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Aviation Technical Project Manager

Company: ATAC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

ATAC has an opening for an Aviation Technical Project Manager. This is a full-time, senior position and is located in Arlington, Virginia. The successful candidate will lead and participate in research, analysis, and program management support projects such as FAA SETIS/Systems Engineering 2025 (SE2025) and NASA Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Aviation system engineering including requirements development and validation
  • Management of future NAS concept development and related modeling and analysis research projects
  • Management of airport and airspace operational, safety, environmental, and business analysis studies
  • Management of prototype design, development and implementation projects
  • Technical and management presentations and technical report writing
  • Development of project requirements, plans, work tasks, and deliverables in coordination with customers
  • Program/Project management and support tasks including documentation and business case analysis
  • Supervision of project personnel, including subcontractors
  • Management of customer relationships for each project, with a focus on complete customer satisfaction
  • Development of project proposals in coordination with business partners
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

    Some domestic travel is anticipated. A background check will be required for this position.


    ATAC is looking for career-minded people with the potential to grow professionally, provide technical expertise and assume project management responsibilities.

    Required attributes include:

    • Management experience in projects involving researching, planning, integrating and implementation of complex systems and equipment, preferably in the air traffic control domain;
    • A M.S. Degree with 15+ years project management experience in aerospace or systems engineering, operations research, applied mathematics or physics related projects or a B.S. with 20+ years of related management experience;
    • Strong analytical skills; demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications skills;
    • Proven ability to develop strong professional relationships among colleagues and clients;
    • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.

      ATAC offers a casual business environment within a supportive team of likeminded individuals. We are proud of our working environment, our culture and our people - we will be the best place to work for those who share our passion.

      In addition, the ideal candidate is a team player, is open to new ideas, technologies and development methodologies, thinks both logically and creatively, and approaches problems and problem solving with a positive and constructive attitude. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and specific experience with FAA labs such as the Florida NextGen Test Bed (FTB) and William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) are highly desired.

      ATAC Corporation is a software and services company that specializes in providing the aviation community with state-of-the-art computer simulation, modeling, and analysis tools, as well as expert services in air traffic systems and operations design and analysis. We are committed to making major contributions to the aviation industry by providing high quality products and services to meet critical needs, while maintaining a creative, innovative, and responsive, small-company environment. ATAC serves clients in both the public and private sectors via its headquarters office in Santa Clara, California, and branch offices in Arlington, Virginia, and San Diego, California. Primary clients include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), service branches of the Department of Defense (DOD), airport authorities, airport planning and engineering firms, and private companies involved with aviation systems development and integration.

Keywords: ATAC, Arlington , Aviation Technical Project Manager, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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