NAVTAC II Senior Navigation Engineer (NAV-3) Job

8/2/17
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

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  Full Time   Employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

NAVTAC II Senior Navigation Engineer (NAV-3) (Job Number:426420)

Description:



NAVTAC II Senior Navigation Engineer (NAV-3) Overview:

The SAIC Team is pursuing the opportunity to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with modernizing the National Airspace System (NAS) to meet the needs of consistently improving safety, efficiency, capacity, security, and flexibility of navigation systems. This modernization will evolve the NAS from legacy, ground-based navigation and lighting systems to Performance Based Navigation (PBN). Both legacy and evolving systems must be maintained during the modernization transition. The SAIC Team has a long, successful record of support to the FAA, applying expertise and innovation to solve complex and dynamic problems while maintaining the US worldwide lead in aviation safety. The SAIC Team is seeking a diverse range of skillsets; management, business management, financial and budget analysis support, technical expertise in the areas of engineering navigation systems, NAS operations, Air Traffic, Management Information systems (MIS) and areas related to technical of Navigation support. These areas include:

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Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Programs & Policy Group (PPPG), AJV-14, Airspace Policy & Regulations Group, AJV-11, Airspace Services Business Support Group, AJV-17 and Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Service Center (SC) Operations Support Groups (OSGs) AJV-E2, AJV- C2, and AJV-W2. Developing and implementing Area Navigation (RNAV), PBN Routes defined as Standard Terminal Arrival (STAR), Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs), Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and Q/T and TK routes.

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Management Information System (MIS) and office automation management support required to support the Navigation Programs and all the teams within the MIS group to ensure accurate, timely and effective use of resources, collection of data, reporting and management of information systems necessary to develop, acquire, deploy, maintain, sustain, and improve navigation products and services for the National Airspace System.

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Obstruction Evaluation (OE) review of aeronautical studies on- airport property (NRAs) involves coordination with Airport Division specialists to update runway threshold coordinates (existing and plan-on-file extensions), update runway categories (VFR to IFR), and ensure the part 77 contour maps and listed obstructions are corrected. Contract support would involve telephonic and/or email coordination with Airport Division specialists on issues found during NRA reviews along with providing OEG responses on NRA studies within iOEAAA program.

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FAA Ground Based Navigation and Lighting Group (GBNA) for the establishment, operation and maintenance of a NAS of air traffic control and navigation facilities supporting terminal area approach and landing operations under all weather conditions. Provides management and technical support to modernize, certify and document work related to the FAA?s mission including the conduct of investigative research into NAS facility and site-related problems encountered in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the current navigation and landing systems. This work also includes specialized analysis, modeling and tests to determine what equipment is appropriate to meet the specified category of operation. The Senior Navigation Engineer will support the acquisition and implementation of navigation and landing systems. They should be capable of reviewing specifications and statements of work for technical correctness. Knowledge of flight inspection requirements and field maintenance are helpful.

Qualifications:
Education and Certification Requirements:

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Bachelor?s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or a related discipline is required. Master?s degree in a principle or related discipline may substitute for 2 years of relevant experience.

Experience Requirements:

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Must have at least 6 years of electrical/electronics engineering professional work experience, including state of the art electronic component design and development.

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Experience must include user requirements analysis, specification preparation, test and evaluation.

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Experience shall delineate the ability to interact effectively with personnel at all levels, and integrate problem correction into ongoing work without loss of work force efficiency.

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Skill in program management including budget execution and resource allocation is required.

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Knowledge of accounting, microcomputer systems, and software, including experience with word processing, data base management, program management, and accounting application programs is required.

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Experience must also reflect knowledge and competence in broad based management of engineering program that involved organizationally and geographically dispersed elements.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 30, 2017, 7:36:35 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

 

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