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Job #: R-00013642
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Intelligence
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 Unmanned Airspace Systems (UAS) Security Project Manager to support the FAA customer.

In this role, you will provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Systems Operations Security Group in the use of National Airspace System (NAS airspace).

Support will assist the government in addressing a broad range of issues associated with 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 for the role include:
  • Support the operational deployment and use of Counter-UAS (C-UAS) technology as it pertains to FAA security.
  • Identify risks and associated mitigations.
  • Support meetings among government agencies.
  • Track and Report planned UAS Security related activities.
  • Provide detailed and updated reports of C-UAS operational deployments.
  • 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 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience or if no degree, additional related work experience can be substituted .

Ability to obtain a Top Secret or TS-SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the FAA Air Traffic System preferred.
  • Air Traffic Controller (ATC) experience preferred.
  • Additional experience in Management, Traffic Management Units (TMU), Airspace and Procedures Staff time, also preferred.
  • Background with UAS and C-UAS technology preferred.
  • Familiarity with NOTAMs, Domestic Events Network (DEN), Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs); Military Operating Areas (MOAs; Special Airspace Activities (SAA) 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 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 www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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