Engineer (FAA) (All Levels)

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/5/2024 12:04 PM)
Requisition #
23088
Security Clearance
None
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-DC-Washington
Company
Noblis

Responsibilities

The FAA’s System Engineering and Technical Innovative Solutions (SETIS) portfolio will provide a broad range of Research, Service Analysis, Strategic Planning, Systems Engineering (SE), technical, financial, and programmatic support services that will enable the FAA to accomplish its National Airspace System (NAS), Mission Support and other aviation-related objectives. 

This exciting and diverse work includes technical, financial, and programmatic support services, and other aviation-related support services that fall within the FAA’s Acquisition Management System (AMS) Lifecycle Management Policy activities, including but not limited to:  

  • Systems engineering and integration,  
  • Investment and business case analysis,  
  • System acquisition program planning and management, 
  • System development and implementation planning and management,  
  • System Life Extension Program/Technical Refresh planning,  
  • Program and contract management,  
  • Forecasting and business/financial/information management 

In addition, the candidate will be involved in Aviation, Innovation, and New Entrants related activities that fall outside the AMS Lifecycle Management Policy. This includes, but is not limited to research, analysis, and assessment supporting the development of systems, standards, policies, published rules, and procedures 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct comprehensive system-wide review and analysis of all aspects of the NAS development life cycle and provide technical input in developing operational concepts to support all steps of the system engineering process. 
  • Provide expertise in the transition of legacy systems to modernized systems. 
  • Provide expertise in the application of state-of-the-art technology to meet mission requirements. 
  • Provide technical input in developing operational concepts to support all steps of the  
  • system engineering process. 
  • Conduct functional analysis to further decompose operational needs and processes. 
  • Develop enterprise architecture products with traceability and allocations to program  
  • requirements. 
  • Develop requirements and specifications to meet operational and technical objectives. 
  • Evaluate product and solution alternatives. 
  • Manage technical and program requirements by performing requirement analysis to  
  • transform the operational need into system performance requirements, interface  
  • requirements and functional requirements. 
  • Manage and update automation requirements for existing platforms. 
  • Participate in UAS standards working groups involving other services within the Air  
  • Traffic Organization (ATO), the Aviation Safety (AVS) Organization, and other stakeholder groups. 
  • Evaluate critical and essential services implementation. 
  • Develop performance monitoring specifications. 
  • Monitor technical performance measures and other system and service metrics for the  
  • critical and essential services. 
  • Perform Human Factors-related (HF) tasks regarding the role of human factors research  
  • and engineering. 
  • Define and manage the UAS Enterprise Architecture. 
  • Formulate recommendations for testing and evaluating procedures, standards and other  
  • guidance documentation, for all test phases. 
  • Develop and execute the system test plans and report on the results. 
  • Conduct and complete safety analyses for UAS capabilities. 
  • Develop and perform software quality assurance assessments for UAS capabilities. 
  • Provide a variety of technical engineering expertise and assistance involving the  
  • development, implementation, integration, and transition of UAS systems, components,  
  • and equipment. 
  • Perform requirement validation assessments at the appropriate key decision points  
  • (including in the FAA acquisition process). 
  • Perform software system engineering tasks that support UAS software integration and  
  • maintenance activities. 
  • Review and evaluate project-specific procurement documentation, evaluate software risk  
  • management plans, review and assess program plans, transition plans, implementation  
  • plans and other documents of a similar nature. 
  • Participate in and provide support for activities related to the implementation of the new  
  • system. This support will provide technical & operational assistance including review and  
  • evaluation of the implementation schedule, problem reporting, evaluation of planning documents (implementation documentation and plans, test plans, test reports, etc.),  
  • installation oversight and coordination with various stakeholders. 

**** Work Posture is customer driven and is subject to change****

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FAA's Acquisition Management System processes and products desirable. 
  • Knowledge of NAS Enterprise Architecture desirable. 
  • Applied experience using System Architect, DOORS, CORE, and Cameo highly desirable. 
  • Demonstrated technical leadership in FAA's NAS modernization programs desirable. 
  • Model Based System Engineering/Digital Engineering desirable. 
  • Experience in requirements development in the federal government space. 
  • Function identification, modeling, decomposition, analysis, and needs identification. 
  • Performance modeling, analysis and determination. 
  • Availability, safety, and security requirement determination. 
  • Configuration management, alternatives identification and analysis. 
  •  

 

Educational and Experience Requirements:  

 

Work experience that is not relevant to the labor category definition will not be considered in the "Years of Relevant Experience" calculation. 

 

Level 6 

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 
  • Compensation $61,600 - $ 107,800

 

Level 5 

  • 2-6 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 
  • Compensation: $61,600 - $158,000

 

Level 4 

  • 6-10 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience.
  • Compensation: $90,300 - $190,900

 

Level 3 

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 
  • Compensation: $109,900 - $231,000

 

Level 2 

  • 15-20 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 
  • Compensation: $132,000 - $231,000

 

Level 1 

 

  • 20+ years of relevant experience is required. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (systems, civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, avionics, environmental or computer) is required.   
  • 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 
  • Compensation: $132,000 - $231,000

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. 
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills. 
  • Customer-service and goal oriented.

Overview

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us

 

Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


 


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


 

Posted Salary Range

USD $61,600.00 - USD $231,000.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

 

Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org.

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