The QRC AISR Group at Ledios has an opening for an Airborne Sensor Operator. The Airborne Sensor Operator (ASO) supporting a USSOCOM manned ISR program that will be based OCONUS. Leidos will provide contracted aircrew for an ISR aircraft providing imagery and multi-source data for both real-time and after-action analysis. The ASO will be responsible for routine and dynamic target area assessment using full motion video while providing analysis and distribution of multi-source information via on-board aircraft communications systems. The successful candidate will possess a combination of maturity, skill and experience to function safely and effectively as an aircrew member in a tactical ISR environment. Selected candidates will be required to operate E/O IR sensors, and communications equipment.
The ASO will be required to execute all assigned preflight, flight, and post flight duties as required to safely and effectively operate an assigned sensor suite supporting a variety of USSOCOM missions. This includes, mission planning, pre-briefings, mission system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings, intelligence product preparation and distribution, and mission documentation. The ASO may also assist with performing sensor upgrades and maintenance.
•Requires a BA degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience; and additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
•Must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience or 700 flight hours as an aircrew member on a multi-place military or government ISR contract aircraft, possess excellent CRM skills, and be able to apply ORM principles. Be willing to deploy for rotations of at least 90 days to various OCONUS operating locations as directed by the Government
• Must show demonstrable interpretation and analysis experience with one or more of the following sensor systems: E/O-IR FMV, SAR, ELINT.
• Must be able to successfully accomplish airborne mission / flight operations, mapping operations and image analysis.
• Have an active Top Secret SCI or a Top Secret with SCI eligibility.
• Must be able to travel for training.
• Be able to obtain a passport and or visa to travel internationally.
• Be willing to travel for long periods of time, work long hours and / or non-regular hours with minimal notice.
• Be able to proficiently operate assigned sensors while airborne for extended periods.
• Be willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations.
• Have or be able to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent.
• Have or be able to successfully complete altitude chamber / physiological training.
• Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course, which requires compliance with certain medical standards, a successful deployment physical examination, immunizations, and training.
• Previous ICS communication experience required.
• MX-15/20/25 experience.
• Previous ISR Warden experience.
• Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground communication coordination experience desired.
• Previous JTAC or USSOCOM ISR mission/intelligence product support experience.
• Previous ISR and or instructor/evaluator experience in a combat environment is desired.
• Previous KUSS, PRC-117, VORTEX, data link experience desired.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 75% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
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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