Join the Leidos NISC IV program as an Eastern Service Center Quality Control Group specialist. The NISC IV contract provides technical support to various Air Traffic Control Towers, Terminal Radar Approach Controls (TRACON), Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC) the FAA Air Traffic Organization headquarters and Regional Offices.
The selected candidate will be a subject matter expert in support of the review, development and oversight in the processing of aircraft accidents, aircraft incidents, air traffic incidents, and safety initiatives. This this will include Vehicle/Pedestrian Deviations, Near Mid-Air collisions, and other miscellaneous documentation maintained by the Quality Control Group (QCG). The chosen candidate will review incident reports to identify potential quality control concerns after significant events and respond or follow up and provide one-on-one morning briefings to the Air Traffic Director. This includes post-incident reviews and processing events forwarded by headquarters.
The selected candidate will review proposed changes to the National Airspace System (NAS), build safety cases and identify risk. The selected candidate must have excellent customer service skills necessary to interact with senior level management and internal and external customers, as well as foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers. The selected candidate will monitor and assist District Quality Control personnel and maintain general oversight of their Quality Control Program.
The chosen applicant will interface with ATC field facilities, Service Center, Headquarters, and vendors, as necessary, to stay abreast of current and future ATC automated systems and maintain records and provide reports of progress and problems at the Service Area’s field facilities.
- Requires BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
- Requires a minimum of 8 years previous FAA Air Traffic Controller experience in a Terminal or Enroute facility.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and CEDAR
- Must be able to work, manage and maintain information stored in a Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN)/SharePoint site(s).
- Must be able to conduct research, evaluations, studies, and present recommendations/solutions related to short and long-term program planning requirements
- Must be able to lead monthly program team meetings and participate in national and regional telcons.
- Previous experience at a level 10/11/12 Air Traffic Control facility will receive preference. BA/BS degree from an accredited college. FAA management and/or Staff experience.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Testing and Quality Assurance
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 www.Leidos.com.
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