Job Requisition:Unmanned Aircraft Systems Processor
No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.
We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.
Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that:
Power homes and businesses
Guide air traffic
Streamline tax returns
Protect digital footprints
Contain environmental incidents
Heighten port security
Enable scientific discovery
Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.
When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”
This position will support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Western Service Center (WSC) Operations Support Group (OSG) in Des Moines, WA. The candidate will provide support to various Air Traffic Control Towers, Terminal Radar Approach Controls (TRACON), Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC), and FAA Air Traffic Organization headquarters and Regional offices.
Primary duties emphasize support to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations in the NAS by coordination of those activities with the Federal Aviation Administration other users of the National Airspace System (NAS).
Other activities will include: review requests for charting, airspace development and management, procedures development and review, special events impacting the National Airspace System (NAS), traffic management support, Special Use Airspace (SUA) management, Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR), procedural waiver reviews, and document change proposals (DCP) to ensure timelines and handbook requirements are met to support NAS Safety.
Position requires approximately 10% travel.
Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience OR HS Diploma and 10 years of applicable experience.
Substantial knowledge of aviation operations and/or airspace management derived from experience as a certified Air Traffic Controller, pilot, aircrew or military.
Experience in a staff environment preparing written documents, memos and briefs.
Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance
Experience with UAS operations in the NAS
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 33,000 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.
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