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Job #: R-00005206
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Job Summary

Provide support to the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) Systems Operations Security Group in the use of National Airspace System (NAS) Policy and Procedures in various fields related to NAS airspace. Support will assist the government in addressing a broad range of issues associated with Air Traffic Control, Airspace, Satellite Radar (ADS-B), Military Special Interest Flights, and the integration of Unmanned Airspace Systems (UAS) in the NAS from a security perspective. Provide solutions to complex airspace situations for NAS stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

Support the operational procedures and policies of FAA documents as they pertain to deployment and use of Counter-UAS (C-UAS) technology as it pertains to the FAA. Identify risks and associated mitigations. Support meetings among government agencies. Provide support to writing of procedures for FAA Orders related to Air Traffic, Airspace, Military procedures, Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs), Satellite Radar (ADS-B), Letters Of agreements (LOAs) and Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs), UAS activities, etc. Track Metrics and create reports on the progress of selected activities. Provide written products to the government when required. Support related briefings regarding UAS Security items for public, local, state and federal stakeholders when required.

Basic Qualifications

Typically requires a BA degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the FAA Air Traffic System preferred. Air Traffic Controller or Military experience preferred. Background with Satellite ADS-B, UAS and C-UAS technology preferred. Military background preferred. Familiarity with NOTAMs, Domestic Events Network (DEN), Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs); Military Operating Areas (MOAs); Special Airspace Activities (SAA); ADS-B Satellite Radar preferred. Experience with Technical Writing and strong communication skills preferred.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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