Leidos is seeking a highly skilled, motivated Aviation professional to work on site at Vandenberg AFB, California to conduct exciting and fast-paced operations in support of an Air Force client.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Aviation Mission Planner / Navigator (MP/N) is a Subject Matter Expert working in a small, close-knit crew environment providing exciting, yet unconventional technical expertise in support of Air Force mission requirements. The MP/N leverages their background knowledge and specialized tools to develop complex flight plans based on the platform’s capabilities and flight characteristics. Ability to multi-task, strong communication skills, and a firm grasp of Crew Resource Management skills are integral components of successful performance. The MP/N must possess an in-depth understanding of the key factors in aircraft survivability and combat mission planning to ensure client objectives are met by finding both time-critical and long-term solutions to challenging and unconventional problems.
TOP SECRET / SCI clearance is required. The work schedule may be dynamic in nature. No overseas deployment is required.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: This highly-desired position offers a qualified candidate the unique opportunity to make good use of years of military aviation experience. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) and minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience.
Strong knowledge of PFPS/Falconview, ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) operations, air navigation, fuel management, military aircraft combat mission planning, special use airspace use and management, and the key factors in aircraft survivability. Recent operational experience.Must be comfortable with managing multiple tasks in a dynamic environment and an ability to complete assignments with little or no supervision.
· TS/SCI required
DESIRED SKILLS: Experienced military aviators (pilot or flight officer) of manned and unmanned vehicles. RPA/UAV/UAS mission commanders / mission planners. Deployed/combat experience. A strong understanding of Red/Blue/Gray strategic and tactical defensive systems and their associated armaments. A demonstrated technical understanding of Government communications networks and computer systems.
Travel: ~10%. Position does not deploy outside CONUS.Potential for Teleworking: No