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Job #: R-00099001
Location: Eglin Air Force Base, US
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a UAS Mission Planner to work with our customer at Eglin AFB, FL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Joint Staff J6 Joint Assessment Division (JAD) conduct analysis of joint missions producing data-driven assessments and recommendations to improve Joint Command and Control (C2) interoperability and integration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide UAS Mission Planner expertise supporting the following JAD assessment
  • Determine stakeholder assessment objectives leading to project task, purpose, method, and end-state development
  • Develop system description, experimental test design, scenario, and metrics
  • Ensure UAS data collection requirements are satisfied at the event venue
  • Identify findings and observations from collected data and calculated metrics
  • Determine conclusions and recommendations from review of findings and observations
  • Coordinate report results with external stakeholders, encouraging implementation of recommendations

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA and 10 years related experience or Bachelors’ degree and 8 years related experience. Additional experience, training, or certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification
  • Demonstrated experience with Group 1 or 2 rotary and/or fixed wing UAS functions:
    • Mission Planning
    • Flight operations
    • Aircraft assembly
    • Security mitigation (e.g. DoD and FAA approval, flight profile review)
  • Active Secret level clearance with ability to obtain a Top Secret after hire
  • MS Office proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with CONUS/OCONUS UAS flight operations
  • Experience with ground control system configuration for flight and data collection
  • Experience with the assessment of UAS and Counter UAS capabilities
  • Ability to research intelligence information to engineer realistic, operationally relevant UAS test cases
  • Technical writing and oral presentation skills
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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