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Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator

Job ID: 2112179
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
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: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operator to support our operations at Eglin AFB, FL.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
  • Planning and executing ground and flight test plans.
  • Conducting post-flight analysis of flight logs.
  • Coordinating with engineering team and safety team. 
  • Integrating new UAS sensors and modifying Robot Operating System (ROS) software. 

 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience. Technical degree or experience in lieu of. 
  • The successful applicant must have an FAA Part 107 License or be eligible to acquire. 
  • The successful applicant must have previous UAS Operator experience with verifiable flight time/flight logs. 
  • The successful applicant must have experience with multi-rotor and fixed wing group 1 and group 2 UAS. 
  • The successful applicant must have basic knowledge of UAS sensors.  
  • The successful applicant must have experience with Robot Operating System (ROS) programming language. 
  • The successful applicant must have experience in integrating, operating, and tuning autopilots on a variety of unmanned vehicles. 
  • The successful applicant must have experience modifying the autopilots to take in different and new guidance and control requests from new non-COTS sensors. For example, flexibility in determining heading, heading rate, altitude rate, velocity etc. 
  • The successful applicant must be able to work effectively both within a team and individually. 

Clearance:

  • Active Secret clearance, and/or must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with USAF flight approval procedures and safety regulations. 
  • Basic knowledge of electrical test equipment such as multi-meters and oscilloscopes. 
  • Ability to work hands-on with electro-mechanical systems, to include assembly, disassembly, testing, and troubleshooting. 



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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