The MITRE Corporation Systems Engineering, Lead_Aviation Systems in McLean, Virginia

Systems Engineering, Lead_Aviation Systems

Description

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Key Functions:

  • Support terminal/tower Air Traffic Management (ATM) definition and evolution planning efforts for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

  • Work within an existing team of system engineers and operational domain experts to help the FAA define and evaluate concepts and automation systems for evolving operations in the terminal/tower domain.

  • Interact with the FAA sponsor, other contractors, airline representatives, and other subject matter experts

  • Be responsible for developing concepts, capability definitions, and requirements for the next generation of terminal/tower capabilities.

  • Help define a system evolution path that will support terminal/tower related components of the Next Generation (NexGen) Air Transportation System.

  • Perform analyses, and support evaluations to identify operational and research issues with tower and surface time-based flow management and collaborative decision making.

  • Main emphasis on the tower and surface domain, but may also extend to the other areas such as TRACON operations, time-based flow management, traffic flow management, and cross-domain interoperability.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in a variety of terminal (Tower and TRACON) facilities, holding a variety of roles, such as controller, automation specialist, traffic management coordinator, operations manager, and/or supervisor

  • Able to work collaboratively with others and have experience leading teams

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • BS or equivalent and 25 years of air traffic control

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Suitability - FAA

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting May 25, 2018, 7:41:35 AM

Req ID: 00050258