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    Serves as an Engineer for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) research & development.

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    The mission of the New entrants Division is to collaborate and coordinate with research organizations, industry and academia to evaluate advanced concepts and proposed solutions through joint research and development projects supporting NextGen, National Airspace System (NAS) Enterprise Architecture, core research and development programs and other FAA goals and objectives.

    Incumbent applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, theories and concepts as a New Entrants Research & Development engineer within the NextGen New Entrants Division. As an engineer for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Research and Development (R&D), you will work with other Federal Agencies to coordinate research requirements that meet the needs of the FAA and these other agencies. Among the other agencies are Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Defense (DOD). Some of the activities and information will be classified. The incumbent will directly support the Branch manager with leveraging and tying together FAA UAS research along with joint research with external partners such as National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), DOD, DHS, EUROCONTROL, etc.) to inform the safe, timely, and efficient integration of UAS and other relevant New Entrants into the NAS in the near-term, mid-term and far-term. Incumbent will prepare formal documentation as well as formal presentation of plans, results, responses and recommendations to a variety of audiences including senior FAA management, Research, Engineering and Development Advisory Committee (REDAC), Department of Transportation (DOT), Government Accounting Office (GAO), Office of Management & Budget (OMB), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Congress, NASA, DOD, as well as collaborate and coordinate with all organizations (internal and external to FAA).

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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