The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking an Air Traffic Control Analyst to work in the Federal Aviation Administration Western Service Center in Des Moines, WA.
The NISC IV program within Leidos Civil Group is seeking a candidate with an Air Traffic Control background to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Quality Control Group (QCG) by reviewing and overseeing the required processes involving aircraft accidents, aircraft incidents, air traffic evaluations, audits and air traffic safety initiatives. This includes coordinating with appropriate personnel following a significant aviation event; ensuring processes follow applicable FAA orders and instructions; compliance with FAA Mandatory Occurrence Report (MOR) entries; and External Compliance Verification (ECV) and Significant Events procedures. Candidate will be part of a rotating requirement for 24 hours "call-in" duty to respond to these events.
Significant emphasis will involve proactively identifying areas of concern involving operational safety of facilities, validating general safety expectations, and making recommendations for further action and involvement with field facilities involving safety processes. The candidate must utilize substantial initiative in identifying potential ricks within the National Airspace System and providing recommended courses of action. The candidate will interact on a daily basis with senior FAA managers and peers on these topics and in discussions of air traffic events and activities. Other duties include compiling data on operational errors/deviations, aircraft accidents, pilot deviations, flight assists, spill-outs and incidents for a variety of audiences.
Position requires approximately 25% travel.
We are seeking a talented and energetic candidate to work with the best and brightest employees around the country in creating innovative all-encompassing solutions for our programs. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.
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, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.
Please Note: Must be able to work onsite in Des Moines, WA (once temporary Pandemic related remote work is over or when asked to return to the office).
- Previous designation as a Certified Professional Controller (CPC).
- Requires a BA degree and 8 + years of prior relevant experience OR a Masters with 6 + years of prior relevant experience OR equivalent practical experience as a Certified Professional Controller.
- Strong writing skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate technical information of an aviation nature to a non-technical audience.
- Ability to analyze aircraft flight data and interpret compliance with standard Air Traffic Control procedures.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust Security clearance.
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