Flight Operations Architect - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Palm Bay
United States


SAIC is looking for Flight Operations Architect to join the team supporting our customer, AAR Corp., in support of a Department of State Air Wing mission in Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that Flight Operations solution components address SME and end-user operational requirements and integration with other functional area solution components in coordination with all the development and process teams
  • Provides direct oversight to the Flight Operations systems developers.  
  • Provide COTS and GOTS and associated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) capable of supporting a wide variety of Air Wing aircraft and mission services.
  • Design and deliver best value service solutions for safe aircraft flight operations within a robust, verifiable and secure environment.
  • Maintain accurate, validated aircraft and program management data and metrics with robust reporting and drill-down dashboards.
  • Create an integrated platform promoting ease of use, minimal touch points and operations directed interaction for Department of State, agency and partner stakeholders.
  • Will conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses using a combination of engineering, economic and management tools to define and create of systems design that lead up to concept demonstrations.
  • Conducting research, evaluations, analyses, and studies of alternative architectures in support of program requirements
  • Developing architectural frameworks and models that support the assessment of various concepts of operations and system implementations
  • Performance of cost/benefit analyses, risk assessments, and engineering trades to establish optimal configurations and system solutions
  • Evaluations of procedures and operations to ensure that proposed solutions result in future implementations that assuredly meet all system safety requirements. Emphasis will be placed on program management expertise to assist in formulating plans, budgets, and schedules with clear performance-based milestones.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential and highly valued in this role.


Required Experience:
  • Bachelors with 9 years experience or HS Diploma or Equivalent with an additional 4+ years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. 6 years of relevant experience

  • Strong systems engineering background

  • Ability to obtain MRPT clearance with the US Government sponsor

  • Support proposal development, cost estimating, Basis of Estimates and schedule

Desired Experience
  • Air navigation equipment

  • Airspace design

  • Aviation safety systems

Clearance Requirement
  • Must be able to obtain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)