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Job #: R-00047864
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking a U.S. NOTAM Governance Support Specialist to provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical Information Service, US NOTAM Governance Team. NOTAM Governance establishes NOTAM Policy for the National Airspace System (NAS).

Activities include but are not limited to: Support the United States NOTAM Governance Team. The Governance Team provides policy and guidance to ensure NOTAMs are issued in accordance with NOTAM Policy.

Primary Responsibilities

Support the guidance and policies of the US NOTAM Governance Team which provides the foundations for flight in the NAS. This support will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on domestic and international NOTAMs and Policy. Support the planning, development, and execution of NOTAM Governance strategic plans.
  • Support the Team Manager with the Interagency Group on International Aviation (IGIA) activities and ICAO Panel and Study Group activities.
  • Conduct reviews and provides technical expertise on ICAO Headquarters and ICAO Regional papers, Job Cards, and U.S. delegation produced papers, U.S. working papers, U.S. position papers, and U.S. Member panel reports.
  • Support FAA ICAO Information Management Panel (IMP) and conference coordination meetings and travels on occasion to serve as NOTAM SME.
  • Submit weekly activity reports to ATO management as directed by the FAA to support the US NOTAM Governance Team Activities.
  • Provide support to FAA management for publication and update of the FAA’s Notices to Airmen order FAAO 7930.2, including GENOTS and DCPs.
  • Support the NOTAM Modernization efforts within the FAA to develop program plan and achieve program objectives. Coordinate with FAA FOIA focal point to finalize report.
  • Attend FAA meetings as required providing SME, for example: AIM Operational Weekly Meetings, Monthly NOTAM Stakeholder, Alaska NOTAMs Stakeholder, National Customer Forum.


Participate as FAA team member on visits to Airline Operations Centers (AOC) to obtain feedback and assess NOTAM effectiveness of policy criteria. We are primarily all working from home due to the pandemic but it is expected that we will return to the customer locations after COVID and that location will be 1305 E West Hwy, Silver Springs, MD 20910

Basic Qualifications:

Requires a BA degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of related work experience can be substituted for the lack of a degree at the hiring managers discretion.  

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to convey complex topics in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Experience with NOTAMs, NOTAM Policy, Governance, ICAO, FOIA Requests.
  • Public Trust Security Investigation required prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the FAA Air Traffic Control System gained through experience as a Flight Service Specialist, a FAA Staff or Support specialist, FAA manager, FAA Air Traffic Control Specialist.
  • FAA Washington Headquarters experience.
  • Familiarity with the Domestic Events Network (DEN), Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs); Military Operating Areas (MOAs); Special Airspace Activities (SAA); ADS-B and secondary surveillance radar.
  • Experience with technical writing and strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to understand and originate documentation pertaining to NOTAM Planning and Policy, ICAO Regional Papers. Typical documents include meeting documentation; letters, white papers; talking points; spreadsheets; trackers; presentation slides; DCPs; MOAs; concepts of operation; tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs); training plans; and national security plans.
  • Skill in communicating at the senior leadership level within the FAA and with the FAA’s Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (FSLTT) and International partners.
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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