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UAS/CUAS Remote Identification Professional


Job Description:

Support the FAA System Operations Security Group in the development of a Remote Identification (Remote ID) rulemaking and plans to assist in the deployment of Remote ID services for the National Airspace System (NAS).  Remote ID is a crucial element to the successful integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) into the NAS and will assist the FAA, law enforcement, and Federal security agencies when a UAS appears to be flying in an unsafe manner or is operating in an unauthorized location. 

This position will assist in providing solutions to complex airspace and integration situations for NAS stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the FAA in the development of a Remote ID plan.
  • Coordinate with organizations within the FAA as well as external agencies and define, in detail, how stakeholders from all disciplines and organizations will collaborate to implement Remote ID services. 
  • Collect input from all stakeholders for high-level planning in the development of detailed project plans and timelines for activities and analyses required to deploy Remote ID services. 
  • Assist in defining and adjudicating cross-organizational decision points, and manage and communicate program risks. 
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Track progress through Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) guidelines and Microsoft Project waterfall software.

Basic Qualifications

  • Typically requires a BA degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience or
  • If no degree, additional related work experience can be substituted at the hiring managers discretion.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the FAA Air Traffic System or a background in Aviation.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification with experience in developing Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Expert experience with Microsoft Project Enterprise
  • Experience with Nirvana task manager.
  • Knowledge of rulemaking
  • Have working knowledge of Remote Identification
  • Understanding of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)
  • FAA Headquarters or Staff time.
  • Background with UAS and C-UAS technology preferred.
  • Experience with Technical Writing and strong communication skills preferred.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Proj and Prog Management

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