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Job #: R-00054679
Location: College Park, GA
Category: Project Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Join the Leidos NISC IV program as an Eastern Service Center Operations Support 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.

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner to UAS operators as well as FAA and other stakeholders, and solve complex issues using specialized tools.

The Candidate must provide documentation support to the FAA Team and Co-Leads for the preparation and execution of Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) projects required for the modernization of the National Airspace System (NAS). The candidate will support national programs such as Northeast Corridor (NEC), Metroplex and Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range (VOR) Minimum Operational Network (MON) which includes the design and/or evaluation of operational procedures that improve utilization of existing airspace and airport capacity. Additionally, the candidate will support opportunities to de-conflict traffic to and from close-in airports; improve traffic flow and reduce congestion in major metropolitan areas across; and, promote transition of the NAS to a more PBN system.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The candidate will provide documentation support to include historical record of design changes, tracking the status of project activities, project risk, action items, and producing meeting minutes as directed by the project leads to support any airspace and procedures initiative formally approved by the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) and/or senior leaders at the direction of the project leads.
  • The candidate will provide monthly reporting on the project and financial statuses, meeting notes, participant attendance, as well as providing materials to compile reports and inform stakeholders at quarterly, monthly and weekly meetings. The candidate will also provide input for the development of facility training packages.
  • The candidate will coordinate support for required technical interchange meetings and various program reviews; coordinate workgroup activities for Air Traffic Organization (ATO) program offices. The candidate will assist in air traffic requirements development; system analysis; system/subsystem specifications analysis to ensure air traffic operational concerns are addressed and appropriate technical requirements are included. The candidate will present recommendations/solutions related to short and long-term program planning requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited university and 12 to 15 years of relevant experience or Masters Degree and 10 to 13 years of experience. Additional experience and industry certifications may be considered in lieu of degree requirement. Relevant work experience should include:

  • FAA Air Traffic Control (ATC) Specialist. Servers as a senior level air traffic control system specialist to assist the FAA in coordinating activities with air traffic requirements and operations personnel.
  • Contractor must be familiar with the following FAA Orders/Specifications:
  • FAA Order JO 7100.41, Performance Based Navigation Implementation Process
  • FAA Order 8260.58, United States Standard for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Instrument Procedure Design
  • Community Involvement Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Desk Guide
  • FAA Order 8260.19, Flight Procedures and Airspace
  • FAA Order 8260.3, United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS)
  • FAA Order 8260.46, Departure Procedure (DP) Program
  • FAA Order 8260.26, Establishing and Scheduling Civil Public-Use Instrument Procedure Effective Dates
  • Planning: conduct efficient, organized data gathering and data analysis and must be able to develop reports, establish schedules, and conduct studies.
  • Communications:  must accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing, prepare and conduct effective technical presentations, provide thorough project monitoring and reporting, and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stakeholders, peers and management levels.
  • Computer Applications: capable of applying MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management applications and know how to use the Internet as a data gathering and communicating tool.
  • Administrative:  provides organized documentation, and has an awareness of general documentation systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Previous experience at a level 10/11/12 Air Traffic Control facility will receive preference. FAA management and/or Staff experience (Airspace and Procedures Specialist experience is preferred)

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Yes, 25% 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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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