Leidos is seeking an Systems Engineering Technical Manager who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration's En-Route Automation Modernization ERAM) technology, which is the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the pulse of the National Airspace System (NAS) in helping to advance our transition from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. ERAM is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundational platform required for FAA to enable NextGen solutions, via modernization programs such as System Wide Information Management, Data Communications, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast. ERAM will provide benefits for users and the flying public by increasing air traffic flow. In this role, you will use your well rounded expertise with Systems Engineering, Cost account management, Earned value methodologies, leadership of groups of engineers, and workload management.Specific duties/responsibilities include:Support analysis of customer problem reports (and enhancement requests)Work directly with FAA customers to ensure a valid understanding of the problem (or requested enhancement) and need.Develop technical solutions, prepare trade studies when required, decompose the solution into system-level and software requirementsAuthor white papers that document the above. Provide sustaining engineering to the Software, and Integration & Test teams in the proper behavior and verification of the documented solutions.Provide Cost Account Management for specified subsystemsProvide Personnel management including mentoring and HR concernsProvide strategic ideas for succession and workload plansProvide leadership to a team of engineersLeadGenLeadGenEng
Typical education and experience:Typically requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.Qualifications:Experience with the FAA and Air Traffic Control Systems is requiredTypes of systems may include:Display System Interfaces - supporting the requirements for controller and specialist inputs and viewsFlight Data Processing - managing flight plans, amendmentsDataComm Processing - text message processing between the controllers, ground towers and pilotsSystem Operations - High availability infrastructure design and monitoring of a complex network of systemsSupport Processing - Offline Analysis Tools, build environments, CAS/COTS product definition and life cycle managementCost account management using Earned Value Methodologies.Expertise with requirements development (A-Level and B-Level) on large software development programs; Systems design and system interface definitions.Experience sustaining engineering support through a product's lifecycle.Ability to provide technical manual updates and inspection support.