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Job #: R-00021767
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Geographic Information Systems
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)/Airspace Team on the NISC III contract is an Aeronautical Information team supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). We are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist the Leidos UAS/Airspace team as well as the FAA in creating Aeronautical Charts. The charts are to support the National Airspace System (NAS). The UAS/Airspace Team creates and maintains electronic charts and related airspace products.


  • Learning Aeronautical Information

  • Analyzing the National Flight Data Digest (NFDD)

  • Analyzing and charting of Airspace on FAA VFR, IFR and UAS related charts

  • Utilizing various software to produce charts

  • Analyze Aerial Photography

  • Interact with FAA Airspace team members and FAA Management

·Evaluating legal descriptions of amended Airspace dockets published in the Federal register.

·Analyzing the recreation of airspace amendments relevant to airspace review due to the decommissioning of the omnidirectional range (VOR) navigation aid as part of the VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program and the cancellation of the associated instrument flight procedures.

  • Publishing and maintaining the Aeronautical Information Systems (AIS) database applications of Special Use Airspace (SUA), Class Airspace supported by Aeronautical Information Services.

·Processing SUA Memos received from the Airspace Policy and Regulations Group and publishing in NASR.

·Reviewing and updating the Aeronautical Navigation Database System (ANDS) for the effective cycle end dates.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Geography, Aerospace, or related discipline from an accredited College or University and at least four years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge in Bentley Microstation

  • CAD Software

  • E.S.R.I Geographic Information System

  • Knowledge in Database creation and maintenance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Geographic Information Systems


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

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