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    This group is responsible for acquiring, implementing and discontnuance of National Airspace System (NAS) navigational systems, including satellite and ground based services and lighting systems.

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    Applies experience and expert knowledge of system engineering practices, principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques to conduct strategic analysis of navigation programs.

    Applies knowledge of and experience working with satellite and ground based navigation systems to play a key role in the development and acquisition of new complex navigation systems.

    Applies expert knowledge of advanced systems engineering theories, concepts and processes in a wide variety of engineering disciplines, such as electronics/electrical and mechanical engineering to design, develop, conduct, evaluate and implement complex engineering studies including requirements analysis and validation.

    Researches, develops, and identifies complex program dependencies and their associated Risks, Issues and Opportunities (RIO’s).

    Provides leadership and direction in the areas of systems engineering, configuration management, information security, human factors, program and acquisition management and NAS architecture

    Applies skill conducting system engineering analysis and studies to develop and validate operational concepts for new systems or capabilities.

    Allocates, develops and maintains system requirements and specifications to system elements and developing system specifications and lower level specifications, expertise in developing alternative system architectures (designs), and evaluation of their relative effectiveness.

    Uses skill and experience as a Professional Management Institute (PMI) Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

    Applies project/program management principles to formulate positions and to establish and oversee financial, business and planning activities for innovative aviation navigation systems.

    Develops a financial planning strategy to ensure effective fiscal control and to develop annual financial plans, facilitate program reviews, and develop reimbursable agreements.

    Using skill and experience applying Acquisition Management System principles.

    Oversees and manages changes to program costs, schedules and scope.

    Uses experience as a contracting officer representative (COR) to provide leadership in designing, developing, and delivering navigation systems.

    Monitors the performance of contracts, and provides technical advice to the contracting officer.

    Discusses the status and results of projects/programs and future planning, establishes short and long-term objectives, distributes tasks, sets priorities, and establishes schedules.

    Prepares reviews and approves reports for internal and external distribution.

    Develops briefings that convey strategic vision and works with senior management to identify and jointly resolve problems.

    Identifies problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.

    The Group Manager typically reviews individual and organizational performance often through status reports and organizational performance measures, to ensure timeliness, policy compliance, and alignment with project/program objectives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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