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Job #: R-00011233
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The NISC III program within the CIvil Group at Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer with ATM/UTM/NAS expertise to support the FAA customer.

In this role, you will support FAA System Operations Security Support Group by combining knowledge in UTM (Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management), ATM (Air Traffic Management), and NAS (National Airspace System) Security to develop requirements for future NAS systems utilizing these elements.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support the Counter UAS (C-UAS) group within System Operations Security with analysis of UTM, ATM, and NAS Security to develop requirements for future NAS systems that comply with the FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS).
  • Work closely with established points of contact within the department/agency/installation to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Attend meetings with department-level staff and FAA leadership to communicate status.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

  • Typically requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Basic qualifications
  • Ability to understand an established workflow for coordinating between the FAA and its Federal partners.
  • Ability to understand the safety and security implications to the National Airspace System (NAS) of UAS and C-UAS technologies.
  • Experience in performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, requirements allocation and interface definition, integration, and system testing.
  • Experience in creating requirements and other technical documentation to be used in the procurement process.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge/experience with UTM (Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management)
  • Knowledge/experience with ATM (Air Traffic Management) systems
  • Knowledge of National Airspace System (NAS) Security
  • Experience as a commercial drone operator.
  • Ability to understand documentation as it pertains to C-UAS. Typical documents include Concept of Operations/Employment; Tactics, Techniques and Procedures, Training plans, and public outreach plans.
  • Skill in communicating at the senior leadership level within the FAA and its Federal partners.
  • Experience within the aviation sector, preferably with the FAA.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly evolving technology and incidents that may impact deadlines unexpectedly.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills ability to handle multiple taskings and deadlines

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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