintenance.
To be considered for these positions a candidate must meet the following requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
Must have flight hours as an aircrew member on a multi-place military or government ISR contract aircraft, possess excellent CRM skills, and be able to apply ORM principles.
Be willing to deploy for rotations of at least 90 days to various OCONUS operating locations as directed by the Government and willing to travel for long periods of time, work long hours and / or non-regular hours with minimal notice. Be willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations.
Must be able to travel to Bridgewater VA for training.
Must show demonstrable experience operating turret mounted E/O-IR, FMV capable sensors.
Previous ICS communication experience required.
Must be able to successfully accomplish airborne mission / flight operations, tactical ISR and imagery analysis.
Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course, which requires compliance with certain medical standards, a successful deployment physical examination, immunizations, and training.
Be able to proficiently operate assigned sensors while airborne for extended periods.
Have or be able to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent.
Have or be able to successfully complete altitude chamber / physiological training.
Have an active Top Secret/ SCI with the ability to maintain.
Be able to obtain a passport and or visa to travel internationally
Previous ISR Warden experience.
Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground communication coordination experience desired.
Previous JTAC or USSOCOM ISR mission/intelligence product support experience.
Previous ISR and or instructor/evaluator experience in a combat environment is desired.
Previous KUSS, PRC-117, VORTEX, data link experience desired.
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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