Job ID: 2114858
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as a senior level air traffic control system specialist to assist the FAA in coordinating activities with air traffic requirements and operations personnel. This support will include, but not be limited to: coordinating support for required technical interchange meeting support and various program reviews; coordinating workgroup activities for En Route and Oceanic program offices; assisting in air traffic requirements development; system analysis; system/ subsystem specifications analysis to ensure air traffic operational concerns are addressed and assuring all technical requirements are included; presenting recommendations/solutions related to short and long-term program planning requirements; developing management plans; assisting in training requirements development; and classifying and summarizing data for the preparation and submission of reports on a recurring basis. Position requires air traffic control technical and operational work experience as a domestic or oceanic air traffic controller in an En Route & Oceanic or Terminal operational environment. Also required is acquisition and program management experience for FAA program offices or similar organizations. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. The candidate must be proficient in the MS Office Suite and possess strong interpersonal skills.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts. Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.
PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions, which are highly innovative and ingenious.
FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of supervisor. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
IMPACT: Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically results in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization's technological capability.
LIASON: Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A BA/BS degree in an air traffic related field is required. For all levels, experience is Air Traffic Control (ATC) full performance level (FPL) experience or equivalent (e.g. military controller, contract tower, commercial dispatch operations, etc.). Candidate must have ATC experience in any of the following: Terminal, Enroute, Oceanic, Traffic Flow Management, or Flight Service Station. Candidate must have at least 20 years of relevant experience. An additional five years experience may be substituted for the degree stated.
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be 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. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
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