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Systems Engineer

Company: Prescient Edge
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Prescient Edge is seeking a Systems Engineer to support a Federal Government client. As a Systems Engineer, you will:

* Coordinate UAS operating site services to include: site preparation, site support services during UAS operations, as required. Site support services shall encompass the launch and recovery sites, the Ground Control Station (GCS), Remote Video Terminal (RVT) and potential emergency and alternate airfield sites. * Provide flight authorization and scheduling support, including preparing and updating, submission and oversight of UAS National flight schedules by CBP prior to execution of the mission. * Coordinate with civil and/or military weather agencies for forecasting services accessible from the UAS NASOC site. * Prepare publish and update as required Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) applicable to UAS operations through the applicable Flight Service Station (FSS). The NOTAMs shall contain detailed information essential to safe UAS operations in the national airspace system. * Establish, maintain, and update as needed the Flight Publications Library, including the following products: applicable DOD Flight Information Publications (FLIPs), FAA Air Traffic Publications, approved Letters of Procedures, Certificates of Authorization issued by the FAA, as well as CBP UAS operations and maintenance manual. * Coordinate UAS flight/mission planning and briefing with all applicable agencies prior to the commencement of operations. * Coordinate with applicable agencies to facilitate UAS access to and utilization of necessary airspace to support operational requirements * Support post-mission reporting and analysis. This shall include the following areas: UAS mission results, lessons learned, equipment effectiveness and status, maintenance, supply and logistics reports, and accident and hazard potential reports. * Coordinate mishap response and safety efforts with the appropriate mishap response agencies and approve mishap response plans, procedures and checklists for use in a UAS related mishap. * Provide scheduling, monitoring, post-sortie data collection, report generation, and records management support for the execution of manned proficiency flight training in support of currency requirements applicable to UAS air crew members. * Performs and conducts training.


At Prescient Edge, we believe that acting with integrity and serving our employees is the key to everyone's success. To that end, we provide employees with a best in class benefits package that includes:

* A competitive salary with performance bonus opportunities * Comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and orthodontia coverage * A substantial retirement plan with no vesting schedule * Career development opportunities, including on-the-job training, tuition reimbursement, and networking * A positive work environment where employees are respected, supported, and engaged

Job Requirements


* Bachelor's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience. * Relevant experience is considered as experience in air operations, air traffic control, or airfield operations management. DOD or DHS experience preferred. * Knowledgeable of DOD/DHS aircraft systems and mission equipment. * An FAA Class 2 Medical Certification is required for this position. * Individual must submit to a CBP BI; a favorably adjudicated BI will be required to maintain this position. * A Secret Clearance is required for this position

Prescient Edge is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) founded as a counterintelligence (CI)/ Human Intelligence (HUMINT) company in 2008. It is a global operations and solutions integrator delivering full-spectrum intelligence analysis support, training, security, and technology R&D support solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Throughout the Intelligence Community (IC).

Keywords: Prescient Edge, Sierra Vista , Systems Engineer, Other , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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