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Flight Operations Specialist UAS Product Developer

Job ID: 2401374
Location: CALIFORNIA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Flight Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is currently seeking an experienced Flight Operations Specialist – UAS Product Developer (PD) to join a versatile team in support of the Airworthiness CYBERSAFE Office (ACO).  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to updating and the creating of Navy Flight clearance products to support Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)requirements.

Work will be performed local to the California, MD / Lexington Park, MD area only. Prospective non-local candidates may also be considered, if they possess outstanding skill sets, qualifications, and a proven work history relevant to this position.   Hybrid remote work is possible for the right candidate, but only after ACO PD empowerment requirements are achieved at the local site and approved by both SAIC management and our government customer.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and execute the management and development of Interim Flight Clearances (IFC) and Permanent Flight Clearances (PFC) in the form of NATOPS or NATIP. 
  • Develop required content and facilitate the Flight Clearance’s progression through engineering review for airworthiness approval.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for information regarding specific clearances for assigned platforms.
  • Create and present formal briefs in support of new or changing fleet capabilities and develop IFC/PFC content from program technical source data.
  • Track and ensure the transition of IFC content into the appropriate PFC.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND CLEARANCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in DoD Aviation Operator or Maintenance Management. Additional years’ experience accepted in lieu of a degree. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with APME/AMPSE (Class desk), NAVAIR engineers and the Fleet users.
  • Ability to develop and follow implementation plans for configuration management of technical data.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment, demonstrate leadership, decision-making and self-starter qualities.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft (MS) and Adobe Acrobat products and possess a strong computer-use background to include using editorial and graphics software running on local, networked, or web-based platforms, and websites.
  • Possess the ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen with an Active Secret Security Clearance.
  • Ability to travel periodically on an as required basis in support of your assigned program and platforms.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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