This position serves as a Program Specialist supporting the Remote Identification (Remote ID) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) Program Manager for planning and managing complex projects to inform the development of FAA regulations, policies, and programs in support of the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Air Space System (NAS).Learn more about this agency
Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of FAA policies and procedures to develop, transition, and/or manage new technical and organizational programs in support of the integration of UAS into the National Airspace System (NAS). Provides guidance to less experienced professionals; leading small project/program teams; designing and recommending solutions to complex problems; preparing and reviewing management reports and/or contractual documents; and developing and recommending improvements to systems and/or processes to improve operational efficiency.
Researches and recommends solutions to challenging problems or issues such as conflicts with draft policies and programs, congressional requirements, FAA/DOT objectives, industry needs, which often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives. Uses defined metrics and measures to analyze business line criteria used to gage the success of projects and associated initiatives.
Works with individuals at all levels within FAA to manage information such as proposed policy, strategic plans, and decisions on implementing policies, and requirements associated with new FAA programs and processes that support UAS policies. Facilitates communication and relationships and enhances the effectiveness, through knowledge sharing to ensure the successful completion of UAS integration deliverables. Provides support for informal and formal presentations to agency management officials on critical UAS integration objectives. Liaises with industry stakeholders to gather information on industry's objectives and priorities and inform industry on FAA priorities with regard to UAS integration objectives.
Contacts are internal and external. May act as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally. Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion for employee to select the most appropriate approach(es) or develop new approaches. Assignments regularly require interpretations of internal and external policies and extrapolations from precedents.
Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager. project/program manager, team leader or more experienced professional. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with management and/or more experienced professionals to solve problems. Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities.
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.
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