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NAVTAC II Senior Human Factors Engineer (HFE) (HF-3) Job more...
Location:Washington, DC
Company:SAIC
First posted:May 30, 2017
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NAVTAC II Senior Human Factors Engineer (HFE) (HF-3) (Job Number:426406)

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

NAVTAC II Senior Human Factors Engineer (HFE) (HF- 3)

Overview: The SAIC Team is pursuing the opportunity to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with modernizing the National Airspace System (NAS) to meet the needs of consistently improving safety, efficiency, capacity, security, and flexibility of navigation systems. This modernization will evolve the NAS from legacy, ground-based navigation and lighting systems to Performance Based Navigation (PBN). Both legacy and evolving systems must be maintained during the modernization transition. The SAIC Team has a long, successful record of support to the FAA, applying expertise and innovation to solve complex and dynamic problems while maintaining the US worldwide lead in aviation safety. The SAIC Team is seeking a diverse range of skillsets; management, business management, financial and budget analysis support, technical expertise in the areas of engineering navigation systems, NAS operations, Air Traffic, Management Information systems (MIS) and areas related to technical of Navigation support. Areas include:

- Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Programs & Policy Group (PPPG), AJV-14, Airspace Policy & Regulations Group, AJV-11, Airspace Services Business Support Group, AJV-17 and Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Service Center (SC) Operations Support Groups (OSGs) AJV-E2, AJV-C2, and AJV-W2. Developing and implementing Area Navigation (RNAV), PBN Routes defined as Standard Terminal Arrival (STAR), Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs), Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and Q/T and TK routes.
- Management Information System (MIS) and office automation management support required to support the Navigation Programs and all the teams within the MIS group to ensure accurate, timely and effective use of resources, collection of data, reporting and management of information systems necessary to develop, acquire, deploy, maintain, sustain, and improve navigation products and services for the National Airspace System.
- Obstruction Evaluation (OE) review of aeronautical studies on- airport property (NRAs) involves coordination with Airport Division specialists to update runway threshold coordinates (existing and plan-on-file extensions), update runway categories (VFR to IFR), and ensure the part 77 contour maps and listed obstructions are corrected. Contract support would involve telephonic and/or email coordination with Airport Division specialists on issues found during NRA reviews along with providing OEG responses on NRA studies within iOEAAA program.
- FAA Ground Based Navigation and Lighting Group (GBNA) for the establishment, operation and maintenance of a NAS of air traffic control and navigation facilities supporting terminal area approach and landing operations under all weather conditions. Provides management and technical support to modernize, certify and document work related to the FAA’s mission including the conduct of investigative research into NAS facility and site-related problems encountered in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the current navigation and landing systems. This work also includes specialized analysis, modeling and tests to determine what equipment is appropriate to meet the specified category of operation. Human Factors Engineer will be responsible for integrating human factors in the acquisition and implementation of navigation and landing systems. The HFE is concerned with ways of designing jobs, machines, operations, environments or work systems so they are compatible with human capabilities and limitations. Human Factors Engineer conducts user needs analysis, task flow analysis, interface design, usability testing and statistical data analysis. Develops human factors design, testing and applied research for telecommunications products and services. Human Factors generally integrates a hardware/software design and implementation with a human in their environment while prohibiting occupational hazards.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Must have at least 4 years of professional work experience in human factors engineering with the state of the art complex integrated systems.

- Preferred work experience in an aeronautical engineering related field and/or navigation systems.

- May be required to supervise and train subordinate personnel in technical writing and editing.

- A bachelor’s degree in engineering is required. Master’s degree in a principle or related discipline may substitute for 2 years of relevant experience.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 30, 2017, 3:10:11 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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