If you are selected for this position you will serve as an IT Specialist at the North Texas Operational Support Facility (OSF) located in either Dallas Fort Worth ,Texas or Elgin, Illinois. You will work with National Airspace System (NAS) software systems, applying technical automation and air traffic familiarization to coordinate, plan, test, evaluate, maintain and monitor the adaptation database and provide direct automation support to air traffic operations.Learn more about this agency
Your duties will include, but are not limited to:1) performing required research to identify, analyze, and resolve operational automation discrepancies, 2) ensuring the adequacy of automation support based on an in-depth knowledge of air traffic control procedures an in-depth knowledge of facility traffic flows, 3) developing, maintaining, testing, and modifying the adaptation database to assure that Air Traffic operational requirements are met and data is processed in a precise and timely manner, 4) coordinating with staff at local and other facilities regarding automation decisions and activities that affect operations.
You will participate on Special Project Teams to evaluate the effectiveness of automation services. You will perform technical analysis, documentation, and related tasks in direct support of the air traffic operations. As an Automation Specialist you will provide on-site assistance to the Air Traffic Manager and operational personnel offering technical assistance, guidance and recommendations covering a broad range of field support requirements such as problem identification, evaluation and resolution of system malfunctions. You will design and monitor the execution of test plans and implementation plans.
You will coordinate with Technical Operations, Air Traffic Representatives, Program Office, and Terminal Second Level Engineering to manage software and adaptation requirements and to support second level activities.
If you are selected at the J band level, in addition to the duties above, you will work independently and will have the authority to make decisions related to the maintenance of adaptation and software systems critical to the safe operation of the NAS.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
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